Compiled by Breena Kerr
Midori shares the secrets of dominance at Stormy Leather on Thursday.
>> Amateur Night at the Lusty Lady
Now you can be a Lusty Lady too, just bring your best moves and be ready to bump and grind it with the best of them.
Wed/18, 5pm-9pm, $1
1033 Kearny, SF
>> The Art of Feminine Dominance
Master the delicate art of mastering others- “without being a bitch.” Psychology, politics, practical exercises, techniques, fashion and more- rookies to experts are invited to unlock the power-woman within.
Thursday/ 19, 7:30pm, $25 in advance, $30 at the door
Stormy Leather Retail Store
1158 Howard St San Francisco
>> Uniforms Night
Don’t ask, but do tell your boyfriends about this theme night party. Pull on those boots and hope they’re made for dancing, because indie-wave house will be pumpin from the speakers. Is that a gun in your pocket or are you just excited it’s Friday?
Fri/20, 9pm-2am, no cover (we just had a minor stroke too)
1225 Folsom St, SF
>> “Art of Restraint”
Installation art meets performance art meets bondage, or as their website better puts it, “bodies struggle and dance in the air in an erotic ballet of dominance and submission… sculptural installations.” Throw in the promise of “being fed” champagne, strawberries and dark chocolate… and it’s hard to restrain yourself, even with a pretty rope.
Sat /21, 8pm-11pm (doors locked at 8), $50 per ticket
Femina Potens Gallery
2199 Market, SF
>> Cross Cultural Sacred Sexuality-The Wide Wild World of Magical Sex
For anyone curious about sacred sex and sex traditions across the globe, this is your entrée into the crossroads of sex, culture and spirituality. Led by powerhouse duo: Franciesca Gentillé (shaman, clinical sexologist, empowered aging specialist, relationship counselor, radio host and co-author) and Tahil Gesyuk (life coach, researcher, yoga instructor and couples intimacy coach), how could you go wrong?
Tues/ 24, 7pm, $20 sliding scale
The Center for Sex and Culture
1519 Mission, SF
>> Penny Arcade’s BITCH! DYKE! FAGHAG! WHORE!
Originally created in 1990 to respond to the politics of sex-censorship, this performance piece is finally to San Francisco for the first time! Not only does it address issues around the sex industry, it actually employs local erotic dancers in each city it visits. The creator is internationally known writer, actress and director Penny Arcade, who began her career as a Warhol Factory Superstar at 17 and is featured in the Warhol film “Women in Revolt.
Wed, Feb 25- March 7, 8pm, $25-$50
2781 24th St, San Francisco