The Stud

The first worker-owned cooperative nightclub in the US! Open Tuesday- Sunday. Happy Hour 5pm-8pm.

Jakmel Ekpsresyon benefit with: Homobiles, Crissy Bell, Messy Lover and Honey Mahogany!
Feb
22
to Feb 23

Jakmel Ekpsresyon benefit with: Homobiles, Crissy Bell, Messy Lover and Honey Mahogany!

Come out for the Jakmel Ekspresyon benefit at The STUD!
Thursday Feb 22nd 10-2 am. $7-20 sliding scale.

ALL-STAR lineup with: Homobiles, Crissy Bell and new Bay Area band Messy Lover. Drag performance and MC by the one and only Honey Mahogany!

Get your $1 raffle tickets and win exciting raffle prizes from: Mr. S Leather, Diving Swallow Tattoo, Alley Cat Books, Scarlet Sage Herb Co, Pyramid Records and more TBA!!!

Jakmel Ekspresyon Center in Jacmel, Haiti provides local artists with space and facilities in a non-discriminatory environment. The center provides skills and resources to empower self-change and entrepreneurial spirit to local and international artists. Founded after the earthquake in 2010, JE has programs for fashion design, screen printing and workshops in dance, drumming, painting drawing, mental health, computer skills, robotics, photography and theater.
For more info go to: jecenter.org

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BLACK FRIDAYS with HONEY MAHOGANY
Feb
23
to Feb 24

BLACK FRIDAYS with HONEY MAHOGANY

Black Fridays brings a fresh spin to drag night at the Stud. The lights will be low, the music groovin, and Honey Mahogany hosts a show featuring the Bay's brightest and most legendary stars.

Shining a spotlight on local performers of color, the show starts at midnight, but get there early! You don't want to miss our stellar DJ's!

https://ww2.kqed.org/…/honey-mahogany-black-friday-stud-ba…/

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Hardcore Home Movies • Dirty Looks + Canyon Cinema •
Feb
25
7:00 PM19:00

Hardcore Home Movies • Dirty Looks + Canyon Cinema •

Dirty Looks (LA//NYC) assembles a screening of explicit, Homocore shorts from luminaries of the scene, like G.B. Jones, Bruce La Bruce, Scott Treleaven and Vaginal Davis, as well as artists like Jill Reiter, Jonesy (of the queercore band Fagbash) and Greta Snider.

Jonesy, Fiend, Super 8 on HD, 3min., 1992
Greta Snider, Hard-Core Home Movie, 16mm, 5min., 1989
Jill Reiter, The Birthday Party, super 8 on video, 9min., 1993
G.B. Jones, The Troublemakers, super 8 on DV, 20min., 1990
Scott Treleaven, The Salivation Army, super 8 and video, 22min., 2001
Rick Castro, “3. Dr. Chris Teen Sex Surrogate” (from Three Faces of Women: a feminine trilogy), VHS, 25min., 1994
Greta Snider, Our Gay Brothers, 16mm, 9min., 1993

Screening presented in partnership with Canyon Cinema

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Pastel Gore: Ghost-Type
Feb
25
to Feb 26

Pastel Gore: Ghost-Type

PASTEL GORE is an all-new nightlife experience where nerdy drag and filthy, horror drag collide. Pull out your Silph Scopes and put on some heels, because this month we are taking you on a journey through Lavender Town, the most haunted location in the Pokémon World. Whether you’re a Pokémon Master or a Pokémon Sub, watch your shadow… before your shadow starts to watch you.

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Extra! Extra!
Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

Extra! Extra!

From the off-center mind of VivvyAnne ForeverMORE! this dragshow cum news gameshow dares you to win at all costs and all there is to lose is your morals, ethics and soul. Everything is (un)fair game. Carrying us through is real life political mover and shaker Nate Allbee and handsy stage hand Charles/Pseuda.

For our premiere guest judge and target Hillary Ronen proves her polictal acumen, scores the audience on their ruthlessness and decides who wins. Because we all want to know WHO REALLY WINS???????

