48 Hills First Anniversary Gala: Thank you for coming!

April 23 Gala to raise funds for SF's independent news site featured music, food, and networking galore. A huge thank you to everyone who attended...

Party Radar: Lex closing parties, How Weird, Tornado Wallace, Omar S, International Order of Sodomites, more

Choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, April 23-26.  By Marke B. PARTY RADAR Are you looking for something Weird? How about something in fuzzy leggings, dancing to...

Elbo Room elbowed out

Beloved Mission club will close in November to make way for condos. By Marke B.  APRIL 23, 2015 -- The owners of storied Mission hangout Elbo Room...

Welcome to Oakland, ‘Welcome to Night Vale’

Surreal podcast phenomenon brings live show, charming heebie-jeebies to Fox Theatre, Tue/21. We interview Cecil, the show's perfectly unreliable narrator.  By Marke B. BAY STAGES The enormous glowing...

Now watch this: our essential SFIFF58 guide, part 2

Uncomfortable Hamburger, Ukrainian unrest, optometrist vs. demon, border town peacemakers, an IPhone 5S feature, and deaf-mute 'Tribe.' By Jesse Hawthorne Ficks SCREEN GRABS Part two of our...

Art Looks: Mirrored explosions, CiTiZen KiNo, ‘Fast Food Lane,’ Queericulum, Cookie Mueller, save Lobot, save Studio 17, more

Great local art openings and happenings April 14-20, from poignant reflections to junk food love affairs.  By Marke B.  ART LOOKS There's so much going on in the...

Now watch this: our essential SFIFF58 guide, part 1

Mommy horror, obsolescent humans, anti-trafficking activism, and the latest from Jenni Olsen and Guy Madden at the SF International Film Fest. By Jesse Hawthorne Ficks SCREEN...

Peaches Christ dives back ‘Underground,’ with wild shorts

San Francisco Underground Short Film Fest brings mayhem, creativity, fierce looks to Victoria Theatre, Fri/17. By Marke B. SCREEN GRABS You'll smile. You'll scream. You just...

WIN TICKETS to the San Francisco International Film Festival!

 We here at 48 Hills are partnering up with longest-running film festival in the country, The San Francisco International Film Festival, to get the...

Need a lyrical lift? Better ‘Call Allen’

Guerilla Ginsberg campaign celebrates National Poetry Month, locally.  By Marke B. STREET LIT If you've seen the above stenciled on various sidewalks around the Bay, and you...