This collection was featured among other works by Gooch in his solo show Smoke + Mirrors.


As Thursday bleeds into Friday, a flash gun ignites the cool air of San Francisco.

Tired but resolute, performers fresh from another packed show line their new stage – 18th and Collingwood – as if directed by Boticelli himself; the weekly ritual outside The Edge bar in the Castro.


Creator and host of The Monster Show at The Edge Bar, San Francisco. A mentor and a friend to so many, including Gooch. A Grand Duchess of San Francisco, she dedicated her life to serving the community. She passed away unexpectedly after contracting meningitis in 2015.