Stories about Festivals

Arts Forecast: Trans Film Fest, Renegade Craft Fair, Rebirth Brass Band …

David Sedaris, 3rd-i South Asian Film Fest, International Tea Fest, "Mumu," and more upcoming arts picks.

Screen Grabs: A French feast of film noir

Fourth annual "The French Had a Name for It" floods the Roxie screen with famous stars, troubling plots, and breakout roles.

SOMArts show kicks off Dia de los Muertos season

Opening Fri/6 with a huge party, this artist-made offrenda extravaganza is an essential community event.

Tremble, fair reader, before the mighty Litquake!

13 can't-miss events -- from Black Panthers to Kathy Acker -- at this year's sprawling literary festival, October 6-14.

Party Radar: Loved Up + Unafraid

Sparkly protests planned against white supremacists. Plus: Project Nunway, Mixed Forms, Los Van Van, Brazilian Girls, Adam X, more

Heated moments

YBCA's New Filipino Cinema showcase bites into the darkening politics of the country.

Expanding consciousness

The Zendo Project and new 'Manual of Psychedelic Support' aim to alleviate bad trips at music festivals and beyond.

Star time

Al Gore, Hedy Lamarr, Joe Berlinger, Karl Marx, and a slew of new features light up the screens at the 37th SF Jewish Film Fest.

Summer’s bright highlights

From Opera in the Park to Jerry Day -- with stops at the Symphony, SFJazz, Stern Grove, and more -- San Francisco festivals and shows abound.

Silent is golden

The 22nd SF Silent Film festival bring to light some breathtaking discoveries along with familiar classics.