Stories about Brava Theater

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.

Navigating gender’s fluidity in a sea of apps with ‘#femMASCULINE’

Toggling between drag in the streets and bear in the sheets, Kevin Seaman explores the limitations of online representation.

Screen Grabs: All the latest from Iran

Iranian Film Fest, Women Sports Fest, The Death of Dick Long, Judy, End of the Century, Son of Dracula, more in cinemas.

Review: 20 years in, SF Electronic Music Fest doubles down on avant-garde

From eerie ritual to lush bassoon, the pioneering event brought out the enduring experimental side of the local scene.

In Rotimi Agbabiaka’s ‘Manifesto,’ a call to visionary black, queer ambition

The actor's latest solo show channels James Baldwin, Nina Simone, and Fela Kuti's revolutionary spirit—with his own fierce twist.

I want my SF DocFest: Our critic’s top picks

Epic tales of gay lucha libre wrestlers and untold stories of the Bay's thrash metal history mark the 2019 edition of the real-life cinema explosion.

Queering Psychedelics conference aims to expand definitions, minds

As psychedelics become mainstream, this groundbreaking gathering addresses everything from two-spirit ecology to queer jam band fans.

Arts Forecast: The week’s best moments to honor Momma

Plus: The 48th annual Stanford Powwow, a musical benefit for immigration advocates RAICES, Diana Gameros, and the Walking Distance Dance Festival.

A live cinema event to ‘Remember Los Siete’ in the Mission

Artist Vero Majano uses found footage and her own memories about the notorious 1969 trial to "remind people we are still here."

San Pablo’s Los Cenzontles ramps up its Mexican rhythms

A new sound system and renovated space, a collaboration with Linda Ronstadt, youth programs, a cross-border documentary—what can't this cultural academy (and band) do?