[The Bay Area is actively producing and attracting experimentalists, multimedia performance artists, cult punk ritualists, and innovative anti-socials with no capacity for self-promotion. Hidden Agenda is a column that spreads the word about their performances.]
Horror film imagery, macabre fixations, black humor, and assuming false identities are mutual virtues of rock and Halloween. Every year they collide. This installment of Hidden Agenda focuses on imminent meetings of disguise, fright, and performance that seem likely to become Dyonisian bacchanals of surreal terror and chemical revelry.