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MAY

May 22

Reels of Resistance Screening
San Francisco LGBT Community Center - Rainbow Room
May 22 - 5pm

Journey of Dreams: Queer API Women's Films
San Francisco LGBT Community Center - Rainbow Room
May 22 - 7:30pm

May 24

The Rita Hayworth of This Generation
The Garage
May 23 - 8pm

May 26

In Honor of Dreamspeakers
African American Art & Culture Complex
May 26 - 6pm

May 27 to 29

Other-wise
The Garage
May 27, 28, 29 - 8pm

JUNE

June 1

Formerly Known As…
San Francisco LGBT Community Center - Rainbow Room
June 1 - 7:30pm

The Search for Life in Distant Galaxies
A Net Art Project by Rudy Lemcke
June 1 - Now online at: www.metarudy.blogspot.com

June 2

Radar Superstar
San Francisco Public Library
June 2 - 6pm

June 3

Krip Salon-Get Your Wheel On
San Francisco LGBT Community Center - Ceremonial Room
June 3 - 7:30pm

SFinX - Rebel Grrrl
African American Art & Culture Complex
June 3 - 8pm

June 4

Rehistoricizing Abstract Expressionism in the Bay Area: 1950 to 1970
The Luggage Store Gallery
June 4 - Art Opening from 6 - 9pm

Moving Men
The Garage
June 4 - 26 - 8pm Sundays 2pm

Queer Rebels of the Harlem Renaissance
African American Art & Culture Complex
June 4 - 8pm

Bilicious
San Francisco LGBT Community Center - Rainbow Room
June 4 - 7:30pm

June 5

Chronotopia Art Opening
SOMArts
June 5 - Reception 3pm

Forever Never Comes
Boxcar Theater
June 5 - 26 - 8pm

Life's a Drag
Femina Potens
June 5 - 7pm

Erin Markey's - Puppy Love
AAACC
June 5 (Cancelled)

June 6

Set the Screen on Fire
ATA
June 6 - 1pm

Imagine How Free We Can Get: Walking Tour
Modern Times Book Store
June 6 - 2pm

Flabulous 2!
African American Art & Culture Complex
June 6 - 7pm

Fabled Asp Benefit
Berkeley Senior Center
June 6 - 7pm

Garage - Allstars 1
The Garage
June 6 & 7 - 8pm

K'vetsh: Queer Open Mic
Eros
June 6 - 8pm

June 7

Garage - Allstars 1
The Garage
June 6 & 7 - 8pm

June 8
June 9

Radar - Old School
San Francisco Public Library
June 9 - 6pm

June 10

We Were There -
The Lesbian Response to the Early AIDS Epidemic Among Gay Men

African American Art & Culture Complex
June 10 - 6pm

Crackpot Crones
The Garage
June 10 - 8pm

There You Are - Queer Comedy & Performance
Center for Sex & Culture
June 10 & 11 - 8pm (Cancelled)

This Many People
CounterPulse
June 10, 11, 12, & 13 - 8pm

June 11

Submerged Queer Spaces
African American Art & Culture Complex
June 11 - 7:30pm

Bareed Mista3jil
Exit Theatre Café
June 11 & 12 - 8:30pm

Guywriters
San Francisco LGBT Community Center - Ceremonial Room
June 11 - 7:30pm

Queer Women of Color Film Festival
Brava
June 11, 12, 13 - various times

This Many People
CounterPulse
June 10, 11, 12, & 13 - 8pm

Moving Men
The Garage
June 4 - 26 - 8pm Sundays 2pm

June 12

Whodunnit? Mystery Writers
San Francisco LGBT Community Center - Ceremonial Room
June 12 - 7:30pm

This Many People
CounterPulse
June 10, 11, 12, & 13 - 8pm

Queer Women of Color Film Festival
Brava
June 11, 12, 13 - various times

Werk Hard
Mama Calizo's Voice Factory
June 12 - 8pm

Bareed Mista3jil
Exit Theatre Café
June 11 & 12 - 8:30pm

June 13

Dirtstar 2010 - Night Soil
African American Art & Culture Complex
June 13 - 6pm

Garage - Allstars 2
The Garage
June 13 & 14 - 8pm

This Many People
CounterPulse
June 10, 11, 12, & 13 - 8pm

Queer Women of Color Film Festival
Brava
June 11, 12, 13 - various times

June 14

Street Power: the Story of SF's Vanguard
GLBT Historical Society
June 14 - 6:30pm

