Issue:  Vol. 44 / No. 34 / 21 August 2014
 
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Grrrrly shows

Out & About


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Sun 24: God Des and She @ El RioSapphic hiphop duo perform music from their new CD at the fun club; Mamaz also performs. $7-$10. 8pm. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325. www.god-desandshe.com www.elriosf.com
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Wimmin. Lesbians. Sapphic sisters. Yeah, they rock. Yeah, they tell the jokes men don't have the balls to tell. But this week's talent pool includes a bit of male and mixed musical talent, from opera queens turned twisted, to trans hip hoppers gone jazzy. Enjoy unexpected shows of queer talent.


Thu 21: What's the T? @ New People Cinema

Cecilio Asuncion's documentary about five transgender women: Cassandra Cass, Nya Ampon, Rakash Armani, Vi Le, and Mia Tu Mutch. $15-$40. 5:30pm & 9pm (VIP screening with after-party). 1746 Post St. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/320632

Fri 22: Josh Klipp & The Klipptones @ Pied Piper

Local jazz group performs at the elegant downtown bar and grill (known for its large Maxfield Parrish painting). No cover. 8pm-11pm. Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery St. www.joshuaklipp.com

Fri 22: Submerged Queer Spaces
@ GLBT History Museum

Josh Klipp & The Klipptones

Jack Curtis Dubowsky's hauntingly fascinating documentary about former gay bars and spaces in San Francisco, and what replaced them. $5. 7pm. Also, uncover the submerged queer spaces in a walking tour with Dubowski, Sat., Feb 23, 12pm-2pm. $5. 4127 18th St. www.glbthistorymuseum.org

Fri 22: The Lisbon Traviata @ New Conservatory Theatre

The gay theatre company performs Terrence McNally's (newly revised) darkly comic play about obsessed gay opera fans and their entangled relationships. $22-$44. Wed-Sat 8pm. Sun 2pm. Previews thru Mar. 2. Thru Mar. 24. 25 Van Ness Ave., lower level. 861-8972. www.nctcsf.org

Sat 23: Anniversary Party @ Lexington Club

DJs Jenna Riot and Andre spin tunes at the 16th birthday party for the women's bar; dancers, prizes, cake and more lesborific fun. 9pm-2am. 3464 19th St. near Valencia. www.LexingtonClub.com

Sun 24: God Des and She @ El Rio

Sapphic hiphop duo perform music from their new CD at the fun club; Mamaz also performs. $7-$10. 8pm. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325. www.god-desandshe.com www.elriosf.com

Tue 26: Hella Gay Comedy @ Rebel

How I Came Out, comedic and touching monologues with performers, comics and queens: Tammy Powers, Justin Alan, Carrie Avritt, Yuri Kagen, Loren Kraut and Valeska Ville. Charlie Ballard hosts (Also Feb 12 with a different line-up). $10. 21+. 8pm. 1760 Market St. 431-4202. www.charlieballard.com www.rebel-sf.com



Cassandra Wilson

Events Feb 21–28, 2012

Thu 21

Cassandra Wilson @ Yoshi's

Classy R&B singer-guitarist performs. $36-$45. 8pm & 10pm. Thru Feb 23. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.com

China's Terracotta Warriors @ Asian art Museum

The First Emperor's Legacy, an exhibit of ten of the famous life-size sculptures of guards of China's first emperor, and 100-plus other treasures from 2,000 years ago. Opening evening party Feb 21 features turf war antics from party-makers Cheryl and several DJs. ($15-$18; 7pm-11pm). Reg Free-$22. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm. Thru May 27. 200 Larkin St. 581-3500. www.terracotta-warriors.asianart.org

