Stories about Kids

Midge Ure, titan of New Wave, will take your questions now

The Ultravox and Visage founder puts on a legendary show. Now he's adding Q&As and song requests for deeper connection.

Screen Grabs: New year, death row

January's usual grab-bag of silly movies is leavened by two serious legal dramas (and a legend's epitaph).

Screen Grabs: The (first world) war on Christmas

1917 is emotionally and atmospherically vivid. Plus: Little Women, Uncut Gems, Decoder, and more in cinemas this week.

Chatting by cell: ‘Uncuffed’ is a prison podcast for our time

As America deliberates new approaches to criminal justice, inmates at San Quentin and Solano State get their stories out.

Our critic picks 2019’s Music of Note

Spaced-out funk, Afrobeat, progressive soul, rave revivalism, heavy-rooted blues, breakbeats, and a lot of brass on this year's list

[UPDATED] Outrage as CBS announces development of Ghost Ship show

Famous local author couple Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman to helm project; survivors and families feel 'blindsided' and vow to protest.

Screen Grabs: Fake news from Clint Eastwood and Imelda Marcos

Plus: A Mexican ambulance family, where sound effects come from, one of 2019's best small US features, and more in cinemas.

Screen Grabs: Strange fantasies, just before the holidays

A horticultural thriller, a killer red dress, The Two Popes, A Million Little Pieces: Here's what's in cinemas this week

Talking beat evolution with SF native producer Dave Aju

New album 'TXLAX' arrives, loaded from tip to tail with deep house cuts and future funk darts.

Screen Grabs: Now that’s Italian!

Cinema Italian Style, Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Gay Chorus Deep South, Waves, and more in cinemas this week