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Desperate Living 1 YEAR Anniversary Night of 1000 Courtneys w/ Younger Lovers
Mar
2
to Mar 3

Desperate Living 1 YEAR Anniversary Night of 1000 Courtneys w/ Younger Lovers

HOLY SHIT! ITS BEEN A YEAR! So many Rad bands, so many queens, so much filth. AND WE'RE READY TO CELEBRATE HARDDDD!!! W/ a VERY special theme of the night....

NIGHT OF 1000 COURTNEYS.
Thats right. An entire night of debauchery paying homage to the high priestess herself, Courtney Love.

A COURTNEY LOVE COSTUME CONTEST!!!
COME DRESSED AS YOUR FAVORITE COURTNEY.

W/ YOUR HOSTESS, one of the creators of Desperate Living: VERUCA BATHSALTS (Seth Shubin)

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Go BANG! with Bus Station John, Steve Fabus, Prince Wolf, Sergio Fedasz!
Mar
3
to Mar 4

Go BANG! with Bus Station John, Steve Fabus, Prince Wolf, Sergio Fedasz!

San Francisco has a diverse disco scene that often crosses over but not often enough! The goal of Go BANG! is to bring the crews and their devoted dancers together in a mixed, diverse, exciting environment, with a nod to the diversity and freedom of the 70's/80's San Francisco/New York/Chicago disco nightlife!

We have been lucky to do so - for our friends - every 1st Saturday for the past 9 Years!

We are proud to call THE STUD our home!

Disco freaks, art school boys & girls, drag queens & kings, boogie-heads, fierce dancers, flashy dressers, sexy girls, hot boys, DJs, dancers, photographers, artists, fashionistas; gay/straight/bi/tri/whateva! Bring your flashiest, trashiest, classiest, sexiest, craziest style; but bring an open mind, big smile, and shoes that will allow you to dance from opening to the final song!

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Go Deep: a Pisces Queen Bday! ON A MONDAY!!!
Mar
5
to Mar 6

Go Deep: a Pisces Queen Bday! ON A MONDAY!!!

Go Deep and Cum up from The Depths with Pisces Birthday Queens!!!
We will be celebrating another trip around the sun with the water babies, water witches, frozen planets, crybabies, mermaid lagoons, octopussies, all aquatic archetypes welcum.
:: Bathe with us.:: KB Tuffy Boyce, Emma Deboncoeur, Brooke Lober, Jared Gruendl Lacey Pants Johnson, = Pisces Queens

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PUFF
Mar
8
7:00 AM07:00

PUFF

Come and take toke or two on our shillelagh stick and you will see stoney leprechauns dancin' in the alley at PUFF on Thursday, March 8 from 7-10pm at The Stud. Cover $5. Extra raffle tickets $5 each.

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Vivvy's Grand Opening- Pageant Pageant
Mar
9
to Mar 10

Vivvy's Grand Opening- Pageant Pageant

You wanna talk about Pageants? Let's talk about Pageants!
Touch all of this Pageant, you just can't take it, you're just an overgrown Pageant Pageant!

On the anniversary of Vivvy's Grand Opening Grand Opening- we give you Pageant Pageant!
8 teams of queens compete for the premiere title crown and sash of San Francisco.
Everyone's a winner, just someone wins more.

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PURIM Carnalval 5778
Mar
10
to Mar 11

PURIM Carnalval 5778

Celebrants of the OVERTHROW of the Tyrant Winter!
Celebrators of the RISING of the SAP!
YOU who are ready, willing, and lusting to face Plutonian tyranny dead in the face and laugh:

YOU ARE INVITED to the 7th Annual Witches Purim EXTRAvaganza
Saturday March 3rd (23rd of Adar, 5778)
9 PM - 4 AM
$10 - $20 NOTAFLOF ... Proceeds given as tzedakah; beneficiary TBA.

Doors @ 9 PM
World Famous Purim Shpeel (Play) begins at 10 PM SHARP
Live Klezmer Music
DJ Shawna Shawnte and DJ Amber Cita

Please come dressed to empress as a character from the Purim story or an archetype from the TAROT.

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Polesexual Presents - Andy Warhol's Fagtory!
Mar
11
to Mar 12

Polesexual Presents - Andy Warhol's Fagtory!

Drop acid, turn on the cameras and lets POP some ART! As we go inside the place that created icons, Andy Warhol's FACTORY aka Fagtory (for us)

So put on your best Campbells soup hat and carry a silver pillow balloon for a night of pure art and underground oddities of beauty. Ma Shugganuttz and all the Polecats will be there just for you.

