Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: Poetry

Holding onto love, through painter Gage Opdenbrouw’s ‘slow, quiet’ color chords

'I make art for the fact that words are rarely enough,' says Bay Area artist, whose interiors can reflect our current solitude

Review: Out loud and proud in the Mission, Dance Brigade returns

The powerhouse company celebrated neighborhood spirit and protested gentrification in an electric performance
Nickolas Muray, "Frida with Olmeca Figurine, Coyoacán," 1939

Arts Forecast: Museums reopen, Litquake rolls out… and music in parklets?

Plus: SOMArts DĂ­a de los Muertos show, DJ Mark Farina, California Symphony, 'Heads of Hip Hop, more.

Screen Grabs: Visions of liberation that don’t quite live up to legends

'The Glorias' and 'I Am Woman' let subjects down, 'Native Son' gets noir revival, 'Sign of the Cross' goes over the top.

Arts Forecast: More, More, More! (and more)

Autumn Moon Festival, Litquake lineup, Cal Performances at Home... and a special retrospective from a queen of SF drag.

SF Symphony dives into diverse local sounds with online ‘Currents’

"Music isn't just about an end result. It's about what people do and how people come into things," conductor Michael Morgan told me over the phone. "While symphonic music...

Artist Tim Presley rediscovers spark robbed by addiction in new book

These painted figures that fill the pages of Tim Presley's new book Under the Banner of Concern seem to know your secrets. No matter what bizarre and erotic contortions...

Screen Grabs: Every day they write the book

Writing and writers seem to be the dominant theme in this weekend’s new releases—something that is seldom a particularly exciting subject for movies, admittedly. But between a high-profile literary...

Screen Grabs: You say you wanted a ‘Revolution’

At this point even six months ago may feel like an entirely different, long-lost epoch—as, meanwhile, November 3 can’t possibly come soon enough. But if you really want to take the...

The end of Shahid Buttar’s campaign — and the lessons

Shahid Buttar’s campaign against Rep. Nancy Pelosi was always a longshot. He was challenging the person most responsible for challenging Donald Trump, and while Pelosi has angered some progressives...