*Sylvester: 25 Years Celebration

Marvin K. White and Friends
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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.

Upcoming Events

RADAR Presents Reading + Launch Party:
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Radar Reading
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Radar Presents a Night of Banned and Challenged Books
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Main Library, Koret Auditorium

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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