Stories about Opera

Arts Forecast: Fresh Meat, North Beach Festival, Corgi Con…

Fantastic Negrito, Fatima Yamaha, Boris Godunov, Seinfeld Trivia Night (with Seinfeld-themed menu!) and more on tap this week.

A hot-button ‘Ring’ at SF Opera? You bet your Brünnhilde

#MeToo, environmentalism, and deeply personal stories—director Francesca Zambello brings out the contemporary side of Wagner's epic.

Keith Hennessy’s fiercely political, achingly intimate ‘Crotch’ and ‘Sink’

A classic revival at CounterPulse and a new work at Joe Goode Annex showcase the essential performance artist's changing concerns.

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.

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.

Screen Grabs: Ramen Heads, Tiny Dance, Que Viva Mexico!

Trippy films by Sally Cruikshank, a double bill of wildly different 1970s classics, a screwball black comedy, and more in cinemas this week.

A new guerrilla folk opera immerses you in 2014’s Ukrainian revolution

Lemon Bucket Orkestra's 'Counting Sheep' uses traditional folk songs to create in-your-face theater at the Oakland Metro Operhouse.

EXCLUSIVE: Tenants living in squalid conditions in building owned by SF’s largest landlord

Complaints against Veritas include lead-contaminated water, broken elevators, broken pipes -- and oh, the rent is going up

Screen Grabs: Disaster Artist, Polish Animation, The Breadwinner….

British Arrow Awards, "A Day of Silents," two huge classics and more coming to cinemas this week

‘Girls of the Golden West’: a new opera’s fresh take on the Gold Rush

At the San Francisco Opera, composer John Adams and director Peter Sellars foreground the often-overlooked stories of women and people of color.