Flipside Historical Society and Project Open Hand present

Out of the Past - Celebrating LGBT History

When
Thu Sep 5, 2013
Where
The Old Mint
Time
6PM-11PM
Cost
$10 - $20
Tags
Museums, History Museums, City Events, Benefits

Description

Join FlipSide and Project Open Hand at the historic 1874 Old Mint for an evening celebrating the LGBT experience in San Francisco on September 5 from 6PM-11PM.

Enjoy historical talks by community luminaries about Drag Queens, Donít Ask Donít Tell, the AIDS Quilt and many more stories from our past by the bay. Take a tour of archival displays tracing the history of local organizations and charities that were founded right here in San Francisco and expanded across the world. Feast your eyes on a series of short films and your ears to musical performances throughout the building.
Event Details:
- One Drink Free with Admission!
- Presentations by Stuart Milk, Donna Sachet, Jose Cisneros, Bob Dockendorff, Mike Smith, AIDS Quilt (The Names Project) and many more
- Performances by the Cheer SF, Gay Men's Chorus, and SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band
- Short films selected with the assistance of Frameline
- Exhibits include panels of the AIDS Quilt and displays tracing the history of such groups as Project Open Hand, The Pink Triangle, Stop AIDS and more
- Cocktails by FAIR Vodka and Bruce Cost Ginger Ale
- Food and wine available
- Music and dancing throughout the evening

All proceeds from this non-profit event benefit Project Open Hand and the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society. To purchase tickets: http://outofthepast.eventbrite.com/

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Location

  1. The Old Mint
    88 Fifth Street, San Francisco, CA