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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Conversation: What's your issue?

SFBG in Exile Best of the Bay cover
November 14, 2014 - 6:00pm8:30pm

Visit Bay Area activist tables and get involved! Participating organizations include AIDS Housing Alliance, Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, Taking a Stand SF, and the Guardian in Exile Issues Fair calls out: Earthjustice, #NOART, Kiss My Black Arts, LYRIC, Coalition for Women Prisoners, and SNAG.

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Music by DJ Bus Station John

Flyer image by DJ Bus Station John
November 14, 2014 - 6:30pm8:30pm

Perhaps the most important DJ in the San Francisco gay scene in the past decade, Bus Station John has been the musical conduit for a huge cultural reawakening. Called “the godfather of bathhouse disco,” he’s revered throughout the dance music world for his inimitable blend of rare 1970s and early 80s soul, boogie, garage, funk, Italo disco, Hi-NRG, and NYC no-wave.

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Live Performances by Soul Nubian (Rashad Pridgen) & House of Nu Benetton (Rashad Pridgen, Noah James & Spulu Simote-Motumanu Pulu)

Rashad Pridgen
November 7, 2014 - 6:15pm8:30pm

Rashad (Soul Nubian) Pridgen & House of Nu-Benetton (Rashad Pridgen, Noah James, and Spulu Simote-Motumanu Pulu) perform their uniquely contemporary and delightfully infectious AfroHouseHop. 

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