It is finally here, the HoliGays!  After a two week vacation to enjoy some much needed family time for turkey day, the YaY! is back and better than ever.  Check out what is going down this weekend as we race into the new year and new beginnings!

 

thurs

 

1426185_562658317141759_1839900629_nCourtney Trouble Queer Porn Movie Party
The New Parkway
474 24th St, Oakland
7 p.m.

So excited to be showing you some of Courtney Trouble’s best recent works, tailored for the large screen of the New Parkway Theater (did you know they have couches… and beer?) and in the fine company of many of the performers, including from out of town – April Flores and Nikki Hearts! You’ll get to meet with them and other performers and chat with us about porn, sexuality, art, whatever, after the screening!

Courtney Trouble is the recipient of 6 Feminist Porn Awards and AVN nominations for their groundbreaking work in queer pornography. Coining the term in 2002, queer porn has become a bonafide movement in the queer feminist community – Courtney’s sex positive, body positive, and progressive porn speaks to the power of erotic imagery to create change. CourtneyTrouble.Com

Feelmore Fresh is a project of Feelmore Adult Gallery. (Locally grown dildos for purchase)

Also: Win a free one of a kind glass toy from Fucking Sculptures, and 100 guests will win a free limited edition postcard *or* a brand new Courtney Trouble DVD!

The Queer Porn Movie party will be dedicated to the diversity of queer desire, and is designed to showcase people of color, people of size, queer gay males, trans people, and people all along the spectrum of human sexuality. Your appreciation and celebration is welcome!

 

1424495_10202529188541124_381797160_nLi Xi, Little Sister, Momotoro
Milk Bar
1840 Haight Street, SF
9 p.m.
Free with RSVP or $5 for Walk-Ups

As winter descends upon us, the 5th of December nears with both familiarity and infamy. On December 5th in 1812, Napoleon Bonaparte left his army as they were retreating from Russia. In 1913 Britain outlawed the sending of arms to Ireland. 1968 saw the release of The Rolling Stones’ new album Beggar’s Banquet.
And in 2013 at Milk Bar in San Francisco, join us as we magnify and intoxicate the Angels and Demons of the winter solstice.

The show is free with an online RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/li-xi-little-sister-momotaro-and-mashimashi-dj-set-tickets-8845377763

$5 for walk ups. 21

 

1479123_692874140736945_566174335_nRetro Game Night
The New Parkway
474 24th St, Oakland
8 p.m.

Who doesn’t like to play board games with strangers?
Come alone or come with friends and make some friends! Unlike game night at an acquaintance’s house, we’ve got a full kitchen and bar… no convenience store runs necessary.

Here’s what we’ve got, but feel free to add to the collection:

Scrabble (X2)
Play Craps!
Careers
Payday
Mystery Date Game
Backgammon
Dominoes
Monopoly
Guess Who
Life
Pokemon Master Trainer
Trivial Pursuit (Junior & Welcome to America)
Triple Yahtzee
Othello
Tripoley
Syzgy
Equate
Romans Go Home!

 

fri

 

1269495_10202658163356147_314840584_oElevate 4 the Cause
Soundwave Studio
2200 Wood Street, Oakland
6 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
$10-$20 Sliding Scale

Please help send Charito+Rowena to the PHILIPPINES with Soulciety’s Bridge Program. Proceeds have been revised due to aftermath of super typhoon HAIYAN (YOLANDA).

:::WHY?:::
AstraLogik and SOULCIETY (Soul-Sigh-Yeti) is collaborating with the South Bay Taskforce Haiyan in a joint effort to raise funds in support of relief efforts for those directly affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Proceeds from this event will support both Soulciety’s The BRIDGE Program and the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON).

Proceeds will be divided:::
50% towards Soulciety’s The ‘Bridge’ Program
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=071RoONwVmA

50% towards NAFCON’s Immediate RESPONSE
www.nafconusa.org

:::Who|What?:::
Featuring LIVE MUSIC by amazing talented artists from the Bay Area:
CAROLINE CALDERON
http://br0ke.bandcamp.com/

GYREFUNK + LEOMALAYA
www.gyrefunk.com
http://soundcloud.com/aloeye

INTO THE PACIFIC
www.intothepacificband.com

ASTRALOGIK
www.astralogik.com

:::Grooves by:::
DJ SLUM B – Isa Collective
DJ CALALO – Isa Collective
DJ EXTRA CREDIT

:::OPEN JAM SESSION:::
w/SPECIAL GUESTS (FEELOSOPHY) | CYPHER

 

1235537_10151738821370966_591854680_nBear & Coyote SF
Center for Sex & Culture
1349 Mission Street, SF
Door 7:30 p.m. Show 8 p.m.
Pay What you can

Queerlandia’s dapper duo is hitting the road again! Celebrate S. Bear Bergman’s new book “Blood, Marriage, Wine & Glitter” as well as the latest from award-winning storyteller Ivan E. Coyote.

Expect jokes, stories, maybe some smut, and new work along with what you’ve read already, all spun out of road snacks into gold. Come enjoy the snap and crackle of a live show – something that cannot be repeated, paused, or saved; performed only for the warm souls that show up.

doors 7:30, show 8pm
Pay What You Can ($20 suggested) at the door only.

Access info: Accessible to wheels at the door, for some chairs at washroom. Cleaned with unscented products suitable for archival materials. No ASL interpretation at this show.

