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Transgender visions in urgent times

The 22nd Transgender Film Festival comes with supernatural powers and a punk political attitude—right when we need both.

Best of the Bay 2019: Shopping winners

Best Book Store, Best Grocery Store, Best Shoe Store, Best Bike Shop, Best Flea Market, Best Dispensary, and more

Pride time: 6 quick picks at the National Queer Arts Festival

Femme crips, man-haters, precarious lives, post-colonial mothering, and the queer intifada take center stage at the monthlong fest.

Screen Grabs: Xmas Weekend flicks galore

Mary Poppins, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, James Baldwin, Dick Cheney, and more pop in for the holiday season. Read our reviews!

Best of the Bay 2018: Shopping Winners

Your picks for Best Book Store, Best Grocery Store, Best Shoe Store, Best Bike Shop, Best Flea Market, Best Dispensary, 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.

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.

Party Radar: For Navid

Another tragic loss for local nightlife. Plus: Soul Clap, Bootie, iamiwhoami, SPFDJ, Drag Me to the Lanes, and more chances to dance among friends.

Arts Forecast: Hemlock Tavern closing, Polk Street Blues Fest, Erasure …

Boris, Brazil in the Gardens, 20th Street Block Party, Sex and the City live, and more great things to do this week.

Arts Forecast: Fresh Meat, North Beach Festival, Corgi Con…

Fantastic Negrito, Fatima Yamaha, Boris Godunov, Seinfeld Trivia Night (with Seinfeld-themed menu!) and more on tap this week.