And spinning the sounds of yesterday .... Dakota Pendent ( Resident DJ for Queens of Bingo, Doubletake, And LOVE)

Fantastic Illumination by Urban Tactical Circus

$10 GETS YOU IN
and as always FREE in drag and the show starts at 11pm

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Sister Spit: QTPOC Cruising the West Tour - San Francisco
Mar
15
7:00 PM19:00

Sister Spit: QTPOC Cruising the West Tour - San Francisco

🌙An evening of provocation, feelings, analysis, astrology & shade🌙
In 2018 Sister Spit celebrates its 21st year on the road with stops in California, Arizona and New Mexico from March 2 - March 15 (homecoming @ The STUD), featuring 7 EXCEPTIONAL artists shaping the culture as we know it rn:
🌙Mari Naomi
🌙Jamal Lewis
🌙Juliana Delgado Lopera
🌙Wo Chan
🌙jayy dodd
🌙Virgie Tovar &
🌙Andrea Abi-Karam

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Epilogue for Our Future Ends
Mar
17
5:00 PM17:00

Epilogue for Our Future Ends

Epilogue for Our Future Ends is dance party and performance with new and restaged selections from Our Future Ends (a multidisciplinary satire about near extinct lemurs and long lost Lemuria). Epilogue continues the legacy of Lemurians (Brontez Purnell and Heather Acs), summons a Cosmic DJ (Siobhan Aluvalot) and occult luminary Madame Blavatsky (Lyddle Jean) and features a live performance by musician Hale May along with Our Future Ends remixes by TED M SUPERSTAR.

Epilogue for Our Future Ends is part of the inaugural CounterPulse Festival. Visit counterpulse.org/cp-fest18 for more information.

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BLACK FRIDAYS with HONEY MAHOGANY
Mar
23
to Mar 24

BLACK FRIDAYS with HONEY MAHOGANY

Black Fridays brings a fresh spin to drag night at the Stud. The lights will be low, the music groovin, and Honey Mahogany hosts a show featuring the Bay's brightest and most legendary stars.

Shining a spotlight on local performers of color, the show starts at midnight, but get there early! You don't want to miss our stellar DJ's!

https://ww2.kqed.org/…/honey-mahogany-black-friday-stud-ba…/

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Stereo Argento Part V: David Lynch
Mar
30
to Mar 31

Stereo Argento Part V: David Lynch

Stereo Argento returns with is fifth installment honoring the maestro of mood himself, director DAVID LYNCH!

From Eraserhead to Blue Velvet to Mulholland Drive, his films have pushed the envelope of narrative filmmaking; bringing their viewers into an uncanny saliva bubble where dreams curdle and nightmares cement.

Between the cracks in sideshow flesh and somewhere deep out on a desert highway soft doo-wop swells, and the partygoers *snap* … *snap*… *snap* ...
 

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Extra! Extra!
Apr
5
7:00 PM19:00

Extra! Extra!

From the off-center mind of VivvyAnne ForeverMORE! this dragshow cum news gameshow dares you to win at all costs and all there is to lose is your morals, ethics and soul. Everything is (un)fair game. Carrying us through is real life political mover and shaker Nate Allbee and handsy stage hand Charles/Pseuda.

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Creature XIII: Paper Anniversary
Feb
16
to Feb 17

Creature XIII: Paper Anniversary

IT’S OUR ONE YEAR PAPER ANNIVERSARY
&& we’re packing our bill to celebrate

for those who aren’t super up on victorian wedding traditions, you're supposed to give & get paper on yr first anniversary. so, that's the theme: newspaper// crepe paper// wrapping paper// construction paper// folded paper// bloody paper -- paper chains// paper fortune tellers// paper hats// paper masks// paper mache -- bible pages// dead sea scrolls// pages from yr fave vintage porn// dollars// euros. idk, you weirdos are genius babes, you’ll make it work. (shout out to the late, great SEA party Butch Queen for letting us crib this theme ♥)

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Polesexual Presents - An Evening at Shady Pines!
Feb
11
10:00 PM22:00

Polesexual Presents - An Evening at Shady Pines!

