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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.

‘Where would we be without the Isley Brothers?’

Talking music, history, and Jimi Hendrix with a member of the legendary rock band that will play at Stern Grove this Sunday.

Grass Lands: The future of cannabis at music fests?

Outside Lands' cannabis area got to sell product this year. Here's what it looked like.

Joan Jett Blakk for President, perpetually!

The subject of an acclaimed new play, drag talk show host and presidential candidate Terence Alan Smith looks back on his trailblazing life.

Screen Grabs: A devil in Tasmania, Tel Aviv on fire…

Remembering Phil Solomon, Lake of Dracula restored, Blue Note Records, a Macedonian beekeeper, and more in cinemas this week.

Once again, Biden looked terrible

No dramatic knockouts in the second debate -- but the former vice president was unable to explain his record.

Review: Gray Area Festival’s inferno of hybrid arts creativity

Enter the Hexadome, leave with a homemade synth at this showcase of electronic music, immersive visions, and utopian tech.

After 50 years, SF poised to move on public power

Plus: The Chron asks some questions about homelessness. That's The Agenda for July 29-Aug 4

Elizabeth Warren on war and peace

The progressive candidate's foreign policy is mixed -- but evolving.

Back to black—and Amy—with ‘The Winehouse Experience’

Singer Mia Karter recreates the stellar, tragic singer for adoring fans at Swedish American Music Hall.