Stories about Poetry

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2020: The protests, the parties (online), the poignant posters

A virtual cornucopia of rainbow explosions, including fundraisers, marches, and, of course, a jock strap Zoom party.

The radical glamour and versatility of Bonnie Pointer

The Oakland-born singer passed away this week at 69, but her legacy with the Pointer Sisters shines bright.

See Black Women emphasizes ‘who gets counted,’ in Census and beyond

Talks, billboards, and a powerful coalition of artists and organizations come together to promote Black visibility.

The future of cities—and the one percent

Urban America faces a crisis -- and we can't seriously discuss it unless we talk about billionaires.

Screen Grabs: Two of SF’s biggest acting exports light up screens again

Annette Bening in 'Hope Gap' and Rene Auberjonois in 'Raising Buchanan' show their too-undeniable star power.

Screen Grabs: Riding the edge in ‘Bull’ and ‘All Day and A Night’

Two fine dramas of endangered youth, one set vividly in Oakland and the other in Houston's Black rodeo scene

Arts Forecast: How Weird (that everything is virtual now)

Festival season kicks off with a cyberspace bang. Plus: Hard French, Write Now!, DNA Lounge, cute videos, and more.

Arts Forecast: We can do this!

Bay Area arts orgs come out strong with films, plays, auctions, concerts, shows, and "Mystery Shakespeare Theatre 1592."

Phyllis Lyon, lesbian rights icon, passes at 95

From underground 1950s gatherings to same-sex marriage victory and beyond, she lived the arc of the gay liberation movement.

Arts Forecast: Feeling international, at home

Two big arts festivals announce season lineups. Plus: The Living Earth Show, King City, We So Bay, Joffrey Ballet, 'Mutts,' and more