Arts + Culture

Art Looks: Hardcore Cronenberg, Beast Crawl, Monster Drawing Rally, ‘Making a Scene,’ Symphony at Pier 27…

Colorful arts and culture events and happenings of note this week, July 8-13. By Marke B.  ART LOOKS After a too-long absence (about 10 years), Burning Man...

Thank you for “Pullin’ Pork for Pride”!

11th annual Pullin' Pork for Pride happy hour kicked off a great Pride weekend. Thanks to all the loyal 48 Hills readers who joined us...

Outpouring of love counters LGBT mural arson in Mission

Hundreds gather outside Galeria de la Raza in the Mission to show strength, resilience of LGBT and Latino communities. By Marke B.  JULY 1, 2015 --...

Unity Rally set for burned, defaced Chicano LGBT mural, Wed/1

Mural in Mission showing two LGBT couples and a trans man hit by arson; community rally planned 6pm-7pm By Marke B.  JUNE 30, 2015 -- Galeria...

Our police state, staged and sung in ‘Freedomland’

56th annual SF Mime Troupe show tours the Bay Area, coming to Dolores Park July 3-5. By Marke B.  ONSTAGE "The Mime Troupe has always used art...

Castro celebration set for same-sex marriage victory

Join thousands in celebration of Supreme Court ruling, 6pm-9pm in the Castro, Fri/26.  By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR Good lord, now that the Supreme Court has...

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2015

All-night drag-a-thons, cheap disco man-a-thons, queer prom, neon fairies, a mustache party, Lexington Club and Cookie Dough tributes, Horsemeat Disco, Pound Puppy, Hard French,...

Deal saves Mission art space — but at what cost?

Developer will relocate InnerMission -- but will still demolish precious industrial space in the name of luxury housing By Steven T. Jones JUNE 18, 2015 --...

Queer Comics Expo spotlights sauciness, sincerity, superpowers

Huge weekend for local queer cartoonists and fans at Cartoon Art Museum, Sat/20-Sun/21. By Marke B. ART LOOKS You know what's awesome? "Fun Home," the musical based on Alison...

Watch out: 5 more from Frameline 39

Porn patriarchs, Kenyan rebels, cute couples, stud strippers, and even more at the huge LGBT film festival By Marke B. SCREEN GRABS I remember my first...