Stories about Arts

Arts Forecast: Trog, Mercury Soul, Bay Area Book Festival …

Fog City Swing, Kronos Quartet Festival, Japandroids, Eric B & Rakim, more upcoming arts events and news.

Trump, Tokyo, and the Korean crisis

Both the left and the right in Tokyo are angry at the US president, and they don't see much hope for talks with North Korea

Party Radar: Fortnight of Fun—Love Glove Edition

She Bends, John Cameron Mitchell, Head Over Heels, Doc Martin, The Juan Maclean, Asmara, Carl Craig, Rebolledo... two weeks of party madness!

‘The Wolves’ kicks up young women’s power, rage, and sheer joy

Director Morgan Green and coach Shane Kennedy talk about the lively, soccer-based Pulitzer finalist at Marin Theatre Company.

Read something new! California Book Award finalists announced

Plus the Northern California Book Award winners are here, too? Lots of great lit to dive into this spring.

Arts Forecast: An Ethio-jazz marvel, a Tenderloin snapper, The Residents …

A trans superhero rock opera, a celebration of Oddball Films, a colorful camp classic movie at the Symphony, and more great arts events.

Screen Grabs: A kung fu classic, an unsung war epic …

A huge financial heist, some awesome Other Cinema weirdness, and more in cinemas this week.

You’re invited to the 48 Hills Fifth Anniversary May Day Gala!

Join us May 1, 6pm-8pm, at Mission Cultural Center for food, drinks, entertainment, and more!

Blackface betrayal and ‘Black Lies’ in Edgar Arceneaux’s new YBCA installation

The LA artist takes on Ben Vereens' infamously truncated performance at Ronald Reagan's 1981 inaugural gala, and more.

Arts Forecast: Walking the Irish border, making epic poetry

CounterPulse Fest's 'aon mhac tíre.' Plus: Granny Cart Gangstas, Sister Spit, Caminos Flamencos, 'American Optimism,' 'Latin Standards,' more