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Foreign Correspondent: Washington’s COVID blame game

The Republican Party is trying to shift blame for President Donald Trump’s disastrous coronavirus policies onto China. Chinese communists, Republican leaders claim, hid the pandemic from the public, allowing...

DJs and musicians scramble for income in devastated scene

Governor Newsom's announcement last Tuesday that live shows and concerts are unlikely to happen until there is a COVID-19 vaccine, which may be as far as 12-18 months away,...

Arts Forecast: We can do this!

We may be going through tough times, but we're still producing the art, music, culture, deep inquiry, and joy that continue to sustain us. It feels like organizations are...

Screen Grabs: More marathon movies to help sustain you

Part 2 in our survey of really, really long films for your sequestrian pleasure casts its big net over films from around the globe, dating back as far as...

Screen Grabs: Marathon movies to fill long days

“Sheltering in place” during an epidemic has been a rude wake-up call for many in discovering just how they normally spend their non-working time—and how resourceful they can be...

Hunky Jesus rises again! (Blessedly online)

UPDATE: It looks like they are going to be releasing the photos and videos starting at 1pm at www.twitch.tv/sfqueernightlifefund and you can vote at www.instagram.com/sfsisters then.  One of the best things to...

New Music: Yazmin Lacey’s ‘Morning Matters’ keeps a high vibration

It is unfortunate that everything we read, do, and check, as in Right Now, gets processed through a ʻcrisisʻ prism. As much as I try to put on my...

Screen Grabs: Fancy a little light streaming?

Continuing our tour through some recommended celluloid comedies—because while there’s a place for masochism, you probably don’t really need to be entertained by throat-clutching suspense or existential despair at...

Arts Forecast: Help save bookstores, drag queens, Frameline, more

Let's start with something positive! And then some more things positive! We deserve it. Except those of you joggers still cutting me off on the sidewalk. (For general arts...

Screen Grabs: How about a little levity?

One slender plus in all this corona-crisis-ing has been the extent to which friends and strangers alike have gone to amuse each other long-distance, whether in creating videos or...