Theater Listings:August 13 – 19, 2014

August 12, 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....

Purr-suit of happiness: SF SPCA aims to save more lives with its new adoption center

July 17, 2014
Last year, the SF SPCA assisted with 5,084 cat and dog adoptions. With its new adoption center near Bryant and 16th Streets, which opened...

Rep Clock: July 16 – 22, 2014

July 15, 2014
Schedules are for Wed/16-Tue/22 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Film Listings: July 16 – 22, 2014

July 15, 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...

Why I drive a taxi

 By Beth Powder OPINION I left a 17-year career in film to become a taxi driver. I just wanted to be here full time,...

Lost and found

A man with a dream (and 3,000 films) powers the Berkeley Underground Film Society

The Selector June 11-17, 2014

June 10, 2014
WEDNESDAY 11Luke Sweeney "Miss Me?" Luke Sweeney asks in the lead track from his forthcoming album Adventure:Us, and in response I'd probably deny, avoid...

Synthesizers, saxophones, and one African grey parrot: The Other Minds music festival is a magnet for the avant-garde

February 26, 2014
By Micah DubreuilWhen Charles Amirkhanian was 5 years old, he received a John Cage record as a gift from his father. It was a...

Hairy dilemma

Dogs in restaurants are more common than ever, despite being illegal for mere pets, a trend that service dog owners don't like

Teen dream machine

THE YEAR IN MUSIC: Teen girls (and fierce young women) rocked the world in 2013

Last stand at the Bulb

With Albany looking to clear a bayshore homeless encampment, residents brace for a conflict

The Performant: Louder, faster, more!

November 19, 2013
When a friend of a friend held his 33 1/3rd birthday party, he filled the rooms of his apartment with turntables and stacks of...

Guardians of Fospice

DEATH ISSUE: Death is part of life at San Francisco's SPCA

Theater Listings: August 14 – 20, 2013

August 13, 2013
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Alerts: August 14 – 20, 2013

August 13, 2013
WEDNESDAY 14"Untitled" Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission, SF. 7-10pm, $5. The Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts is kicking off...

Into thin air

"Shareable housing" is causing apartments to vanish from SF's rental market — yet popular, profitable sites like Airbnb violate local laws


From Bonny Doon to Supermoons: our 39th annual survey of Northern California naked fun in the sun

Small Business Commissioners support Pet Food Express over local stores

June 26, 2013
San Francisco’s Small Business Commission has recently come under fire for its promotion of corporate interests and, most recently, advocating for an allegedly predatory...

Internet cats, in their own words: Henri le Chat Noir

As exhaustive and definitive as our cover story on the break-out fame of the Internet's Cat Pack was last month, still the masses clamored...

On the Cheap listings

May 7, 2013
For information on how to submit events for listing consideration, see the guidelines in Selector. THURSDAY 9 Bike to work day Various SF locations. 5:30am-7pm,...

Internet cats, in their own words: Luna the Fashion Kitty

April 10, 2013
While writing this week's Pets Issue cover story on world domination by Internet-famous cat magnates -- or the "Cat Pack," as they will forever...

Where the wild dogs are

An opinionated guide to local parks where your canine can run free

The Cat Pack

Quirky felines have gone past viral status to become legitimate celebrities. Now how will they use their fame?

Blue Angels grounding is a victory for sanity, safety, and peace

Finally, peace in our time. The Blue Angels' annual Fleet Week assault on San Francisco has finally, blessedly, mercifully been canceled for 2013, the...