Stories about Environment

Gay Chadian immigrant detained by ICE caught in asylum limbo

Chad just criminalized homosexuality—will US send Oumar, who has lived and worked here for a decade, into danger?

Fierce rock energy at Miss June’s ‘Bad Luck Party’

New Zealand four-piece moves through pop-punk, no wave, and noise with an acerbic Riot Grrrl slant.

Transgender visions in urgent times

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

Natasha Bedingfield takes some poignant new curves

Working with powerhouse producer Linda Perry on latest album 'Roll With Me,' the UK singer brings politics into the mix.

Arts Forecast: El Rio saved, Litquake aquiver, Open Studios opens….

Dolly Parton Hoot, Riceboy Sleeps, Duet + Marrow, a percussion work about climate change, Othello, and more

Navigating gender’s fluidity in a sea of apps with ‘#femMASCULINE’

Toggling between drag in the streets and bear in the sheets, Kevin Seaman explores the limitations of online representation.

A Green Film Festival to fire you up

The connection between the housing and climate crises is just one of the essential topics explored at the ninth annual SFGFF.

Arts Forecast: Here come the Sisters

Project Nunway X (and Folsom gossip), Big Book Sale, Dark Entries, Top Girls, Kikbal, oodles of Shakespeare, more this week.

Ben Folds illuminates the music biz with ‘Lightning Bugs’

The singer and arts education advocate shares his life's 'cheap lessons' in new book and at JCC—sprinkled with hits.

‘American Factory’ a tale of two blue collars: US and Chinese

Obamas' project for Netflix yields an eye-opening doc that shows how one innovative solution to a factory closing went awry.