Classical Recitals @ SF Conservatory of Music

Instrumental and vocal concerts by students and faculty. Free-$20. Feb 21: 8pm, violin masterworks. Feb 22, 8pm: composition students. Feb 23, 7:30pm: violin master class. Feb 23, 8pm: musical theatre workshop performance of Sondheim's Into the Woods. Feb 24, 8pm: brass faculty. Feb 25, 8pm: Works of Handel, Strauss, Rossini and Jake Heggie's The Deepest Desire. Feb 26, 7:30pm: violin concerto competition finals. Feb 27, 8pm: voice department students. 50 Oak St. at Van Ness Ave. 503-6275. www.sfcm.edu

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Nocha

The weekly LGBT and indie comic stand-up night. 8pm-9:30pm. 3079 16th St. at Mission. www.comedybodega.com

Out in the Bay @ KALW 91.7

Radio program with interviews of Daughters of Bilitis founders and life partner Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin. 7pm. www.OutintheBay.org

Kronos Quartet @ Lam Research Theater

Local music ensemble performs world premieres And the Movement of the Tongue by Pamela Z, String Quartet No. 3, The Mezzanine by Nathaniel Stookey, and the West Coast premiere of Carrying the Past by Dan Becker, and arrangements by Stephen Prutsman. $20-$35. 8pm. Pre-show talks 7pm. Thru Feb 22. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 700 Howard St. 978-2787. www.ybca.org

Noisepop Nightlife @ Cal. Academy of Sciences

Samples, tastings, and talks on the botany behind the booze; guest lectures, special events, science art exhibits, plus food, cocktails and DJed dancing. $10-$12. 6pm-10pm, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000. www.calacademy.org

Pansy Division

Pansy Division @ El Rio

The fun pop-punk queer band, together again, temporarily, perform with Zbornak, and DJs Brown Mary and Carnita of Hard French spinning '60s soul and 45s. 8:30pm. 3158 Mission St. www.pansydivision.com www.elriosf.com

Way Behind the Music @ 1772 Market

Litquake and Noise Pop cohost the third annual hilarious celebrity bio reading series, with local musicians and writers reading from (sometimes poorly ghost-written) books by David Cassidy, One Direction, LeAnn Rimes, Micky Dolenz, Flavor Flav, Cherry Vanilla, Pete Townshend, Peter Criss, Snoop Dogg, and more. $12-$15. 7pm. 1772 Market St. (formerly Rebel). www.litquake.org

What's the T? @ New People Cinema

Cecilio Asuncion's documentary about five transgender women: Cassandra Cass, Nya Ampon, Rakash Armani, Vi Le, and Mia Tu Mutch. $15-$40. 5:30pm & 9pm (VIP screening with after-party). 1746 Post St. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/320632

Xavier Castellanos @ 456 Montgomery Plaza

Painter of colorful works is in attendance at his exhibit, Mexican Landscapes. 2pm-3pm. Also Feb 28, 6:30-8:30pm. Exhibit thru March. By Appintment. 456 Montgomery St. www.xavierart.com


Dear Harvey

Fri 22

Alfred Hitchcock Films @ Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley

Screening of the major works of the master of cinematic suspense. This week, Shadow of a Doubt, 9pm. Thru April 24. $5.50-$13.50. UC Berkeley Art Museum, 2575 Bancroft Way, Berkeley. (510) 642-1124. www.bampfa.berkeley.edu

Dance and Diaspora @ ODC Theater

The Foxglove Sweethearts and Aguas Dance Company perform in a double bill featuring belly dance and Afro-Brazilian dancing. $20. 8pm. 3153 17th St. 863-9834. www.odcdance.org/danceanddiaspora

Dear Harvey @ New Conservatory Theatre Center

Patricia Loughrey's play recounts the life of the groundbreaking gay activist and politician, based on dozens of interviews of friends and those inspired by Harvey Milk; with music by Thomas Hodges. (Special post-show discussion Feb 17 with Patricia Loughrey, Dan Nicoletta, Cleve Jones and Tom Ammiano). $18-$40. Wed-Sat 8pm. Sun 2pm. Thru Feb 24. 25 Van Ness Ave at Market, lower level. www.nctcsf.org

