|As you’re likely aware, the last year has thrust the Castro Theatre into quite the controversy. Since Another Planet Entertainment (APE) took over management of the Theatre in early 2022, the Theatre has mostly sat dark, hosting just 2 events in the last 3 months. APE is seeking to demolish much of the Theatre’s interior to make it more viable for corporate rentals, and we’re not having it.
Faced with our concerns about how the Theatre will remain accessible to the queer community and allies of diverse backgrounds, incomes and abilities, APE has shunned good faith negotiations.
Which is why we are thrilled to announce that the nonprofit Castro Theatre Conservancy and Friends of the Castro, a coalition including the Milk Club, have released an alternative, community-centered plan to:
How can you help? The most important thing you can do is send an email to the Board of Supervisors indicating your support for the Community Plan at their upcoming meeting on May 16, 2023. Specifically, they should:
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