Stories about Books

Arts Forecast: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore confronts queer assimilation in ‘Sketchtasy’

Plus: Mozart's birthday, SF Movement Arts Fest, Jasmine Infiniti, and coastal light sculptures

DJ Spooky spins the Web in YBCA’s ‘Quantopia’

The electronic music wiz speaks about his new multimedia performance, which explores the history and effects of the Internet.

Ficks’ Picks: Best Movies of 2018

From 'You were Never Really Here' and 'Life and Nothing More' to 'Street Meat' and 'Never Never Land,' our festival critic picks his faves.

BOOKS: ‘Liar’s Paradox’ is the best new thriller in years

Taylor Stevens has delivered a novel that is wild, crazy, entertaining -- and breaks all the rules.

Conservatorship: The new ‘ugly laws’

Another tool to take individuality and power away from poor, disabled, and senior people will start in SF and LA.

Arts Forecast: Drag Queens on Ice, Animal Collective, Dear Evan Hansen…

East Bay Alternative Book and Zine Fest, Conference of the Birds, Dark Crystal, Kiese Laymon, and more this week

After the mudslides, Kendra McKinley’s musical dispatch from ‘Big Sur Island’

For 'Henry Miller Memorial Library Sessions' EP, local singer-songwriter took Joni Mitchell, relative isolation as guides.

As a queer POC, El Beh finds joy in playing ‘Mary Poppins’

Actor sees the gently radical side of the classic, class-conscious children's musical character in SF Playhouse production.

Forget the Bezos Behemoth: Here’s where to shop local for the holidays

Keep it indie with SF Etsy's Holiday Emporium, Paradise Vintage Fair, Bayview Makers Mashup Market, the Flower Lady, and more.

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

American Indian Film Festival, Renegade Craft Fair, NRVS LVRS, Seasonal Herb Walk, and more happening this week.