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Academia, displacement, and the dorm-industrial complex

From Columbia's Manhattanville to UC Berkeley in People's Park, luxury student housing can lead to gentrification

What if we let artists and homeless people take over all the empty SF office space?

The old work model is over, and downtown and the local economy is going to suffer—unless we get creative about the future.

Under the Stars: The hip-hop field re-energized, from Black Star to UglyFace

Plus: Slumberland on tour, excellent Australian soul-jazz, Arp's 'New Pleasures,' Vetiver, Kolumbo, more music

Screen Grabs: Matter-of-fact horror of Ukraine war in ‘Reflection’

Plus: Mascarpone's gay rom-com delight, Nick Cave's macabre ornaments, Christina Ricci's Monstrous, ABBA: The Movie, more

Screen Grabs: 50 years on, ‘Pink Flamingos’ is still a delightfully absurdist shock

Plus: Timely tales of Russian-European friendship and war, Unnamed Footage Fest, Hawaiian psychedelia, more

Justice for Tyrell Wilson, homeless and dead in a largely white town

The challenges of 'not looking dangerous' in the California suburbs

Robots in the crash pad: The twisted takeover of the Red Victorian Hotel

How Haight Ashbury countercultural ideals were distorted by a tech "co-living" experiment, and a trans performance community was displaced.

Screen Grabs: Fighting back, from Armenian revolution to Civil Rights struggle

Plus: An in-depth look inside Balanchine's notorious ballet classroom. New movies!

Should SF ban the no-knock warrants that lead to Breonna Taylor’s death?

Plus: Juvenile justice, small-business rent relief, and a 'beach-to-the-Bay' bike path. That's The Agenda for Sept. 20-26.

Opinion: The Great Highway shutdown fiasco

It's worse for the environment. It's infuriated residents. The city needs to rethink the highway closure—now, when a compromise is possible.