Presented by Fresh Meat Productions and United Genders of the Universe
a benefit for the Fresh Meat Festival and the Trans March
|Dates:||Thursday May 10, 2007
Doors @ 7:30pm, Show @ 8:00pm SHARP!
|Location:||El Rio (3158 Mission Street @ Precita, SF) [map]|
|Tickets:||$7-12 sliding scale at the door|
Gender Pirates with Fresh Meat is a big ol’ Spring celebration of trans & queer performance, featuring live blues, rock & country; drag; dance; spoken word and dancing:
- KALI B – a.k.a. “Mr TuffNStuff: Drag King/Blues Man”
- MIGHTY SLIM PICKINS – queer urban country band your mama never told you about
- AFRODISIAC – Hip Hop/R&B Drag King
- SHAWNA VIRAGO – tranny rock glamourpuss singer/songwriter
- BLUE BUDDHA – live music Sista Love! Sexxy, Soulful and Sin-ta-Lating
- COLOMBIAN SOUL – bringing you traditional Colombian dance!
- KIRK READ – stories to warm your heart and your panties
- JULIA SERANO – spoken word that packs a punch … with a smile
- THEA HILLMAN – smart fiction with tongue AND cheek
- EMCEE FAE – our fearless leader and all round good guy
- DJ SAM DAVIS spinning hip hop, queer 80s and punk rock
The 4th Annual Trans March (June 22, 2007) is designed to bring together all the fabulous diversity of the transgender and gender-variant community along with our allies, in a celebration of our mutual support and our political struggles. Last year’s March brought together 10,000 transgender people and allies, featured a 3-hour performance stage with over 20 different gender-variant musicians, political speakers and lives bands, and a march to Civic Center. www.transmarch.org
Fresh Meat 2007 (June 14-16, 2007) is Fresh Meat Productions’ 6th Annual Transgender and Queer Performance Festival at ODC Theater. Fresh Meat has been called “fierce and fine tuned”, “history in the making” (Bay Area Reporter) and “outstanding, joyful, irreverent” (Critical Dance). This year’s Festival features hula, taiko, hip hop, traditional Colombian dance, modern dance, theater, rock & roll and spoken word.