Arts + Culture

Hair of the dog

Australian shocker 'Hounds of Love' scares by grounding its horror in everyday plausibility.

Gather the Nations

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

Toys for trans men? Angel delivers

Porn hero Buck Angel plunges into trans man sex toy market with 'The Buck Off' -- just in time for the holidays.
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...

Feeling ‘Trapped’

Documentary exposes insidious new legislative attacks on abortion clinics
48 Hillsa: Drawing the Crisis

Drawing the Crisis: Kellyn Borst on the eviction epidemic

CCA Comics students draw stories from the housing crisis. A 48 Hills exclusive series. ART LOOKS The Engage: Comics class at the California College of the Arts is...

Dropping the F bomb

Female drag performer Fauxnique's new show 'The F Word' explores fashionably fierce feminism.

Screen Grabs: New films of note this week

SF Green Festival, New Films on Dance, 'Lost City of Z,' 'Luminous Procuress,' 'Free Fire,' and more

Welcome to Oakland, ‘Welcome to Night Vale’

Surreal podcast phenomenon brings live show, charming heebie-jeebies to Fox Theatre, Tue/21. We interview Cecil, the show's perfectly unreliable narrator.  By Marke B. BAY STAGES The enormous glowing...

The illuminated woman of ‘Crimson Peak’

Guillermo de Toro's latest gothic horror has more up its sleeve than loving, gory homage.  By Jesse Hawthorne Ficks SCREEN GRABS Cinephiles should have a field day...