Queeriosity 2016

Youth Speaks presents Queeriosity: Answering our Ancestors, June 18, 2016

Youth Speaks presents Queeriosity, an annual spoken word and performance event dedicated to young people who are reshaping the conversations about sexuality, identity, and community.

Lorenzo Cardim DeAlmeida

Queer Cultural Center’s Creative Labor, Opening Reception and Maker Faire, June 5

Lorenzo Cardim DeAlmeida, “There is No Glitter Here” performance. Image courtesy of the artist. Presented as part of the 2016 National Queer Arts Festival, Creative Labor: Queer-It-Yourself (QIY) Expo and Faire focuses on how material and immaterial labor manifests itself in the work of …

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Solis and Eddie Valentine in The Ramp Gallery, May 17–June 11, 2016

Solis collaborates with Eddie Valentine in his latest exhibition, New Religion. This show harkens back to a San Francisco that existed before the most recent tech boom. Inspired by the magical place of San Francisco that he describes as “a garden on an …

The News Mar 16 by Anu Damle

Arts for a Better Bay Area: Open Meeting, April 11

Last year, more than 500 arts allies helped Arts for a Better Bay Area, fiscally sponsored by SOMArts, secure a $7m increase for the arts. Their first public meeting of this year is to be on Monday, April 11, 6-8pm, and will include: …

Celeste Chan headshot

The News features National Queer Arts Festival Preview Performances, April 5

Celeste Chan. Photo by Yuska Tuanakotta. On the first Tuesday of each month The News, presented by SOMArts Cultural Center, features new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less …


Move. Balance. Grow. Fundraiser to Support Girls on the Run, April 1

Please join the Associate Board on Friday, April 1, 2016 from 6pm – 9pm at SOMArts for Move. Balance. Grow., a fundraising event to support Girls on the Run (GOTR) of the Bay Area. For less than the cost of …


Trans Day Of Visibility 2016: Embodying Our Legacy, March 31

Join us for a magical evening of celebrating community – TDoV 2016 on March 31st! Across the country and worldwide there has been an increased visibility of our transgender and GNC communities. Despite increased national media visibility, 2015 goes on record …

APICC Resistance

APICC Presents Resistance, May 6-26, 2016

Kicking off Asian Pacific Heritage Month and the United States of Asian America Festival with a group visual arts exhibition and performances in San Francisco. Resistance, a multidisciplinary visual arts exhibition presented by the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC), …