Kung Pao Kosher Comedy
El Rio
June 14 - 8pm

Garage - Allstars 2
The Garage
June 13 & 14 - 8pm

June 15

Before We Were Named
The Lab
June 15 & 16 - 8pm

recLAmation
The Garage
June 15 - 8pm

June 16

Radar - Old School 2
San Francisco Public Library
June 16 - 6pm

Third Person
The Garage
June 16 & 17 - 8pm

Before We Were Named
The Lab
June 15 & 16 - 8pm

June 17

Benefit by Moving Men for Qcc
Supperclub
June 17 - 9pm

Frameline Opening Night
Castro Theater
June 17
Festival dates: June 17 - 27

Fresh Meat Festival
Project Artaud Theater
June 17, 18, 19 (8pm), & 20 (7pm)

borderOUT
African American Art & Culture Complex
June 17 - 8pm

Third Person
The Garage
June 16 & 17 - 8pm

June 18

Little Prints-Queer Youth take on the Universe
San Francsico LGBT Community Center - 2nd Floor
June 18 - 6pm

Rally the Troupes
SOMArts
June 18 & 19 - 9pm

Fresh Meat Festival
Project Artaud Theater
June 17, 18, 19 (8pm), & 20 (7pm)

Queeriosity - Youth Speaks
San Francsico LGBT Community Center - Rainbow Room
June 18 - 7pm

Moving Men
The Garage
June 4 - 26 - 8pm Sundays 2pm

June 19

It's That Easy! with Terry Van Ween
San Francisco LGBT Community Center - Rainbow Room
June 19 - 7:30pm

Restless Natives Festival
Mama Calizo's Voice Factory
June 19 @ 8pm & June 20 @ 2pm Cancelled

Fresh Meat Festival
Project Artaud Theater
June 17, 18, 19 (8pm), & 20 (7pm)

Rally the Troupes
SOMArts
June 18 & 19 - 9pm

June 20

Garage - Allstars 3
The Garage
June 20 & 21 - 8pm

Restless Natives Festival
Mama Calizo's Voice Factory
June 19 - 8pm & June 20 - 2pm Cancelled

Fresh Meat Festival
Project Artaud Theater
June 17, 18, 19 (8pm), & 20 (7pm)

June 21

Patricia Racette Interview
San Francisco LGBT Community Center - Ceremonial Room
June 21 - 7:30pm

Garage - Allstars 3
The Garage
June 20 & 21 - 8pm

June 22
Sizzle!
with Jack Halberstam
Femina Potens
June 22 - 8pm

In Sickness & In Health
San Francisco LGBT Community Center - Rainbow Room
June 22 - 7:30pm

June 23

Radar - Old School 3
San Francisco Public Library
June 23 - 6pm

Girl Talk
San Francisco LGBT Community Center - Ceremonial Room
June 23 - 7:30pm

Garage - Allstars 4
The Garage
June 23 & 24 - 8pm

Have Tassels will Travel
Café du Nord
June 23 - 8pm

June 24

Blackbird
Mama Calizo's Voice Factory
June 24 - July 10 - 8pm

A Spot of T-Original Plumbing Program
African American Art & Culture Complex
June 24 - 8pm

Garage - Allstars 4
The Garage
June 23 & 24 - 8pm

June 25

Marga & the Bad Boys
San Francisco LGBT Community Center - Rainbow Room
June 25 - 8pm

TransMarch
Dolores Park
June 25 - 3:30pm

König/Boylesque
African American Art & Culture Complex
June 25 - 8pm Cancelled

Moving Men
The Garage
June 4 - 26 - 8pm; Sundays 2pm

June 26

Dyke March
Dolores Park
June 26 - from 3 to 7pm

Axis Dance Company
YBC Gardens
June 26 - 1pm

June 27

Pride March
Market Street and Civic Civic Center
June 27 - all day

June 29

Creating Queer Community
Mama Calizo's Voice Factory
June 29 - 7pm

June 30

This is What I Want
The Garage
June 30, July 1 - 8pm

Director’s Statement

Welcome to the 13th National Queer Arts Festival

I heard Alice Walker quote her father, saying, “If we do not write our history, they will say it never happened.”  The Queer Cultural Center preserves our art and culture.  If you examine the 13,000 pages of our website you will see that it documents every artistic discipline as well as emerging and established artists.

