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For No God’s Sake

The nightmarish aftermath of the Moore, Oklahoma EF-5 tornado is in rebuilding and rebounding mode. People are digging out of the mess. Survivors located....

Selector: May 22-28, 2013

WEDNESDAY 22God Loves Uganda One of the most memorable docs to play this year's San Francisco International Film Festival, Roger Ross Williams' God Loves...

Return of the mac$

Filthy-fun rap supergroup Kalri$$ian is back -- with Star Magic, black-jawed cobras, Colt 45s, and acres of nose candy

Music listings

April 18, 2013
Music listings are compiled by Emily Savage. Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead or check the venue's website...

Selector: April 17-23, 2013

WEDNESDAY 17Night Beats Seattle's Night Beats has all of the fixings of a good psych-garage act; the lo-fi recordings, the raspy vocals with punctuated...

Faith in flow

Grace Cathedral's yoga team talk love, church, and the Christian-yogi connection

Yoga, church, and radical acceptance: An interview with the Grace Cathedral yoga team

March 21, 2013
Every Tuesday evening, hundreds of people flock to the Grace Cathedral Labyrinth to practice yoga with local teacher Darren Main. With Easter around the corner,...

Alt-folk singer Michelle Shocked goes on homophobic rant, Yoshi’s says she won’t be back

March 18, 2013
UPDATE: now with audio of the incident. What is going on with Michelle Shocked? The Texas alt-folk singer-songwriter, formerly known as a leftist-feminist relic of...

Cristian Mungiu on his stark, stunning ‘Beyond the Hills’

March 12, 2013
Cristian Mungiu — one of the main reasons everyone's all excited about the Romanian New Wave — follows up his Palme d'Or winner, 2007's...

Nite Trax: Is Beatport the new Wal-Mart of techno?

February 27, 2013
When I heard that super-popular, infuriatingly designed dance music download site Beatport had partnered with Shazam earlier this month, I wanted to write something...

The end of Joe the Rat

February 13, 2013
I grew up in the Catholic Church, went to Transfiguration Carmelite School, got beaten with a ruler by the nuns, had a priest try...

Sundance and Slamdance 2013: powerful docs

Scroll on up Pixel Vision for Jesse Hawthorne Ficks' previous Utah festival reports.In recent years, Sundance has become well-known for its strong documentary offerings...

Stage Listings

February 12, 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....

Film Listings

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

Festival of festivals

Some highlights from New York's APAP-pourri

Noir Faze

Two local streetwear labels come up with distinct fashion philosophies 

Film Listings

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

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

He likes to talk: extended Dan Harmon interview

January 22, 2013
Note: don't miss Ryan Prendiville's article on SF Sketchfest's Harmontown event in tomorrow's paper."I like to talk," Dan Harmon said at the end of...

Arnold’s baaaack! Plus more new movies

Get to the theatah! California's (thankfully, former) Governor returns to the multiplex to do what he does best: speak in one-liners and carry a...

Film Listings

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

Clergy summons sexy undead (local Episcopalian priest pens racy vamp novel)

January 11, 2013
It is perhaps indicative of my professional scope that I was nervous to talk to Amber Belldene, Bay Area author of a "racy romance"...

Actual pain

King Dude on Chelsea Wolfe, breaking down the 'Django Unchained' soundtrack, the return of Cannibal Ox, and a new band for Ty Segall

Dark side of the Dude

January 8, 2013
More than a year ago, in his rundown on “top substances that have influenced music,” promoter-DJ Marco De La Vega said this: “I...raid my...