Stories about Festival

Screen Grabs: The SF International Film Fest is here

The Big Kahuna of film fests takes over cinemas. Plus: Journey's End, The Quiet Place, Beauty and the Dogs, Itzhak, and more in theaters.

Arts Forecast: An Ethio-jazz marvel, a Tenderloin snapper, The Residents …

A trans superhero rock opera, a celebration of Oddball Films, a colorful camp classic movie at the Symphony, and more great arts events.

Screen Grabs: A kung fu classic, an unsung war epic …

A huge financial heist, some awesome Other Cinema weirdness, and more in cinemas this week.

Screen Grabs: Ramen Heads, Tiny Dance, Que Viva Mexico!

Trippy films by Sally Cruikshank, a double bill of wildly different 1970s classics, a screwball black comedy, and more in cinemas this week.

Party Radar: Wednesday is the new Saturday

Housepitality, Mutante, Kosmetik, Bondage A Go-Go make our Hump Day happy. Plus: Josh Wink, Matmos, Rødhäd, Bondax, Courtesy, Creature, more.

Arts Forecast: Walking the Irish border, making epic poetry

CounterPulse Fest's 'aon mhac tíre.' Plus: Granny Cart Gangstas, Sister Spit, Caminos Flamencos, 'American Optimism,' 'Latin Standards,' more

Party Radar: The Mutek cometh

Montreal's buzzy electronic music festival comes west. Plus: A Guy Called Gerald, Deepbass, Tinman, Danny Tenaglia, DJ Jazzy Jeff, more

21st Romani Music Festival lights up with electrifying horns, cultural openness

Balkan powerhouse Džambo Aguševi Orchestra headlines Voice of Roma's annual gathering, happening Fri/9 in Oakland.

Yimbyism and the cruel irony of metropolitan history

To reckon with the current housing crisis, we must inquire into our country’s metropolitan history.

FRESH Festival, bigger than ever, electrifies January

Three solid weeks of experimental dance, performance, music, and more combat the toxicity of our times with communal art and new ideas.