Saturday, February 27, 2021

Tag: History

Screen Grabs: A fantastical hybrid from Ivory Coast in ‘Night of the Kings,’ more

While the increased demand for streaming content hasn’t greatly diversified the mainstream—Amazon Prime Video just announced a severe curtailing in its documentary acquisitions, a major calamity for...

Quilting genius Rosie Lee Tompkins stitched abstraction to history

Through Berkeley Art Museum, the Richmond artist's "crazy quilts" dazzle with wild colors and spiritual messages

Literary lion Ferlinghetti exits, but his community legacy roars on

Thoughts on Lawrence's passing—and how his heroic drive still resonates in SF, even now.

Screen Grabs: Elders on the move, in love and crisis

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci play a couple navigating dementia in 'Supernova'; 'Nomadland' shows Frances McDormand weathering poverty

Good Things: STR4TA drops ‘Aspects’—plus 4 more new reasons to groove

JWORDS with a much-needed sonic cleanse, a pair of releases by Mark de Clive-Lowe, and new Gilles Peterson

Through vital ‘Local Voices’ podcast, youth dive into Fine Arts Museums’ treasures

From St. Francis statues to Civil Rights Era paintings, teens explore art's history and meaning.

Good Taste: Boba on demand, Uncle Tito, and the legendary BAP!

Our local food column has new snacks for you, plus 'Top Chef' star sightings, and the buzz on honey laundering.

What we saw at Sundance 2021, part 2: More Ficks’ Picks at the big fest

Questlove's hypnotic 'Summer of Soul' sings, animated 'Cryptozoo' melts face, and two docs on Bay Area HS seniors bring cultural exposé close to home.

Screen Grabs: A rousing celebration of Black History Month

SF Urban Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival, an Edward Owens showcase—plus a new release with LaKeith Stanfield as a Panther plant.

Unsung women of music? Not if this online course has a say

Mark Montgomery French offers a sneak peek of his essential class on the musical greats the industry tends to forget