Stories about Literature

Opera singer Russell Thomas on diversity, drive, and ‘Roberto Devereux’

Starring in SF Opera's latest, the tenor calls on arts institutions to "look to their communities" for talent that attracts audiences.

Rust Belt SF? Are we doomed by progressive politics?

SPUR report says the left is going to ruin the city -- but there are other ways of looking at the next 50 years

Leticia del Toro grounds her ‘Cafe Colima’ in the lives of ‘everyday Latinas’

Short fiction award-winner speaks about growing up under Reagan in Crocket, Ca., and the pressing need for diversity in literature

Heaven’s Gate reverberates in mystical coming-of-age tale ‘Barn Owl’

Calling occupants of interplanetary craft... to Evan Johnson's new play, featuring UFOs, visionary elders, drum circles, and 'California mystique.'

The odd ad in the Chron, the mayor and the homeless sweeps ….

... plus getting the word out about Tasers. That's The Agenda for May 7-14

Tenant Troubles: Can my landlord spy on me?

In our surveillance society, a security camera may not be an invasion of privacy.

Read something new! California Book Award finalists announced

Plus the Northern California Book Award winners are here, too? Lots of great lit to dive into this spring.

Arts Forecast: Walking the Irish border, making epic poetry

CounterPulse Fest's 'aon mhac tíre.' Plus: Granny Cart Gangstas, Sister Spit, Caminos Flamencos, 'American Optimism,' 'Latin Standards,' more

How do you feel?

The mayor has passed. The city is passing. How is one supposed to feel?

Zarate prosecution witness blasted for role in earlier murder trial

Wrongfully convicted man suing SF over case where Inspector Evans gave what one critic called wildly inaccurate testimony