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
City, Museums, History Museums

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