Stories about Comedy

Party Radar: Lex closing parties, How Weird, Tornado Wallace, Omar S, International Order of Sodomites, more

Choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, April 23-26.  By Marke B. PARTY RADAR Are you looking for something Weird? How about something in fuzzy leggings, dancing to...

The 48 Hills First Anniversary Gala is this Thursday. Join us!

April 23rd fundraiser brings music, comedy, drinks, and fun to the Verdi Club. Join 48 Hills founders Tim Redmond and Marke B and the whole...

Now watch this: our essential SFIFF58 guide, part 2

Uncomfortable Hamburger, Ukrainian unrest, optometrist vs. demon, border town peacemakers, an IPhone 5S feature, and deaf-mute 'Tribe.' By Jesse Hawthorne Ficks SCREEN GRABS Part two of our...

Peaches Christ dives back ‘Underground,’ with wild shorts

San Francisco Underground Short Film Fest brings mayhem, creativity, fierce looks to Victoria Theatre, Fri/17. By Marke B. SCREEN GRABS You'll smile. You'll scream. You just...

Join us for the 48 Hills First Anniversary Gala!

April 23rd fundraiser brings music, comedy, drinks, and fun to the Verdi Club. Join 48 Hills founders Tim Redmond and Marke B and the whole...

Wrap up Women’s History Month with a big laugh. (Don’t worry, it’s OK.)

"The Formula" injects a much-needed boost of diversity into local comedy, Fri/27 at XOXO Nightclub.  By Marke B.  BAY STAGES  "Asian, black, petite, LGBTQ, redheaded, Latina,...

‘Tartuffe’ storms Berkeley Rep, frock coats awhirl

Hyper-stylish staging -- those costumes! That set! -- and sharp acting make for a blasphemously sexy evening.   By Marke B.  BAY STAGES Despite torturing the homeless, interfering with...

Race, staged: Whiteness examined in ‘For the Glory’

Performance artist/dancer Mica Sigourney's new work "For the Glory -- A Solo about Whiteness" comes to Counterpulse Jan. 30 and 31.  By Marke B. JANUARY 27, 2015...

Charlie’s Angels on acid: ‘Shit & Champagne’ splashes into new Oasis club

New SoMa performance venue hosts D'Arcy Drollinger's rollicking drag '70s exploitation flick send-up.   By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR Welp, she did it. While no one...

Days in the life of a substitute teacher

By Martin Nicolaus DECEMBER 19, 2014 -- Substitute teachers, like plumbers and emergency room doctors, don’t see systems at their best.  Crap and blood everywhere...