Arts + Culture

Join us for the third annual 48 Hills Gala!

Celebrate three years of groundbreaking independent journalism Thursday, April 21 at the Starlight Room.

The San Francisco hipster is dead, y’all :/

The impending closure of Boogaloos is the (locally sourced, hand-wrought) nail in the neon coffin of a once inescapable lifestyle caricature. By Marke B. SEPTEMBER 1,...

Mexico City: The fallacy of ‘cheap’

LETTER FROM MEXICO: Before you take the trip down here, we need to talk

Bay Guardian announces fundraising success

Progressive news source will relaunch with Best of the Bay, election endorsements

“Like watching your parents have sex”

Mexico City's art week 2016 both fascinated and appalled -- but there was genius, and there were tacos.
The Fits reviewed by Jesse Hawthorne Ficks

What we saw at Sundance

From rapturous 'Fits' and glorious 'Certain Women' to a stabbing 'Lesson' and a freewheeling 'Lovesong', the film fest shined.

Gather the Nations

Fifth Annual BAAITS Two Spirit Powwow brings together diverse Native American communities -- and is open to all.

Black abstractions, charting a “Blank Map”

National Queer Arts Fest kicks off with a psychedelic experiment in collective artmaking, Fri/3-Sun/12.

The week ACT UP shut SF down

25th anniversary events commemorate historic Sixth International Conference on AIDS protests -- and reunite seminal local activists, Fri/19-Sun/21. By Marke B. JUNE 16, 2015 -- "We were fraught,...

At the CROSSROADS in 2016

70 films, nine programs, three days: CROSSROADS Film Festival is here for lovers of the eye-popping avant-garde