Stories about Violence

Arts Forecast: Drag Queens on Ice, Burning Man: The Musical, more

Heiroglyphics, Krampus Pageant, Paranoid London, Sophie, Go Bang!, a couple great art walks, and more this week.

Screen Grabs: Monsters (and wonders) of history awaken

Day of Silents, Romanian classics, a restored French Nazi thriller, Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, and more in cinemas

At Zinn Fair, Peter Cole explores SF’s unique history of labor and race

The historian documents the links between local dockworker actions and transnational racial justice movements.

Swept to death

From San Francisco to San Bernardino, unhoused communities are dying from 'sweeps' and criminalization -- and resisting with our own solutions.

Another Hole in the Head fest brings a healthy dose of violent mayhem

The dead will rise, the malevolent tree wraiths will conquer. Here's our critic's top picks from this year's gathering.

Four years in prison — for driving without a license?

Oakland man arrested in SF faces long prison term -- despite a jury finding him not guilty of two felonies.

Arts Forecast: And here’s the real kicker…

'Stomp' still stomps. Plus: Lavender Country, Cuban neon, Recombinant Fest, Patrick Cowley, a drag 'The Wall,' more.

Screen Grabs: Two movies for grown-ups at the multiplex

Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' and 'Shining'-update 'Doctor Sleep' don't aim their ambitions at the usual target market.

For unhoused people, every day is an emergency

No PG&E. No fresh water. And then the cops take your survival gear and supplies. That's daily life on the streets for thousands of people.

San Francisco’s doomed! Listen to this mix

As we dive into election time, here's an optimistic mix of classic SF jams that have foretold and saved us from glorious ruin.