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Screen Grabs: Our critic’s picks from Noir City and SF Indiefest

Plus: 'The Wrecking Crew', a tribute to local great Frank Stauffacher, and an effectively nasty little horror film

Psychic Eye Records’ new compilation shows darkwave support for TGI Justice Project

The Bay label looks to weave an auditory conjuring — and give a primer on its experimental swath of artists

Arts Forecast: Black excellence, year round

Plus: Kamaiyah, flamenco's Moorish roots, 'Blue Diary', Mighty Real, and young poets honoring MLK Jr.

Ficks’ Picks: Best Movies of 2018

From 'You were Never Really Here' and 'Life and Nothing More' to 'Street Meat' and 'Never Never Land,' our festival critic picks his faves.

Arts Forecast/Party Radar: Giant jingle balls!

Gay Men's Chorus, Charlie Brown Christmas, Kung Pao Kosher, Ben UFO, Intergalactic Gary, Elbo Room Closing Party, more

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!

Screen Grabs: Holiday zombies, wild Youtubers, Japanese classics…

Bitter Melon, The Brood, Roger Ailes doc, German Expressionism, and more coming to cinemas. Read our reviews!

“Buildings demolished on your cellphone”: Ratskin Records’ experimental resilience

Through Ghost Ship tragedy to 183-song release, Michael Dadonna's label delivers interesting music from diverse players.

Review: Gas looms through the trees at Recombinant Festival

Wolfgang Voigt's storied ambient project debuts in SF with ethereal Königsforst vibes and earthy visions of erlkings.

Arts Forecast: Mezzanine closing, Taylor Mac, Laurie Anderson, Angela Davis…

Recombinant Festival, Remembering Harvey Milk, Circus Bela, Vampire Christmas, Night Bloom, more this week