Tag Archives: San Francisco


Imagine Peace: The Artwork of John Lennon Exhibition Opens in San Francisco

Imagine Peace: The Artwork of John Lennon Exhibition Opens in San Francisco

  San Francisco Art Exchange LLC (SFAE) presents an exhibition of extraordinary artwork by John Lennon opening October 8th, 2015.  Over 60 works of art will be featured in the gallery and will be available for acquisition through October 31, 2015. The exhibition is open to the public from 10AM – 6PM, Monday – Saturday. In addition to the artwork, a gorgeous limited edition John


Art Project | ‘No Tech-Zone’ Signs Placed in San Francisco Parks to Question the Impact of Technology

  No Tech-Zone is an art project by Ivan Cash that is centered around “No Tech-Zone” signs placed in San Francisco parks, “encouraging people to question the role technology plays in our lives and environment.” Cash and his accomplices put a number of the official-looking signs up on poles near other signs to help sell their authenticity, and as


San Francisco’s Last Gun Store is Closing

San Francisco -— The only gun store in San Francisco is shuttering for good, saying it can no longer operate in the city’s political climate of increased gun control regulations and vocal opposition to its business. “It’s with tremendous sadness and regret that I have to announce we are closing our shop,” High Bridge Arms manager Steve Alcairo

Well-Strung: The Singing String Quartet Returns to Feinstein’s at the Nikko for 1 Night Only | Oct 4th

  SAN FRANCISCO – The all-male string quartet Well-Strung has been receiving rave reviews all over the world – from the House of Blues in New Orleans to the Leicester Square Theatre in London – and now they return to Feinstein’s at the Nikko on Sunday, October 4 at 7 p.m. for one performance only to celebrate the release of their new


Rita Ora Kicks Off Tour in San Francisco at the Independent Tuesday 25 | New Video for “Body On Me”

   International pop star Rita Ora releases her video for her new single, “Body On Me” (featuring Chris Brown) today on Vevo.  The steamy slow jam marks her first US release and will be followed up by her US debut album later this year.  The video for the sultry track was shot in L.A. earlier this summer and was

Help Accidental Bear Make a Full Season of Web Series “This Town: San Francisco” | Patreon

Exciting News! OUTtv Europe wants to broadcast my web series, the Accidental Bear original, “This Town: San Francisco.” They have seen the teaser pilot episodes and love what I am doing, see my mission, and want to share the series with their audience of up to 1.8 million viewers and growing! “OUTtv is a European & Canadian gay TV-network,


San Francisco | Well-Strung Singing String Quartet Returns to Feinstein’s at the Nikko for 1 Night Only | October 4th

SAN FRANCISCO (August 20, 2015) – The all-male string quartet Well-Strung has been receiving rave reviews all over the world – from the House of Blues in New Orleans to the Leicester Square Theatre in London – and now they return to Feinstein’s at the Nikko on Sunday, October 4 at 7 p.m. for one performance only to celebrate the release of their

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San Francisco | TenderBears/OsosAmorosos Presented by Lilith Bear | Sept 3, 2015

    Lilith Bear presents/presenta: “TenderBears/OsosAmorosos!!” Join the Facebook Even Page HERE Thursday, September 3, 2015/Jueves, 3 de Septiembre 2015 Doors at 9:30, 10 PM show/ Show empieza a las 9:30, 10 PM Tickets available at/Compren los Boletos aqui sfoasis.com Only $15/Solamente $15 Calling all tender bears, princess cubs, two-spirit seers and spanglish sluts! Papsitos, Ositos,

Portrait of the original members of the American disco group The Village People, from left to right: Randy Jones (the cowboy); David Hodo (the construction worker); Felipe Rose (the American Indian); Victor Willis (the cop); Glenn Hughes (the leatherman) and Alexander Briley (the G.I.). (Photo by CBS Archive/Getty IMages)

San Francisco Public High School Becomes First Ever To Offer LGBT History Class

This will make for a better future for the human race.   The word on the street is that a San Francisco public high school will be offering an LGBT history class to students next fall is the first in America. Teacher Lyndsey Schlax will start the class at the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts. Schlax told CBS that

New SF Based Web Series “This Town: San Francisco” Tackles Real Time Issues | Watch Here

