Stories about AIDS

So many spooky Halloween movies!

From classics like 'Poltergeist' to newer scare fare like 'Knife + Heart': Grab some popcorn and cover your eyes.

‘Disasterama!’ chronicles SF’s wild, lost queer underground

Alvin Orloff's new memoir documents crazy nights, retro-camp glamor, and punk sensibility in the face of the AIDS crisis.

Enola Gay and the witchy origin of the first AIDS protest

35 years later, the 'Blood & Money' ritual outside Livermore Lab reveals the intricacy of SF's protest movement.

Screen Grabs: She raised hell!

Molly Ivins, Marlon Riggs, Peter Bogdanovich (live in person), Ms. Purple, Latino Film Fest, British New Wave, and more movies

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

Flamenco to death metal, Comedy Day to Hip-Hop Fest, with dozens more great local arts, music, dance, and stage events.

Will progressive Democratic Party slate collapse over D5 race?

Tenants worked to elect progressives to run the local Democratic Party; now some of those members appear ready to vote against the tenant choice. Plus: Who will stand up to Dede Wilsey and her support for Trump?

Screen Grabs: Two of our favorite movies this year

Plus: John Carpenter Film Fest, Give Me Liberty, Adam, The Amazing Jonathan Documentary, California Independent Film Festival, more

AIDS, sex, and ‘Illuminations on Market Street’

Activist-author Benjamin Heim Shepard turns to fiction, inspired by working in an SF AIDS housing program in the mid-1990s.

Screen Grabs: What happened to Dag Hammarskjold?

Plus: After the Wedding, Jirga, One Child Nation, a benefit for Canyon Cinema, and more in theaters this week.

Screen Grabs: A wave of women behind the camera

Two series showcase cinematography and horror. Plus: Cockettes at 50, transgender in Hong Kong, Leonard Cohen's muse, more