Stories about Art

The San Francisco Mint is haunted!

Peaches Christ and Into the Dark's immersive haunted experience Terror Vault has apparently disturbed some ghosts.

Can a museum exhibit capture Burning Man?

Surreal, lysergic ingredients are there, but Oakland Museum's 'No Spectators' show misses the essence of the thing in the desert.

Screen Grabs: A 14-hour movie with a 40-minute ‘middle finger’

Plus: Nazi comedy 'Jojo Rabbit,' a celebration of Jacques Tati, the burning of the South Bronx, more in cinemas

Broken-beat pioneer Mark de Clive-Lowe revives his CHURCH

A 13-track celebration of open-minded connectivity keys into the groundbreaker's roving jazz club and dance party.

Memories of the Ulcer Department

'The San Quentin Project,' an inmate-centered photo exhibit at BAMPFA, complicates assumptions of life at CA’s oldest prison.

Screen Grabs: A bounty of international film fests

Filipino, Greek, United Nations, and SF Shorts fests highlight world cinema. Plus: Parasite, The Lighthouse, The King, more.

‘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.

With ‘Gialloween II,’ Italian horror classics splatter the Roxie

Cat O' Nine Tails, Torso, Death Smiles on a Murderer, and more cult '70s terror (awkward dubbing included)

Arts Forecast: El Rio saved, Litquake aquiver, Open Studios opens….

Dolly Parton Hoot, Riceboy Sleeps, Duet + Marrow, a percussion work about climate change, Othello, and more

A ‘Macbeth’ that’s equal parts murder and music

Cal Shakes productions doesn't strain for relevance, opting instead for classic madness and mayhem.