22nd Annual SF Pride Concert With the Lesbian/Gay Chorus of SF, the SF Gay Men's Chorus, the SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, and Out on a Clef. Sat 6/17 8pm; $12. First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin (at Geary), 776-4580.
Adventures in Gender and Sex: Beyond Mars and Venus Workshop with Kate Bornstein and Barbara Carrellas. Wed 6/14 7pm; $20. ODC Theater, 3153 17th St, 552-7709.
Art Opening For photographs by Chloe Sherman. Wed 6/21 7-10pm; free. Lexington Club, 3464 19th St, 863-2052.
Axis Dance Company Performs “The Ground, the Air, and Places in Between,” a program of new repertory works by Bill T. Jones, Joe Goode, Sonya Delwaide, and Joanna Haigood. Thurs-Sat 6/22-24 8pm; $15-18. Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, Buchanan & Marina, 441-3687.
Boot (and Bondage) Party Leather party for bootmen, bootboys, bondage fellows, and others. Location and cover TBA, call 364-1820.
Celebrate Gay Pride!: A Fashion Doll Exhibit Customized fashion dolls by Meredith Tanzer (through 6/30); free. Hormel Center, Main Library, Third Fl, 100 Larkin, 557-4400.
Chutzpah: Jewish Dykes Perform Fri-Sat 6/16-17 8pm; $10-15. Luna Sea, 2940 16th St, #216C, 863-2989.
Club Skirts: Women's Gay Pride Party Sun 6/25 9pm and onward. Manhattan Lounge, 699 Market, 337-49962.
Q Comedy The best in gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender comedians. Mon 6/19 8pm; $5. Piaf's, 1686 Market (at Gough), 864-3700.
Defis Looking for a New Girl Premiere Fri 6/16 10pm; call for prices. Location TBA, 648-3702.
Dyke March Solidarity walk down Dolores, ending with Pink Saturday street party in the Castro. Tea dance, music, and comedy starts in Dolores Park at 4pm; march leaves at 7pm. Sat 6/24; free. Dolores Park, 19th St & Dolores, 241-8882.
Dyke March Post-Party Sister Spit hosts. Sat 6/24 10pm-3am; $8-12. SomArts, 934 Brannan, 552-7709.
Dyke March Pre-show With MCs Fairy Butch (aka Karlyn Lotney) and Tina D'Elia; Carole Pope, Hail Marys, Jill Knight, Judea Eden Project, Kindness, Tulis and Veronica Black; dyke lip-sync performer Barrie White (aka Fresh); and DJs Cari Campbell, Chili D., Deena Davenport, Edaj, Ellen Ferrato, Elyssa, Lady GFunk, Olga T., Page Hodel, and more. Sat 6/24 3:30-7:45pm. Dolores Park, 19th St & Dolores, 241-8882.
Dykes on Bikes After-Parade Party Sun 6/25 2pm; free. Lexington Club, 3464 19th St, 863-2052.
The Einstein of Sex Rosa von Praunheim's film explores the life of the world-famous sexologist Dr. Magnus Hirschfeld. Screens Tues 6/27 6:30 & 8:30pm; $7. Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, 4235 19th St, 552-7709.
Explosive Agenda: Somatic Landscapes Thomas Avena and Adam Klein discuss the art of Jerome Caja. Tues 6/20 7:30pm; $10. SomArts, 934 Brannan, 552-7709.
Flirt Anything That Moves magazine presents a dance party for bisexuals. Fri 6/23 9pm-1am; $6-15. Peacock Lounge, 552 Haight, 401-9544.
Frameline Women's Film Directors' Party Women directors get together. Sat 6/17 10:30pm; $8-10 ($2 discount with film festival ticket). Kandy Bar, The Endup, 401 Sixth St, 337-4962.
GLBT Historical Society Open House Doors are open for paradegoers. Sun 6/25 10am-5pm; $2-10. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society of Northern California, 973 Market, Suite 400, 777-5455.
