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.

Arts Forecast: Hip-Hop (Dance Fest) hurray! + more

Agent Orange, Dolly Night, Bay Area Record Fest, Mr. Brightside Indie Ball, Frankie Night, Lil Louie Vega, and lots else to do.

Honoring a queer anti-establishment harpsichordist

30 years after Scott Ross's death from AIDS, an acolyte recreates one of the revolutionary musician's recitals.

Arts Forecast: And here’s the real kicker…

'Stomp' still stomps. Plus: Lavender Country, Cuban neon, Recombinant Fest, Patrick Cowley, a drag 'The Wall,' more.

Fog City News celebrates 20 years of great reads (and sweet treats)

The newsstand and chocolate shop is a perennial "Best of' with its blend of nostalgia and sophistication. What's the secret?

Local musicians step up to ‘Blanket the Homeless’

With double-album and concert, producer Scott Mickelson recruits an all-star roster to assist in direct acton during crisis.

Scenes from the Día de los Muertos #CloseTheCamps procession

Symbolic mourners carrying tiny coffins protested Trump's border policy and remembered the dead.

Arts Forecast: Day of the Dead in the City of Souls

Swervedriver, Dead Ghosts, Kathy Griffin, Convoy 31000, Clark Price, Noctuary, and more upcoming events

Party Radar: A monster mash of Halloween bashes

ESG, Doja Cat, The Magician, The Cockettes, Space Cowboys, Paul Oakenfold all make a witches' brew of real party howlers.

Join us for the Best of the Bay party this Thursday!

You're invited: Come toast the winners Thu/24, 6pm-8pm at the Stud bar in SoMa. Free!

‘Disasterama!’ chronicles SF’s wild, lost queer underground

Alvin Orloff's new memoir documents crazy nights, retro-camp glamor, and punk sensibility in the face of the AIDS crisis.