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CultureWatch: 'Making Scenes' at the de Young

(Photo by Tom Foremski.)

Friday evening April 27 at the de Young in Golden Gate Park: Note - All public programs are free and do not require a ticket.

2012 Artist Fellow Monique Jenkinson (aka Fauxnique) celebrates Jean Paul Gaultier: From Sidewalk to Catwalk with Making Scenes.

Jenkinson brings the nightclub to the museum, curating a Friday Night at the de Young packed with the creative energy of San Francisco's club scenes.


5:45 pm - 6:45 p.m. Kids get to dress drag queens

Some Thing's 'Project Runtover,' and the de Young's diverse Friday night audience, in which child-led teams embellish outfits for Some Thing's drag luminaries, resulting in a wondrous fashion parade!


8:00 - 8:45PM Sharp! Club Cultures History Lecture Series Part 1

Schooling the Children: It Came From Club Häagen-Dazs

Waiyde Palmer, longtime artist, activist, bartender, and self-proclaimed club-crawler will give a talk on the history of queer club cultures in SF and beyond


7:00 PM Our People

Collaborating with a group of talented performers, most of whom she knows through the queer club scene, Monique Jenkinson (aka Fauxnique) creates a dance/installation inspired by the work of Jean Paul Gaultier - his icons, fetishes, and light-hearted, humanistic irreverence. Our People explores difference, personal expression, personal history, political engagement, and the possibility of truly coming together on a dance floor.

7:30 - 8:00PM Tim Carr

The vivacious and extremely talented Tim Carr sings a live set of seriously danceable electro-pop.8:00 - 8:45 p.m.Stanley FrankDJ Stanley Frank (Viennetta Discotheque, Daytime Realness, Some Thing) spins an irresistible collection of disco, euro-disco and freestyle to finish the party (or get you started for the next one).