Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Burlesque

Leading drag and performance venue closes indefinitely

Since its opening in 2015, the cabaret/theater/nightclub Oasis, on 11thSt. in Soma, has been a “lighthouse” for queer creative culture, in the words of Michael Phillis, a drag performer...

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

I'm old enough to remember rappers on Fillmore corners and TURF dancers in Oakland intersections. The homeboys gathered on my stoop throughout the day passed blunts and cutty bangs,...

Party Radar: A monster mash of Halloween bashes

While hardly as wild as it used to be, Halloween is still a hoot in this devilish town. Let us never forget the  year (1982) when the Bay Guardian...

Best of the Bay 2019: Arts & Entertainment winners

48 Hills is proud to host the 44th edition of the Bay Guardian Best of the Bay! Congratulations to all the winners, and thank you to the thousands of...

Burger Queens in Berlin

FRAMELINE They just don’t make movies like City of Lost Souls anymore (playing at Frameline Film Fest Mon/24). What’s the last one you’ve seen that crams two anarchic song-and-dance-and-flog...

Review: The gleaming, steaming ‘Hamilton’ machine

ONSTAGE OK, Thomas Jefferson as Slick Rick got me. Dazzlingly embodied by actor Simon Longnight in the latest touring production of Hamilton to hit SF (through September 8 at SHN Orpheum...

Arts Forecast: A Camp Fire benefit that couldn’t be more San Francisco

ARTS FORECAST What happens when your family loses everything, almost in an instant? That's the horror event producer Daniel James Burke faced as the Camp Fire raged through Paradise.  "My family...

Best of the Bay 2018: Arts & Entertainment Winners

48 Hills is proud to host the 43rd SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay Readers' Poll. For other categories including Food & Drink, Shopping, and City Living, please visit...

Hey, Boo! 17 Halloween parties to keep you up at night

PARTY RADAR For the love of all that's unholy, I am lighting 666 witchy candles that no one steps out on Halloween dressed as a sexy zombie Tamale Lady. (Instead,...

Party Radar: Quick ‘n dirty guide to Folsom 2018

PARTY RADAR It's that time, almost! Time to coordinate your leather-chic looks, eat whole grains, polish up your spurs, and tackle that jumble of raw bodies and tanned cowhide we...