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A look back: The “Candlestick Swindle” in ’68

San Francisco spent this week saying goodbye to its beloved foggy stadium, Candlestick Park. Amidst the farewells, the Guardian spotted a post from sports...

Spiking the box office

THE YEAR IN FILM: Looking back at a triumphant year for African American films

School gaze

Frederick Wiseman's 'At Berkeley' offers a lengthy, layered portrait of higher education

Suspending judgment

SFUSD considers alternatives to suspensions that some say unfairly impact students of color

No shame: Activist-rockers the Shondes celebrate Halloween in SF

October 28, 2013
The Shondes are a dream come true for music-lovers with a political consciousness. The world can be a rough place, but doom-and-gloom is not...

Promo: United Nations Association Film Festival in San Francisco Wed/23

October 22, 2013
UNAFF was conceived to celebrate the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and is currently screening films for the 16th year in...

Community not criminalization

October 1, 2013
 By María Poblet OPINION San Francisco is poised to break ground in defense of immigrants, an important step towards turning the tide against the...

Oakland’s Negative Standards support future punks

September 24, 2013
The band Negative Standards is essentially a crust art project.While maintaining d-beat chords and sludge-like breakdowns, the Oakland-based group makes use of non-instrumental noise...

The Selector: September 11-16, 2013

September 11, 2013
WEDNESDAY 11Jimmy Cliff At age 65, reggae legend Jimmy Cliff is experiencing perhaps one of the greatest bursts of artistic productivity in all of...

The Selector

September 10, 2013
WEDNESDAY 9/11 Jimmy Cliff At age 65, reggae legend Jimmy Cliff is experiencing perhaps one of the greatest bursts of artistic productivity in all of...

Dream deferred

Activists say Zimmerman verdict shows not enough has changed in the 50 years since the March on Washington

Alerts: August 7 – 13, 2013

August 6, 2013
WEDNESDAY 7Whither Modern Times? 2919 24th St., SF. moderntimesfuture@gmail.com. 7-9pm, free. Venerable indie bookstore Modern Times is in flux, but its collective members have...

Film Listings: July 31 – August 7, 2013

July 30, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Film Listings: July 24 – 31, 2013

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

Trayvon Martin: Guns escalate conflicts

OPINION The tragedy of Trayvon Martin's death is not merely the loss an innocent young boy's life, nor the criminal justice system's failure to...

Film Listings: July 17 – 23, 2013

July 16, 2013
 Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Labors of love

July 16, 2013
Los Angeles's Teatro Jornalero Sin Fronteras makes common cause with Santa Rosa's the Imaginists(Note: what follows is an extended version of a story and...

Film Listings

July 9, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Hi-yo, stinker

The Lone Ranger: WTF happened to Johnny Depp's career?

It’s not the “law”, it’s racism.

Twitter can be a blast and a half or it can be a nightmare. It was indeed the latter that reared its ugly head...

Distance and racism

Right now, I'm approximately 116 miles from the Mexican border. When I was growing up, I was 1600 miles from the same border. I was...

The end of the Republican Party

Everyone knows and loves the expression "out of the mouths of babes", but I doubt that's the reaction this poll got in the halls...

The “Do Nothing” Solution to “Illegal Immigration”

Both sides of the political aisle have made a major issue out of the problem of the 11 million people inside the US illegally...

Racism and homophobia east of the Rockies

May 13, 2013
There are assholes everywhere, and there are people in San Francisco who use racist and homophobic slurs. But this interactive map (based on students...