Art

San Francisco’s Color Factory Made for Perfect Instagram Shots | Opens Aug 1st

Totally tubular! CN Traveler report — The latest attraction out of San Francisco makes all other summer events seem, well, dull in comparison. The Color Factory, “a 12,000 square foot, pop-up color experience,” opens Monday, August 1 to celebrate the full spectrum of hues, shades, and Instagrammable backdrops. The colorful exhibition is the brainchild of […]

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New Mural in SF of Latina Drag Legend to Protect the LGBTI Community by Artist Manuel Carmona | Video Interview

  I met up and chatted with artist Manuel Carmona about the new mural he, with the help of friends, are painting in San Francisco of drag queen Juanita More in a power stance, in front of rainbow flag. Mural can be seen on 18th Street/ Sanchez 0n the side of the clothing store Unionmade. […]

Queer News

San Francisco Rallies for International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, & Biophobia #IDAHOT | Pics & Videos

Yesterday, May 17th, was #IDAHOT  International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, & Biphobia, and people hit to the streets to rally and protest. Key speakers came out to inspire and encourage others to speak out and be enraged about current state of affairs. The ever passionate, Tom Ammiano, politician and LGBT rights activist from San Francisco, a […]

Music

SF | Exhausted Pipes Album Release Show at Brick and Mortar | Friday, May 5th

Exhausted Pipes Junk Parlor Callow Friday, May 05, 2017 7:30 PM PDT (6:30 PM Doors) Brick and Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco, CA 18 years and over Get your tickets here ticketweb.com Berkeley’s Exhausted Pipes will be having an album release show/party on Cinco De Mayo at Brick and Mortar Music Hall.  Tickets are 8 dollars and […]

Fashion Male Model

Check Out ABETTERBUZZ Brand Goods | Live Bold

Play time in the park! Mike grabbed his buddy Chris, a box of ABETTERBUZZ Brand Goods, and headed to the park to have Chris try on and model some t-shirts and hats! Find ABETTERBUZZ Brand Goods on abetterbuzzbrandgoods.com | Instagram | Facebook    Follow Mike on Instagram and check out more videos on Youtube. Be sure to […]

Music Music Video

Sleaford Mods – “Moptop” Video | Live Tonight at San Francisco’s Slims, Do Not Miss!

Have I been living under a fucking rock! Sleaford Mods just landed in to my spider web and I’ve been listening to them non-stop for 72 hours+. Sleaford Mods is Jason Williamson and Andrew Fearn from Nottingham. The music gods have answered my prayers and I have scored tickets for their San Francisco show tonight at Slims (Tickets still available […]

Queer News

San Francisco | Don’t Miss Kat Robichaud’s “Misfit Cabaret Presents: Whimsea”

  Mein Damen und Herren! Mesdames et Messieurs! Ladies… and Gentlemen! Kat Robichaud proudly presents her Misfit Cabaret: Whim-Sea– a night of decadence, bawdiness, and damsels (not) in distress. Journey through the beautiful briny sea and hear the sweet shipwreck serenade of Rabbit Quinn, experience the strolling minstrel raconteur Justin Seagrave weave stories of dragons […]

Queer News

San Francisco LGBT Center 2016 Annual City Wide Soiree | April 9, 2016

SOIREE 2016 Please join the San Francisco LGBT Center at our epic 2016 annual city-wide Soiree! WHAT: THE IMAGINARIUM: The queers and allies of San Francisco celebrate the creative power of our community’s imaginative minds. Ours is a flourishing, growing community that has a visionary and revolutionary pulse. At the Center, we know that the […]

Art

Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures Pop-Up in San Francisco

    Pop-Up featuring works of Robert Mapplethorpe Venture inside the mind of one of the 20th Century’s most important artists, and come face to face with his provocative masterpieces. Presented on a scale worthy of its artistic impact, this digital gallery features rare and revealing commentary from the photographer himself.    Friday, March 25, 2016, 6PM-11PM […]

Queer News

San Francisco |Don’t Miss Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret March 11th and 12th

  Prepare for a decadent evening of music, comedy, and unforgettable entertainment at Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret at the Great Star Theater on Friday, March 11 or Saturday, March 12, 2016. After earning a top-ten spot on Season 5 of NBC’s The Voice, Kat went on to stage a successful Kickstarter campaign that created the sizzling show that’s […]

Music Music Video

Bobby Jo Valentine Shares a Song for the New Year “Something You Happen To” | Video

Singer-songwriter Bobby Jo Valentine shared this video for his new song for the New Year, “Something You Happen To,” and had this to say about it.  A magic trick, new years resolutions, and some gorgeous people. This is the official music video for “Something You Happen To”, made of New Year’s Resolutions from people I love. […]

Queer News

Dan Savage’s Dirty Little Film Festival HUMP! is Coming to San Francisco | Jan 28 – 30

HUMP! is the name and porn is the game in Dan Savage’s Dirty Little Film Festival HUMP! The festival will be in San Francisco January 28 -30 at the Victoria Theater. “Since 2005, the HUMP! Film Festival has challenged ordinary people from all over the Pacific Northwest to become temporary porn-stars by making their very own five-minute dirty […]

Queer News

Converting Buses to Showers for the Homeless – “Lava Mae” | San Francisco

Lava Mae, a non-profit organization based in San Francisco converts old public transportation buses into mobile showers for the homeless. Check out the full article for more information: ww2.kqed.org “There were about 16 shower stalls for 3,500 men, women and children who literally live on the streets,” she explains. “And I thought that’s crazy, this […]

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San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Presents “HoliGAYS Are Here” | Dec 11th and 12th

SAN FRANCISCO – Today, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) and Dr. Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director, announced the holiday performances for Season 38: Expect The Unexpected, featuring three performances of HoliGays Are Here, running December 11-12 at the Nourse Theater (275 Hayes St, San Francisco). Performances are Friday, December 11 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, […]

Queer News

Check Out “The Penis Talk Show” in San Francisco Dec 16th!

  Hosted by Ronnie Larsen (creator of the hit off-Broadway comedy ‘Making Porn’) and Jared Scott Scherer (‘All-Male Peep Show’) One night only! VERY limited seating! Eye-popping, honest, and funny, The Penis Talk Show is an unprecedented look at human sexuality that titillates the senses and satisfies lifelong curiosities, as three exposed (yet anonymous) individuals recline onstage […]

Queer News

Leslie Jordan Returns to Feinstein’s at the Nikko with His Brand-New One-Man Show, “Not in My house!”

    SAN FRANCISCO (October 26, 2015) – Feinstein’s at the Nikko is thrilled to welcome back Emmy Award winner, Leslie Jordan, for two performances of his brand-new one-man show, Not In My House! – Friday, November 13 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, November 14 (7 p.m.). An active supporter of the LGBT community, Jordan was inspired to create his new show after a headline-making confrontation […]

Art

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

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 […]

Queer News

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 […]

Music

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 […]

Queer News

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, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Health

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 […]

Fashion

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 + […]

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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 […]

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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 […]