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I Was a Teenage Sundancer

I grew up at the Sundance Film Festival — beginning in 1990, when my father took my 14-year-old self to an archival screening of...

Art-ic blast

Dispatches from live performance in frigid New York

Breaking points

New films from China teem with 21st century angst

The Performant: Epochalypse Now

December 31, 2013
Embracing the great unknown While it could be argued that every day represents a new year, with each date falling exactly one year after the...

Candy crush

THE YEAR IN NIGHTLIFE: Queer hip-hop, porn music, spruced-up venues, virtual techno, classical near-riots, and the '90s big-room revival ruled 2013

This stuff’ll kill ya

Feed your genre needs at Another Hole in the Head

From the ground up

Stanford's Festival Jérôme Bel celebrates the 'non-dance' pioneer

Re-framed

BOOKS ISSUE: A new book showcases creative cult-movie poster art

Who dares challenge Katniss for box-office supremacy? New movies!

This week, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire stands poised to crush all who dare step to it, but there are some alternatives out there....

Film Listings: November 20 – 26, 2013

November 19, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Pop shop

The good, the meh, and the human-pretzel marvels of the SF International Hip Hop DanceFest

Alerts: November 20 – 26, 2013

November 19, 2013
WEDNESDAY 20Photographic journey through modern-day slavery The Commonwealth Club, 595 Market, SF. 5:30-7pm, $20. Photographer Lisa Kristine will share photographs from her travels to...

This Week’s Picks: November 13 – 19, 2013

November 12, 2013
WEDNESDAY 11/13 Chinese American Film Festival San Francisco has a number of film series that pluck programming from recent international runs and festivals (see "New...

This Week’s Picks: November 6 – 12, 2013

November 5, 2013
 Dirty squeeze.WEDNESDAY 11/6 The Big Book of Orgasms "Although not all humans can eroticize all things, humans as a species can eroticize anything." Oh? Well,...

The art of dialogue

Voices and impressions from Poland's Dialog Festival

Film listings and reviews Oct. 30-Nov.5, 2013

October 29, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

New movies! Including a few scary ones (no thanks to Hollywood)!

Incredibly, Hollywood is allowing this hallowed weekend to pass without releasing a single horror movie. (Unless you count Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, which I...

Film Listings and Reviews

October 23, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

The Performant: There will be blood

October 16, 2013
It’s Halloween season at last, a time of year when San Francisco really shines, despite the encroaching autumnal shortening of days. In fact, during...

Best of the Bay 2013: BEST MEMOS FROM HELL

October 15, 2013
"I'm so disappointed in Tartine. They can't make a real croissant. They're too heavy!" "I've had a really hard weekend, I'm exhausted. All I've...

Best of the Bay 2013 Editors Picks: City Living

October 15, 2013
CITY LIVINGEDITORS PICKSEditors picks are chosen by Guardian editors for special recognition for brightening the Bay Area experience. BEST RENEGADE RECITAL And then one day...

Film Listings: October 9 – 15, 2013

October 8, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: October 2 – 8, 2013

October 1, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: September 25 – October 2, 2013

September 24, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...