Stories about Jazz

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.

Kronos Festival celebrates Bayview women, Malian griot, Howard Zinn

Legendary Kronos Quartet presents a wondrously diverse, three-day program full of local love, intriguing sounds, and political statements.

Arts Forecast: Open up your world with the SF International Arts Festival

Plus: Celebrate your sex workers at this week's culture fest! Also, Cypress Hill, Japanese American history exhibits, and so much more.

Arts Forecast: White Night rally marks SF’s legacy of insurrection

Plus: A weekend of art from TL residents, Combo Chimbita, Sister Roma's roast, and more.

Spin Doctors’ Chris Barron on break ups, break downs, and the group’s new music

"I would always say that I would rather have a song like 'Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong' go to number two than have to sing 'Achy Breaky Heart' for the rest of my career."

Candymaker Michael Recchiuti on how music inspires his luscious treats

The lauded chocolatier dishes on how he deploys sweet, sweet rhythm in the kitchen

‘We Have Iré’ celebrates the Afro-Cuban immigrant experience—and challenge

New theatrical work combines fascinating tales, Cuban jazz, traditional Yoruba songs, Latinx hip-hop, and spoken word at YBCA.

Fab 5 Freddy sheds musical light on racist cannabis laws

New doc 'Grass is Greener' combines jazz and hip-hop history with facts on how Black and Latino people have suffered under drug laws.

Screen Grabs: The Nude Vampire, Babylon, Gay USA…

Retro delights on tap, including Dr. Ruth and 8-track tapes, plus French hustlers, a Merce Cunningham tribute, and more in cinemas this week.

Arts Forecast: 48 Hills Spring Gala, How Weird Street Faire, New Wave Prom…

2 Blocks of Art, SF.Mutek, Hot Chip, AI Cephalopod, Cinco de Marr-o, MorMor, and more arts events this week.