Friday, January 15, 2021

Tag: Harlem

Recorded in acoustic isolation, ‘Force Majeure’ proves Black excellence thrived in 2020

Bassist Dezron Douglas and harpist Brandee Younger’s first release as a duo revels in unexpected alchemy and happenstance genius

In ‘Aggie,’ a $100 million inspiration to shrink the carceral state through art and activism

She sold her Liechtenstein to fight mass incarceration: New film documents one woman's "philanthropy by justice not generosity"

Screen Grabs: Big names shoot for the stars with holiday releases

.... although the results aren't always stellar. Here's our run down of what's on for the holiday weekend.

3 for Free: Some recommended entertainment this week

Two great music collections and an Afrofuturist film series on offer to help you glide through the speedy season

Nina Simone meets Claude Monet in Ja’Tovia Gary’s ‘The Giverny Document’

Highlighted in SFMOMA series of films made by women, 'Giverny' combines street interviews, animation, sound design, more

Local Listen: La Doña’s bold femmeton, Kelly Finnigan’s soul holiday, more

An indie duo's Joshua Tree retreat and some good ol' Sacramento rock 'n roll also prick up our ears

On being seen: Online MoAD exhibition showcases the work of San Quentin artists

In 'Meet Us Quickly,' artists incarcerated at the site of one of the nation's most deadly COVID-19 reframe their experience in the US prison-industrial complex.

Screen Grabs: Who will live in cities? Who will save our parks?

Political docs 'Push' and "Public Trust' raise unique yet urgent questions, and go beyond the usual 'You better vote' message

Screen Grabs: ’90s UK rave scene springs back to life in ‘Beats’

The SF International Film Festival that wasn’t a couple months ago—one of COVID-19’s earliest cultural casualties—would have included a 20th-anniversary screening of Greg Harrison’s Groove. That SF-set ensemble piece...

People protested peacefully — and things got worse

Look these damn people tearing up their community...burning shit... what does all this rioting accomplish? I’m not sure -- but when people were kicking up dust in places like Hong...