 

1417603_10152045474719851_1348843239_oMama Crow Going Away Show
Night Light311 Broadway, Oakland
Door 9 p.m. Show 10 p.m.
$10

HERE´S WHY YOU DON´T WANT TO MISS THIS EVENT:
1) This is Mama Crows´last show on the West Coast before she moves to NYC! Yes… sniff sniff… it´s TRUE!

2) This is Lila Rose´s last show for the winter time as she finishes her new album AND this is her halfway celebration for her kickstarter. Come on get down!

3) Yassou Benedict. Need I say more? If you don´t know them yet just know that you need to.

Lila Rose will be offering up some delectable sonic treats for you to feast on. Blessed with a stellar vocal range, and an unrivaled command of melodic timing, what began as a deftness for her, has morphed into a gift for all of us. Take advantage of this unique opportunity for an intimate show in a cozy venue.

MAMA CROW MUSIC‘s velvety voice and powerful euphonies will exhilarate the heart and persuade the body to dance. Her lilting songs are visceral and resolute, as you find yourself unwittingly saying, “yes, yes yes!” So join us for a delectable lineup, and allow Mama Crow to excite and stir your soul.

A rare bird, Yassou Benedict breathes life into their lyrics, with provocative instrumentals and vocal harmonies sweet like honey, and just as thick. Fronted by a femme fatal that will make your heart skip a beat, this is one indie pop band that will both shut you up and have you screaming for more. Do yourself a favor and get a front row seat.

 

sat

 

1402126_653241951365220_1456048706_oVenus
The Cafe
2369 Market Street, SF
4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Every 1st Sat. of the month Venus rocks the Castro for the Ladeez! Ladies in Red rock the Café kickin’ off Xmas queer cheer with lady Dj’s Lady Ryan, C-Fern and Niche, hittin it hard with all that phat old/new skool, hip hop & latin .Fun and sexi go go’s rock the stage. A special sexi burlesque performance by “la Chica Boom” so come and get ur red on! Still hungry, got “Mama Knows” on the grill. Outside patio & deck & drink specials & shots shots shots! Come and get the holidaze rollin’ with 100’s of party girlzz!

 

1385641_620758727962330_421064211_nExtra Proper
Show and Tell Concept Shop
1300 Clay Street #160, Oakland
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

-MUSIC BY *STARTER KIT*
-EP x S&T GIVEAWAY RAFFLE
-PERFORMANCE BY DUCKWRTH
-ILLUSTRATIONS BY STIX
-PHOTOBOOTH PHOTOGRAPHY ByMancy
-COMPLIMENTARY FOOD & DRINK

 

1470357_10152085257654432_1311301159_nValerie Troutt and Friends
The Sound Room
2147 Broadway, Oakland
Buy Tickets
Doors Open 7:30 p.m.
Show 8:00 p.m.

Come celebrate the debut cd release of the Valerie Troutt JazzSoul Project in an intimate concert setting. Saturday December 7th Valerie will be joined by her musical co-creatress Maya Kronfeld. Together they will take you on a mystical journey through Jazz & Soul. This concert will also feature Songstress Gina Breedlove, Janeare Ashley aka Magenta Jazz and Solas B. Lalgee of MoonCandy Live House Ensemble Project. Come ready to feast on a wonderful tantalizing selection of duets…

LIMITED SEATING, THIS CONCERT WILL SELL OUT.

The proceeds from this concert will go towards Valerie and Maya’s NY Promotional tour this winter 2014

 

1487831_10202191067714815_1284528486_oDRTYBTCH HoliGAY Party
Beaux
2344 Market Street, SF
9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
$3

Ms. Jackson Presents DRTYBTCH HoliGAY party at Beaux. Don’t be naughty or nice, be a DRTYBTCH next Saturday December 7th and you’ll be dirty dancing with DJs Ms. Jackson + Kidd Sysko.

(_^_) DRTYBTCH DJs Ms. Jackson + Kidd Sysko spinning dirty Club + Trap + Electro + EDM + Hip-Hop jams

(_^_) $3 all night + 9pm-2am + 21+

(_^_) FREE DRTYBTCH CDs + stickers + ass smacking + lapdances highly suggested and recommended

(_^_) DRTYBTCH merchandise available go to drtybtch.com

Be an official DRTYBTCH and spread your cheeks…jk spread the word about this dirty holigay party. Get your DRTYBTCH on and #drtybtch your dirty pics on Instagram + Snapchat.

DRTYBTCH is a music, sex and fashion experience by Ms. Jackson peep us out ♥ drtybtch.com ♥ djmsjackson.com ♥

 

sun

 

1402867_10152405165360299_1735633279_oMidtown Social
Rickshaw Stop
155 Fell St, SF
8 p.m.
$10

MIDTOWN SOCIAL (San Francisco)
GAVIN TUREK (Los Angeles)
DJ Carnita of Hard French (San Francisco)
8 pm
$10 adv/$12 doors

GAVIN TUREK
Gavin likes to compare her shows to “Robyn meets Santigold beaming with Tina Turner’s energy” and she might actually be selling herself short. Her live performances aren’t to be missed. A lover of indie rock and disco, Gavin cites James Murphy and Giorgio Moroder as some of her biggest influences.
http://www.gavinturek.com/

MIDTOWN SOCIAL
Bringing together energy, imagination and genre-bending sound, Midtown Social has become underground dance-floor darlings in San Francisco. Having successfully raised the funds for their first release, the band is hard at work recording a full-length of tightly-grooved, heartfelt and original sole-stepping anthems.
http://midtownsocialsf.bandcamp.com/
http://midtownsocial.tumblr.com/

 

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