Smack Dab Open Mic continues at STRUT, the SF AIDS Foundation health and wellness center.
With Feature Michael Flanagan.
Co-hosted by Dana Hopkins and Larry-bob Roberts
Free, all ages, everyone welcome
Open mic signup 7:30pm (5 minutes each)
Show starts at 8pm
About our feature:
Michael Flanagan has been a reference librarian for 17 years. He has been Diamanda Galas’ reference assistant since the 1987. He writes the BARchive history column for Bay Area Reporter and is published in "Life Sentences: Writers, Artists and AIDS” and "Extreme Exposure: An Anthology of Solo Performance Texts from the Twentieth Century. He began two Lesbian and Gay sections in bookstores - one in East Lansing in 1976 and one in San Francisco in 1980. He was president of DAIR, an AIDS information organization, from 1987 through 1995 and attended three International AIDS Conferences. He has been to three national marches for LGBT rights (1979, 1987 and 1993) and participated in actions with ACT-UP and Queer Nation. He has lectured on Queer North Beach at the Beat Museum and on Allen Ginsberg's time in San Francisco at the GLBT Museum.