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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...

Grover Norquist to take the stage at Burning Man … right after a fake guru

Burning Man’s most notorious attendee, ultra-conservative Grover Norquist, has been confirmed as the closing speaker at a playa lecture series. And get this: Norquist’s...

Rep Clock: August 13 – 19, 2014

Schedules are for Wed/13-Tue/19 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

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...

Wanted: more huddled masses

CAREERS + ED Tech companies lobby for more immigrant work visas, bypassing US residents and creating a labor force bound by golden handcuffs

Guardian Intelligence: August 13 – 19, 2014

CALLING ALL BEATLEMANIACSAs Beatles lovers and Candlestick fans gear up for Sir Paul McCartney's show there Thu/14 — a performance that will serve as...

Trans former prisoner honored as civil rights hero

CeCe McDonald honored by the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club

Here are some shows that have nothing to do with Outside Lands

What's that you say? VIP wristbands for $600, special-issue high-end ice cream, and tiny cups of organic sulfite-free wine aren't exactly your thing? We're headed...

Tornadoes vs. turtles: this week’s new movies

Will ninja turtles or killer tornadoes reign supreme in this week's battle of the CG-heavy box office? Read on for our reviews of new...

This Week’s Picks: August 6 – 12, 2014

sockhop in a sheet-metal factoryTHURSDAY 7 Post:Ballet's Five High Most choreographers start small, slowly developing skills — and an audience for their work. In 2010...

Film Listings: August 6 – 12, 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...

Rise up singing

'Alive Inside' charts one man's quest to bring music to patients with memory loss

Alerts: August 6 – 12, 2014

THURSDAY 7 The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club's 2014 Dinner and Gayla City College of San Francisco's Mission Campus, 1125 Valencia, SF. milkdinner.eventbrite.com. 6-9pm, $40...

This Week’s Picks: July 30 – August 5, 2014

WEDNESDAY 30  The Budos Band If you ever hear someone say they find instrumental music boring, all you need to do is point them in...

Film Listings: July 30 – August 5, 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...

Shots fired

A PFA series brings World War I films into focus

Inglorious bastards

'The Kill Team' brings an ugly chapter in US military history to light

What she sees

Truth, tears, and staple-gun battles: SFJFF's female-centric films

Alerts: July 30 – August 5, 2014

WEDNESDAY 30 Screening: The Internet's Own Boy David Brower Center, Goldman Theater, 2150 Allston, Berk. 7pm, $10 advance/$12 door/ $5 students This film tells the story of...

Film Listings: July 23 – 29, 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...

What she sees

Truth, tears, and staple-gun battles: San Francisco Jewish Film Festival's female-centric films

Framing fame

Entertainers take center stage in SF Jewish Film Festival docs

This Week’s Picks: July 16 – 22, 2014

Brrrr-illiant!WEDNESDAY 16  Jessica Hernandez Since Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas recorded a full set of tunes for an album two years ago, long stints of...

Film Listings: July 16 – 22, 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...