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What we saw at Sundance (and Slamdance), part 4: Narrative features

The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Cat Sticks, Honey Boy, The Farewell... plus our top 10 of the whole shebang

What we saw at Sundance, part 2: Documentaries

A Macedonian beekeeper, a Taliban refugee, feisty Satanists, the life of N. Scott Momaday, a 1969 Memphis bluesfest...

Police-reform advocates push Assembly bill to restrict shootings

Legislation would set clear statewide standards for the use of deadly force.

Black queer people and allies rally against violence in wake of actor’s beating

"We want to be believed": At Harvey Milk Plaza on Wednesday, fear, frustration, and solidarity as attacks continue.

Screen Grabs: IndieFest, Godard’s latest, and a Jeff Goldblum smorgasbord

Plus: Brazil takes on environmental crisis in an animated feature — does it work?

Arts Forecast: Two-spirits celebrate 20 years of Bay community

Plus: Lucca Ravioli Co. says goodbye, Brutalist dance homage, Hard French Winter Ball, and more

Center of Sex and Culture closes — but Dr. Carol Queen looks to the future

Founder-doyenne of SoMa sex positivity divulges plans for CSC in exile

Among the flourishes of ‘Volver’, a lesson of flamenco’s past and present

Kerensa DeMars first saw flamenco dance in 1995. The next year, she went to Spain with “high school- level Spanish,” intending to stay for...

A progressive candidate files for DA, opening up the 2019 race

Chesa Boudin, a deputy public defender whose life has been shaped by the criminal justice system, offers a new perspective in a campaign dominated by tough-on-crime candidates.

Mar pushes Breed on budget accountability

Plus: Yee puts progressives in control of key committees.