Friday, September 18, 2020

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Arts Forecast: More, More, More! (and more)

Autumn Moon Festival, Litquake lineup, Cal Performances at Home... and a special retrospective from a queen of SF drag.

Foreign Correspondent: Trump plays both sides against the middle

Is he a hawk? Is he a peacenik? The president keeps us guessing.

Screen Grabs: Heavy themes for heavy times

New movies: Social media manipulation, voter suppression, deportation, white nationalism... Oh, and Suzi Quatro!

SF Symphony dives into diverse local sounds with online ‘Currents’

"Music isn't just about an end result. It's about what people do and how people come into things," conductor Michael Morgan told me over the phone. "While symphonic music...

Grab that virtual wig, it’s all aboard for Oaklash!

Weekend-long Oakland drag festival Oaklash (Fri/4-Sun/6 at www.twitch.tv/oaklash2020) has become such an integral part of the Bay Area queer performance scene that I was taken aback—aback, I say—when I remembered...

Old SF money backing stealthy new right-wing group

Most start-up political organizations like a splash. They hold news events, press conferences, big galas to say: We have arrived. This is who we are, this is our agenda,...

Oakland group launches non-police mental health hotline

On Friday, the Anti-Police Terror Project launched MH First Oakland, a hotline staffed by 12 volunteers with backgrounds in social work, peer counseling, and medicine -- including peer counselors,...

Foreign Correspondent: Inside Biden’s international policy

Last spring, the Biden campaign decided to hit back hard against accusations of being soft on China. So the campaign produced a blistering ad attacking Trump’s failure to confront...

Board committee approves budget deal that clashes with mayor’s proposal

The Board of Supes is heading for a potential showdown with the mayor over more than $100 million in changes to her proposed two-year budget. The Budget and Appropriation Committee...

The TikTok campaigns

After a few edits and some graphics, Sameera Rajwade uploaded the first video to her TikTok account. Within a day, it had racked up hundreds of thousands of views...