Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Tag: Balboa Theatre

Howdy, neighbor! Storied: San Francisco podcast bridges divide

"How can you get to know your neighbor, when you can't even shake their hand right now?" Podcaster Jeff Hunt posed the question to me over the phone, but...

Screen Grabs: A tragic star hounded by the FBI

A couple of the smaller, more idiosyncratic local film festivals add to the celluloid mix this week. Within the larger Noise Pop schedule of concerts, parties and other events,...

Arts Forecast: Here come the Sisters

MUCH ADO ABOUT FOLSOM Folsom Street Fair is two Sundays away (watch for my party guide), and what better way could organizers seize the news cycle ahead of time than......

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

FALL ARTS PREVIEW Let's keep this short because there's a lot to do and see, obviously! Proclamations of the SF arts scene's demise—despite the continued hounding of artists and...

The sun hasn’t set yet on Sonny Smith’s SF

ALL EARS As the decade began, all eyes were on San Francisco’s rock scene. Sic Alps, Thee Oh Sees, White Fence, and the Fresh & Onlys found adoring fans...

Screen Grabs: Dynamation Celebration, African Film Fest, and even more cats!

SCREEN GRABS It’s a busy week for arthouse openings and other film events of interest, though we couldn’t see everything in advance. Among the titles we didn’t catch (or...

Screen Grabs: Our critic’s picks from Noir City and SF Indiefest

A fair share of the Bay Area film community will be spending the next couple weeks looking (and flying) eastward towards the Sundance Film Festival. But for those not...

Arts Forecast: Absolutely Fabulous Live, Punk-Metal Flea Market, Crime 1978

ARTS FORECAST Hey, hey! Maybe you have heard that we released a little thing called Best of the Bay last week, with a whole section dedicated to Arts and Entertainment?...

Arts Forecast: Autumn Lights, Space Visitors, Clarion Alley Block Party …

ARTS FORECAST Next week we release the results of our 42nd Best of the Bay poll (sign up for our newsletter to hear about results first!), and this time of...
48 Hills: Big Week

BIG WEEK: The top 10+ things to do Wed/16-Sun/20

Danger: Diabolik, Unsilent Night, Blind Boys of Alabama, Katabatik, A Charlie Brown Christmas, Kitka, Mariachi El Bronx, more. Plus: snowy otters!  BIG WEEK Yes, yes, it's holiday time -- full of...