Stories about The Gathering

Springsteen meets surveillance state in ‘Born in East Berlin’

At SF Playhouse, playwright Rogelio Martinez explores the time the Boss played behind the Iron Curtain.

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

From legendary roots, a great new Afrobeat record

Kelata & the Super Yamba Band's 'M├Ędaho' rides psychedelic energy and masterly playing to the top of the reinvigorated genre.

Arts Forecast: Two-spirits celebrate 20 years of Bay community

Plus: Lucca Ravioli Co. says goodbye, Brutalist dance homage, Hard French Winter Ball, and more

Political power — in San Francisco and Sacramento

Progressives celebrate in Chinatown as Newsom puts out meaningless platitudes that ignore the issue of massive wealth inequality.

Doormat Division: A huge upset …

... and the Ten Club fighting for the Moldy Carpet Trophy. We follow the worst teams in the worst league in sports.

The story of SF’s hidden monument to WWI

Gold Star Moms, the Great War, the Russian Revolution -- and a memorial that nobody seems to remember or notice

Tears (and bubbly) for Bubbles

The brutal murder of a beloved, outspoken DJ and artist brought the city together to grieve on Sunday evening.

Bernie comes to SF to support Jane Kim, Prop. 61

Senator's appearance a boost for progressive local candidates

Party Radar: Dore to-dos, Mr. Scruff, New Wave Prom, more

Leather, lace, and lots of parties in your face this weekend.