Stories about Marke B.

Party Radar: Wild Hearts Edition

The week’s choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, Feb. 12-18, 2015 By Marke B. PARTY RADAR I don't know when Valentine's Day turned into New Year's Eve, but...

Orgiastic plantations: M. Lamar’s ‘Negrogothic’ visions of slavery

Provocative singer-artist returns with a phantasmagoric installation at SFAI, through February. By Marke B.   FEBRUARY 11, 2015 -- A necessary reappraisal of the horrors of  slavery and...

LGBT fear and violence: worse than we thought

 Groundbreaking new study from the LGBT Center finally gathers data on harassment, fear, and violence in SF.  By Marke B.  FEBRUARY 10, 2015 -- For the...

“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” marches through Bay Area

Spirited feminist history doc screens with live talks and QAs with important activists, now through Feb. 12. By Marke B.  FEBRUARY  6, 2015 -- Two years ago, filmmakers Mary...

The Black Madonna speaks!

Before her appearance at the As You Like It party, Sat/7, the outspoken Chicago DJ talks about house legends, Quebecois disco, true Menergy, and...

Party Radar: Catz ‘n Dogs, Sun Ra, Polyglamorous, Loveworks, Popscene 2004, more

The week’s choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, Feb. 4-11, 2015 By Marke B. PARTY RADAR  Just gonna jump in here and toot my own horn...

Bang a drum out loud: Two Spirit Powwow comes to Cow Palace

Huge celebration Sat/7 includes music, dance, art vendors, networking -- and, of course, yummy frybread.  By Marke B.  FEBRUARY 3, 2015 -- One of my favorite...

We love you, get up: 37 poets celebrate 50 years of Frank O’Hara’s ‘Lunch Poems’

All-star reading of seminal City Lights pocket volume at McRoskey Mattress Factory, Fri/6.   By Marke B.  FEBRUARY 3, 2015 -- More than a half century ago,...

Beloved drag queen Cookie Dough has passed away

Sweet star of longtime Monster Show dies in SF after illness in Mexico. By Marke B. JANUARY 29, 2015 -- After a short illness but a...

PARTY RADAR: Drumming, Kittens, Dick Slap, Cub Scout, Dark Room, Pink Mammoth, more

The week’s choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2015 By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR Gonna start off this week's nightlife picks with something that...