Marke B.

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Marke Bieschke is the publisher and arts and culture editor of 48 Hills. He co-owns the Stud bar in SoMa. Reach him at marke (at) 48hills.org, follow @supermarke on Twitter.

Review: Two random ballroom dancers in the Chinese Pavilion at Stow Lake

A distant encounter with fiery energy in the pagoda.

Party Radar: Change finally comes to dance music

Are we ready to listen to Black voices—including the ones who started this whole thing?

Dare to be a ‘Brave Sis’? It’s all in the planner

Rozella Kennedy's day planner celebrating determined women of color seems just the right thing for right now.

Laborfest 2020 highlights global struggle from Vietnam to George Floyd uprising

A packed month for the essential fest, featuring SF Mime Troupe, labor leaders, film, arts, music, more

People’s March on Pride: Reclaiming the streets and looking fierce

Pride was canceled, but colorful marchers stepped out to revive its radical Gay Liberation message.

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2020: The protests, the parties (online), the poignant posters

A virtual cornucopia of rainbow explosions, including fundraisers, marches, and, of course, a jock strap Zoom party.

PHOTOS: Tenderloin streets filled with trans activists, allies for Courthouse 2 Compton’s march

Amid chants of "Black Trans Lives Matter" and "Defund the Police," a demonstration honoring a historic uprising

A renowned shop says ‘no’ to reopening just yet

Paxton Gate founder says the money's not right—and it would be unfair to employees.

Boy bands to bomba: Fresh Meat Fest shines with trans & queer performance

The 19th annual festival is free and online, with 31 performances that showcase a vibrant community.

Remembering the Pulse massacre, as Trump strips LGBTQ rights

Resilient memorial honored victims of mass shooting and police violence, while standing against continuing discrimination