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Life Beyond Uranus: Remembering a Golden Age of San Francisco Nightlife

  • GLBT Historical Society Museum 4127 18th Street San Francisco, CA, 94114 United States (map)


GLBT Historical Society Museum, 4127 18th St., San Francisco, CA 94114


$5.00 | Free for members

*Limited Seating, advance RSVP recommended.

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Legendary club kids, DJs, queer punks, DIY fashionistas, nightlife promoters and club owners gather to share their scandalous stories of nightlife before the Internet (1980s – 1990s).

They will revisit clubs like Uranus, The Stud, the Box, The Eagle, Colossus, Universe, and more. Notorious outfits, items, and looks from both the denizens' personal collections and the GLBT Historical Society Archives will be shown, highlighting how a resilient nightlife scene helped a community weather the darkest years of the AIDS crisis.

This program is part of the SoMa Nights: The Queer Club Photography of Melissa Hawkins exhibition, on view through May 27, 2019.

Photo credit: Melissa Hawkins, Dancer, Folsom (1991); used with permission.