Grand celebration showcase

Here's the entertainment for the Grand Celebration! Tune into the SMC Pride Initiative Facebook page or on Pen TV's YouTube Live this Saturday at 11 am!

SMC Poet Laureate- Local Poets


Jesús U. BettaWork


Get ready for the 100% real-fruit comedy of Jesús U. BettaWork (pronouns: Hee!, Hymn, and Hiss)! Jesús hosted the 2019 San Mateo County Pride Celebration, and is very happy to return for 2020! Voted Best Comic by the Bay Area Reporter's annual Besties Awards in 2018 and 2020, respectively, he has performed his stand up comedy act throughout the Bay Area, as well as other fabulous cities like Los Angeles and Portland, OR. 


Jesús is the host of the monthly stand up comedy extravaganza, "The You Betta Work Comedy ¡Fiesta!" (currently being presented virtually) at the San Mateo County Pride Center. The ¡fiesta! was featured recently in the LGBTQ+ focused Bay Area show, Outlook Video. To check out this feature, and Jesús' upcoming shows please visit


aima the dreamer


For those in the know, Aima the Dreamer has been rockin' crowds for years. As a freestyle rapper, poet, singer and versatile MC, Aima the Dreamer brings their array of talents and influences to the masses. Harnessing their energy as not only a talented MC and vocalist, but also as a strong, nonbinary Femme who easily holds their own amongst a male-dominated industry. 



Waiting for Frank

Waiting For Frank is a rock n roll band.