NIGHTLIFE HEIROGLYPHIC BEING So stoked that this dance music genius is coming to the great weekly Housepitality party! “Producer and boss of Mathematics Records, Chicago’s Jamal Moss a.k.a Hieroglyphic Being is a one-off musical explorer. Jamal’s music takes cues from the EBM and House that played a huge part in the city’s musical underground in the late eighties and early nineties, notably Ron Hardy and Adonis, but also Industrial, Avant-Jazz and Noise.” Wed/11, 9pm-2am, $5-$10. F8, SF. Tickets and more info here.
LIVE MUSIC C O /\/\ /\/\ /\ /\/ D O What tha fuk happens when you combine: 1 part Human Pissour of Raw Unabashed Sexuality + 1 part Wind Witch in Earth Drag + 1 part Earthbound Bear Rapper Extraordinarie + 3 parts Metal Infused Chamber Music of Madness? My dear Freaks, you get the Chemical Reaction of the New Supergroup C O /\/\ /\/\ /\ /\/ D O …a radical queer collaborative music collective, here represented by the forces of CHRISTEENE, KrylonSuperstar, Big Dipper, Van Jackson-Weaver, & The Living Earth Show. With Carletta Sue Kay. Tue/10, 8pm, $10-$15. Rickshaw Stop, SF. Tickets and more info here.
FILM/SEX HUMP! FILM FESTIVAL Homemade porn viewed in a roomful of strangers has never been this great. Dan Savage’s awesome, empowering idea to have people submit their own porn films — funny, sweet, awkward, and sometimes very, very hardcore — for a film festival still rings as something essential and human. Wed/11-Sat/14, 7pm and 9:15pm, $25. Victoria Theater, SF. Tickets and more info here.
TALK “UNSEEN TENDERLOIN” “Join the California Historical Society and the Tenderloin Museum in exploring rare and unseen moments in the Tenderloin neighborhood. Randy Shaw, author of The Tenderloin: Sex, Crime, and Resistance in the Heart of San Francisco and Tenderloin Museum Board Member, will present a slide show of images from the neighborhood from 1907 to 1971. Afterward join us for a book signing and viewing of Tenderloin materials in the CHS Collections.” Wed/11, 6pm-7:30pm, $5. California Historical Society, SF. Tickets and more info here.
LIVE MUSIC MIDGE URE Famous in the ’80s as the frontman for Ultravox and creator of such lasting hits as “Vienna,” “Reap the Wild Wind,” and “Dancing With Tears In My Eyes,” the New Wave rocker comes to town with Brad Brooks opening up. Wed/11, doors 7pm, show 8pm, $25. Social Hall, SF. Tickets and more info here.