Foodies, the Musical @ Shelton Theater

Morris Bobrow's musical comedy revue of songs and sketches about food. $32-$34. Fri & Sat 8pm. Open run. 533 Sutter St. (800) 838-3006. www.foodiesthemusical.com

Josh Klipp & The Klipptones @ Pied Piper

Local jazz group performs at the elegant downtown bar and grill (known for its large Maxfield Parrish painting). No cover. 8pm-11pm. Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery St. www.joshuaklipp.com

My Recollect Time @ South Berkeley Community Church

Inferno Theatre's production of Jamie Greenblatt's inspiring play of historical figure Mary Fields, a former slave, and the transformations she undergoes as she struggles to live a free and authentic life after Emancipation. Her life journey takes her from Tennessee to Montana via the Mississippi as a riverman (she passed as a man), and includes her close friendship with the charismatic Ursuline nun, Mother Amadeus. $12-$25. 9pm. Thu, Sat Sun 8pm.Thru Mar. 3, at 5pm. 1802 Fairview St., Berkeley. (510) 788-6415. www.infernotheatre.org www.sbccucc.org

Our Practical Heaven @ Aurora Theatre, Berkeley

Anthony Clarvie's drama about a family facing the decline of their beach home, and the changing nature of generations, family and gender roles. $35-$60. Tue 7pm. Wed-Sat 8pm. Sun 2pm & 7pm. Thru Mar. 3. 20181 Addison St., Berkeley. (510) 843-4822. www.auroratheatre.org

Recent Arrivals @ John Pence Gallery

Opening reception for a group exhibit of new portraits, still lifes, and locally-set landscapes. 6pm-8pm. Thru Mar. 16. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm. Sat 10am-5pm. 750 Post St. 441-1138. www.johnpence.com

Submerged Queer Spaces

Submerged Queer Spaces @ GLBT History Museum

Jack Curtis Dubowsky's hauntingly fascinating documentary about former gay bars and spaces in San Francisco, and what replaced them. $5. 7pm. Also, uncover the submerged queer spaces in a walking tour with Dubowski, Sat., Feb 23, 12pm-2pm. $5. 4127 18th St. www.glbthistorymuseum.org

The Lisbon Traviata @ New Conservatory Theatre

The gay theatre company performs Terrence McNally's (newly resived) darkly comic play about obsessed gay opera fans and their entangled relationships. $22-$44. Wed-Sat 8pm. Sun 2pm. Previews thru Mar. 2. Thru Mar. 24. 25 Van Ness Ave., lower level. 861-8972. www.nctcsf.org


The Lexington Club

Sat 23

100 Years of Rural California @ California Historical Society

Exhibit of 150 large-scale color prints by writer-photographer Lisa Hamilton, and archival selections dating back to the 1880s. Thru Mar. 24. 2013. 678 Mission St. 357-1848. www.californiahistoricalsociety.org

Anniversary Party @ Lexington Club

DJs Jenna Riot and Andre spin tunes at the 16th birthday party for the women's bar; dancers, prizes, cake and more lesborific fun. 9pm-2am. 3464 19th St. near Valencia. www.LexingtonClub.com

As You Like It @ La Val's Subterranean, Berkeley

Impact Theatre's production of Shakespeare's crossdressing romantic comedy. $10-$25. Thu-Sat 8pm. Thru Mar. 30. 1834 Euclid Ave., Berkeley. www.impacttheatre.com

Batman on Robin

Batman on Robin
@ Mission Comics & Art

Group exhibit of erotic Batman and Robin artwork that outs them as a gay couple, with works by several local artists. Reg hours 12pm-8pm (6pm Sun). 3520 20th St. 695-1545. www.missioncomicsandart.com

Beach Blanket Babylon @ Club Fugazi

Musical comedy revue, now in its 35th year, with an ever-changing lineup of political and pop culture icons, all in gigantic wigs. Reg: $25-$130. Wed, Thu, Fri at 8pm. Sat 6:30, 9:30pm. Sun 2pm, 5pm. (Beer/wine served; cash only). 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd (Green St.). 421-4222. www.beachblanketbabylon.com

