Stories about Arts

Ficks’ Picks from TIFF, part one: Strong Chinese films + early Oscar buzz

35 features, 35 shorts in 11 days of the Toronto International Film Festival: Here's part one of Jesse Hawthorne Ficks' reports.

Making noise and empowering girls: 15 years of Women’s Audio Mission

Founder Terri Winston speaks about educating young women in recording studio technology—and WAM's big fundraising bash, coming September 21.

Arts Forecast: Green Thursday, Autumn Moon Fest, Comedy Day

Yuja Wang, Trombone Shorty, Club Foot Orchestra, "Stand Up, Stand Out," "Fury," and more great events on our radar this week.

Opera singer Russell Thomas on diversity, drive, and ‘Roberto Devereux’

Starring in SF Opera's latest, the tenor calls on arts institutions to "look to their communities" for talent that attracts audiences.

Party Radar: Tickets to paradise

Win a pass to Public Works' 30-hour anniversary party. Plus: Dr. Rubinstein, Navid Izadi, Leonce, SPRKLBB, DJ Heather and Colette, more.

Arts Forecast: Soundwave’s diverse, reverberating visions

Plus: Fringe Festival, Electronic Music Festival, Bay Area Now, Opera in the Park, Oakland Pride, and more upcoming events

Party Radar: BFFs Forever

BFF.fm's big anniversary bash. Plus: Cholo Goths, Bloody Mary, Derrick Carter, Stereo Argento, Juanita More's Birthday, a Sylvester tribute, more upcoming parties.

A showcase of ‘young blood’ Asian American writers

Kearny Street Workshop’s Interdisciplinary Writers Lab Final Reading pools new talent and activist elders at Asian Art Museum

Arts Forecast: Clutter, Zinefest, Wavy Gravy

Fillmore Salsa Fest, 'Drugs in the Tenderloin,' Michael Jackson portraits, Paul Young and Midge Ure, and more upcoming events

A swell wave of female talent rolls in with TIDES

Vibrant showcase of local, women-led bands and visual artists with a charitable twist comes to El Rio August 29.