Stories about Leather

Protesters go to City Hall: ‘A young man was murdered on your watch’

Activists demand accountability -- Sup. Breed's office says the protest is "violent"

“Like watching your parents have sex”

Mexico City's art week 2016 both fascinated and appalled -- but there was genius, and there were tacos.
48 Hills Big Week

BIG WEEK: What to do Sept 30-Oct 6, 2015

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Castro Street Fair, Veg Fest, Art Night, Sharktoberfest, Algiers, John Carpenter tribute, more essential events this week. By Marke B.  BIG WEEK As the...
48 Hills: Folsom Parties 2015

Quick ‘n dirty guide to this year’s Folsom parties

Here piggy, piggies: The trough overfloweth with art openings, film screenings, late-night dancing, and daylight naughtiness. Plus: Some other parties!   By Marke B. PARTY RADAR OK,...
48 Hills Party Radar

PARTY RADAR: As You Like It, Lindstrøm + Optimo, Spen + Karizma, Tigerstyle, more

Choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, Fri/18-Sun/20. By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR There's such an astonishing windfall of good parties this weekend, I don't think many of...

BIG WEEK: What to do Sept. 16-22, 2015

By Caitlin Donohue SF Punk Renaissance looks back, Lex Club documentary screening, Teengirl Fantasy, DJ Uniiqu3, Amy Winehouse art and more The Punk Rock Sewing Circle...
48 Hills: Mark I. Chester

Four decades of SF radical sex on display

New book, gallery show, and talk look back at photographer Mark I. Chester's vital, historic work in the leather-BDSM community. By Marke B. ART LOOKS He's been called...

BIG WEEK: What to do Sept. 9-15, 2015

By Caitlin Donohue Prancing Elites warm you up for Oakland Pride, plus Slice Harvester, Lenny Kravitz, Big Dick's House of Big Boobs, Mad Decent Block...

La Chica Boom explodes herself (almost)

Multimedia artist brings raw, transformative retrospective to Galeria de la Raza -- hot sauce strap-ons included.  By Caitlin Donohue ART LOOKS Xandra Ibarra, a.k.a. Bay Area multimedia artist La...

PARTY RADAR: Up Your Alley parties, Dinosaur Nightlife, King Britt, Fort Rameau, more

Choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, July 23-26. By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR First of all, go see that new movie Tangerine. Not so much because it's...