WKND UPDATE AUG 1-4 :: Catzlán + RYE RYE + SAV NOIR +++

ISSUE 3 DROPS MID-AUGUST BABES, COULD YOU DIE? BUT FUR NOW, OUR WEEKEND UPDATE. CLICK TO ENLARGE ALL IMAGES

First and most importantly, the venerable Galeria de la Raza is currently showing very crucial POLITI-KITTY ART. Fans of the “Catzlán” series of prints and posters can thank Rio Yañez, master of contemporary Mission District 3D art, whose father Rene happens to have been the Galeria’s original artistic director when the space opened in the Mission back in 1970. You know, before it introduced San Francisco to Dia de los Muertos, became a center of Chicano culture, etc.

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Rio’s artistic statement:

Catzlán is a series of artworks taking equal inspiration from the pedagogy of Chicano activism and cute kittens. Catzlán pays tribute to the work of such forefathers as Reies Tijerina, Toonces the Driving Cat, Ceiling Cat, Gloria Anzaldua, and Heathcliff.

Also, super-famous street artist JR is in town promoting immigration reform, which we were down for until we questioned the need for his incredibly well funded project to completely cover the community wheatpaste wall on Valencia.

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PARTY VIBEZ It’s the first weekend of the month, so you already know that AHDM4U is working the Hard French-Swagger Like Us circuit.

>> Join the HF crew (plus Kelly and his Jiggalicious Dance Babes, duh) for their Saturday soul day time dance party, this month featuring everybody’s drag momma << Glamamore >> Sat/3, 3pm-8pm; $7; El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, SF

>> And then, a different kind of diva. 22 year old Baltimore MC Rye Rye stars at the Hard French after-party at Public Works. We’re talking 12 hours of party bbs, only the strong will survive ❤ Sat/3, 9pm-3am; $15 presale, $20 door, Public Works, 161 Erie, SF

>> Chances are if you’re reading this you’re already down with Kelly and Double Duchess davO’s monthly queer hip-hop party. This Sunday, Swagger Like Us will be the jump off with Double Duchess premiering its hella cute new track “Twinkle” Sun/4, 3pm-8pm; $5 before 4pm, $8 after; El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, SF

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NU VIDEOZ 4 U 

>> We followed hot fat femme activist and editor of Hot and Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love, & Fashion Virgie Tovar avidly throughout her recent adventures with Courtney Trouble at BBW Fan Fest in Vegas, and we’re beyond over her video interview with Kelly Lovemonster for AHDM4U’s Issue 3. Here’s a preview of her wise words:

>> Bay Area rapper Micahtron debuted her first new video in years for “Use it Like a Bumper”. Filmed and edited by Rik Lee, it features the Bay’s preeminent vogue dancer Jocquese Whitfield, and performance/drag artist Kallisto Damore.

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WHAT 2 WEAR THO One of our favorite SF streetwear brands Sav Noir just released its second collection, called “1980$” so people know when you were born and stuff. This weekend you can pick up the new looks (and some from the last series, which was heavy on the biting religious commentary) at the release party. Free Pabst from 5-7pm, hayy Sat/3, 11am-7pm, free. True Sole, 1427 Haight, SF

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