Stories about Prince

Staying in? Binge on mixtape romance ‘High Fidelity’

Zoë Kravitz shines in update of Nick Hornby's music nerd novel, pairing vinyl knowledge with relationship excavation.

Our critic picks 2019’s Music of Note

Spaced-out funk, Afrobeat, progressive soul, rave revivalism, heavy-rooted blues, breakbeats, and a lot of brass on this year's list

Arts Forecast: Drag Queens on Ice, Burning Man: The Musical, more

Heiroglyphics, Krampus Pageant, Paranoid London, Sophie, Go Bang!, a couple great art walks, and more this week.

Brittany Howard’s fearless ‘Jaime’ blasts racism’s specter

The Alabama Shakes singer's soul-inferno album confronts uncomfortable truths—and was almost called 'Black Björk'

Arts Forecast: Day of the Dead in the City of Souls

Swervedriver, Dead Ghosts, Kathy Griffin, Convoy 31000, Clark Price, Noctuary, and more upcoming events

Screen Grabs: A bounty of international film fests

Filipino, Greek, United Nations, and SF Shorts fests highlight world cinema. Plus: Parasite, The Lighthouse, The King, more.

Quick ‘n Dirty Guide to Folsom Parties 2019

It's the most rubber/leather/fetish-full time of the year! From Horse Meat Disco to Airtight IV, here are your naughty party picks.

Screen Grabs: Two of our favorite movies this year

Plus: John Carpenter Film Fest, Give Me Liberty, Adam, The Amazing Jonathan Documentary, California Independent Film Festival, more

Taylor Swift shows political side on new album ‘Lover’

Her seventh release reflects a confidence with speaking out and expanding her sound, while amping up the musical hooks.

Arts Forecast: Frameline Fest gets new executive director, more …

House of Joy, Metallica + SF Symphony, Purple Rain, Herbie Hancock, Border People, and more upcoming arts events.