Stories about Dance

Arts Forecast: Sandcastles, Teotihuacan, Street Food Fest, Poke-Con….

10 upcoming arts (and food and music and nightlife) events of note, in our new regular column.

Holes in our understanding

Performer and faux queen Fauxnique's new show 'C*NT' tackles feminist mythology, pathological misogyny, and campy French philosophy.

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

‘I want to be humble, but I want to be fierce’

Legendary choreographer and identity politics architect Bill T. Jones speaks about art, empathy, and the possibility of beauty in our present moment.

Coming in FRESH

Eighth annual performance festival deploys 'empathy/destruction' theme to address (and cope with) our current moment.

Do toy drones dream of an Arab future?

In 'future friend/ships' -- this week at CounterPulse -- performers Keith Hennessy and Jassem Hindi create a political fever dream-ritual.
Yaelisa's of Caminos Flamenco. Photo by Y. Takahashi

The passions of Yaelisa

New show "Yo. Soy. Flamenca." takes in 30 years of the local flamenco champion's work.

Gather the Nations

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

Can you whack?

Viktor Manoel, a Chicano originator of 1970s dance form whacking, schools young Mexican dancers in the art.
48 Hills: Big Week

BIG WEEK: The top 10+ things to do Wed/16-Sun/20

Danger: Diabolik, Unsilent Night, Blind Boys of Alabama, Katabatik, A Charlie Brown Christmas, Kitka, Mariachi El Bronx, more. Plus: snowy otters!  BIG WEEK Yes, yes, it's...