Stories about Arts

Silenced in place? SF’s resilient music scene faces its latest obstacle

COVID froze tours, shuttered venues, shelved releases, and canceled festivals. Local bands do their best to carry on.

‘Rogue’ party uproar shows tech, journalism’s COVID-19 limits

Promoter's coronavirus illness, ticket sales snafu, viral reporting added to rage about techno event.

Arts Forecast: Apocalypse… but make it fashion!

The arts community is putting on a damn good face in this catastrophe, from floral masks to streaming Shakespeare and more.

Screen Grabs: Cinemas go dark, but here’s what to watch

As even the Silent Film Fest falls silent, there are local resources and online releases to keep you occupied.

Let’s help local artists, workers, and small businesses. Join in!

Here's a list of links to help people out of work from the coronavirus shutdown. If you are in need, please add your info in the comments.

Arts workers struggling after performances are cancelled and venues closed

Tough times for musicians, DJs, performers, and artists as bars and events are shut down.

Arts Forecast: Should you even go out?

Large gatherings have been banned, small gatherings are advised against—what are art-lovers (and arts workers) to do?

Stopping evictions and price-gouging in the coronavirus crisis

Plus: the need for an arts, worker, and small-business bailout—and the mayor will get asked about corruption. That's The Agenda for March 9-15.

How do you represent Black and Latino communities at major museum shows?

An innovative program at the de Young, whose staff is mostly white, brings diversity to Black Power and Frida Kahlo exhibit staff.

Review: Sketch comedy legends Culture Clash return—with big tío energy

The pioneering performance trio's provocations feel comforting, but still pack a poignant wallop at Berkeley Rep.