Stories about Art

Kumail’s ‘Yasmin’ tunes into a celestial radio show

A lush mood-board of seductive beats from Bombay to Istanbul, on the wide-ranging producer's latest.

Arts Forecast: And here’s the real kicker…

'Stomp' still stomps. Plus: Lavender Country, Cuban neon, Recombinant Fest, Patrick Cowley, a drag 'The Wall,' more.

Screen Grabs: Three of the year’s best dramas and more

It's that time of year when "serious" films get wide release—and here are some of the best ones you'll see.

The lo-fi psych-pop joys of Still Woozy

'Being an artist is almost like being a curator of your favorite things,' says the Oakland-born sensation, performing at New Parish.

Screen Grabs: French noir to vintage punk, a week of retro gems

A little sci-fi, a little fetish comedy, and more to take you back in cinemas.

Special report: Bay Area academics visit Kurds in Northern Syria

Expedition connected with Rojava citizens in months before Turkey's devastating invasion. Exclusive photos by Beth LaBerge

Screen Grabs: Two movies for grown-ups at the multiplex

Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' and 'Shining'-update 'Doctor Sleep' don't aim their ambitions at the usual target market.

Local musicians step up to ‘Blanket the Homeless’

With double-album and concert, producer Scott Mickelson recruits an all-star roster to assist in direct acton during crisis.

Screen Grabs: South Asian cinema, transgender visions, amateur porn…

Three diverse festivals open up. Plus: Soviets and Surrealists, Synonyms, Collisions, more in cinemas this week.

Red-hot but clear-eyed, Flea recounts his youth in ‘Acid for the Children’

Legendary bassist and actor recalls childhood, punk, and early Chili Peppers days—and ditches anger for forgiveness.