Saturday, March 6, 2021

Tag: Day of the Dead

What we saw at Sundance 2021, part 1: Ficks’ Picks at the big fest

Nicolas Cage, Tessa Thompson, Sparks, and a majestic Georgian tree—our annual peek at the giant movie event

A very haunted Arts Forecast: Halloween undead!

Howl through your mask at this year's stream 'n (socially distant) scream spooktaculars
Nickolas Muray, "Frida with Olmeca Figurine, Coyoacán," 1939

Arts Forecast: Museums reopen, Litquake rolls out… and music in parklets?

Plus: SOMArts DĂ­a de los Muertos show, DJ Mark Farina, California Symphony, 'Heads of Hip Hop, more.

Arts Forecast: Day of the Dead in the City of Souls

Ready to shed the rotting pumpkin skin of Halloween and sniff the sweet spice of the afterlife? OK that question is a lot, but after this year's All Hallow's...

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

FALL ARTS PREVIEW Let's keep this short because there's a lot to do and see, obviously! Proclamations of the SF arts scene's demise—despite the continued hounding of artists and...

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

ARTS FORECAST "In San Francisco, Day of the Dead has been celebrated in the Mission district sincethe early 70’s. The Marigold Project was created in 1990 for participants to buildaltars, leave...

Hey, Boo! 17 Halloween parties to keep you up at night

PARTY RADAR For the love of all that's unholy, I am lighting 666 witchy candles that no one steps out on Halloween dressed as a sexy zombie Tamale Lady. (Instead,...

Party Radar: Fall drags you in

PARTY RADAR It's recently come to my attention that I love autumn. I know it's a bit nipply out, but the extended cover of darkness emboldens shenanigans and helps...

The Agenda: Tasers, cannabis, and homeless deaths…

The Zarate trial, and the history of the weapon that fired the fatal bullet that killed Kate Steinle, got me thinking about who gets to carry lethal weapons in...

Arts Forecast: Dia de los Muertos, Open Studios, Circus Veritas …

ARTS FORECAST You've mastered Halloween (or, like me you've mastered watching everyone's Halloween costumes on Instagram), but are you ready for Day of the Dead? One of my favorite times,...