Monday, March 8, 2021

Tag: Performance

Oops, I missed it: A critic’s 2020 regrets

The stand-outs we stood up, from the 30th anniversary of 'Do The Right Thing' to the sounds of Dave Aju, Dehd, and Victoria Monet.

Time’s running out for SF’s live music venues. What’s being done to save them?

Via the Independent Venue Alliance and SF Venue Coalition, businesses seek private donations—and put much-needed pressure on federal and city level politicians to help.

Screen Grabs: Dublin housing crunch to stowaway aliens, cinematic escapes for all

'Herself' threads a gentrification tale, while 'Shadow in the Cloud' is 2021's most ludicrous flick so far.

Recorded in acoustic isolation, ‘Force Majeure’ proves Black excellence thrived in 2020

Bassist Dezron Douglas and harpist Brandee Younger’s first release as a duo revels in unexpected alchemy and happenstance genius

Screen Grabs: 25 great films of 2020, the year we needed movies more than ever

Here's our film critic's best-of, from the redemption of ‘Showgirls’ in 'You Don't Nomi' to masterful turns by the cast of 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.'

Our biggest news stories of 2020

1 million readers, 950+ stories, and a community of engaged supporters that can't be beat: Here's what we accomplished together this year.

New Music: Lianne La Havas’ ‘Live at the Roundhouse’ brings the healing vibes

Just in time for your 2021 refresh, La Havas proves that—yes!—the Joni Mitchell comparisons are appropriate.

A storyteller with ‘Soul’: Pixar co-director on writing journey and big new movie

'Like jazz, life is improvisation' says former journalist Kemp Powers, who helmed new holiday blockbuster release.

Foreign Correspondent: Are Cuban protesters freedom fighters or US pawns?

Painters, musicians, and other artists are responding to what they call the ‘lack of freedom of speech.’ The government calls them agents of the US.

New Music: 5 year-end suggestions for audiophiles (Baby Yoda included)

A maximalist take on Disney+ Star Wars, rare vinyl from Tyler, the Creator, and more to tempt even the most jaded sound snob.