Stories about Poetry

Remembering Kevin Killian, 1952-2019

The essential queer SF poet, writer, playwright, literary booster, and saucy gossip passed away Saturday at age 66.

Exploring love on its own terms with the team behind “The Sun is Also a Star”

Cast members of the new romance film and the writer of the original book version tell our writer why they haven't lost hope.

Arts Forecast: The week’s best moments to honor Momma

Plus: The 48th annual Stanford Powwow, a musical benefit for immigration advocates RAICES, Diana Gameros, and the Walking Distance Dance Festival.

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.

Contemporary fado queen Mariza comes to SFJAZZ

The Portuguese-Mozambican singer has helped bring the mournful, elegant form born of slavery and longing into the modern era.

Reviews: News of the real world in ‘The Jungle’ and ‘N—aroo’

The Curran is transformed into a notorious refugee camp, while a performance at the Exit explores the contemporary Black-white divide.

I am not a homeless vampire

I didn't come here to be homeless. How is this okay, for so long?

Homeless people — in cages

A poverty scholars national tour finds people locked up in St. Petersburg.

Review: Tuskegee Airmen take flight again in ‘Black Eagles’

African-American Shakespeare Company production views heroic saga of segregated WWII squadron through poetic lens.

Arts Forecast: Reptaliens, Spear of Destiny, V Vale….

An epic Peter Murphy residency, Kitka, DJ Saoirse, Electric Church, Flashing After Dark, The Great SF Corn Dog Festival, and more.