  This Town: San Francisco” is a new web series written but Mike Enders (Owner of Accidental Bear Website). The series will be based in San Francisco and tackling and having fun with real-time San Francisco issues such as gentrification, drought, rental pricing, and within the LGBTQ community, body image, race, aging and much more,


Rally Around Defaced LGBT Mural Unites San Francisco Community: Video & Photos

Hundreds gathered Wednesday evening at the Galería de la Raza, in unity to rally for Chicano LGBT Mural by  Manuel Paul, that’s been repeatedly vandalized, but more importantly the entire Latino community. The most recent ‘hate-crime’ happened Monday June 29th around 11PM, when the mural covering the outside wall of Galería de la Raza was torched. What


Sexy Promo Video |Berlin Style Sneaker & Sports Fetish Dance Party During Dore Alley Weekend in SF

I’m a sneaker, you’re a sneaker, wouldn’t you like to be a sneaker too? Dore Alley weekend, July 25th, the boys from Polyglamorous bring you a Berlin style sneaker and sports fetish dance party. Featuring Jackie House (Honey Soundsystem) with Mark O’Brien and M*J*R $10 advance, $15 door http://sfoasis.com/event.cfm?cart&id=149231 Dress code strictly enforced- details to

Matt Alber Live in San Francisco with Special Guest Armistead Maupin June 25th! | Watch Trailer

Must see show! Coming up tomorrow night San Francisco, Thursday June 25th, the one and only, Matt Alber will hit the stage at the newly renovated The Swedish American Hall. His show has a line up of special guests, including Armistead Maupin, Matt’s brother Bryce Alber, and his boyfriend Aaron Curry of The Lonelies. Tickets on sale at: www.ticketfly.com Facebook

A Look at Levi’s San francisco Design lab with Mr Porter | Video

Jean master Mr Jonathan Cheung takes MR PORTER on a tour of the San Francisco lab where the 501 CT was born Learn more and shop the exclusive 501 CT’s directly through Mr Porter, limited to 100 pairs each. SHOP LEVIS AT MR PORTER SHOP LEVIS AT MR PORTER

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How San Francisco Plans to ‘Get to Zero’ New Infections of HIV

  The more you know… An ambitious new plan in San Francisco aims to completely end the transmission of HIV, which infects about 50,000 people every year. And in a city where huge strides have been made in battling the epidemic that’s killed tens of thousands of people, public health officials, doctors and activists are

This Town Ep. 13 | Harassing Male Models, Photoshoot & San Francisco’s Blade + Blue

  For this episode of “This Town” Vodcast I swing by the Blade + Blue photoshoot for their Spring 2015 Collection, and harass the male models with really awkward questions. It’s what I do best. I had a chance to talk with with Peter Papas, owner, about the new Spring collection and what motivates him. Find

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Blade + Blue Spring 2015 Collection | Classics That Never Go Out of Style!

   Blade + Blue Spring 2015 Collection Find all items from this post and much more at BladeandBlue.com  Follow Blade + Blue on Facebook and Instagram If you use the special code just for Accidental Bear readers:  AB+BB it will give you 15% off their purchase until Sunday April 12, 2015. UPDATE: Because of the great response Blade +

Photo by Mike Enders

Margaret Cho is Back Helping San Francisco’s Homeless & Making a Documentary About It #BeRobin

    We posted back in November when Margaret Cho hit to the street, busking, to help bring funds and much needed awareness to San Francisco’s epic homeless problem (See video below). Cho’s movement has it’s own hashtag #BeRobin, where she has emotionally stated about Robin Williams death, “that many people did not know what


SF Comics Fest Puts Out a Call for Artists! | May 2015

From the SF Comics Fest website: The San Francisco Comics Fest wants Bay Area artists to help promote us in our inaugural year. Join them! We’re looking for illustrations that convey the vibrancy and diversity of the San Francisco comics scene, past and present, to use on the SF Comics Fest website and in promotional materials

SF Event Picks of the Week: The Chew Toys, James Panther, Homophonic Returns with Brontez Purnell & More!

