Stories about Performance

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.

New study challenges Wiener’s approach to housing

Eminent economic geographers say that deregulation and upzoning will make gentrification in cities like SF much worse.

‘Queer California: Untold Stories’: a confetti shower of the overlooked

Bracing, sometimes exhausting show at Oakland Museum brims with hidden history, magical connections, and fascinating footnotes.

Queer medalist Adam Rippon talks youth advocacy and post-rink living

We got the inside scoop on the athlete's upcoming memoir and celebrity interview series.

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.

What is Bay Area drag? Oaklash Festival has some wild ideas

Mainstream TV drag be damned—local luminaries revolutionize the art form in a weekend's worth of eye-popping shows.

Arts Forecast: Bye, bye, Babylon…

Beach Blanket Babylon announces it's closing. Plus: Cerrone, Mercury Soul, Dream Bodies, Bikes to Books, Los Amigos Invisibles, more.

Please Do Not Fight reunion collects a scattered scene

The Redwood City band is emblematic of a Bay Area moment when rock, emo, punk, and pop combined—and audiences sang along.

Arts Forecast: Easter with the Sisters returns to Dolores Park, more

Helen of Troy, a 4/20 Blowout benefit, Caminos Flamencos, art from the AIDS era, Prince's early years, a cowboy 'Hamlet,' and more.

Arts Forecast: Stern Grove and Yerba Buena Festivals head into bloom

CubaCaribe Fest, baby goats, Record Store Day, Suzanne Ciani, Mahawan, Leikeli47, and more arts events this weekend.