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.

Folsom Street Fair 2020 moves online due to COVID concerns

The world's biggest kink and fetish festival (and its satellite events) will go virtual this year.

Storied: San Francisco interviews 48 Hills publisher Marke B. (that’s me)

Thanks to the local podcast for featuring my story, through Detroit roots and wild SF arrival to the Bay Guardian and the Stud.

A 420 treat from ‘Sheesh & Schlong’

Two of SF's top comics wish you a happy high holiday—at home.

Arts Forecast: We can do this!

Bay Area arts orgs come out strong with films, plays, auctions, concerts, shows, and "Mystery Shakespeare Theatre 1592."

SF Pride Parade and Celebration cancelled on 50th anniversary

In wake of COVID, organization pivots to online, other commemorations. "Our community is resilient," says executive director.

Hunky Jesus rises again! (Blessedly online)

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and Queer Nightlife Fund team up to present the hallowed Easter contest.

Phyllis Lyon, lesbian rights icon, passes at 95

From underground 1950s gatherings to same-sex marriage victory and beyond, she lived the arc of the gay liberation movement.

Arts Forecast: Help save bookstores, drag queens, Frameline, more

Fabulous performances and benefit funds, plus a few pick-me-ups, as we band together to help the local scene.

With Black community hard-hit by COVID, Bayview groups demand aid

Beds 4 Bayview and others lay out emergency needs for district ignored by city's coronavirus response effort.

Party Radar: Fault Radio helps DJs stream through quarantine

Now that online nightlife connection is essential, this fantastic Bay Area site's founders are here to help.