The SF LGBT Center Announces Marga Gomez as Emcee of Soiree 10, a Decadent Celebration of Avant-Garde Culture

SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The SF LGBT Center is pleased to announce that Bay Area comedian Marga Gomez will emcee Soiree 10, the Parisian Belle Epoque-themed celebration of the Center’s 10th Anniversary, on March 24, 2012. Marga will host and perform as part of a cabaret of San Francisco’s best queer artists and hottest DJs.

Marga’s long and colorful career includes achievements in comedy, theater, film, and television. She has won numerous awards including Best Comedian 2009 and Reader’s Choice Award 2008 from the San Francisco Bay Guardian. She has also appeared on HBO, Showtime, and Comedy Central. The Center is proud to feature her in Soiree 10.

Soiree 10 takes place at 7pm on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the San Francisco Design Center Galleria, 101 Henry Adams Street, San Francisco. Pre-sale tickets are available online at for $95 each. Tickets will be available at the door for $125. For more information, please visit or call (415) 865-5617. 

Attendees will enjoy top-notch performances, an array of fabulous and fantastically costumed guests, a full bar, hors d’oeuvres from more than a dozen of San Francisco’s finest restaurants, and–a first for the Soiree–a full service wine tasting from several world-famous Bay Area wineries. The evening’s silent and online auctions will feature restaurant and spa gift certificates, travel packages, works of art, gift baskets, collectibles and more. Bids may be placed online before the Soiree at

Soiree 10 kicks off the Center’s year-long celebration of its 10th anniversary, a year of being “Free to Be Fabulous.” 

Special thanks to Soiree lead sponsor California Pacific Medical Center, as well as to the dozens of other sponsors, including Target, US Bank, Brown Toland Physicians, PGE, Recology Sunset Scavenger, Comcast, San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology, Code Salon, Pink Collar Events, AOL, Bisou Bistro, Curve Magazine, In-Symmetry and Medjool Restaurant. The Center’s 10th Anniversary Campaign is presented by Target and sponsored by Levi Strauss Foundation, State Farm, The San Francisco Foundation and Barefoot Wine and Bubbly.   

About The SF LGBT Center

The Center is a welcoming place for our diverse LGBT community. Its innovative services and cultural programs lead to a stronger, healthier community and a more equitable world. Its safety net programs serve the most vulnerable members of our community and provide a welcoming gathering place for all LGBT and allied people. Each month, the Center serves over 9,000 visitors and hosts more than 200 events. The Center is located at 1800 Market Street in San Francisco. Learn more about the Center at, or call us at (415) 865-5555.

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