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Queer It Yourself: Tools For Survival June 4 – 24 | SOMArts SF CA

Inspired by the late 1960s utopian builders’ guide A Whole Earth Catalog, QIY: Queer It Yourself – Tools for Survival presents a forum for queer do-it-yourself culture and alternative world making. QIY is envisioned as a laboratory for creating a sustainable queer culture and demonstrating the power of self and community organizing, re-creation, speculation, and […]

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Reclaiming the ‘garbage’ : Terrarium Show Opening Party 6/23 | SF CA

Mark this on your busy pride month calendars. Feed your mind with these creative displays of recycling. What might be thought of as ‘garbage’ to some is turned into decorative treasures that all your friends with be envious us. Take home some art or just get great summer crafts ideas. Don’t worry you will have […]

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Moment of Obscurity: Piss Play Finger Puppets

Hey, hey, to each his/her own. BUY HERE Kinky Cozies: Handmade Dirty Finger Puppets Sex can be so much more than merely “sexy”. The world is filled with sexual images; most of which depict only one aspect of sexual expression – the serious side. Our sexual desires are so much more varied and complex than […]

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Queerty Reels in a Big Catch: Interview With Jake Shears & Armistead Maupin About ‘Tales Of The City’

From http://Queerty.com: An interview with Jake Shears & Armistead Maupin about their new musical based on the Tales of the City novels. Jake Shears & Armistead Maupin talk about coming from different generations and how they collaborated on ‘Tales Of The City’. They have “cute” chemistry during the interview, defining terms from their own generations […]

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Featured Photographer: Allison Michael Orenstein; Naked Pie man Series

Allison’s photography has a playful gay boys sensibility. Her collections are strong and cohesive from one photo to the next. I have my eye on this one and so should you. Allison Michael Orenstein is a New York City based portrait photographer. She has been known to also shoot architecture, interiors, food and music. Her […]

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Double Helix by Franco Castelluccio (ART)

Sculptor Franco Castellucio confronts science and art in his latest work, “The Double Helix XX-XY.” The work images an animated strain of DNA, with sinuous male and female bodies twisting to the top. Castellucio also twists the notion of “survival of the fittest,” his desire being that people confront, in his work, the notion of […]

Art Music

Who and What Are Jedward? I Dub Them, Boy GaGas!

Jedward are like cute little well groomed androgynous puppies. I can see why they may have to fend off a fire storm of criticism and mean commentary; They are an easy targets. They have tall order haircuts and teen pop sensation energy. I am going to hang up my jaded, judgmental coat and check √ […]

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032c Issue # 21 / MAG CULTURE.COM

Magazines should never sit still, and this is one the refuses to be complacent in any way. New visual tics from Mike Meiré in this issue include pencil-drawn headlines, exaggerated newspaper stylings for the Global Briefing section and even some clean modernist feature design. Plus a brutally coarse Juergen Teller shoot with model Kristen McMenamy […]

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In Case You Missed it: American Mullet (Documentary 2001)

Accidental B’s pick for some lazy summer viewing. Are mullets still ironic? Do they stop being ironic when they become “in fashion” again. Sprawled on the streets of San Francisco are fancy modern mullets with a twist complimented with Sally Jesse Rafael (non-perscription) glasses. It’s hard to pull off hip without the desperate look of […]

Art Fashion

Modern Appealing Clothing Doubles; Ospitals’ New Addition in Dogpatch / SF CA

“We are please to announce the opening of our second shop at 1003 Minnesota St. at 22nd St. Sandwiched between Piccino restaurant and Dig Wine store and bar, we are selling collections from Dries Van Noten, Maison Margiela, Kolor, Comme des Garcons as well as exclusive garments from California designers, Lemon Twist, Dema and Ryan […]

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Chilean Graphic Designer Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo is Dy-no-mite

Alvaro Tapia-Hidalgo is a Chilean graphic designer located in the very créative city of Manchester. This city is known for its great music, and now with the work of Alvaro. He uses many different media in his work and his portraits are particularly spectacular with great amazing detail. Ilustraciones/Illustrations from alvaro tapia hidalgo on Vimeo.

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Burning Car Candle

I don’t know if you would label this as must have, but at least must discuss. BURNING CAR CANDLE CHANGE THE WORLD$57.00 Start a revolution in your home and protest by setting a car alight with this candle shaped like an upturned car. Car lovers will be impressed by the beautiful details. Made in France. […]

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Wallpapered Dumpsters TRANSFORM San Francisco 5/18/2011

Artist Turns Environmental Activism Into Unexpected Beauty via www.pitchengine.com SAN FRANCISCO- Artist C. Finley will be wallpapering two dumpsters outside of the Phoenix Hotel in the Tenderloin district on May 18th, 2011 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM in conjunction with ArtPadSF art fair. This is the debut showing of her work in San Francisco. The […]

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Porn Makeover #22 Cock a doodle doo

