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THE GUEST opens today! Plus more new movies!

FINALLY, clever, retro-styled thriller The Guest is here. Check out our interview with the filmmakers and star here, and then go see The Guest this...

Holy crap is there a lot of good new music coming out of the Bay this week

October 8, 2014
Looking for something to get you past the hump of Hump Day? Well put down that "which Disney princess is your dog" quiz right...

Film Listings: Oct 8-14, 2014

October 7, 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...

The Selector: Oct. 8-14, 2014

October 7, 2014
WEDNESDAY 8 King Khan and BBQ Show King Khan is perhaps best known for his work with his garage-soul-punk outfit The Shrines, a tremendously noisy...

Drifting by

THE WEEKNIGHTER Taking it all in over cocktails at Driftwood

A joyful noise

Christopher Owens embraces his country and gospel roots with sophomore solo work 'A New Testament'

Live shots: A hot and sticky Hardly Strictly

October 6, 2014
In keeping with Hardly Strictly weekend weather of years gone by, this past weekend was the most summerlike the Bay Area's been all year....

Brain teaser

September 23, 2014

Proud nerd comedian Dhaya Lakshminarayanan pokes fun at her people

Rep Clock : Sept. 24 – 30, 2014

September 23, 2014
Schedules are for Wed/24-Tue/30 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double features marked with a •. All times pm unless...

Folsom Special: Zbörnak wants to rock your “Dikpix”

September 18, 2014
"Expect glitter, expect Twitter (don't expect Twitter), expect foul language and talking about dicks, expect body dysmorphia, but like in the opposite direction. The...

Folsom Special: Guerrilla Queer Bar returns as leather “Pop-Up”

September 18, 2014
Picture it: the Marina, 2000, a club called Trap Door playing goofy throwback hip-hop, shirty dudes and "woo" girls playing the heter-mating game with...

“Titties and fried chicken”

THE WEEKNIGHTER/SEX ISSUE In which Stuart succumbs to the lure of cheap buffets and plentiful boobs.

Naughty Bits

Hot local notes on sex, Folsom, fetish fashion, bondage, and beyond

No thanks, Bono

Three new albums that should magically appear on your iPod in place of Songs of Innocence

This Week’s Picks: September 10 – 16, 2014

September 9, 2014
Particles, waves, subatomic forcesTHURSDAY 11 San Francisco Electronic Music Festival One of the advantages of being the center of the tech industry is hosting a...

Tale of two Internets

Officials work to close the digital divide, an inequitable reality even in high-tech SF

Flynn and out

Hollywood-scandal tale 'The Last of Robin Hood' comes up short

This Week’s Picks: August 27 – September 2, 2014

August 26, 2014
sloppy yet endearingWEDNESDAY 27 Mount Kimbie Around the time dubstep started making its rounds with American artists and audiences in the late '00s, a host...

Infinite loop

With a new record and a whole new generation of fans, Oakland's Souls of Mischief take it back to the old school

Hot tickets

FALL ARTS 2014 Film season unspools at a theater (or a park or museum) near you

Paul McCartney bids Candlestick a fiery goodbye

August 15, 2014
My earliest memories of Candlestick are formative ones. Like any Bay Area kid who cut her baseball teeth on Giants games at the notoriously...

This Week’s Picks: August 13 – 19, 2014

August 12, 2014
THURSDAY 14 Kevin Morby If you're enough of an indie rock fan, you might have heard Kevin Morby's work without knowing it. He's played bass...

Film Listings: August 13 – 19, 2014

August 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...

Science of inclusion

CAREERS + ED As Big Tech struggles with diversity, women find support and fellowship in the biotech industry.