Stories about Marke B.

48 Hills:Big Week Halloween

BIG WEEK: 22 terror-ific Halloween events

From Motown maniacs and "boograss hillbillies" to glam rock ghouls and the Phantom of Grace Cathedral, SF's undead are dancing to a Beetlejuice beat. By...
48 Hills: "Reigning Queens"

Recrowning the lost “Reigning Queens”

Rediscovered photos of downtown 1970s drag balls displayed at GLBT Museum, beginning Fri/23. By Marke B. ART LOOKS NYC's drag vogue balls have been all the rage...
48 Hills Shocktoberfest

Sssuper ssscary! ‘Shocktoberfest: Curse of the Cobra’

Thrillpeddlers' 16th annual stage spooktacular  is delightfully silly and gross in equal measure.  By Marke B. ONSTAGE Things really get hilariously gruesome -- and uncomfortable -- in...
48 Hills Party Radar

PARTY RADAR: DJ Harvey, Kim Ann Foxman, BBYMUTHA, DJ Dan, Edu Imbernon, more

Choice nightlife and dance floor affairs -- plus Marke B. in drag, eek -- Fri/16-Sun/18. By Marke B. PARTY RADAR Hi, my name is Kika Yoass, and...
48 Hills Big Week

BIG WEEK: What to do Oct. 14-20, 2015

Treasure Island Music Fest, Clarion Alley Block Party, Felabration, Trolley Dances, Litcrawl, Na Lei Hulu, Mission Sunday Streets, more essential events By Marke B.  BIG WEEK One...
48 Hills Streetopia

Dreaming of a new Streetopia

Groundbreaking 2012 arts festival -- which fought Lee's "art washed" gentrification plan -- is revisited with new book and two events, Thu/15 and Fri/16.  By...
48 Hills Big Week: Litquake 2015

BIG WEEK: What to do Oct. 7-13, 2015

Litquake, Shocktoberfest, Sandcastle Contest, Decompression, Latin Legends, Ocean Beach Fest, Indigenous Powwow, Youngblood Brass Band, more essential events. By Marke B.  BIG WEEK The vast tsunami of...
48 Hills Political Squares

Play along with “San Francisco Political Squares”

Live charity game show mixes political players, local entertainers, stiff drinks -- Tue/6 at Oasis. Join 48 Hills' Marke B and Tom Ammiano, plus...

PARTY RADAR: Queen, Paranoid London, Regis, Powerblouse, Hard French, Polyglamorous, more

Choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, Fri/2-Sun/3. Plus: Marke B. DJs and does drag for the first time, eek.  By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR  When beloved...
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...