“Electronic rock with a spanking good beat!”
sf citadel - is a wonderful and supportive private BDSM club in San Francisco - several great parties and classes are held here weekly. Check out Citadel’s site and their Tribe group as well! Membership is required to attend classes, events and open play nights.
AltWriters is a new alternative online Zine - check it out each month!
kink.com - Adult entertainment by kinky folks! Check out kink.com and their several affiliated websites for quality adult media featuring actual SS&C BDSM scenes! Warning - this is a hardcore sex & BDSM porn site! And a good one, too.
preaching to the perverted is a wonderful and humorous film, and one that Kalib and Pixie consider must-have movie night fare! This has recently (finally!) been released on DVD.
bondage-a-go-go is San Francisco’s longest-running fetish-themed dance club, and was pixie’s intro to the fetish scene years ago. Held wednesdays at the glass kat on 4th and bryant, this is a great, casual introduction for folks interested in the BDSM world .
two knotty boys - Rope bondage techniques by Dan and JD. TKB offers hands-on workshops & rope play demos in the SF Bay Area. Cool links from their site, too!
folsom street fair official website: updated with info about upcoming leather events in San Francisco, as well as photos and entertainment lists of previous year’s Fairs.
the power exchange is a BDSM/sex club in San Francisco - a big playground to some while a bit unnerving to others, it was lately given an overhaul. An adult site and venue!
Alt Life Films is an independent film company dedicated to telling stories of the BDSM and alternative communities. Pixie is starring in their next film, “Devoted”!
bondage.com is a great online community with both free and paid memberships. They also have very cool t-shirts...check them out!
bands and music
avalon rising is Oakland’s own celtic folk rock band. They have a unique sound and great musicianship. The site has a calendar of gigs and a fan list for those who want updates.
space vacuum from outer space shared the stage with c.b. at the 2003 Folsom Street Fair &play at other fetish events and clubs. Pixie says: pass me another space monkey!
www.chrisandcosey.com is a Kalib pick - formerly part of the band Throbbing Gristle, Chris and Cosey have their own brand of indie music and performance art style.
Pixie has become quite a bjork fan! This is one of the better sites i have found...if anyone un-earths a better or official site - let us know!
check out lee presson and the nails for jump-swing mayhem! Known to show up in SF for an occassional show - nobody does it like LPN & LP is still keeping his fans up to date!
To check out cool new music from both well-known and independent artists, go to www.musicresearch.com. Sign on as a “musiclover” and let your voice be heard!
Berkeley-based indie record label asylum arts is home to Cuir Bleu, Audio Terrorist, and other talented artists - have a look for yourself, and support independent bands!
Pixie is all over le tigre’s viz as Kalib continues to electronica her mind.
check out bowie net for the latest on David Bowie. Bowie’s background in performance art, his unique style and ability to flow with each decade’s music inspire us!
where to shop
dark garden fine custom corsetry and wicked wearables for men and women. Check out the band’s photo gallery for a shot of pixie in her favorite dark garden corset!
stormy leather eurotique - stormy leather is one of the oldest leather clothing stores in San Francisco. Aside from high-end leather clothes & gear they now have an art gallery too!
leather, etc. - In the heart of San Francisco’s Folsom Street, Leather Etc is a great place to get lower-priced leather clothes, toys and gear.
intimate wholesalers - fun, sexy lingerie and shoes online. Stripper-wear, fun fetish costume stuff and some toys... easy to purchase & fun to wear!
artforsex.com: beautifully hand-crafted acrylic sex toys by oakland artist cate cannon. cate’s pieces are also available through mr. s leather and babes in toyland.
good vibrations in Berkeley - an adult book and toy store with a very friendly atmosphere! Good Vibes’ salespeople are willing to field even the oddest questions...
leathermasters - because not everyone lives in San Francisco! Leathermasters provides online ordering and also has shops in San Jose, CA, Allentown, PA, & San Antonio, TX.
the pleasure chest is Pixie’s favorite sex shop in LA! It’s a huge emporium of sex toys, uniform, magazines, SM gear, porn & more - whatever you want, it’s probably there!
www.sfpride.org is the home site for san francisco LGBT pride parade and celebration. Pride aside, this is the largest outdoor event in the US, followed by the Rose Bowl!
The Center for Sex and Culture is a San Francisco-based organization that provides “non-judgmental, sex-positive sexuality education and support to diverse populations “. They offer workshops, classes and events on a sliding scale, with no one ever turned away for lack of funds.
www.santacruzpride.org is the website for santa cruz lgbt pride, an ongoing program of the diversity center in its 31st year. june 4th-5th are the 2005 dates-check it out!
www.sjgaypride.com is for annual pride celebrations in the san jose/silicon valley areas. june 11 & 12 are the dates for 2005 events.
www.lapride.org los angeles pride celebration. this year will be the 35th annual, celebrated on june 10-12 in west hollywood.
the human rights campaign is the “largest national glbt political organization” and a cause pixie has supported for many years. check it out & get involved!
other neat places to go
www.luver.com - love underground visionary revolution! this is the homesite for frank moore’s shaman’s den, as well as lots of other great stuff.
sacredstriptease.com is the place to go for incredible classes on the “sacred art of the striptease”! co-ed and women’s only classes are available - check it out!!
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