Stories about Harlem

Electrifying art of Black Power in ‘Soul of a Nation’

De Young show features works from height of the Movement, including SF's Mike Henderson and the Rainbow Sign gallery.

As Afrobeat heroes Antibalas arrive, recalling a classic track

The Brooklyn band celebrates 20 years with a new album and three local shows. Their cross-cultural influence still runs deep.

Arts Forecast: Drag Queens on Ice, Burning Man: The Musical, more

Heiroglyphics, Krampus Pageant, Paranoid London, Sophie, Go Bang!, a couple great art walks, and more this week.

Screen Grabs: A feast of docs and dancing

Doc Stories and Dance Film Fest open, plus Grass is Greener, Downtown 81, Always in Season, Satantango, more in cinemas

Joan Jett Blakk for President, perpetually!

The subject of an acclaimed new play, drag talk show host and presidential candidate Terence Alan Smith looks back on his trailblazing life.

Vanessa Williams on her fearless Frameline ‘Luv Tale’

The lauded actress talks about her experience filming a new LGBTQ series revolving around women of color.

Hopes, fears, dreams, and ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’

"Brad Pitt can be your executive producer, but you’re still living at your parents’ house": Breakthrough film's star and director speak about their local history.

Screen Grabs: Last Black Man in San Francisco, Mexico’s Golden Age ….

The Fall of the American Empire, Echo in the Canyon's return to '60s classics, and more in cinemas this week.

Outside Lands 2019: What’s good? Welp…

Legends Paul Simon and Mavis Staples alongside newcomers Tierra Whack and Kacey Musgraves in a fest more balanced than usual

From Mali to Memphis: Dee Dee Bridgewater fires up the soul of her youth

The brilliant blues-jazz singer digs deep into her past for latest release—and puts one over on Elvis.