Stories about Music

Reviews: Laurie Anderson and Gina LaDivina, two very different storytellers

An electronic performance pioneer and a drag legend brought SF audiences under their spell this past weekend.

Fiery flamenco meets rousing gospel in ‘Soul Y Alma’

Theatre Flamenco's Carola Zertuche speaks about collaborating with Glide Ensemble for a very unique show.

Noise Pop’s latest round showcases newcomers

Among more familiar names like Washed Out and Lower Dens are fresh gems Victoria Canal, Angelica Garcia, more

When Jerry Brown sounds like Donald Trump

Plus: Bridge funding (not a band-aid) for City College, locking up too many kids -- and the Chron just keeps getting it wrong about the new DA. That's The Agenda for Jan. 27-Feb 2

Indiefest electrifies with punk and sci-fi royalty, surreal thrillers, local debuts

As always, the 22-year-old film fest lights up screens with the challenging, the curious, and the profound.

Arts Forecast: A whole weekend with Laurie Anderson and more

Edwardian Ball, Movement Arts Festival, Lyrics Born, Mercury Soul, Pink Mammoth, and so much to do this weekend

Screen Grabs: Battle of the giant Russian oligarchs

Plus: Nic Cage goes gonzo for HP Lovecraft, Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, The House by the Cemetery, more movies.

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.

New Music: Werkha strikes dance floor gold with ‘The Rigour’

UK artist's five-track EP breaks into singular territory, with spaceship synths and a jazz-inflected approach.

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.