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Film Listings: June 25 – July 1, 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...

Frameline is underway! Plus: crooners, ping-pong champs, and more, in new movies

Frameline 38, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, kicked off last night and runs through June 29; check out our big list o'...

Doo-wop (that thing): talking with the cast of ‘Jersey Boys’

The backstage musical that turned the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons — known for 1960s doo-wop ditties like "Sherry," "Big Girls...

Film Listings: June 18 – 24, 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...

Reel pride

What to see (or skip) as the huge Frameline 38 LGBT film festival takes over the city

Win Tickets to see Angélique Kidjo June 21!

Throughout the ‘90s and beyond, Angélique Kidjo has performed globally, winning honor after honor, including a Grammy, while using her visibility to campaign for...

Fogged in

THE WEEKNIGHTER Brave summer souls take to Jones' expansive patio

Film Listings: June 11-17, 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...

Stage Listings: June 11-17, 2014

Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Middle fingers to the sky, Lady Gaga takes San Jose for an artRAVEy ride

There are a lot of critiques that I can make about Lady Gaga’s Tuesday night performance in San Jose — the sports arena acoustics,...

TREAT SHEET 2014 (all on one page!)

TREAT SHEET It's almost summer time: Forget about that diet -- you've got bigger things to worry about than whether you can fit...

Cruise into the weekend (oh yes we did) with new flicks!

Dudes! The (lucky) 13th San Francisco Documentary Film Festival, aka DocFest to those in the know, is underway now, running through June 19 with all...

Rep Clock: June 4 – 10, 2014

Schedules are for Wed/4-Tue/10 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Film Listings: June 4 – 10, 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 treat sheet

67 delicious (and cheap!) pleasures of summer -- for under $10

Where evil grows

A small-town hero discovers his dark side in Jim Mickle's pulpy 'Cold in July'

Memorial Day: Remembering the good old days in Rock Rapids, Iowa, circa 1940s to 1950s

 Bruce B. Brugmann(Reprinted and updated by popular demand)When I was growing up in my hometown of Rock Rapids, Iowa, a farming community of 2,800...

Missing Indie Mart

THE WEEKNIGHTER Indie rock, whimsy and tasty bahn mi at Thee Parkside. 

Gimme 5: Must-see shows this week

Is it hot in here, or is it just -- sorry, no, that's all of San Francisco, doing that delightfully freakish 85-degree Actual Summer...

This Week’s Picks: May 14 – 20, 2014

WEDNESDAY 13 KQED Presents an Evening With Ken Burns Remember slowly drifting off while watching documentaries during history class on a warm afternoon? Well, if...

Home brew

New docs probe where the heart is — and isn't

Skin deep

Costume drama Belle takes on race and class in 18th century England

SFIFF 57: Strange love, Varda, Swedish grrrls, and more!

The 57th San Francisco International Film Festival runs through May 8; all the details are here. Guardian correspondent and confirmed film fest addict Jesse...

Big batch of SF archival films new on YouTube, featuring ‘Hello Girls’ of Chinatown, bay swimming ‘Frog Man’, city-stopping strikes, and more!

Media company British Pathé uploaded thousands of archival films to its Youtube channel, and in the batch are hundreds of vintage newsreels showcasing San...