MA SHUGGANUTTZ IS CELEBRATING HER BIRTHDAY!! And what better way than with all your favorite OLD queens.150 never looked so bad!!!

Have you ever wondered what many of San Francisco's drag nightlife hustlers would look like in 20- 30- or 40 years !! Well this night is your chance. Come with us to The Studly Pines retirement home for a visit you wont soon forget...... wait .... what???

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Vivvy's Grand Opening
Feb
9
to Feb 10

Vivvy's Grand Opening

------YUM YUM YUM------YUM YUM YUM------

$10 Friday February 9th 10pm-4am
Showz througout- seriously- like starting around 11-1- showz all around all night

This party has it all:
Hungry Qwanz
Showz on Stagez and Showz everywhere
Hollow Eve
Dulce De Leche
Bobby Barnaby
Gabriel Christian/Eartha Kunt

Dancing to the barst deejays
Frida Ibarra/ La Frida
Siobhan Aluvalot

Door by the foreverqueen
Gina LaDivina

Hoested by VivvyAnne ForeverMORE
with Jillian Gnarling

pothoz by Garaje Gooch

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PUFF, a Queer, Marijuana, Drag Party at the Stud on Feb 8
Feb
8
7:00 PM19:00

PUFF, a Queer, Marijuana, Drag Party at the Stud on Feb 8

We are gonna huff and PUFF and blow a big doobie at our next show on Thursday, Feb 8 at The Stud from 7-10pm featuring DJ Sergio Fedasz blowing musical 420 smoke rings in the DJ booth, midnight toker Maria Konner playing live and mega stoner DJ Dank hosting the drag show and stoner raffle. See you there!

Stay later for the kooky, drag hijinks of LOVE hosted by Mama Dora, The Pristine Condition and Ultra.

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2/7 nonprofitfeelings February
Feb
7
5:00 PM17:00

2/7 nonprofitfeelings February

Non Profit feelings is a happy hour for non profit workers of all spectrum to come together and chill out and have a drink together once a month.
Artists, Writers, Art workers, Health workers! Everyone is welcome, and so are your friends, even if they work at a for profit. Just make them buy you a drink ;-)

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Lip Service
Feb
4
to Feb 5

Lip Service

It's that time again...

Join the Good Time Girls for another installation of Lip Service! We've got DJ sets, drag shenanigans and retro vibes all night. Come through with your good Judys or fly solo to cruise potential Valentines. Start your February off right with us!

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Nath Ann Carrera: The Early Southern Gothicism Of Dolly Parton!
Jan
31
7:00 PM19:00

Nath Ann Carrera: The Early Southern Gothicism Of Dolly Parton!

'I DON'T WANT TO THROW RICE, I WANT TO THROW ROCKS: The Early Southern Gothicism Of Dolly Parton!'

Nath Ann Carrera sings an evening of early extreme sensationalistic story songs penned by Dolly Parton from 1967-1971!

Class-Conscious Incest! Teen Delinquent Anti-Authoritarian Murder! Mental Institution Imprisonment! Anti-Marriage Retaliation! Stillborn Suicide! Speed-Addicted Swingers! Children Bursting Into Flames While Their Parents Tell Dirty Jokes! And BEYOND!

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Bridge Club! at The Stud
Jan
27
to Jan 28

Bridge Club! at The Stud

Bridge Club: SF Edition

We're takin the ho on the road for a Golden Gate Bridge Club!!
The whole crew is together and we're taking control of The Stud all night til they kick us out.

We are a queer collective based out of Portland OR. We've been throwing debaucherous daytime events and night time get togethers since 2012. We are committed to the dance floor as a transformative space where bodies and sound mix with art and community. bridgeclubpdx.com

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BLACK FRIDAYS : ButchFemme with HONEY MAHOGANY
Jan
26
to Jan 27

BLACK FRIDAYS : ButchFemme with HONEY MAHOGANY

Black Fridays brings a fresh spin to drag night at the Stud. The lights will be low, the music groovin, and Honey Mahogany hosts a show featuring the Bay's brightest and most legendary stars.

Shining a spotlight on local performers of color, the show starts at midnight, but get there early! You don't want to miss our stellar DJ's!

https://ww2.kqed.org/…/honey-mahogany-black-friday-stud-ba…/

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