Stories about Audio

Leading drag and performance venue closes indefinitely

Like many spaces, SoMa nightclub Oasis tries to figure out how to survive without any live audiences.

In Hong Kong, protests and precautions at Chinese New Year

The pandemic was raging in mainland China, but in Hong Kong, protesters still filled the streets.

Can drag queens beat death? Find out in ‘Drag Becomes Her’

Peaches Christ, Jinkx Monsoon, and BenDeLaCreme send up 1992 camp classic 'Death Becomes Her' in a dragstravaganza.

The wonder-chops of Thundercat

The LA bass wiz blends smooth pop sounds with deep knowledge and wry humor. Catch him at Fox Theatre, Fri/6.

Recombinant Festival’s audio-visual spectacle summons ‘Clouds of Confoundment’

Mesmerizing immersions, grand cybernetic theories, and dazzling 'subassemblies' await convergence attendees.

John Cameron Mitchell and the origin of ‘Anthem Homunculus’

The 'Hedwig' creator's star-studded podcast sweeps into town for a marathon listening party. (Laurie Anderson plays a tumor.)

Arts Forecast: Welcome to the ‘Manifesto’

Plus: Pop-Up Magazine, The End of You, a double shot of Kronos, Fog City Magic Fest, Kafana Balkan, Moodymann, more.

Noise Pop’s latest round showcases newcomers

Among more familiar names like Washed Out and Lower Dens are fresh gems Victoria Canal, Angelica Garcia, more

The joy of ‘Gayface’

With an ongoing series of portraits, photographer Lauren Tabak asks, how does queer visibility matter, here and now? 

A 24/7 switchboard connecting participants to ‘The Dead Woman’

In 'A morta,' Cinthia Marcelle fuses art, theater, and telecommunication—and yes, you can play at home.