Arts + Culture

The San Francisco hipster is dead, y’all :/

The impending closure of Boogaloos is the (locally sourced, hand-wrought) nail in the neon coffin of a once inescapable lifestyle caricature. By Marke B. SEPTEMBER 1,...

Celebrate life at Frameline 40

From kiki voguers to indie-hero Film Hawks (and of course a splash of vintage Madonna), the world's largest LGBTQ film fest dazzles.

The week ACT UP shut SF down

25th anniversary events commemorate historic Sixth International Conference on AIDS protests -- and reunite seminal local activists, Fri/19-Sun/21. By Marke B. JUNE 16, 2015 -- "We were fraught,...

Slants for all: Museum of Propaganda opens in San Rafael

One couple's collection of biased imagery will be on display as of Sat/7 — use it to reflect on what messages you absorb every day

SF Carnaval: How it began and what it looks like 37 years later

With the selection of Dolores Huerta as parade grand marshal, Carnaval continues to reflect its community's priorities
48 Hills: The First Church of the Sacred Silversexual celebrated David Bowie's birthday last Friday with a theatrical spectacular at the Chapel.

David Bowie, Starman

Rock icon's death of cancer at age 69 prompts cosmic reflection from leader of SF's "religion of Bowie."

Black abstractions, charting a “Blank Map”

National Queer Arts Fest kicks off with a psychedelic experiment in collective artmaking, Fri/3-Sun/12.

Can you whack?

Viktor Manoel, a Chicano originator of 1970s dance form whacking, schools young Mexican dancers in the art.

Join us for the third annual 48 Hills Gala!

Celebrate three years of groundbreaking independent journalism Thursday, April 21 at the Starlight Room.

BIG WEEK: What to do Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2015

Bay Area Brew Fest, L7, Erykah Badu, Ukrainian Festival, Ballet Flamenco, Red Hots Burlesque, Marc & the Casuals, and more essential events. By Marke B. BIG...