Marke B.

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), follow @supermarke on Twitter.

Rapping the ‘Housing Crisis’

Local hip-hop artist SCS takes on skyrocketing inequality and political corruption in incendiary new video.

A new guerrilla folk opera immerses you in 2014’s Ukrainian revolution

Lemon Bucket Orkestra's 'Counting Sheep' uses traditional folk songs to create in-your-face theater at the Oakland Metro Operhouse.

Can the city’s oldest gay bar be saved after all?

The Gangway may set sail again, as Jane Kim and LGBT historical preservationists call out for help preserving and moving the 107-year-old bar.

Party Radar: Mardi Gras, huzzah!

A Carnaval-style Mardi Gras? Sim, sim! Plus: Technoclam, Anna Morgan, Second Halloween, Non Stop Bhangra, Simian Mobile Disco, more to do this weekend

What’s going on with the Armory?

More big changes scheduled for the legendary space, as moves out and a new developer nabs the site for $65 million.

Party Radar: Farewell to the city’s oldest gay bar

The Gangway sails into the sunset. Plus: Indiefest parties, Kafana Balkan 11th Anniversary, HVOB, Hard French Winter Ball, a blog haus night, more.

200 years of poetic art vibes in BAMPFA’s ‘Way Bay’

An expansive, exhilarating, somewhat loopy show that's full of individual wonders

Party Radar: This kitty has claws!

Meow Meow makes us purr. Plus: Gus Gus, Cosmic TRG, A Club Called Rhonda, Bbymutha, Bridge Club, Interval, Polyglamorous, more.

DJ David Harness gathers his soulful house ‘Friends in Harmony’

Bay Area DJ and nightlife legend David Harness talks about his lovely new album and the meaning of "soulful" in a post-EDM world.

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