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Smack Dab Queer Open Mic

July 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

Smack Dab Queer Open Mic
Featuring Juba Kalamka
Sunday, July 7, 5pm
New location: Manny’s, 3092 16th Street at Valencia
(1 block from 16th and Mission BART.)
Free, all ages, all genders, all the time

Smack Dab Queer Open Mic is a long-running free LGBTQIA community event with the slogan “All ages, all genders, all the time.”

If you’d like to perform at the open mic, please come sign up and bring five minutes of whatever you want to share: stories, poems, a song, dance, your art or, perhaps you’d simply like to join us as audience? We’re the friendliest open mic you’ll find, but we pay attention to time.

Smack Dab Queer Open Mic has been running since 2003. Founded by Kirk Read and Larry-bob Roberts at Magnet, the gay men’s health clinic in the Castro, after 10 years Kirk Read retired as co-host and Dana Hopkins became co-host with Larry-bob in 2014. Smack Dab has since been held at Magnet’s successor Strut and at Dog Eared Books Castro.

This is our second time at our new location, Manny’s, 3092 16th Street at Valencia, which is a block from 16th and Mission Bart, and near the 22, 14, 49, and 33 Muni lines.

In addition to our open mic performers, each time we feature a special guest who we give a little more time to stretch out and share their art (of whatever genre) with us.

Accessibility: Manny’s is accessible from sidewalk level with double doors. All areas are wheelchair accessible. The bathrooms are gender neutral and have wheelchair accessibility. The room our event is in has a variety of seating for a variety of body sizes including straight backed chairs, armchairs and some comfy sofas. Sound is comfortably amplified. Manny’s is not fragrance free.nnynny


July 7, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
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(415) 913-7985
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3092 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco, 94108 United States
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(415) 913-7985
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