Chinese New Year Treasure Hunt @ Citywide

Join thousands of clue-finding adventurers around downtown and Chinatown, for a fact-finding outdoor party and competition. $12-$40. Team and individual sign-ups. 4:30pm-9pm. Sign-up 3:330pm at Justin Herman Plaza. Embarcadero at Market St. (925) 855-1986 www.SFTreasureHunts.com

Earthquake @ California Academy of Sciences

New exhibit and planetarium show with various live, interactive and installed exhibits about our ever-shifting earth. $20-$30. Mon-Sat 9:30am-5pm. Sun 11am-5pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000. www.calacademy.org

Eric Fischl @ San Jose Museum of Art

Exhibit of a dozen-plus large paintings, and other works by the prominent post-modern neo-realist. Thru May 12. Also Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography. Thru June 30. 110 South Market St. www.SanJoseMuseumofArt.org

Kehinde Wiley's art

Kehinde Wiley @ Contemporary Jewish Museum

New exhibit, The World Stage: Israel, a series of vibrant portraits of Middle eastern and African men, created by the gay artist. Also, The Radical Camera: New York's Photo League, a group exhibition of fascinating photos from 1936-1951 taken by members of the progressive collective that documented the eras of postwar struggles, McCarthy blacklists, and urban life. Other exhibits (California Dreaming and Black Sabbath) ongoing. Free (members)-$12. Thu-Tue 11am-5pm (Thu 1pm-8pm). 736 Mission St. 655-7800. www.thecjm.org

The Kinsey Collection @ Museum of the African Diaspora

New exhibit of works: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect offers an inspirational journey through five centuries of African American history, culture and heritage, including a collection of rare books and manuscripts, paintings, prints, sculpture, and photographs includes an early version of the Emancipation Proclamation, correspondence between Malcolm X and Alex Haley, slave shackles and artwork. Thru May 19. Free-$10. Wed-Sat 11am-6pm. Sun 12pm-5pm. 685 Mission St. at 3rd. 358-7200. www.moadsf.org

Magnificent Magnolias @ SF Botanical Garden

New seasonal exhibit of colorful floral displays, with special events, for evening adult events, lectures, classes, and kids events. Special event: Magnolias by Moonlight, Feb 23, 6pm-8pm ($15), a full-moon-lit guided tour. Thru March. Also, beautiful floral drawing exhibit of watercolor works by Ernest Clayton. Thru April. $2-$15. 9am-7pm. 9th Avenue at Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park. 661-1316. www.sfbotanicalgarden.org

South Africa in Apartheid and After @ SF MOMA

Photo exhibit South Africa in Apartheid and After (Thru Mar 3), and other works and ongoing Modern art exhibits. Free-$18. 151 3rd St. at Mission. Thu-Tue 11am-5:45pm (8:45 Thursdays). 357-4000. www.sfmoma.org

Migration @ Visual Aid

Estudio Nomada exchange show from Barcelona, Spain, featuring works by Iris Tonies, U.B. Morgan and Kirsten Campbell. Thru Feb 28. 57 Post St. 777-8242. www.visualaid.org

The Motherf**ker With the Hat @ SF Playhouse

Gabe Marin and Carl Lumbly costar in Stephen Adly Guirgis' verbal cage match about love, fidelity and misplaced haberdashery. $30-$100. Tue-Thu 7pm. Fri & Sat 8pm. Also Sat 3pm. Thru Mar 16. 450 Post St., 2nd floor. 677-9596. www.sfplayhouse.org

Navigating Queer Pacific Waves

Navigating Queer Pacific Waves @ Galeria de la Raza

Group exhibit of new works in various media by Jean Melesaine, Fuifuilupe Niumeitolu, Jorge Manuel Gonzales, Joy Enomoto, and collaborating artists who focus on their Pacific Islander roots and explore colonialism and LGBT oppression. Exhibit thru March 2. Tue-Sat 12pm-6pm. 2857 24th St. at Bryant. 826-8009. www.galeriadelaraza.org

