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Marke B.

Marke B.
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Marke Bieschke is the publisher and arts and culture editor of 48 Hills. Reach him at marke (at) 48hills.org, follow @supermarke on Twitter.

‘I want to be humble, but I want to be fierce’

        ONSTAGE "I certainly don't mean to talk your ear off," Bill T. Jones, one of the legends of contemporary dance and queer culture, says...

        Join us Jan. 19 for the 48 Hills Pre-Trumpocalypse Happy Hour!

              January 19. The last day before the dreaded Presidential Inauguration. Our final moment of freedom before a horrid human Cheeto strolls into the Oval...

              Will the Thrillpeddlers meet their doom?

                    ONSTAGE From beloved annual Halloween tradition "Shocktoberfest" to hugely successful revivals of early Cockettes musicals like "Pearls Over Shanghai" (with stops in saucy Paris...

                    Woven through a movement

                          The arc of the public gay rights movement's history is not very long at all. It's just about the length of one full life,...

                          Party Radar: Ghost Ship fire fundraisers all week

                                PARTY RADAR "Closure is a myth," local punk legend, DJ, and preacher-of-a-sort Jello Biafra told a crowd of thousands that the luminous memorial for...

                                In the Ghost Ship aftermath

                                      The mood was tenderly festive last night at the long-awaited party for the reopening of RS94109, the Tenderloin record store and cafe. A slight...

                                      Oakland party fire claims nine lives, dozens are missing

                                            A fire broke out around 11:30pm Friday night at during a party at GhostShip in Oakland's Fruitvale district -- an artist-collective space that regularly...

                                            What if AIDS never happened?

                                                  SCREEN GRABS What if Sylvester sang at this year's Grammys? What if Keith Haring was speaking right now at Art Basel Miami, or appearing at...

                                                  Ding-dong aesthetics

                                                        ALL EARS Bay Area experimental music composer and legend Pauline Oliveros, who passed away last Thursday, once described her famous Deep Listening practice as...

                                                        655 Tubesteak Connections — and still growing!

                                                              PARTY RADAR That disco music has been the recent historical music of oppressed people of color and queers is a cliche -- but that doesn't...