Sylvester was an early founder of the black cross-dressing and trans women group The Discuotays. Later he joined the drag troupe The Cockettes. Later he pursued a solo singing career and was known for some big hits such as "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)". Sylvester died on December 16, 1988 at the age of 41.
Join Oakland poet Marvin K. White, Jaime Cortez, Joel Barraquiel Tan, Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano and friends as they pay a literary and musical tribute to the beloved Sylvester 25 years after his death.
Co-sponsored by the African-American Center of San Francisco Public Library.
Curated by Marvin K. White.
- Before I do: A Legal Guide to Marriage, Gay and Otherwise
- Martes 1 de Noviembre de 2016, 6:00 pmEureka Valley, Eureka Valley: Área Principal
- The Gods of Tango
- Miércoles 2 de Noviembre de 2016, 6:00 pmBiblioteca Central, Centro de Gays y Lesbianas
- Radar Reading Series
- Martes 8 de Noviembre de 2016, 6:00 pmBiblioteca Central, Sala Latino/Hispana A & B
*Patrocinado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca Pública de San Francisco.