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The Center for Sex and Culture’s Grace Alley Mural Project on Offbeatr: Looking to raise $2000 by December 22nd 2012 for public art celebrating San Francisco’s past sexual renegades, founders, activists, and healers.
The Center for Sex & Culture is in the process of conceptualizing and creating a public art project, the Grace Alley Mural Project, to be featured on the exterior of the Center for Sex & Culture building on the wall at Grace Alley. We have a team of our very own notorious (and not-so-notorious) muralists prepared to collaborate on this Mural, a highlight of San Francisco’s sexual history and culture. Our group of talented artists includes Eddie Colla, Finley Coyl, Amandalynn, and Éclair Acuda Bandersnatch. Their work on Grace Alley will pay homage to our city’s past sexual renegades, founders, activists and healers.
The Mural will be situated amidst nightlife, non-profits, neighborhood residential and mixed commerce — but it’s also a location in need of beautification to our Public Spaces. It will emphasize the good work of non-profit organizations centered around sex, enhance the good work we are doing here and let the surrounding community know we are an organization that plans to stay and grow in this neighborhood. The Mural will be a celebration of sex-positivity, knowledge and the work San Francisco has pioneered and achieved on behalf of sexual health, education and openness.
This Mural is a true labor of love — for sex, the community and the sex community, but we ask for your financial support to make this loving project really happen. Specifically, your monetary donations would help toward the rental of electric scissor lifts (to be used to physically elevate the artists as they work on the wall), artists’ commissions and project supplies. Any contributions you may be able to provide toward that estimation will be deeply cherished!
To see more images of the Grace Alley Mural Project follow us on Facebook, visit our Tumblr, or come see it in person at 1349 Mission Street in San Francisco, but we need your donations to fill this wall with art.
Donation levels and rewards:
The first 20 donors to contribute $10 will receive a “safe sex play” gift bag! all the things you need to get it on— safely.
Pledge $15 or more: Vintage Porn Magazine Stash.
The first 10 donors to contribute $15 will receive hand picked vintage porn stash— featuring classics from Playboy, Hustler, Playgirl, and others.
THIS $20 PLEDGE IS NOW SOLD OUT!
Autographed book from Carol Queen.
THIS $50 PLEDGE IS NOW SOLD OUT!:
Center for Sex & Culture Goodie Swag Bag
Donors who pledge $50 or more, will receive a specially created sound recording of a woman pleasuring herself to orgasm — just for you.
The first 3 donors to contribute $60 will be granted Basic Membership to the Center for Sex & Culture. A $60 value that includes-Discounts on events and classes. Invitation to member-only events.
The first 10 donors to contribute $100 will be granted free library membership at the Center for Sex & Culture (a $100 value).
—-About the Center for Sex and Culture—-
The Mission of the Center for Sex & Culture is to provide judgment-free education, cultural events, a library/media archive, and other resources to audiences across the sexual and gender spectrum; and to research and disseminate factual information, framing and informing issues of public policy and public health.
Friday, October 26th
The QUICKIES - Good Vibrations’ Erotic Short Film Competition at the haunted Castro Theatre with Peaches Christ and Dr. Carol Queen!
Your favorite adult toy store presents the hottest films of all flavors from around the world all in 7 minutes or less. Funny, romantic, hardcore, straight, gay, lesbian, queer, or kinky, these international films go far beyond mainstream porn in a hilarious and stimulating presentation MC’d by your hosts Peaches Christ and Dr. Carol Queen. Lube up for laughs at the pre-party in the Castro Theatre mezzanine featuring cocktails, nibbles, sexy prizes, live music and bawdy burlesque, followed by the screening where the audience chooses who gets $1,500 and glory! Spooky, sexy costumes encouraged!
When: Friday, October 26th
Time: 7pm $10 Pre-party (doors only) / 8pm $10 Screening (advance tickets available)
Where: Castro Theatre
San Francisco, CA 94114
Saturday, October 27th
Good Vibrations Sex Summit
Good Vibrations presents a dynamic conference on America’s sexual state of the union featuring authors and educators from various perspectives. This forum will examine the relationship between sex and the media, health, pop culture and politics in a series of panel presentations plus keynote presentations by esteemed author and research scientist Debby Herbenick, Brian Alexander, and Marty Klein. Journalists, academics, sexologists, authors and the public will converge for this first-ever conference in a lively and relevant day-long discussion followed by a hosted cocktail reception at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis in downtown San Francisco.
When: Saturday, October 27th
Time: 8:30am registration, 10am conference start
Where: San Francisco Marriott Marquis in downtown San Francisco
55 Fourth Street, San Francisco, California 94103
Tickets: Early bird special - $69 before October 1st/ $99 thereafter
Note: Sex Summit ticket includes screening for the Quickies erotic shorts on 10/26!
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