Because the internet is a cluster fuck of too much information, each week Accidental Bear will pick it’s top events  of that week not to miss. Want your event posted? Send us an email to accidentalbear@gmail.com For the moment this will just be for San Francisco and Bay Area events. Thursday March 26th Queercore Band


MASSIVE: Gay Erotic Manga at Books Inc. in The Castro, San Francisco

  Join Books Inc. in The Castro for a celebration of Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It with legendary gay cartoonist Jiraiya and author / editors Anne Ishii and Graham Kolbeins! About Massive: Big, burly, lascivious, and soft around the edges: welcome to the hypermasculine world of Japanese gay manga. Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It is the

(L to R)  Lisa McHenry, Noah Haydon, Michael Soldier (back row)
Birdie-Bob Watt, Bruna Palmeiro (front row)
in Thrillpeddlers' Jewels of Paris. 
Photo by David Wilson.

SF | “Jewels of Paris” A Revolutionary New Musical Revue | March 12 – May 2, 2015

Press Release reads: Thrillpeddlers takes pleasure in announcing the premiere show for the 2015 Season, JEWELS OF PARIS, a celebration of Paris in song and spectacle featuring music by master composer Scrumbly Koldewyn opening Thurs. March 19, 2015 (previews March 12, 13 & 14.). Inspired by the artistic revolution erupting in Paris nearly a century

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San Francisco | Tammie Brown in “Lip-synch Suicide” | First Ever Solo Show Tuesday Night!

Photo above by Jose A Guzman Colon Photography Not to be missed San Francisco! Tammie Brown, one of the biggest stars and most creative talents to ever have come out of RuPaul Drag Race is hitting the stage at the SF Oasis on March 17th, 2 shows only! Come out and support this unique babe! Tammie


“Castro Cares” Brings Services to San Francisco’s Castro/Upper Market Area

Im thrilled to bring some fantastic news. San Francisco has just rolled out a new program, Castro Cares, after much preparations, but to get it’s feet rooted, it still needs a little nudge. “Castro Cares, the local community based initiative to increase the quality of life for those at risk living on the street and for


Sui Generis’ 5 Top Fashion Picks of the Week! Jackets, Coats & Windbreakers Oh My!

  Above: Black Bomber Jacket by 3.1 PHILLIP LIM.  Cotton blend body with gold metallic striped ribbing at neck, base and cuffs.  Real Lambskin yoke front, back and down shoulders.  Center front 2 way metal zipper. Find jacket HERE online. Posted are 5 must have jackets picked by San Francisco men’s stylist at Sui Generis.   This

This funduscopic image reveals the effects of late neuro-ocular syphilis on the optic disk and retina. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Ocular Syphilis In San Francisco And Other West Coast Cities Increasing

CBS Local News reports: SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)  — Health officials in California are warning primary care and eye doctors to be on the lookout for ocular syphilis, as clusters of the disease hit San Francisco and other West Coast cities. Ocular syphilis is a sexually-transmitted disease that can cause blindness. Symptoms included eye pain, seeing

A preliminary drawing for Eagle Plaza on 12th Street shows trees, seating, and other amenities. Photo: Courtesy Gehl Studio

Gay Leather Park Planned For San Francisco in SOMA

Say what? Bay Area Reporter reports: A leather-themed public plaza would be built on the roadway outside the Eagle bar in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood under a proposal backed by the developer of a new mixed-use housing and retail development. The plan would turn a block of 12th Street, between Harrison and Bernice,

Loveball San Francisco | Re-imagination of Ball Culture Benefitting LGBTQ Non-profit

  The House Of Love Presents – Loveball San Francisco Edition A night of creative expression, love, and harmonious decadence, via a re-imagination of ball culture (Paris Is Burning), with proceeds going to the LGBTQ non-profit, Openhouse.  FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Where – Oasis 298 11th Street, San Francisco, CA 94114 When – Friday, February 27,


David | Menswear Stylist/ Babe Photographed by Mike Enders

Model: David | Stylist at San Francisco’s men’s store Sui Generis Photographer : Mike Enders | Facebook Clothes borrowed from Sui Generis | suigenerisconsignment.com Location: Lower Haight, San Francisco, CA


San Francisco Gallery Discovers Rare Double-Sided Gustav Klimt Drawing

San Francisco-based art gallery, Lost Art Salon, is pleased to announce the discovery of a previously unknown, double-sided Gustav Klimt drawing. This previously unseen drawing will be featured in an upcoming exhibition at the gallery, “Time Capsule: A Lost Klimt and Other Viennese Treasures”, as well as in the forthcoming Supplement Volume of the Catalogue Raisonne


Accidental Bear Talent Search! | Debuting New Live Music & Variety Show Feb 19th in San Francisco

Got talent? Be sure to check out the new monthly live music and variety show in San Francisco! Accidental Bear Website will producing a monthly event to create a platform for musicians, artists, performers to be seen and heard and get their voices out there to the world. The focus will be on live music, but all


Jello Biafra and Guest Bob Mould to DJ at SF Eagle Feb 13th |”Incredibly Strange Dance Party”

Be there are be square. Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys) Dj Set and Guest DJ Bob Mould (Husker Du, Sugar, Blowoff) 2 Legends 1 Infamous Night At the SF Eagle 9pm to 2am Facebook Event Page  That’s all you really need to know.


