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Essay: Revisiting the Coen Brothers’ 2013 ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

Joel and Ethan Coen have been creating films for 30 years, dating back to their still-stunning, low-budget debut, neo-noir Blood Simple (1984); it premiered...

Festival-sized doses of art, food, and technology at Portland’s TBA fest

As the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA) presented the 12th iteration of the Time-Based Art Festival September 11-21, two newer festivals (Feast Portland and...

Project Censored 2014

Ocean acidification tops the annual list of important stories ignored by the mainstream media

Pedaling and feasting

MOVEABLE FEAST 2014 From whole cracked crabs to lamb burritos: eating my way through coastal California bike tours

Blame it on Rio

MOVEABLE FEAST 2014 The city on most everyone's bucket list, for delicious reasons.

Film Listings: Sept. 24 – 30, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Go west

MOVEABLE FEAST 2014 Chomping through the varied eats of the Western neighborhoods.

Film Listings: Sept 17-23, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Fall color

TABLEHOPPING A burst of openings signal the start of a warm, bright season. 

Film Listings: September 10 – 16, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Brunch o’clock

TABLEHOPPING Ready to add some new bodacious brunch options to your rotation o' haunts? Let's do this.

Rep Clock: September 3 – 9, 2014

Schedules are for Wed/3-Tue/9 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double features marked with a •. All times pm unless...

Film Listings: September 3 – 9, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Alerts: September 3 – 9, 2014

WEDNESDAY 3 Panel: Agriculture and Journalism SF Commonwealth Club, 595 Market, SF. tinyurl.com/agriculturebeat. 6pm, $20 nonmembers, $8 members, $7 students. Cutbacks in reporting staff have...

A master of observation: chatting with author Sean Wilsey

“We used to call this Café High,” author Sean Wilsey says of Café International, our meeting spot, before letting out a hearty chortle. By...

Visual reaction

FALL ARTS 2014 Upcoming exhibitions explore politics through art

Film Listings: August 27 – September 2, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Pixilated joy

FALL ARTS 2014 Chickens, cats, sharks, and sweet dance moves: fall's offbeat video games

Gimme a kiss

TABLEHOPPING From late-night bibimbap to calzones for lunch and affordable thali plate feasting, you're covered.

Live Shots: SF Street Food Fest fills us up quickly

The weather was gorgeous, the lines weren't too long, and the people were friendly -- and hungry -- at the sixth annual SF Street...

Film Listings: August 20 – 26, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Contending with cars, at the polls and on vacation

STREET FIGHT San Francisco's politics of mobility devolved into a cesspit this summer. Beginning with Mayor Ed Lee's retreat on Sunday parking meters, purportedly...

Guardian Intelligence: August 20 – 26, 2014

LIVE AND LET DIENo one better to close out the cold, remote, history-filled behemoth that is Candlestick Park than Sir Paul McCartney, who played...

Film Listings: August 13 – 19, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...