Stories about Jazz

‘Recycle’ artist Romanowski looks back ‘Every Now & Then’

With a retrospective at 111 Minna, the iconic Lower Haight artist and musician presents 30 years of assemblages and collaged sounds.

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.

John Pizzarelli salutes ‘swinging’ Nat King Cole at 100

The jazz guitarist speaks about his connection to the velvet-voiced legend and new album, 'For Centennial Reasons'

‘Take back our lives:’ The words of poverty scholars

A new book is a declaration of emergency and a guide book to regaining our bodies, spirits, hearts and minds.

Arts Forecast: Son Jarocho Festival, J Dilla shots, and queer gamers unite!

Plus: Family-friendly opportunities to celebrate the Lunar New Year and Black History Month with inspiring art

Screen Grabs: Our critic’s picks from Noir City and SF Indiefest

Plus: 'The Wrecking Crew', a tribute to local great Frank Stauffacher, and an effectively nasty little horror film

Screen Grabs: The world’s most popular comedy duo shows its seams in ‘Stan & Ollie’

Plus: The latest Dragon Ball Super installment, the year's second-most hype foreign film, and Freddy Krueger's sordid gay drama

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/Party Radar: Giant jingle balls!

Gay Men's Chorus, Charlie Brown Christmas, Kung Pao Kosher, Ben UFO, Intergalactic Gary, Elbo Room Closing Party, more

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.