Polyglamorous | New San Francisco Party Wants You to Dance, Kiss, Repeat | Video Trailer

Introducing a new San Francisco part Polyglamorous: DANCE. KISS. REPEAT. They’ll be serving the beats and boys you’ve been looking for at a new monthly in San Francisco. An underground vibe you can’t miss in the heart of soma. Come one, come all, come Polyglamorous. FIRST FRIDAYS- SF OASIS FEB 6th DJs – Nark (Bottom Forty,


San Francisco | Dickslap Hits Town This Weekend! Feat. Riff-Raff & Doc Sleep | Hosted by Jem, Kelly Lovemonster & boy_friend

DICKSLAP! A let loose scenario for boys and girls and more boys… a wonderland full of free beard rubs, slick hands and magical dancing gogo men, where the jello shots go down easy and the sounds of the discotheque parade around and intoxicate you until you finally wake up from the dream, potentially next to

SF’s Pound Puppy New Video Promo Will Make You Wag Your Tail or Scream Beastiality| Watch Video

I can’t wait to see the comments on this new video promo from San Francisco nightclub Pound Puppy. Pound Puppy presents: PUPPY LOVE w/ residents Taco Tuesday and Kevin O’Connor Featuring Conor (No Way Back) and Carrie on Disco (Pound Puppy, General FIERCENESS) Valentines Day Feb 14th 2014 @SF EAGLE A valentine limerick from your


SF |”The Homecoming Queen’s Got A Musical” with Julie Brown, Drew Droege, Sam Pancake & More | SF Sketchfest 2015

 Get on this people before tickets sell out! Saturday January 24, 2015 7:00pm – 9:00pm Brava Theater Center (2781 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110) Julie Brown’s ‘The Homecoming Queen’s Got A Musical’ with Julie Brown, Drew Droege, Sam Pancake, Craig Taggart, Chris Pudlo, Jaci Pund, Cole Gerdes, Natalie Lander, Beth Crosby and Marsian De Lellis.

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Booming SF Company Yarness Talks with Mike Enders | New Products, Pop-Up Shop and Company Growth | Video

San Francisco company Yarness has been popping up all over the internet and making unforgettable appearances at recent street fairs. Mike Enders sat down with the men behind the yarn to get the scoop. Enders showered them with questions in the fun video interview below. Yarness are excited for their Pop-Up shop happening tonight, Friday Dec 5th


San Francisco | Jackie Beat: “On Ice!” Ebola, Isis, Drag Race… This Christmas, Drag is Dead | Dec 18th

  JACKIE BEAT: “ON ICE!” Ebola, ISIS, DRAG RACE… THIS CHRISTMAS, DRAG IS DEAD. Drag Legend Jackie Beat brings her ANNUAL HOLIDAY SHOW to The HistoricVerdiClubforaONE-NIGHT-ONLY. A tasteless casserole of classics with plenty of naughty new nuggets thrown in! Join world-famous, larger-than-life drag superstar JACKIE BEAT for her annual holiday show, a tasteless casserole of classics


Hot Cop of Castro Models for SF Company Blade + Blue to Raise Money for the Officer Down Memorial Fund

Officer Chris Kohrs, better known as the Hot Cop of the Castro in San Francisco, has teamed up with local men’s clothing company Blade + Blue. Officer Kohrs has put his good looks to use and is  the new face of Blade + Blue in this new shoot. All money raised from collaboration and model


Studly SF Personal Trainer Pablo Schmidt-Escobar Photographed by Mike Enders

    As always, photo-shoots with me are more like play dates. In this shoot, San Francisco Personal Trainer, Pablo Schmidt-Escobar  and I worked out, took pics and laughed our asses off. Pablo is gaining the reputation as the Bay Area’s #1 Goth Trainer. Check out those socks he’s got on from the company called Actual