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Author Event: "Everybody Everybody", by K. M. Soehnlein

K. M. Soehnlein.
November 21, 2014 - 7:00pm8:30pm

Everybody Everybody tells the story of a young gay man who gets swept up in the excitement, fury, and poignancy of ACT UP, the controversial AIDS activist group, in New York City in the late 1980s–early 90s. ACT UP staged civil disobedience to get media attention and force the government to respond to the AIDS crisis. The novel focuses on a recent historical moment when anger about government inaction sent young people like the narrator and his friends into the streets to fight for their lives. Amid this climate of crisis, they discovered love, sex, friendship, and joy.

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Murals Created by René Yañez, Rigo 23, Cuba, and Texta Queen

Texta Queen
November 21, 2014 - 6:00pm8:30pm

Street artists René Yañez, Rigo 23, Cuba, and Texta Queen will be creating murals in the de Young’s "town square," Wilsey Court, while printer Jos Sances and friends create colorful prints with visitors adding their own creative voice to the mix. Strolling musicians will perform while murals and posters unfold throughout the night.

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Film Screening: "The Universe of Keith Haring"

November 14, 2014 - 7:00pm8:30pm

The Universe of Keith Haring is a documentary by the filmmaker Christina Clausen about the artist Keith Haring. In the film, the legacy of Haring is resurrected through colorful archival footage and remembered by friends and admirers such as artists Kenny Scharf and Yoko Ono, and gallery owners Jeffrey Deitch and Tony Shafrazi. The film was produced by Paolo Bruno, Erica Ellena, and Ian Ayres. Through interviews with collaborators and friends such as the choreographer Bill T.

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