Sunday, May 9, 2021

Tag: Photography

Company Town: Tech vs. grassroots on the screen

SCREEN GRABS It’s hard to imagine that the Aaron Peskin-Julie Christensen election was just a year ago. Back then, the mayor was heavily involved in local politics: He convened...

Gather the Nations

If you haven't attended a Bay Area powwow, you're in for a treat Sat/20, when the Fifth Annual BAAITS Powwow comes to Fort Mason, 10am-10pm. I've attended three of...

Former editors launch “Bring Back the Bay Guardian” campaign

Online fundraiser aims to preserve, restore, and relaunch alternative newspaper's key features. By Marke B.  After regaining the assets of the Bay Guardian, a new non-profit called the San Francisco Center...

Juanita More’s Booty Call goes out with a bang

Drag doyenne's weekly party to end after eight wild, colorful years. By Marke B. PARTY RADAR If I've sounded rather gushy -- nay, gooey, even -- over drag goddess Juanita More lately,...
48 Hills: party Radar

PARTY RADAR: Bondax, Finnebassen, SomaFM, Carl Craig, Nightmares on Wax, Red Hots, more

Choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, Nov. 5-7, 2015 By Marke B. PARTY RADAR Halloween may have passed in a puff of orange smoke and mushroom truffles, but there's plenty of excuses...
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 in pop culture, ever since...
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 story usually goes, one of...
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 "Leather's Proust" by famous sexologist...

BIG WEEK: What to do Aug. 4-10, 2015

J-Pop Summit, Shakespeare in the Park, Pistahan Festival, Les Nubians, Janeane Garofalo, Jorge Drexler, and more essential events.  By Marke B. BIG WEEK First off, this weekend is Outside Lands (sold out!),...

Guns, girls, gangsters storm Castro Theatre

From 'Chinatown at Midnight' to 'Dangerous Blondes,' the I Wake Up Dreaming series showcases rare noir films, Thu/6-Sept. 3. By Dennis Harvey SCREEN GRABS Elliot Lavine programmed his first noir series...