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Wed, Oct 19


The Academy SF

Queer Hollywood Trivia with Jan Wahl & Jay Barmann

Co-Hosts Jan Wahl and Jay Barmann will lead an evening out in the garden of fabulous & salacious trivia, focusing on all things queer in Hollywood, then and now. Gather a group of friends and form a team to compete for the title of Trivia Champions!

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Queer Hollywood Trivia with Jan Wahl & Jay Barmann

Time & Location

Oct 19, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT

The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA


About the Event

Emmy-winning producer, entertainment reporter and film critic, (and wearer of many hats!) Jan Wahl, will lead an evening out in the garden of fabulous & salacious trivia, focusing on queer cinema from all eras. Ms. Wahl will be joined by co-host Jay Barmann, Editor In Chief of SFist and Academy Member (whom you may also know from trivia night at Hi Tops). 

Gather a group of friends (teams of up to 6), and get your tickets to compete for the title of Trivia Champions!


$15 General Admission; Academy Members FREE with a +1 (additional guests $15 each). 

Teams of up to 6 - each attendee must have a ticket.


In her career as San Francisco’s favorite movie reviewer and film historian, Jan Wahl has interviewed them all from Gregory Peck to Ben Affleck and Meryl Streep to Renee Zellweger. San Francisco turns to Wahl for the scoop on Hollywood, celebrities and film lore and history. Jan’s hilarious, Mae West-ish delivery and her exhaustive knowledge of films and Hollywood insider information make Jan the most sought-after speaker in her field.


Jay Barmann is a writer, storyteller, trivia host, and journalist with nearly two decades experience with all of the above. He is currently the Editor In Chief of Jay is passionate about supporting the arts and LGBTQ causes, and has also done a fair bit of food and cocktail writing, theater criticism, photography, and succulent gardening.


The Academy is currently accepting new memberships. If you are interested in becoming a Member and enjoying all of the associated perks and benefits, please click here to learn more.


Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and food items are available for purchase. Our menus can be found here. Academy Social Club Members receive certain beverages complimentary. Ask your bartender or host for details


The Club will also be open during regular hours for Members and their guests not attending this event. The Outdoor Terrace will be for ticketholders only.


The Academy is a safe space for all—in particular members of our LGBTQ+ community. We encourage you to learn more about our safe space principles & policies by clicking here.


This event will take place in accordance with all currently applicable health guidelines per the City of San Francisco and SFDPH. Our full safety information can be found here. Please contact us if you have any questions.





  • General Admission


    +$0.38 service fee

    Seating will be first come, first served. Staff will make every effort to see to it that each team has enough seats, but we suggest arriving early. Doors open at 6pm.


    +$0.38 service fee





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