Royal Treasures from the Louvre @ Legion of Honor

Exhibit of decorative arts, most never seen in the U.S., from the reigns of Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette, from the Musee du Louvre, Paris. Free-$20. Tue-Sun 9:30am-5:15pm. Thru March 17. Lincoln Park, 34th Ave and Clement St. www.legionofhonor.org

You Are Here @ NIAD Art Center, Richmond

Group exhibit of NIAD artists, also Cache: New Work From Ken Weathersby and Real And Imagined Landscape: Lois Ann Barnett's Paintings. Reg hours Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Thru Feb 25. 551 23rd St. (510) 620-0326. www.niadart.org

Academy of Friends Gala

Sun 24

Academy of Friends Gala @ Terra

The 33rd annual Oscar-watching fundraiser takes place in the downtown gallery, with a stylish retro "Boas, Bowties and Bubbly" theme. Enjoy a silent auction, food, wine, champagne, and celebrity-watching. Proceeds benefit local AIDS/HIV nonprofits. $250-$750. 5pm-11pm. 511 Harrison St. www.academyoffriends.org

Girl With a Pearl Earring @ de Young Museum

Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis, a new touring exhibit of Dutch Masters paintings, drawing and etching; Thru June 2. Also, Eye Level in Iraq: Photographs by Kael Alford and Thorne Anderson, thru June 16. Also, Objects of Belief from the Vatican, thru Sept 8. $10-$25. Tue-Sun 9:30am-5:15pm. (til 8:45pm Fridays) Thru Dec. 30. Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive. 750-3600. www.famsf.org

God Des and She @ El Rio

Sapphic hiphop duo perform music from their new CD at the fun club; Mamaz also performs. $7-$10. 8pm. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325. www.god-desandshe.com www.elriosf.com

Jimmy Carter @ Herbst Theatre

The Commonwealth Club welcomes the former U.S. President and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, who discusses "the challenges of a superpower." $10-$70. 12:30pm. War Memorial Bldg., 401 Van Ness Ave. 392-4400. www.commonwealthclub.org

Let Saigons Be Bygones @ Martuni's

Eliza Leoni and Alex Rodrguez perform a duo parody of Miss Saigon at Ray of Light Theatre's cabaret spotlight series. $15. 7pm. 4 Valencia St. www.rayoflighttheatre.com

Lo-an Lin

Lo-an Lin @ Old First Church

Brilliant young pianist performs a Chopin tribute, including featuring performances of the Polonaise-Fantasy and Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 35. $14-$17. 4pm. Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento St., www.oldfirstconcerts.org

Oscar Experience @ Smith Rafael Film Center

Benefit for the California Film Institute, with food, Coppola wines, raffle and silent auction, and a screening of the Academy Awards, with official programs from the ceremony. $50-$1000. 3:30pm-11pm. 1118 Fourth St., San Rafael. 454-1222. www.oscarexperience.eventbrite.com

Oscar Night @ Rialto Cinema, Sebastopol

Academy Awards viewing party, with proceeds benefitting Food For Thought. Themed movie attire requested; food, drinks, costume contests, ballot prizes. $20-$40. 3:30-11pm. 6868 McKinley Ave., Sebastopol. (707) 887-1647. www.fftfoodbank.org

The Residents @ Bimbo's

Eccentric music group know for their eye-popping costumes (get it?) perform live. $35. 21+. 8pm. 1025 Columbus Ave. 474-0365. www.bimbos365club.com

Richard Kane @ Castro Country Club

Exhibit of multimedia child-like portraits and mixed media sculptures. Thru March 31. 4058 18th St. www.castrocountryclub.org

