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Putting the "Q" back in Queer

It's 2006 and we're putting the "F" back in fabulous! After a month of build-up, the city will finally explode in a gay extravaganza full of one of the country's best parades, tons of parties and a host of queer-oriented events. To help you navigate your way through San Francisco's biggest weekend, SF Station has picked the best events for you to enjoy Pride to the fullest!

And for more events info, here's the San Francisco Pride Official Events Calendar 2006

June 22 Thursday
Noon COMPTON'S CAFETERIA RIOTS 40TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION
Ladies' Night @ MECCA
7:00 pm Art Exhibit: ORGULLO/"PRIDE"
7:00 pm Closing Art Reception: NO STRAIGHT LINES
9:00 pm OUT 4 IMMIGRATION LAUNCH BENEFIT
9:00 pm PAN DULCE

June 23 Friday
3:00 pm TRANS MARCH FESTIVAL
7:00 pm TRANS MARCH
7:00 pm Self-Defense Training: EZ DEFENSE WITH PRIDE
11:00 am – 7:00 pm ‘SHAKE THE FEATHERS’ GATHERING OF TWO SPIRIT NATIONS
9:00 pm LATIN EXPLOSION
10:00 pm TOP
10:00 pm CLUB i-D @ The Rickshaw Stop
10:00 pm FAG FRIDAYS

June 24 Saturday
Noon – 6 pm PRIDE CELEBRATION at CIVIC CENTER
7:00 pm PRIDE SPIRITUAL SERVICE
8:00 pm PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ
9:00 pm CLUB PAPI

June 25 Sunday
10:30 am PRIDE PARADE
Noon – 6 pm PRIDE CELEBRATION at CIVIC CENTER
6:00 pm FRESH @ RUBY SKYE
7:00 pm SPECIAL PAN DULCE PARTY

Other events around town:

EVENT NAME: GLBT HISTORICAL SOCIETY ARCHIVE TOUR & RECEPTION
Tuesday, June 20, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
VENUE: 657 Mission Street, Third Floor, SF 94105
COST: Free
MORE INFO: www.glbthistory.org

EVENT NAME: COMPTON’S CAFETERIA RIOTS 40TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION
Thursday, June 22, Noon – 1:00 p.m.
www.comptonscafeteriariot.org
VENUE: Oshun Center, 101 Taylor St. at Turk and Taylor, SF 94102
COST: Free
MORE INFO: ceciliachung@pacbell.net, gayle@gayleroberts.com

EVENT NAME: “ORGULLO” / PRIDE
Thursday, June 22, 7:00 p.m.
www.amarugallery.com
VENUE: Amaru Gallery, 510 Valencia St. at 16th St., SF 94110
COST: Free
MORE INFO: events@amarugallery.com

EVENT NAME: ‘NO STRAIGHT LINES’ CLOSING RECEPTION
Thursday, June 22, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
www.cartoonart.org
VENUE: Cartoon Art Museum, 655 Mission St., SF 94105
COST: Free
MORE INFO: (415) 227-8666 xt. 300

EVENT NAME: LAUNCH BENEFIT FOR OUT 4 IMMIGRATION
Thursday, June 22, 9:00 p.m. to Midnight
www.outforimmigration.org
VENUE: Cafe Flore, 2298 Market St @ Noe, SF 94102 [MAP]
COST: $10 Suggested donation
MORE INFO: softonfeet@yahoo.com

EVENT NAME: PAN DULCE
Thursday, June 22, 9:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.m.
VENUE: The Cafe, 2369 Market St. in The Castro, SF 94114
COST: $3.00
MORE INFO: www.clubpapi.com

EVENT NAME: TRANS MARCH
Performance Stage: Friday, June 23, 3:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
March: Friday, June 23, 7:00 p.m.
www.transmarch.org
VENUE: Dolores Park, Dolores St. at 19th St.
COST: Free
MORE INFO: info@transmarch.org

EVENT NAME: Club i-D, PRIDEFEST 2006
Friday, June 23, 10:00 p.m. to Close
VENUE: The Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St.

EVENT NAME: FAG FRIDAYS
Friday, June 23, 10:00 p.m. to Close
VENUE: The End Up, 6th & Harrison
COST: $20
MORE INFO: www.fagfridays.com

EVENT NAME: “SHAKE YOUR FEATHERS” GATHERING OF TWO SPIRIT NATIONS
Friday, June 23, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
VENUE: Friendship House Healing Center, Great Hall, 56 Julian Ave, SF [MAP]
COST: Free
MORE INFO: Aurora Mamea (415) 621-4371 ext 598 or auroram@nativehealth.org

EVENT NAME: LATIN EXPLOSION
Friday, June 23, 9:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.m.
www.bench-and-bar.com
VENUE: The Bench and Bar, 2111 Franklin St., Oakland 94612
COST: $12.00
MORE INFO: (510) 444-2267 or www.bench-and-bar.com

EVENT NAME: TOP
Friday, June 23, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
www.friendster.com/profiles/topme
VENUE: Rawhide (Club Hide), 280 7th St., between Howard and Folsom,
SF 94103
COST: $7 - $15 Sliding Scale (proceeds benefit No Rack Jack)
MORE INFO: Jackson.Bowman@gmail.com

EVENT NAME: PRIDE SPIRITUAL CELEBRATION (ALL FAITHS)
Saturday, June 24, 7:00 p.m.
www.saintaidan.org
VENUE: St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 101 Goldmine Dr. next to the Diamond Heights Shopping Center, SF 94131
COST: Free
MORE INFO: (415) 285-9540

EVENT NAME: MO’ BUTTA
Saturday, June 24, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. VIP Party
9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. Dance Party
Butterflyproductions.org/sfpride.html
VENUE: Historic Sweet’s Ballroom, 1933 Broadway @ 20th, Oakland [MAP]
COST: $15 General Admission, $50 VIP
MORE INFO: fbutterfly13@aol.com

EVENT NAME: PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ
Saturday, June 24, 8:00 p.m. – Midnight
VENUE: Marine’s Memorial Club, 609 Sutter St., SF 94102
COST: $75.00 (limited availability); $100.00
MORE INFO: www.sapphiremoonproductions.com

EVENT NAME: CLUB PAPI SF
Saturday, June 24, 9:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.m.
www.clubpapi.com
VENUE: Space 550, 550 Barneveld Ave., SF 94124
COST: TBD, Contact the Event Organizer for Cost
MORE INFO: Papi Line: (415) 675-9763

EVENT NAME: FRESH @ RUBY SKYE
Sunday, June 25, 6:00 p.m.- Midnight
VENUE: Ruby Skye, 420 Mason St. at Geary, Downtown SF
COST: $15.00 before 6:30, $20.00 after
MORE INFO: www.freshsf.com

EVENT NAME: SPECIAL PAN DULCE PARTY
Sunday, June 25, 7:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.m.
VENUE: The Cafe, 2369 Market St. in The Castro, SF 94114
COST: $5.00
MORE INFO: www.clubpapi.com

EVENT NAME: RECONCILING HOMOSEXUALITY & THE BIBLE:
Find out the Truth

Saturday, July 8, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
www.freedominchrist-sf.org
VENUE: The SF LGBT Center, 1800 Market St., SF 94102
COST: Free
MORE INFO: Info@FreedominChrist-sf.org

EVENT NAME: PRIDE CELEBRATION SERVICE
Sunday, July 9, 6:00 p.m.
www.freedominchrist-sf.org
VENUE: Freedom In Christ Church @ The Urban Life Center Auditorium, 1111 O’Farrell St., SF 94114
COST: Free
MORE INFO: Info@FreedominChrist-sf.org