Stories about Performance

Our critic picks 2019’s Music of Note

Spaced-out funk, Afrobeat, progressive soul, rave revivalism, heavy-rooted blues, breakbeats, and a lot of brass on this year's list

‘Bureau of Aesthetics’ prioritizes Native arts

Despite more diversity, large institutions are overlooking local artists. This KADIST show aims to help correct that.

Screen Grabs: Fake news from Clint Eastwood and Imelda Marcos

Plus: A Mexican ambulance family, where sound effects come from, one of 2019's best small US features, and more in cinemas.

Burger Boogaloo 2020 announces killer lineup

Legends Alice Bag, Bikini Kill, Circle Jerks, Flipper, and Pansy Division join Younger Lovers, Plastic Bertrand, and more.

Goldie returns to revive SF’s golden age of drum and bass

The dance music style he pioneered is back in vogue: Here's a walk down memory lane of the SF scene in the 1990s.

Arts Forecast: Drag Queens on Ice, Burning Man: The Musical, more

Heiroglyphics, Krampus Pageant, Paranoid London, Sophie, Go Bang!, a couple great art walks, and more this week.

Screen Grabs: Monsters (and wonders) of history awaken

Day of Silents, Romanian classics, a restored French Nazi thriller, Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, and more in cinemas

Ana Gasteyer adds ‘Sugar & Booze’ to Symphony’s ‘Holiday Gaiety’

'Fruit curds are my personal holiday cocaine,' says singer-comic, joining drag queens and musicians on stage this Saturday.

Theatre of Yugen stages ‘A Christmas Carol’ with an ancient Japanese spin

Dickens classic is reborn in Noh. We spoke with the new production's director.

Life before dot-com: Two exhibitions explore the not-so-distant past of SF

McEvoy Foundation's "Michael Jang’s California" and "Blazing and Blasted" provide memories for our amnesic metropolis