Stories about Counterpulse

Arts Forecast: Bye, bye, Babylon…

Beach Blanket Babylon announces it's closing. Plus: Cerrone, Mercury Soul, Dream Bodies, Bikes to Books, Los Amigos Invisibles, more.

Reviews: Gender under the microscope in ‘Queent’ and ‘Boys in Trouble’

Fauxnique and VivvyAnne Forevermore exploded drag's cliches, Sean Dorsey Dance took on toxic masculinity and gender performance.

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

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

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

Post-human radical inclusivity, center-stage in ‘Beyond Gravity’

Choreographer Jess Curtis and company emphasize disabled access in a futuristic performance series at Counterpulse.

Screen Grabs: Free Solo, Arab Film Fest, Studio 54…

Greek Film Festival, Tea With Dames, The Happy Prince, First Man, and more films in cinemas this week. Read our reviews.

Fall Arts aflame! The 50+ best things to do this season

Awesome festivals, fantastic concerts, great movies galore, and more must-see nightlife, dance, and visual arts highlights.

Arts Forecast: Soundwave’s diverse, reverberating visions

Plus: Fringe Festival, Electronic Music Festival, Bay Area Now, Opera in the Park, Oakland Pride, and more upcoming events

Heaven’s Gate reverberates in mystical coming-of-age tale ‘Barn Owl’

Calling occupants of interplanetary craft... to Evan Johnson's new play, featuring UFOs, visionary elders, drum circles, and 'California mystique.'

Keith Hennessy’s fiercely political, achingly intimate ‘Crotch’ and ‘Sink’

A classic revival at CounterPulse and a new work at Joe Goode Annex showcase the essential performance artist's changing concerns.