Stories about Music

Screen Grabs: Gimme Shelter, Solo, A Fistful of Dollars….

House of Tomorrow, A Scarlet Diva, First Reformed, and more in cinemas this week.

Chilean feminists take over 14 university campuses in response to accusations of sexual assault

Radical currents sweep the country—could they bring long-awaited justice for Chilean women? A report from Santiago.

Flying high with ‘The Seagull’ (and a few other things, beside)

Director Michael Mayer speaks about his new movie, a version of Checkov's classic, and working with a star-studded cast in the summer heat.

Very live, from the Bay Area: Pop-Up Magazine returns with fresh new stories

We talk with the theatrical phenomenon's senior producer about the importance of storytelling in an age of information inundation.

Homegrown soul sensation Con Brio is back

With a new album and tour (including a stop at the Fillmore Sat/5), the beloved band still uses music as a weapon of love.

A giddy Go-Go’s time warp in “Head Over Heels”

Quirky new jukebox musical mixes stylish Elizabethan trappings with turbo-charged '80s pop charm.

Rose Aguilar and Tom Ammiano to appear at 48 Hills Gala, May 1

The KALW host and beloved former state Assembly member will appear at our fundraiser with other labor and culture leaders -- join us!

Party Radar: Fortnight of Fun—Love Glove Edition

She Bends, John Cameron Mitchell, Head Over Heels, Doc Martin, The Juan Maclean, Asmara, Carl Craig, Rebolledo... two weeks of party madness!

Puff: From Peron to Prop. 64

Honoring a hero of the marijuana movement—yet under current legalization statutes, his legacy of caring and compassion is in danger.

Arts Forecast: An Ethio-jazz marvel, a Tenderloin snapper, The Residents …

A trans superhero rock opera, a celebration of Oddball Films, a colorful camp classic movie at the Symphony, and more great arts events.