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Screen Grabs: Crazy Rich Asians, young skaters, Personal Problems

Panorama Colombia festival, Hard Ticket to Hawaii, Araby, a tribute to local legend Claude Heater and more in cinemas this week.

Huge crowd cheers Democratic Socialist message of Ocasio-Cortez

'In the wealthiest society in the history of humanity, we can have nice things.'

Screen Grabs: Alice Cooper, Cecil Beaton, Rahsaan Roland Kirk….

A trio of tributes to vastly different personalities. Plus: Miracle Mile, Christopher Robin, Good Manners, and more in cinemas this week

Review: ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ has powerhouse vocals, timely resonance

Bay Area Musicals' latest production is full of verve and tragic parallels to today—even if the songs aren't quite hummable.

Screen Grabs: Dark Money, Generation Wealth, Everything Else

McQueen, a Jacques Becker retrospective, Milford Graves: Full Mantis, and more in cinemas this week.

Screen Grabs: Jewish Film Fest, Eighth Grade, Blindspotting …

The Cakemaker, a double feature of classic French films starring Andrew Clement, Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti, and more in cinemas this week.

Seeing Red: SF Mime Troupe is making it a socialist summer

57-year-old agit-prop institution's latest takes us back in time to when it seemed America was on the brink of something bigger

Hattie McDaniel’s pioneering, tumultuous life—in song

Vickilyn Reynolds's latest musical production about the first African American Oscar winner had humor, pizzazz, and poignancy.

Pride, 40 years after the Briggs Initiative

So much has changed since the move to ban gay teachers. But the struggle continues

Arts Forecast: Fresh Meat, North Beach Festival, Corgi Con…

Fantastic Negrito, Fatima Yamaha, Boris Godunov, Seinfeld Trivia Night (with Seinfeld-themed menu!) and more on tap this week.