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Friday, December 6th




The QUICKIES - Good Vibrations’ Erotic Short Film Competition and NSFW holiday party at the Castro Theatre! 
Co-sponsered by the Center for Sex and Culture
Time: 7pm



 $10 Pre-party (doors only) / 8pm $10 Screening (advance tickets available)


Where: Castro Theatre         
429 CastroSan Francisco, CA 94114
Info:  http://goodvibesquickies.com/ 




Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/508203


Your favorite adult toy store presents the hottest films of all flavors fromaround the world all in 7 minutes or less.  Funny, romantic, hardcore, straight, gay, lesbian, queer, or kinky, these international films go far beyond mainstream porn in a hilarious and stimulating presentation moderated by a royal panel of queens: Dr. Carol Queen, D’Arcy Drollinger, Trixxie Carr, and Hugz Bunny.
 
Come early for the pre-party in the Castro Theatre mezzanine, a NSFW holiday party featuring cocktails, nibbles, free sexy prizes from the Wheel of Pleasure, live music and bawdy burlesque, followed by the screening where the audience chooses who gets $1,500! Don your gay apparel and reindeer sweaters at this NSFW party where you won’t get fired, just fired up for some amazing films!  Cocktails, Christmas and porn, together at last.
 

Friday, December 6th

The QUICKIES - Good Vibrations’ Erotic Short Film Competition and NSFW holiday party at the Castro Theatre! 

Co-sponsered by the Center for Sex and Culture

Time: 7pm

 $10 Pre-party (doors only) / 8pm $10 Screening (advance tickets available)

Where: Castro Theatre         

429 Castro
San Francisco, CA 94114

Info:  http://goodvibesquickies.com/ 

Your favorite adult toy store presents the hottest films of all flavors fromaround the world all in 7 minutes or less.  Funny, romantic, hardcore, straight, gay, lesbian, queer, or kinky, these international films go far beyond mainstream porn in a hilarious and stimulating presentation moderated by a royal panel of queens: Dr. Carol Queen, D’Arcy Drollinger, Trixxie Carr, and Hugz Bunny.

 

Come early for the pre-party in the Castro Theatre mezzanine, a NSFW holiday party featuring cocktails, nibbles, free sexy prizes from the Wheel of Pleasure, live music and bawdy burlesque, followed by the screening where the audience chooses who gets $1,500! Don your gay apparel and reindeer sweaters at this NSFW party where you won’t get fired, just fired up for some amazing films!  Cocktails, Christmas and porn, together at last.

 


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CQ at Good Vibrations: Ask Our Doc: Lover’s Luck

Tuesday, February 25th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

FREE!

Polk Street store—1620 Polk btw Sacramento and Clay
Who’s your ideal partner? Have you found that person? Do you know what you’d need to attract a special someone (or even more than one) into your life? It’s not just a matter of luck! Whether Ms./Mr./Person Right is on the horizon or you feel unlucky in love, let our Staff Sexologist Dr. Carol Queen school you in some of the prerequisites for finding and keeping a lover.

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CSC at the CA Academy of Science — Valentine’s Day Nightlife!

Every Thursday night from 6-10pm, music, creatures and cocktails come together for NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences. Each week features a live band or DJ, and a unique theme – from salsa dancing to sustainable seafood and beyond.  21+. 55 Music Concourse Drive (in Golden Gate Park), SF


2/14/2013 - “Spin the Bottle NightLife” - Celebrate Valentine’s Day and Beer Week in one fell swoop. Almanac Beer Co., Drake’s Brewing, Pac Brew Lab, anyone? Talks and activities by Center for Sex and Culture founders Carol Queen and Robert Lawrence. Sample V-day sweet treats provided by Whole Foods and get crafty with SCRAP. Music by Hard French DJs Carnita and Brown Amy plus Sweet Cheeks DJs Loco and Mawkus.

 https://www.calacademy.org/tickets/nl.php

RSVP: http://www.facebook.com/events/402166276542470/ 

Spin the Bottle NightLife
RSVP on Facebook

Celebrate Valentine’s Day and SF Beer Week in one fell swoop!

SF Beer Week Celebration in African Hall   
6:00–10:00 pm, Beer Hall featuring:
Almanac Beer Co., Ale Industries, Speakeasy, Anchor Brewing, Anderson Valley Brewing Company, Drake’s Brewing, Lagunitas Brewing Company, and Pac Brew Lab

Activities in the East Pavilion  
6:00–10:00 pm, Photoboof “Kiss Cam”
6:00–10:00 pm, Good Vibrations Pop-up Exhibit of Vibrators Past and Present 
6:00–10:00 pm, Whole Foods Valentine’s Day Sweets 
6:00–10:00 pm, SCRAP’s Valentine’s Day Crafts

Dance Party in the Piazza   
6:00-10:00pm, Hard French is for Lovers: Hard French DJs Carnita and Brown Amy plus Cupid “love bombs” and other suprises
8:30 pm, Couples Dance-off, emceed by the Hard French Crew - Register when you arrive, space is limited!

