504 E Locust St
Des Moines, California 50309

Sat, Nov 14: 7:00 pm – 2:00 am
Soapbox Social: 7 pm – 9 pm
Big Idea Night Party: 9 pm – 2 am

RSVP at www.YBCAFREE.org for guaranteed admittance

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Raise your awareness, lower your inhibitions and celebrate the “State of the Queer Nation” at Big Idea Night, YBCA’s FREE pARTy on Saturday, November 14. Learn more about YBCA’s Big Idea, “Bridging the Gap,” which focuses on cultural distance and how to close gaps of misunderstandings between people.

Show off your pink triangle fashions at the “Soapbox Social” from 7- 9 pm. Queer luminaries each deliver a five-minute State of the Union address followed by cocktails and conversation. Participants include Therese Stewart (Deputy City Attorney and Marriage Equality Advocate), Sister Vicious Power Hungry Bitch (co-founder of Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc.), Ryan Clary (Project Inform), and Anna Conda (Queerer Nation and Charlie Horse). “Soapbox” seats are limited so please RSVP at ybcafree.org.

At 9 pm, pARTy with performance artist Tim Miller; DJ Black and Crew spinning soulful house/eclectic homohop; Funk, punk, and crunk with Oaktown’s Hottub; and Diamond Daggers, Queer burlesque troupe featuring Simone de la Getto, La Chica Boom, and Alotta Boutte with hosts Ani Rivera (Dyke March) and the fabulous Sister Sara Femme (Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence). Plus a queer activist fair!

Experience YBCA visual art exhibitions When Lives Become Form: Contemporary Brazilian Art, 1960s to the Present; PAUSE: Keywords School, and Engagement, Commitment and Fresh Air: Fifty Years with the San Francisco Mime Troupe in the Room for Big Ideas. Also, short films in the Screening Room and cheap drinks all night long!

Enjoy delectable edibles from Orson/Citizen Cake’s Elizabeth Falkner (Top Chef, Iron Chef America) and partner/co-owner, Sabrina Riddle

If you’re lucky, you could be the winner of a brand new Smart Car!

Big Idea Night pARTy – 701 Mission Street San Francisco CA 94103 – YBCA Grand Lobby and Galleries

Public Info:
415.978.2787 or www.ybca.org

Big Idea Night pARTy: Free

RSVP at www.YBCAFREE.org for guaranteed admittance

Become a YBCA Member today to enjoy special entrance to YBCA’s Big Idea Night parties!

DV8 audience members will enjoy V.I.P. entrance to the Big Idea Night pARTy after the performance – including “spiritual guidance” by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence! DV8 tickets and info: 415-978-ARTS or ybca.org

Official Website: http://www.ybca.org

Added by ybcapr on October 22, 2009

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