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"Beautiful By Night" hosted by the Roxie Theater

Don't miss a historic occasion at a historic cinema - this is a one time only chance to see drag performances at the oldest continuously operating movie theater in San Francisco.

The Tenderloin Museum brings James Hosking's "Beautiful By Night" to the Roxie Theater on April 7th for a one night only special engagement. "Beautiful by Night" follows three older drag entertainers at the legendary Aunt Charlie's over the course of one evening. The film, along with show-stopping drag performances from the three ladies, played to a sold out show at the Tenderloin Museum. Don't miss an encore presentation of this award winning documentary film and photo series. Director James Hosking and cinematographer Vanessa Carr will be in attendance and will lead a discussion with subjects Donna Personna, Collette LeGrande and Olivia Hart, who will also dazzle us with not-to-be-missed drag performances (for the first time ever at the Roxie Theater!).

Update: Cruzin d'Loo will emcee the event. Official After-Party next door at the Hideout (at Dalva) immediately following the event. The Hideout area is in the back of Dalva (3121 16th St) and we have the upstairs area reserved. See you there!

More on the Tenderloin Museum:
The new Tenderloin Museum celebrates the rich history of one of San Francisco’s oldest and most unique neighborhoods.The museum tells the story of the Tenderloin community, past and present. 

More on James:
James Hosking is a photographer and filmmaker based in San Francisco. His photography has been featured in Port, Out, Mother Jones, and other publications. He is currently working on a documentary about the San Francisco Night Ministry with Vanessa Carr and Jeremy Lybarger.

More on Donna:
Donna Personna is an artist and performer, first hitting the stage with the legendary Cockettes. She was the subject of the 2013 Iris Prize-winning short “My Mother,” by Jay Bedwani. She serves on the board of directors committees for Trans March and the Transgender Day of Remembrance, working to gain wider visibility for transgender rights.

More on Olivia:
Olivia Hart is a chef by day and performer by night. She is the current Grand Duchess of the Ducal Court of San Francisco. She has organized and hosted numerous events to benefit the LGBT community and, in particular, organizations that support addiction recovery and sober living.

More on Collette:
Collette LeGrande is the twice former Grand Duchess of the Ducal Court of San Francisco and the current heir apparent to the Queen Mother of the Americas. She has raised funds for charity in the Tenderloin for 30 years, supporting AIDS Emergency Fund, Magnet, Mama Reinhardt's Toys for Tots, and many others. She has worked at Aunt Charlie’s since 1998 and organizes her own bi-weekly drag show, the Dream Queens Revue.

Event Details:
Roxie Theater
3117 16th St

Earlier Event: April 4
Lunchtime Speaker Series: Jane Kim
Later Event: April 16
Obscura Day