Cock a doodle do! What is my dame to do? Till master’s found his fiddlingstick, She’ll dance without her shoe. Cock a doodle do! My dame has found her shoe, And master’s found his fiddlingstick, Sing cock a doodle do! Cock a doodle do! My dame will dance with you, While master fiddles his fiddlingstick, […]

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Bid for Warhol Self-Portrait Took 4EVER; $38.45 million

Somethings are worth fighting for.   “Longest” Bid for Warhol Self-Portrait By Advocate.com Editors A Christie’s auction of post-war and contemporary art ended with a bang Wednesday night when a self portrait of pop-art icon Andy Warhol sold for $38.45 million after a 16-minute bidding war. Following the sale of the piece, the auctioneer exclaimed […]

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Levi’s Sculpture by Ian Mcchesney

With my love for Levis and my separate closet just for blue jeans, who would have thunk to build a sculpture? Jeans usually last about 3 weeks of wearing before getting washed (shush!) and basically stand up on their own in a sculpture like formation. British architect Ian Mcchesney takes us to a whole new level […]

Art Queer News

30th Anniversary of Mommie Dearest w/ Trannie Dearest; Castro Therater SF

Peaches Christ Productions presents the ULTIMATE MOMMIE DEAREST: 30th Anniversary Birthday Celebration, just in time for Mother’s Day weekend, for ONE NIGHT ONLY at the historic CASTRO THEATRE! Hosted by the Mommie from Hell — PEACHES CHRIST herself — this special evening will also include the anticipated return of the legendary pre-show TRANNIE DEAREST with […]

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This Is What Love In Action Looks Like Trailer 2011 (official)

Moving and fist pounding on the desk emotional. If you don’t use your voice, it wont work! “This is What Love in Action Looks Like” will make its world premiere at FRAMELINE 35 – the 35th Annual San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival.  The festival is scheduled for June 16-26, 2011. ————————————————————————————————————– In the summer […]

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“Chris Dorosz Pushes Paint in Unexpected Directions”

*Contributed by Monkeypuzzle Talented Hunk Alert! “Chris Dorosz pushes paint in unexpected directions with remarkable results. He has a few distinct techniques, including filling canvases with grids of industrial staples that hold pools of color, and dripping globs of paint onto clear rods or monofilament strands to create fragmented, 3-D objects and figures. His process […]

Art Queer News

Karl Lagerfeld Designed Himself a Chocolate Young Man “Companion” (video)

Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has teamed up with star French chocolatier Patrick Roger, to create a hotel room made from over 10 ton of chocolate. Included in this design is a chocolate young man “companion” holding what looks to be a fudge sickle (slightly awkward). But you are Karl Lagerfeld after all, do what you […]

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“Gay in America” Due Out Sept 27, 2011

“In this first-ever photographic survey of gay men in America, stereotypes are laid to rest and an intimate, honest picture of contemporary gay life is revealed through stunning personal portraits and narratives. Photographer Scott Pasfield traveled 52,000 miles across all fifty states over a two-year span gathering stories and documenting the lives of 150 gay […]

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I love all Things Taschen Touches (Books)

It’s not to early to start making your 2011 Christmas list. Taschen has a way of making all subjects a visual orgasm. You may have seen one of the most popular books titled Big Penis Book. Perhaps looked at it from across the room with longing, coming hither fuck me eyes? This newest book on photographers is a must […]

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Thoroughly Modern Maupin: The Legacy of Armistead

Litquake joins forces with American Conservatory Theatre and BARtab to co-present an evening of readings and music, as the City ramps up for the world premiere of A.C.T.’s much-anticipated “Tales of the City” musical later this spring! Swedish American Music Hall, 2174 Market Street, 8 pm. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door: […]

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Food Art; Bompas and Parr Make Jelly Cathedral

Video | Bompas and Parr: Return of the Jelly Knights Check out awesome video of these two handsome lads making Jelly art. CLICK Related Articles Royal wedding: Bompas and Parr’s giant marshmallow cake (guardian.co.uk) Sam Bompas & Harry Parr: ‘Arzak’s food was so good I almost proposed to my girlfriend’ (independent.co.uk)

Art Fashion

MATISTACHE “BEHIND-THE-SCENES” IN POSI+TIVE MAGAZINE

Well wax my ass and call me Judy. Not as much fashion, as slapping a mustache on to typical looking hot men. Mustache ride anyone? Would expect anything less from a Italian based Magazine? POSI+TIVE MAGAZINE ———————————————————————————– ITALIAN BASED POSI+TIVE MAGAZINE RAN SOME PREVIEWS OF THE MATISTACHE SHOOT…SORT OF A BEHIND-THE-SECNES WITH KAYLAN FALGOUST, FILIP […]

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Bryan Nash Gill Relief Prints; Raw Beauty

How much could a woodchuck chuck, if a woodchuck could chuck wood? It takes a lot to excite me these days. Something fresh, something new, a marriage of wood and ink, beautifully bonded. ————————————————————————————– via www.ashesandmilk.com I am extremely excited to welcome Bryan Nash Gill and to announce that we are offering his work at Ashes & Milk. As a […]