Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: San Rafael

Screen Grabs: SF as a longtime ‘refuge for weirdos and artists’

'Tell The We Were Here' remembers. Plus: DocLands guide, Middle East peace goals, Parkland tragedy teens

SF Opera returns—with a lakeside, drive-in production of ‘Barber of Seville’

Director Matthew Ozawa reflects on his art form's new normal: “Sometimes it gets cold at night, and there’s a lovely duck that loves to say hello.”

CA Craft Beer Week comes to a foamy head with tasty local offerings, events

Pour it on for new releases and collabs, a dim sum pair-up, a rap royalty tribute, and even—gasp!—great gluten-free beer

It’s Charlie Brown, Mang! Revisiting a jazzy Christmas classic

The 55-year-old special, with deep Bay Area roots, still warms us up—and stays relevant—in 2020

Serra statue protesters facing criminal charges

Why is the Catholic Church, which preaches forgiveness and restorative justice, pushing to punish people who tore down a racist statue?

From ‘Family Secrets’ to ‘Half Brothers,’ star Juan Pablo Espinosa blazes a gay trail

With big new movie hitting screens, out Colombian actor aims to keep expanding Latinx stories and empowering others.

Mill Valley Film Fest brings wide-screen drama, intimate star power

This year's fest blows up with 80 features, dazzling tributes, a drive-in, and the addition of Doclands.

Screen Grabs: Sentiment averse

Normally I wouldn’t bother explaining why a certain movie is not being covered in this column, but this weekend there’s a particular glut of ‘em, all of whose absence from greater...

Beyond ‘Suavecito’: A tribute journey through Jorge Santana’s Chicano rock

Guillermo "Jorge" Santana, the musician, guitarist, and younger brother of Carlos Santana—who passed on May 14 of natural causes at the age of 68 in his home in San...

Screen Grabs: The lyin’ preacher, the witch-tree, and The Whistlers

Escapism may be one of the few commodities experiencing a boom during lockdown, but not all escapes are lighthearted—the new releases highlighted below offer primarily the escape of focusing...