Hank Tavera Fund Benefit Theater, music, dance, and spoken word performances. Sat 6/17 reception 6pm, show 7pm; $15 and up. Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission, 648-3702.
Harmony Hammond The lesbian artist and activist discusses and shows work from Lesbian Art in America: A Contemporary History. Wed 6/21 7:30pm; $15. Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, 4235 19th St, 552-7709.
Hayes Valley Art Walk Gay pride guide-yourself walk through the neighborhood's galleries. Sun 6/18 1-5pm; free. Hayes (between Franklin and Laguna) and side streets, Sheila at 863-2891 or Robin at 552-2671.
The Last Kiss: The Assassination of Federico Garcia Lorca Luis Oropeza's play looks at the poet's final hours. Previews Wed 6/21 8pm; opens Thurs 6/22 7pm; plays Wed-Sat 8pm (through 7/2); $10. Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission, 552-7709.
Lesbians in the Visual Arts Exhibition of works by lesbian artists (through 6/23); donation requested. SomArts, 934 Brannan; 788-6118. Conference with workshops and other programs. Fri 6/23 5-9pm, Sat 6/24 10am-4pm; $40-50. Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, 4235 19th St, 788-6118.
Liquid Fire 2000: Unleash the Fire Ten lesbian and bisexual women offer performances in dance, music, poetry, and more. Thurs-Sat 6/15-17 8pm, Sun 6/18 2 & 7:30pm, Thurs-Fri 6/22-23 8pm, Sat 6/24 2pm; $15-20. SomArts, 934 Brannan, 552-7709.
The Love & Liberace Show With cabaret star Matt Yee. Wed, Thurs, & Sun 6/21-25 9pm; $10. Piaf's, 1686 Market (at Gough), 864-3700.
Making a Case for Community History Queer history exhibit (through 6/23); free. Skylight Gallery, Main Library, Sixth Fl, 100 Larkin, 777-5455.
Matmos Free improvisation, electronic music, and video projection. Thurs 6/29 8:30pm; $10. Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, 4235 19th St, 552-7709.
Meet the Press: A Discussion With Gay and Lesbian Film Critics Panel discussion. Sun 6/18 2pm; free. Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin, 437-4857.
Mr./Ms. Gay Safe Latino 2000 Thurs 6/15 7pm; $5. Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission, 648-3702.
New York or Bust The Kinsey Sicks offer one last chance to see them before taking their show to New York. Plays Sun-Tues 7:30pm, no show Sun 6/25 (through 7/4); $20. New Conservatory Theater Center, 25 Van Ness, 861-8972.
Odyssey and Underworld: The Art of Jerome Caja, Charles Sexton, and Thomas Plageman Visual art exhibition (through 6/22); donations accepted. SomArts, 934 Brannan, 552-7709.
An Ol' Fashioned Alternative Family Picnic Family festival features Sousa marches, speeches, games, and a performance of Wattis-Artist-in-Residence Jennifer Higdon's “Freedom Dreams” by the SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band. Tues 7/4 11am; free. Yerba Buena Gardens, Howard at Third St, 978-ARTS.
Pre-Pride-Parade Party Sponsored by Men of All Colors Together. Fri 6/23 7pm. Club Room, One St. Francis Pl (Third St & Folsom), 675-0201.
Pride Run 2000 5K and 10K races. Sat 6/24 9am; $20-25. Stow Lake Boat House, Golden Gate Park, 978-2429.
Prose & Poetry Reading With Cathy Arellano, Mario Balcita, Yoseñio Lewis, Elba Sanchez, krysia lycette villón, and Max Wolf Valerio. Fri 6/23 7pm; $5. Galeria de la Raza, 2857 24th Street, 648-3702.
Queer Latino/a Arts Festival Closing Party Thurs 6/29 10pm-3am; call for prices. Asia SF, Ninth St & Howard, 648-3702.
