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THEYFRIEND 2022 Nonbinary Performance Festival
November 16 @ 3:00 pm - November 19 @ 10:30 pm
Now in its second year, THEYFRIEND is the world’s first performance festival uplifting, centering, and celebrating nonbinary identity! This year the festival will expand to five events over four days (November 16 – 19) in partnership with San Francisco arts presenters and queer nightlife venues.
Curated by Edgar Fabián Frías, KB Boyce and Kevin Seaman, the 2022 THEYFRIEND festival will feature newly commissioned work from writer-performer Rawiyah Tariq, multimedia artist Sharmi Basu and musician Tyler Holmes, with live performances from local nonbinary performers and video from national and international contributors.
Nov 16, 5:30 PM
Engendered: THEYFRIEND Opening Showcase & Dialogue: https://www.facebook.com/events/5452147331520352
Nov 17, 7 PM
THEYFRIEND Featured Showcase: https://www.facebook.com/events/385462030326359
Nov 18, 5 PM
THEYFRIEND Nonbinary Happy Hour: https://www.facebook.com/events/778168069940455
Nov 18, 8 PM
Enby International: THEYFRIEND Video Showcase: https://www.facebook.com/events/1171859036750134
Nov 19, 9 PM
Unbounded: THEYFRIEND Closing Party
THEYFRIEND is supported by the California Arts Council, KQED Live, the Hormel LGBTQIA Center at San Francisco Public Library and Brava! for Women in the Arts, and is presented in partnership with Intersection for the Arts as part of the Intersect SF Series (supported with funds from Grants for the Arts) and the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District.
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