Stories about Veterans

Can a museum exhibit capture Burning Man?

It has blinky lights, art cars, the gifting of trinkets, and the Temple of Reunion by legendary temple-builder David Best. There’s cool video from Black Rock City, burner fashions...

The problem with the Blue Angels

Editor’s note: The news media in San Francisco are all agog about the Blue Angels – as they always are, every year. The main stories on the military fighter...

Techno legend Doc Martin drops in for 1015’s 30th anniversary

For decades now, legendary house DJ, remix master, and Sublevel label head Doc Martin (spinning Fri/11 at 1015 Folsom) has wielded his unique mix of deep house, funky...

Ben Folds illuminates the music biz with ‘Lightning Bugs’

Ben Folds is not your average rockstar, so it’s no surprise that the genre-bending alternative, pop, and classical artist’s autobiography, A Dream About Lightning Bugs, is not your typical...

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

FALL ARTS PREVIEW Let's keep this short because there's a lot to do and see, obviously! Proclamations of the SF arts scene's demise—despite the continued hounding of artists and...

Screen Grabs: Two of our favorite movies this year

SCREEN GRABS Two of my favorites of the year—Brittany Runs a Marathon and This Is Not Berlin, see details below—open this Friday, so it’s a none-too-shabby week at the movies,...

48hills sues MTC over secretive housing policy operation

48hills filed suit in San Francisco Superior Court today asking a judge to order the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to release full reports of how much public money was spent...

I am not a homeless vampire

I didn’t come to this city because I wanted to take advantage of all the homeless resources and services. I’m not some homeless vampire trying to suck the soul...

Review: Tuskegee Airmen take flight again in ‘Black Eagles’

ONSTAGE Black Eagles (through March 31 at Marines' Memorial Theatre), now being staged by the African-American Shakespeare Company and directed by L. Peter Callender, illuminates a pivotal moment in US...

Screen Grabs: The world’s most popular comedy duo shows its seams in ‘Stan & Ollie’

Laurel & Hardy may be the most popular comedy duo ever — their fame was international, easily surviving the transition from silents to talkies in large part because their...