Stories about Arts

San Pablo’s Los Cenzontles ramps up its Mexican rhythms

A new sound system and renovated space, a collaboration with Linda Ronstadt, youth programs, a cross-border documentary—what can't this cultural academy (and band) do?

Sean Dorsey Dance continues to shatter boundaries, 15 years on

Celebrating his company's 15th season, the pioneering transgender choreographer speaks about the SF arts scene and what's coming next.

We want to hear from you! What should 48 Hills cover in 2019?

Tell us what you want to read more of—and spread the word about our site!

Arts Forecast: Reptaliens, Spear of Destiny, V Vale….

An epic Peter Murphy residency, Kitka, DJ Saoirse, Electric Church, Flashing After Dark, The Great SF Corn Dog Festival, and more.

Save the Redstone Building!

Low-cost space for grassroots groups at risk as gentrification fuels speculative deal for historic labor temple. And this is why so many people don't want the Monster in the Mission.

Cross-bay institution Black Choreographers Festival celebrates its first 15 years

“A courageous/ambitious idea,” is how co-founder Laura Ellis characterizes the birth of her and fellow choreographer Kendra Barnes’ enduring yearly event, the Black Choreographers...

Screen Grabs: British Film Fest, Holiday, Tongues Untied….

NY Cat Film Fest, Winterfest, Never Look Away, Everybody Knows, and more in cinemas this week: Read our previews.

Teens takeover the Contemporary Jewish Museum — and it’s about time

From DJs to designers, the institution hands over the programming reins to the younger generation on Sat/9

Arts Forecast: Son Jarocho Festival, J Dilla shots, and queer gamers unite!

Plus: Family-friendly opportunities to celebrate the Lunar New Year and Black History Month with inspiring art

Arts Forecast: Two-spirits celebrate 20 years of Bay community

Plus: Lucca Ravioli Co. says goodbye, Brutalist dance homage, Hard French Winter Ball, and more