Stories about Poetry
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Narcissister Organ Grinder, Burning, El Angel, Optronica2: Dark Synth, and more in cinemas this week.
Plus: Open Studios, Forbidden Futures, Treasure Island Music Fest, Street Food Fest, Moby Dick Marathon, more
Yuja Wang, Trombone Shorty, Club Foot Orchestra, "Stand Up, Stand Out," "Fury," and more great events on our radar this week.
Rodents of Unusual Size, Gabriel and the Mountain, Crime + Punishment, more coming to cinemas
Berkeley Rep's brilliant revival is both homecoming and reckoning for Tony Kushner's 25-year-old 'Gay Fantasia on National Themes"
Short fiction award-winner speaks about growing up under Reagan in Crocket, Ca., and the pressing need for diversity in literature
Fantastic Negrito, Fatima Yamaha, Boris Godunov, Seinfeld Trivia Night (with Seinfeld-themed menu!) and more on tap this week.
A classic revival at CounterPulse and a new work at Joe Goode Annex showcase the essential performance artist's changing concerns.
Suzan-Lori Parks' riveting epic at ACT's Geary Theatre gives a complex account of the yearning for—and terror of— individual freedom.
CounterPulse Fest's 'aon mhac tíre.' Plus: Granny Cart Gangstas, Sister Spit, Caminos Flamencos, 'American Optimism,' 'Latin Standards,' more