Stories about Stage

Party Radar: El Rio’s 40th, Bardot-A-Go-Go, Juliana Huxtable …

Mercury Soul, Breakbot, Daedelus, Aurora Halal, more. Plus: updates on Elbo Room, SFPD's hip-hop crackdown, and Halloween.

Arts Forecast: Behold, the mighty Litquake!

Plus: Open Studios, Forbidden Futures, Treasure Island Music Fest, Street Food Fest, Moby Dick Marathon, more

Chekhov, with some curveballs, in Cutting Ball’s ‘Uncle Vanya’

Actors aloft, hanging mics, and George Saulnier as a funny Uncle in the latest reimagining of the classic play

Screen Grabs: Free Solo, Arab Film Fest, Studio 54…

Greek Film Festival, Tea With Dames, The Happy Prince, First Man, and more films in cinemas this week. Read our reviews.

ACT’s ‘Sweat’ asks: When does class solidarity end and racism begin?

Lynn Nottage's sensational play doesn't flinch from showing how decisions of distant capitalists slice deeply into workers' lives.

25 cheers for the Kinsey Sicks!

SF's dragapella beauty-shop quartet celebrates a quarter century of tart political wit—and bids farewell to Rachel.

Power, corruption, and lust: A timely ‘Tosca’ at SF Opera

Bread and Puppet Theater veteran Shawna Lucey drew on years in Russia to direct latest staging of Puccini classic.

Ficks’ Picks at TIFF: Midnight movie madness

From David Gordon Green's 'Halloween' to Gaspar Noe's 'Climax,' the Toronto International Film Festival offered popcorn delights.

Making noise and empowering girls: 15 years of Women’s Audio Mission

Founder Terri Winston speaks about educating young women in recording studio technology—and WAM's big fundraising bash, coming September 21.

Arts Forecast: Green Thursday, Autumn Moon Fest, Comedy Day

Yuja Wang, Trombone Shorty, Club Foot Orchestra, "Stand Up, Stand Out," "Fury," and more great events on our radar this week.