San Francisco Days @ Rayko Photo Center

Group exhibit of historic and contemporary Bay Area prints by several photographers. Exhibit thru Feb 24. Tue-Thu 10am-10pm. Fri & Sun 10am-8pm. 428 3rd St. 495-3773. www.raykophoto.com

Sunday's a Drag @ Starlight Room

Donna Sachet and Harry Denton host the weekly fabulous brunch and drag show. $45. 11am, show at noon; 1:30pm, show at 2:30pm. 450 Powell St. in Union Square. 395-8595. www.harrydenton.com

Up the Oscars @ Roxie Cinema

Offbeat heckle-welcoming night of viewing the Academy Awards; BYO food and drinks, and high heels and a bad attitude. $12-$15. 3:45pm-11pm. 3117 16th St. 863-1807. www.roxie.com


Joe Wicht's Piano Bar 101

Mon 25

Animation Exhibits @ Walt Disney Museum

See biographical exhibits about Walt Disney, early sketches and ephemera from historic Disney movies. Frequent lectures and film screenings. $5-$20. 104 Montgomery St., The Presidio. www.waltdisney.org

Monday Musicals @ The Edge

The renovated bar now shows fun musicals each week, with Broadway touring performers stopping by to sing, too!. 7pm-2am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5pm-closing. 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Piano Bar 101 @ Martuni's

Sing-along night with talented locals, and charming accompanist Joe Wicht (aka Trauma Flintstone). 9pm-1:30am. 4 Valencia St. at Market.

Ten Percent @ Comcast 104

David Perry's talk show about LGBT people and issues. Mon-Fri 11:30am & 10:30pm. Sat & Sun 10:30pm. www.comcasthometown.com

Women's Cancer Resource Center Gala @ Yoshi's Oakland

Marga Gomez MCs the fundraiser for the women's health center, with live music by The Cottontails, with dining, drinks raffles (including luxury vacations) and celebrations. $150 and up. 6pm-9pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square, Oakland. (510) 238-9200. www.wcrc.org www.yoshis.com

Carrie Avritt at Hella Gay Comedy

Tue 26

The Drag Show @ Various Channels

Stu Smith's weekly LGBT variety show features local talents, and not just drag artistes. Channels 29 & 76 on Comcast; 99 on AT&T and 30 on Astound. www.thedragshow.org

Filip Dujardin @ Highlight Gallery

(Dis)location, an exhibit of photo-montages of altered urban and rural landscapes. Tue-Sat 11am-6pm. Thru Mar. 29. 17 Kearny St. 986-4308. www.highlightgallery.com

Funny Tuesdays @ Harvey's

Ronn Vigh hosts the weekly LGBT and gay-friendly comedy night. One drink or menu item minimum. 9pm. 500 Castro St. at 18th. 431-HARV. www.harveyssf.com

Hella Gay Comedy @ Rebel

How I Came Out, comedic and touching monologues with performers, comics and queens: Tammy Powers, Justin Alan, Carrie Avritt, Yuri Kagen, Loren Kraut and Valeska. Ville Charlie Ballard hosts (Also Feb 12 with a different line-up). $10. 21+. 8pm. 1760 Market St. 431-4202. www.charlieballard.com www.rebel-sf.com

The Used's Take Action Tour

Take Action Tour @ The Fillmore

The Used, We Came As Romans, Crown the Empire, and Mindflow perform in this nationwide music tour that benefits the It Gets Better Project. $28-$40. 7pm. 1805 Geary Blvd. www.takeactiontour.com/2013

Without Reality There Is No Utopia @ YBCA

Group exhibit/installation of politically-themed art focusing on the clash of Capitalism/Communism, propaganda/disinformation, financial lies and truths, and other global issues. Free/$10. Thru June 2. 701 Mission St. 979-2787. www.ybca.org

Amy Sueyoshi @ SF Public Library

Author of Queer Compulsions:
Asian-American Desire and Deceit in the 1890s, discusses her book, and Asian historical aspects of cross-dressing and same-sex marriage. 6pm. James Hormel Center, 35rd. floor. 100 Larkin St. www.sfpl.org

