Stories about Moves

Playwright Ana Bayat lets us peek inside her ‘Mimi’s Suitcase’

Iranian revolution, Spanish flamenco, and US '80s pop collide in acclaimed solo show about her family history.

Why Richmond said No to coal

Council makes clear that fossil-fuels must go and terminal must convert.

All Ears: 17 music releases to look forward to in 2020

Future funk, post-grunge, global Creole, surf rock, avant pop, and more on the musical menu for the new year.

The Chron’s bizarre (but predictable) attack on Chesa Boudin

A former POA consultant is the only source for a ridiculous headline and a story that makes an ordinary political transition look like a scandal. Why?

The violence of wealth-hoarding

The billionaires have undiagnosed hoarder-clutter disease -- and their greed is killing the rest of us.

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

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.

Kamaal Williams brings London’s nightlife jazz explosion to SF

'70s funk and fusion meet contemporary hip-hop and electronics in the DJ's work, representative of a massive scene.

From ‘Lock Her Up!’ to ‘Becky Nurse of Salem’

Sarah Ruhl's latest play at Berkeley Rep explores real witch hunts and 'layers of history papered over with franchises.'

Review: MF Robot’s ‘Finders Keepers’ pushes a rolling funk momentum

A soulful new single from founders of the Brand New Heavies is good, real good.