We want to share our history by showcasing real and re-imagined chronologies: Making History.  And we do it in typical queer style: Queer Rebels of the Harlem Renaissance brings us a hybrid of performance and 20’s rent party; the history of SF Burlesque is told via the fire tassels of Satan’s Angel; and there are Rebel Grrrls, early bi activists and lesbians responding to the early days of the AIDS crisis.  Radar writers go Old School while Guywriters look back at their hometowns. Our visual arts show, Chronotopia, asks artists to re/interpret the Past, Present and Future of Queer Histories.

Making History is what queer artists are doing every day.  It is also what we and other queer organizations do and what you as audiences support: the presentation of queer art as authentically drawn from our many and varied queer perspectives.  It is vital to share this art with people who are isolated from community or who can not come out because of life-threatening circumstances.

Come make history with us at the National Queer Arts Festival.

- Pamela S. Peniston, Artistic Director

2010 NQAF STAFF

Pamela Peniston - Artistic Director
Jeff Jones - Development Director
Rudy Lemcke - Website Director/Curator
Elizabeth Pickens - Program Director
Dylan McMillan & Calvin Michael West - Production Managers
Lavette Virden - Business Manager

Cheryl Dunye - Curator, Chronotopia
Tirza True Latimer - Curator, Chronotopia
Rudy Lemcke - Curator, Chronotopia
Matt McKinley - Curator, Chronotopia
Pamela Peniston - Curator, Chronotopia
Tina Takemoto - Curator, Chronotopia
Adrienne Sky Roberts - Exhibition coordinator, Chronotopia

DENDESIGN - Graphic Design
PS Print - Festival Printing
Taryn Hunter - Box Office Manager
Nicki Green - Box Office Co-Manager

Information about the Festival please contact: qccfestival@gmail.com
Elizabeth Pickens
National Queer Arts Festival Co-coordinator

QUEER CULTURAL CENTER BOARD

Trilce Santana
Bertha Amador
Blackberri
Jeff Jones
Alicia Kester (President)
Rudy Lemcke
Pamela Peniston
Tina Takemoto
Juan Alberto Tam

Advisory Board
Dr. Marcy Adelman
Cheryl Dunye

QCC MAILING ADDRESS

Queer Cultural Center
Qcc
934 Brannan Street
SF, CA 94103

Executive Director
Pamela Peniston
Email: director@queerculturalcenter.org

FESTIVAL VENUES
African American Art & Culture Complex (AAACC) 762 Fulton Street @ Webster Street
Artists Television Access (ATA) 992 Valencia Street @ 21st Street
Boxcar Theater 505 Natoma Street @ 6th Street
BRAVA Theater Center
2789 24th Street @ York Street
Café du Nord 2174 Market Street @ Sanchez Street
Castro Theater 429 Castro Street @ Market Street
Center for Sex and Culture 1519 Mission Street @ 11th Street
CounterPulse
1310 Mission Street @ 9th Street
Dolores Park
Dolores @ 18th Street
El Rio
3158 Mission Street @ Cesar Chavez
Eros 2051 Market Street @ 14th Street
Exit Café 156 Eddy Street @ Taylor Street
Femina Potens
2199 Market Street @ Sanchez Street
The Garage
975 Howard Street @ 6th Street
GLBT Historical Society
657 Mission Street #300 @ New Montgomery
Kunst-Stoff Arts 929 Market Street, (5th floor) at 5th Street
The Lab 2948 16th Street @ Capp Street
Luggage Store Gallery 1007 Market Street @ 6th Street
Mama Calizo’s Voice Factory (mcvf) 1519 Mission Street @ 11th Street
Modern Times Bookstore 888 Valencia Street @ 20th Street
North Berkeley Senior Center 1901 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley
SF LGBT Community Center 1800 Market Street @ Octavia
SF Public Library 100 Larkin Street @ Grove Street
Roxie Theater
3117 16th Street @ Valencia
SOMArts 934 Brannan Street @ 8th Street
Supperclub 657 Harrison Street @ 3rd Street
Theater Artaud
450 Florida Street @ 17th Street
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street @ 3rd Street
VOLUNTEER
Are you interested in volunteering for The 2009 National Queer Arts Festival? Please contact:
Beth Pickens (National Queer Arts Festival Co-coordinator)
qccfestival@gmail.com
FUNDERS - SPONSORS

CO-PRESENTORS