Jill Tracy at
Whispering in the Woods

Wed 27

The Art of Dr. Seuss @ Dennis Rae Fine Art

Fascinating exhibit of rarely seen prints, paintings, sculptures and a few of the more known drawings by Theodor Geisel, the author/illustrator of the immensely popular children's books. Ongoing, with updates and new items. 351A Geary St. 391-1948. www.dennisraefineart.com

Beth Yarnelle Edwards: Suburban Dreams @ Oakland Museum

Photo exhibit of 22 large-scale evocative portrait/tableaux of California families. Thru June 30. Other exhibits ongoing. 1000 Oak St. www.museumca.org

Black Power, Flower Power @ Harvey Milk Photo Center

Dual exhibit of photos by Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marian Baruch, documenting the 1960s dual social revolutions (Black Panthers, 1968; Haight-Ashbury, 1967) that began in San Francisco. Thru Mar. 23. 50 Scott St. 554-9522. www.harveymilkphotocenter.org

Candlelight Flow Yoga @ LGBT Center

David Clark leads various yoga poses and practices, plus meditation and breathing exercises. Bring your own mat and water bottle, etc. $10. 7pm-8:30pm. 1800 Market St. www.4dbliss.com

Conversation 6 @ SF Arts Commission Gallery

SF-based Jason Hanasik and Amsterdam artist Berndnaut Smilde's dual installation about home, dislocation and impermanence. Thru April 27. Main gallery, 401 Van Ness, Veterans Bldg. Hours Wed-Sat 12pm-5pm. www.sfartscommission.org

Legendary: African American GLBT Past Meets Present @ GLBT History Museum

Exhibit focusing on African American words, images and sounds that connect inspirational commentary by local queer community leaders with historic artifacts. Thru April 2013. Another new exhibit, Migrating Archives: LGBT Delegates From Other Collections, features historical items from nearly a dozen countries and archives, each showcasing an archive of prominent LGBT person. $5. Reg hours Mon & Wed-Sat 11am-7pm. Sun 12pm-5pm. 4127 18th St. www.glbthistorymuseum.org

Whispering in the Wood @ Conservatory of Flowers

Ghosts, Violins, and the Trees that Brought Them to Life; singers Jill Tracy and Paul Mercer perform at a special nighttime event at the Victorian architectural wonder of arboretums. $13. Cash bar. 6pm-10pm. 100 JFK Drive, Golden Gate Park. 831-2090. www.conservatoryofflowers.org

Carrie Rodriguez

Thu 28

California Impressions @ ArtHaus Gallery

Group exhibit of California landscape paintings and photographs by Carolyn Meyer, 
Matthew Frederick, Brian Blood, Gioi Tran, Deborah Brown, Eric Engstrom, 
Franc D'Ambrosio, Michal Venera and Daniel Berman. Exhibit thru Mar. 30. 411 Brannan St. at 3rd. 977-0223. www.arthaus-sf.com

Carrie Rodriguez @ Freight & Salvage, Berkeley

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs as part of her tour, with songs from her new CD, Give Me All You Got. $20-$23. 8pm. 2020 Addison St., Berkeley. (510) 644-2020. www.thefreight.org

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Nocha

The weekly LGBT and indie comic stand-up night. 8pm-9:30pm. 3079 16th St. at Mission. www.comedybodega.com

Out of Africa Nightlife @ Cal. Academy of Sciences

Sample African cuisines and hear talks related to the new hall, Human Odyssey; guest lectures, special events, science art exhibits, plus food, cocktails and DJed dancing. $10-$12. 6pm-10pm, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000. www.calacademy.org

San Francisco Magic Parlor @ Chancellor Hotel

Whimsical Belle Epoque-style sketch and magic show that also includes historical San Francisco stories; hosted by Walt Anthony; with optional pre-show light dinner and desserts. $40. Thu-Sat 8pm. 433 Powell St. www.SFMagicParlor.com

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