Stories about Visual Art

People in cages, Earth under attack in occupied colonial land

Horrors and some nasty surprises on a poverty tour of the Southwest

Pride time: 6 quick picks at the National Queer Arts Festival

Femme crips, man-haters, precarious lives, post-colonial mothering, and the queer intifada take center stage at the monthlong fest.

Arts Forecast: Open up your world with the SF International Arts Festival

Plus: Celebrate your sex workers at this week's culture fest! Also, Cypress Hill, Japanese American history exhibits, and so much more.

Arts Forecast: White Night rally marks SF’s legacy of insurrection

Plus: A weekend of art from TL residents, Combo Chimbita, Sister Roma's roast, and more.

‘Queer California: Untold Stories’: a confetti shower of the overlooked

Bracing, sometimes exhausting show at Oakland Museum brims with hidden history, magical connections, and fascinating footnotes.

Arts Forecast: The week’s best moments to honor Momma

Plus: The 48th annual Stanford Powwow, a musical benefit for immigration advocates RAICES, Diana Gameros, and the Walking Distance Dance Festival.

A stellar Mutek.SF refreshed spirits weary of tech’s cynical slide

The fest's four days of gorgeous animations, rumbling techno, and puckish experiments injected the scene with new energy.

Arts Forecast: Behold, the mighty Litquake!

Plus: Open Studios, Forbidden Futures, Treasure Island Music Fest, Street Food Fest, Moby Dick Marathon, more

A swell wave of female talent rolls in with TIDES

Vibrant showcase of local, women-led bands and visual artists with a charitable twist comes to El Rio August 29.

Arts Forecast: Gray Area Festival lineup, Laborfest, Fillmore Jazz Fest…

Pink Flamingos, Stereo Argento, The Go-Go's, All Day I Dream, and more this week—plus a protest against family separations at the border.