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Watching movies—and coping and connecting—in ‘The Flick’

Director Jon Tracy talks about the latest Shotgun Players production, exploring the surprisingly complex world of three cinema employees.

Screen Grabs: Native American Reelism, Bay Area Thrash Metal …

Rojo, Monos, The Goldfinch, A Faithful Man, Indie Shorts Fest, Women in Film, and more in cinemas this week.

SF’s PG&E buyout makes political — and economic — sense

At the price the city is offering, SF could net half a billion dollars a year -- and get cleaner power.

‘Exit Strategy’: Can they save a crumbling high school?

Actors Tre’Vonne Bell and Adam Niemann talk about Aurora Theatre's new production, which takes on the failing school system.

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

Flamenco to death metal, Comedy Day to Hip-Hop Fest, with dozens more great local arts, music, dance, and stage events.

Fall Arts Preview: 10 can’t-miss art shows

Galactic glamour, a psychedelic roller rink, pan-African wonders, reclaiming Pioneer Monument, and celebrating a seminal centenarian.

Arts Forecast: Veronica Klaus returns, Zine Fest, Fringe Fest, more …

Plus: Mystic Braves, Month of Momentum Culmination, Zulu Spear, and more upcoming events.

Secrets, lies, and a roiling harem in ‘House of Joy’

An empire wanes, but women find their strength to carry on in Madhuri Shekar's play at Cal Shakes.

Screen Grabs: All hail the mighty Godzillafest!

Monster mayhem at the Balboa and Castro, a strikingly oceanic documentary, Korean and Italian mobsters, more in cinemas

Arts Forecast: Frameline Fest gets new executive director, more …

House of Joy, Metallica + SF Symphony, Purple Rain, Herbie Hancock, Border People, and more upcoming arts events.