Music in the Coral Reef
6:00-10:00pm, Sweet Cheeks DJs Loco and Mawkus

Planetarium 
6:30 pm, Celestial Attractions
7:30 & 8:30 pm Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet 

Sex and Culture Talks in the Forum  
Presented by the Center for Sex and Culture
7:00 pm, “A Brief History of Sex and Science” presented by Center for Sex and Culture founders Carol Queen and Robert Lawrence
8:00 pm, “How to Make Anything Sound Sexy” presented by Midori
9:00 pm, “Sex and Dating in San Francisco” presented by Carol Queen
Please note all three talks will be seated first-come, first-served

Science Love Stories in the Aquarium
7:30 pm, Chat with Academy Biologists Lauren Oquita and George Groh about animal reproduction in the Animal Attraction exhibit 

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goodvibessexsummit.com
Saturday, October 27th
Good Vibrations Sex Summit
Good Vibrations presents a dynamic conference on America’s sexual state of the union featuring authors and educators from various perspectives. This forum will examine the relationship between sex and the media, health, pop culture and politics in a series of panel presentations plus keynote presentations by esteemed author and research scientist Debby Herbenick, Brian Alexander, and Marty Klein.  Journalists, academics, sexologists, authors and the public will converge for this first-ever conference in a lively and relevant day-long discussion followed by a hosted cocktail reception at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis in downtown San Francisco.
When: Saturday, October 27th
Time: 8:30am registration, 10am conference start
Where: San Francisco Marriott Marquis in downtown San Francisco
55 Fourth Street, San Francisco, California 94103
Info
Tickets: Early bird special - $69 before October 1st/ $99 thereafter
Note: Sex Summit ticket includes screening for the Quickies erotic shorts on 10/26!

goodvibessexsummit.com

Saturday, October 27th

Good Vibrations Sex Summit

Good Vibrations presents a dynamic conference on America’s sexual state of the union featuring authors and educators from various perspectives. This forum will examine the relationship between sex and the media, health, pop culture and politics in a series of panel presentations plus keynote presentations by esteemed author and research scientist Debby HerbenickBrian Alexander, and Marty Klein.  Journalists, academics, sexologists, authors and the public will converge for this first-ever conference in a lively and relevant day-long discussion followed by a hosted cocktail reception at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis in downtown San Francisco.

When: Saturday, October 27th

Time: 8:30am registration, 10am conference start

Where: San Francisco Marriott Marquis in downtown San Francisco

55 Fourth Street, San Francisco, California 94103

Info

Tickets: Early bird special - $69 before October 1st/ $99 thereafter

Note: Sex Summit ticket includes screening for the Quickies erotic shorts on 10/26!

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goodvibesquickies.com
Friday, October 26th
The QUICKIES - Good Vibrations’ Erotic Short Film Competition at the haunted Castro Theatre with Peaches Christ and Dr. Carol Queen! 
Your favorite adult toy store presents the hottest films of all flavors from around the world all in 7 minutes or less.  Funny, romantic, hardcore, straight, gay, lesbian, queer, or kinky, these international films go far beyond mainstream porn in a hilarious and stimulating presentation MC’d by your hosts Peaches Christ and Dr. Carol Queen.  Lube up for laughs at the pre-party in the Castro Theatre mezzanine featuring cocktails, nibbles, sexy prizes, live music and bawdy burlesque, followed by the screening where the audience chooses who gets $1,500 and glory! Spooky, sexy costumes encouraged!
When: Friday, October 26th
Time: 7pm $10 Pre-party (doors only) / 8pm $10 Screening (advance tickets available)Where: Castro Theatre         
429 CastroSan Francisco, CA 94114
Info
Tickets

goodvibesquickies.com

Friday, October 26th

The QUICKIES - Good Vibrations’ Erotic Short Film Competition at the haunted Castro Theatre with Peaches Christ and Dr. Carol Queen! 

Your favorite adult toy store presents the hottest films of all flavors from around the world all in 7 minutes or less.  Funny, romantic, hardcore, straight, gay, lesbian, queer, or kinky, these international films go far beyond mainstream porn in a hilarious and stimulating presentation MC’d by your hosts Peaches Christ and Dr. Carol Queen.  Lube up for laughs at the pre-party in the Castro Theatre mezzanine featuring cocktails, nibbles, sexy prizes, live music and bawdy burlesque, followed by the screening where the audience chooses who gets $1,500 and glory! Spooky, sexy costumes encouraged!

When: Friday, October 26th

Time: 7pm $10 Pre-party (doors only) / 8pm $10 Screening (advance tickets available)
Where: Castro Theatre         

429 Castro
San Francisco, CA 94114

Info

Tickets

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The Center for Sex and Culture Pop-Up Library at Masquerotica Saturday, October 20th, 2012

The Center for Sex and Culture’s pop-up library will be at Masquerotica! Sign up for your library membership or check out our books and vintage mags (Playboy, Penthouse) for sale. CSC will be co-sponsoring Good Vibes’ upcoming Quickies film festival and Sex Summit.

About Masquerotica:

…A Sinfully Sensual Soirée! … An Epic Sexy Celebration!

Saturday, October 20th, 2012 from 8:30pm-3am

San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center: 635 8th St. @ Brannan / SF 94103 (map):

But tickets online: www.masquerotica2012.eventbrite.com/ or in-person at Wicked Grounds or Distrations at Haight. Tickets will be available Day of Show from 12 noon-5pm @ the Concourse (8th St. Entrance) for $55 and $125 (No Service Fees)

See also http://masquerotica.com/ for more details.

About the CSC Library/Archive:

The Center for Sex & Culture Library and Archive was born from, and is sustained by, donated collections of books, magazines, journals, zines, comics, dissertations, works of art, videos, memorabilia, and the personal papers of key members of the community. 

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Maximizing Masturbation

get in training for the Masturbate-a-Thon with…

Maximizing Masturbation 

Thursday, May 8, 6:30 – 8:30pm

$20 in advance, $25 at door 

Good Vibrations, 1620 Polk, SF 94109

People of every gender and orientation can super-charge their sex lives through solo sex! Whether single or partnered, get bigger thrills when you jack or jill off. Celebrate International Masturbation Month with Drs. Carol Queen & Robert Morgan Lawrence and learn about prolonging pleasure, new erogenous zones, adding toys and erotica, stronger orgasms, and getting insight about your deepest sexual desires.

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