Jazz

New classics

Melody Takata brings traditional Japanese dance into the 21st century, plus a benefit for SF dance vet Enrico Labayen

Guardian Intelligence: July 9 – 15

July 8, 2014
LUNCH WITH RHYTHMStarting Wednesday, and running through early October, People In Plazas hosts a series of free, outdoor musical concerts during lunchtime (shows usually...

This Week’s Picks: July 2 – 8, 2014

July 2, 2014
WEDNESDAY 2 Be Calm Honcho As Be Calm Honcho's lead singer croons about her love of California on the band's debut album, differences between the...

Film Listings: July 2 – 8, 2014

July 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...

Events: July 2 – 8, 2014

July 2, 2014
Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings,...

Film Listings: June 25 – July 1, 2014

June 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...

Happy Hour: The week in music

June 20, 2014
Hey you. Yeah, you. Are you still sitting at your desk, despite it being a beautiful day outside, and despite the proximity of large-screen...

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'...

This Week’s Picks: June 18 – 24, 2014

June 17, 2014
raucous as it is tenderWEDNESDAY 18  Zara McFarlane You've got to be plenty ballsy to venture a cover of "Police and Thieves," the immortal 1976...

Film Listings: June 18 – 24, 2014

June 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...

Gimme 5: Must-see shows this week

June 16, 2014
Happy Monday, y'all. I know, it's rough. I hope at the very least that your weekend was better than this guy's.If not, don't despair!...

Anxious art

Striking 'Masterpieces of Polish Cinema' at the PFA -- with a strange Jerry Garcia(!) twist

Alerts: June 4 – 10, 2014

June 3, 2014
WEDNESDAY 4 Transportation planning: District 8 open house LGBT Center, 1800 Market, SF. sftransportation2030.com 5:30-7pm, free. District 8 Sup. Scott Wiener, representatives of the San Francisco...

Theater Listings: May 21 – 27, 2014

May 20, 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....

Gettin’ festy

Summer in the Bay means music festival season — hold on to your butts (and your wallets)

Summer fairs and festivals

May 20, 2014
MAY 24-25Carnaval San Francisco Festival: Sat/24-Sun/25, entertainment begins at 11am, free, Harrison between 16th and 24th Sts, SF. Parade: Sun/25, 9:30am, free, starts at...

On the town

Oakland Ballet Company evolves and diversifies

Guardian Intelligence: May 21 – 27, 2014

May 20, 2014
P>Because nothing screams "invest in healthcare" like an aging Sammy Hagar: The former Van Halen rocker teamed up with Metallica's James Hetfield, Green Day's...

An evening with Herbie Hancock and Nancy Pelosi at the SFJAZZ Gala

May 20, 2014
By Micah DubreuilIf you were driving down Fell street last Friday, you might have come upon an unexpected detour. This would have been the...

Bimbo’s 365 club

Guardian Small Business Award winner has been rocking the city for 85 years

Burning mouse

Mike Daisey talks and dreams Burning Man, Disney World, and Occupy in 'American Utopias'

Rep Clock: May 14 – 20, 2014

May 13, 2014
Schedules are for Wed/14-Tue/20 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Jazz jams in Brisbane

May 13, 2014

In an unpretentious location, the 7 Mile House serves up some of the city's most storied jazz veterans

Sisterhood of rhythm

Sarah Bush Dance Project's fierce, fun 'Rocked by Women'