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Screen Grabs: The French Had a Name For It …

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Narcissister Organ Grinder, Burning, El Angel, Optronica2: Dark Synth, and more in cinemas this week.

No men, no boats, no problem: ACT’s ‘Men on Boats’ is wild ride

Playwright Jaclyn Backhaus retells the story of John Wesley Powell's 1869 Colorado River expedition—with some raucous twists.

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.

Arts Forecast: Dia de los Muertos, Diwali, Blackalicious …

Kruder & Dorfmeister, 'Jurassic Park' at the Symphony, a multi-sensory cosmic-spiritual day rave, and more this week.

Best of the Bay 2018: Arts & Entertainment Winners

Your picks for Best DJ, Best Live Music Venue, Best Film Festival, Best Drag Show, Best Dance Company, and more

Screen Grabs: Suspiria, Boy Erased, The Wild Pussycat …

3rd i fest, Museo, Gary Winograd doc, Jean Vigo retrospective, and more scary, sexy, and smart films in cinemas this week.

Can you ever forgive Richard E. Grant?

The charming co-star of Melissa McCarthy's new movie on playing a tipsy gay grifter, 'Absolutely Fabulous,' and a tricky nude scene

Screen Grabs: The War at Home, Wings of Desire, What They Had …

Solid new dramas, restored classics, a impressionistic labor doc, and more fill the city's cinemas this week.

From uproarious meme to poignant play (with salad)

Sheila Callaghan talks gender roles, cultural rage, and her 'Women Laughing Alone with Salad' at Shotgun Players.

Screen Grabs: SF Shorts, Beautiful Boy, Filipino Cine Festival…

The Guilty, The Oath, The Grateful Dead Movie, Psycho-Geo3:The Margins of the Map, and more in cinemas this week.