Stories about Immigrants

Somi sings of Harlem immigrants (and gentrification’s effects) on ‘Petite Afrique’

Jazz and global sounds combine on acclaimed artist's latest, reflecting her journey between Africa and New York.

Arts Forecast: A Camp Fire benefit that couldn’t be more San Francisco

Plus: Bawdy Storytelling, David Broza, DJ Bone, Merzbow, SF Neon Walking Tour, and more this week.

David Campos remembers crossing the border

33 years ago, Campos was one of the kids who Trump is now tear-gassing.

Sisters tell stories of undocumented Filipina caregivers in ‘Chasing Papeles’

At Bindlestiff Studio, Andrea Almario's play (directed with her sister Aureen) offers a unique perspective of the immigrant experience.

Solidarity after the massacre of Jews in Pittsburgh

... and how best to protect ourselves.

Screen Grabs: The War at Home, Wings of Desire, What They Had …

Solid new dramas, restored classics, a impressionistic labor doc, and more fill the city's cinemas this week.

Supes want to crack down on massage businesses

Both therapeutic massage outlets and sex-worker advocates oppose measure by Sup. Katy Tang

ACT’s ‘Sweat’ asks: When does class solidarity end and racism begin?

Lynn Nottage's sensational play doesn't flinch from showing how decisions of distant capitalists slice deeply into workers' lives.

Transgender rights battle continues, on Trump’s rocky ground

Transgender Law Center's Kris Hayashi speaks about continued challenges and recent triumphs at Berkeley's 'Uncharted' ideas fest.

Ficks’ Picks at TIFF: Midnight movie madness

From David Gordon Green's 'Halloween' to Gaspar Noe's 'Climax,' the Toronto International Film Festival offered popcorn delights.