Stories about Music

Screen Grabs: Lessons from the dictatorship mark ‘The Silence of Others’

Plus: Art house to blockbuster releases, like 'We Have Always Lived in the Castle' and 'John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum'.

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.

Queering Psychedelics conference aims to expand definitions, minds

As psychedelics become mainstream, this groundbreaking gathering addresses everything from two-spirit ecology to queer jam band fans.

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."

Arts Forecast: The week’s best moments to honor Momma

Plus: The 48th annual Stanford Powwow, a musical benefit for immigration advocates RAICES, Diana Gameros, and the Walking Distance Dance Festival.

A stellar Mutek.SF refreshed spirits weary of tech’s cynical slide

The fest's four days of gorgeous animations, rumbling techno, and puckish experiments injected the scene with new energy.

Who can ask for anything more? A review of Tony Bennett in San Jose

His songs touched a nerve in a town wracked by loss.

Candymaker Michael Recchiuti on how music inspires his luscious treats

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

Dancing to a different Russian in ‘Shostakovich Trilogy’

Alexei Ratmansky's acclaimed work at SF Ballet offers stunning visuals—and dance challenges rippling with satire and rebellion.

Hello Kitty to ‘Happy Cleaners’: Asian American film shines at CAAMFest

37th edition of the wide-ranging film festival showcases local stories like 'Chinatown Rising' and 100-year-old classic 'The Dragon Painter'