Queeriosity Killed the Cat Queer-friendly post-parade performance for young people, with poetry and more. Sun 6/25 8pm; $5-10. ODC Theater, 3153 17th St, 863-9834.
Rainbow Pride Open Poetry Reading Sun 6/18 4-6pm. Rockridge Branch Library, 5366 College Ave, Oakland, (510) 238-6718.
Salute to Lou Harrison Michael Tilson Thomas leads the SF Symphony in a tribute to the gay composer, poet, environmentalist, and icon. Thurs 6/15 8pm; $42-49. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness, 864-6000.
SF Lesbian and Gay Dance Festival Program 1: “The Dance Bizaar,” featuring Yannis Adoniou, Tina Banchero, Tara Brandel, Krissy Keefer, Sara Felder, Wayne Hazzard, Charlie Hosgood, Tomi Paasonen, Jesselito Bie, and Mary Watkins. Thurs-Fri 6/15-16 8pm; $15-17. Program 2: “The Long and the Short of It: Commissions and Restagings,” with Anne Bluethenthal, Brian Chung, Winifred R. Harris, Jose Navarrete, Tomi Paasonen, and Diane Shields. Sat-Sun 6/17-18 8pm; $15-17. Dance Mission, 3316 24th St, 826-4401.
SF Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Over 260 works from 25 countries presented at the Castro, Victoria, and Roxie theaters June 15-25. Call 703-8663 or check out www.frameline.org/festival for program details; also see our coverage on Page 7.
SF Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration & March Outdoor party and celebration. Sat 6/24 noon-6pm, Sun 6/25 noon-7:30pm; $3. Civic Center Plaza, 864-3733. Pride march and parade. Sun 6/25 10:30am; free. Begins at Beale & Market, ends at Eighth St & Market, 864-3733.
A Slight Variance Wattis-Artist-in-Residence Brian Freeman offers a staged reading of his work about the hidden history of queers and questioning people's lives before WWII. Plays Thurs-Fri 6/15-16 8pm; $7-10. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum, 701 Mission, 978-ARTS.
Summer Group Show Artworks on display from local gay artists. Fri 6/23 6-9pm; free. Two of Hearts Studio, 4147 19th St, 864-5551.
Tall Blondes Do Sex, Death, and Gender Performance by Kate Bornstein and Barbara Carrellas. Thurs-Sat 6/15-17 8pm; $15. ODC Theater, 3153 17th St, 552-7709.
Totally Tacky Tiki Party DJ Cari Campbell presides. Thurs 6/22 9pm-2am; free. Lexington Club, 3464 19th St, 863-2052.
Trannyshack With special hostess Justin Bond (aka Kiki). Tues 6/20 10pm-3am; $5. The Stud, 399 Ninth St (at Harrison), 922-6201.
Twin Peaks Triangle Installation Volunteers install the gigantic pink triangle, plus speeches. Installation begins at 6:30am; presentation at 10:30am; free. Below Twin Peaks overlook parking lot, call Patrick Carney at 247-1142 or 929-0250.
Viva Variety IX: The Gay Pride Show Variety show featuring Centrifugal Force, Kunst-Stoff, Tom Ammiano, Sabrina Matthews, Peggy L'Eggs, and more, benefiting Spectrum. Tues 6/20 7pm; $16. Theater Rhino, 2926 16th St, 431-0891.
Where the Wild Things Are Official Pride opening party with DJs Barry Weaver, Icon, Joseph Lee, Captain Neo, and Tracer. Fri 6/23 10pm-4am; $30. Sony Metreon, Fourth St & Mission, 789-8018.
National Queer Arts Festival, 552-7709, www.queerculturalcenter.org
Queer Latino/a Arts Festival, 648-3702, www.quelaco.org
SF Pride 2000, 864-3733, www.sfpride.org
SF Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival, 703-8663, www.frameline.org/festival