Saturday, December 5, 2020

Tag: National Queer Arts Festival

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2020: The protests, the parties (online), the poignant posters

I've stayed in all Pride Week so far—and I'm already exhausted! Well, I was, until putting together this list of recommendations. Most of them can be done at home...

Party Radar: ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2019

PRIDE Heeeeeeey, Happy GIANT PRODE, everybody! Party Radar's been on a wee hiatus while I finish this crazy book, sorry. I miss getting nuts on the dance floor and/or...

Pride time: 6 quick picks at the National Queer Arts Festival

Despite the tea on Twitter, Pride month isn’t just about the continued corporate cashing-in on on-normative identity disguised as celebratory hedonism. Case in point: the National Queer Arts Festival....

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...

Arts Forecast: Fresh Meat, North Beach Festival, Corgi Con…

ARTS FORECAST Pride is looming in the distance like a monstrous, rainbow-bedecked Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man—look for my guide to drop soon—but alongside the parades and parties, and, hey, even a...

Resistance Party! Ultimate Pride Guide 2017

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2017 Pride started as a celebration of a protest, how cool is that? And watching SF Pride (Sun/25) progress from its raucous roots, through slick corporate extravaganza, and...

2016: Some very bright spots

Good lord, 2016 -- the year the music died, the year the Internet got too real, the year America got majorly oranged. When the Bay Area wasn't showing its...

‘Type/Caste’ is a curtain call for theater stereotypes

ONSTAGE I’ve been close to Bay Area actor Rotimi Agbabiaka for years, during which we have spent many moments laughing. There was the time the security guard at my...

Ultimate Pride Guide 2016

PARTY RADAR The night of the Orlando shootings, I was at the African American Arts and Culture Complex surrounded by friends I've shared hundreds of dance floors with, watching...

Black abstractions, charting a “Blank Map”

ON pentTAGE This weekend, Adee Roberson, Brontez Purnell, keyon gaskin, Tasha Ceyan, and Wizard Apprentice come together to present "Blank Map" (Fri/3-Sun/12), a new work that blends movement, music,...