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Tough decisions ahead: The Bay Area Record Fair, the Oakland Music Festival, and more

September 24, 2014
Ever get so overwhelmed by all the awesome events in the Bay Area on a given weekend that you give up on trying to...

Rep Clock : Sept. 24 – 30, 2014

September 23, 2014
Schedules are for Wed/24-Tue/30 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double features marked with a •. All times pm unless...

It’s sexy time on this week’s Alternative Ink

September 15, 2014
We talked sex and summertime during last night’s installment of Alternative Ink, the Bay Guardian’s biweekly radio show on BFF.fm, along with money in...

Guardian Intelligence: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
CASTRO CURTAIN CALLIf your favorite thing about seeing movies at the historic Castro Theatre is hearing the score for that Charlie Chaplin short played...

Scenes from a Faerie farewell

August 14, 2014
An unseasonably warm afternoon breeze wafted the scent of burning sage over Duboce Park yesterday, as a crowd of 200 or so mourners joined...

This Week’s Picks: July 30 – August 5, 2014

July 29, 2014
WEDNESDAY 30  The Budos Band If you ever hear someone say they find instrumental music boring, all you need to do is point them in...

Film Listings: July 30 – August 5, 2014

July 29, 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...

Photo Gallery: Graffiti artists tagging in the sunshine at Precita Park

Normally the sound of 20 or so artists rattling and spraying aerosol cans would be quickly followed by the sound of sirens. But Sat/19...

Film Listings: July 23 – 29, 2014

July 22, 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...

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...

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...

It’s alive!

The Vortex Room keeps on keepin' on — for now — with the weirdest flicks you'll see all summer

Party Radar: Hardkiss Brothers celebrate 1991, “Flowers Blooming”

June 19, 2014
It's a tribute to the resiliency of SF's classic Hardkiss Brothers -- and the soul of the SF house music scene -- that, after...

Extra! Extra! Sunshine advocates beat the Anti-Sunshine Gang in City Hall

June 13, 2014
 By Bruce B. Brugmann And so the  Anti-Sunshine Gang in City Hall, which for two years has been conducting a nasty vendetta against the...

Dark/light

Day turns to nightlife with Adult., Disco Daddy, Sunset Island, Daytime Realness, more parties

SFMTA launches “Google Bus” pilot program map, promises increased enforcement

The Google Bus plan is now rolling forward. Last night the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency released a map of shuttle stops to...

New appointments to Sunshine Ordinance Task Force may help government watchdogs grow teeth

In a win for government transparency, a slew of strong new appointments for a city government watchdog group cleared their first round of approvals...

Nature kids

Bay Area bands breathe new life into a salty, windswept West Coast tradition

“E” is for “evidence”

Mayor Ed Lee drafts a policy allowing him to delete emails deemed "routine."

The anti-sunshine gang intensifies its attacks on the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force in City Hall

May 29, 2014
By Bruce B. Brugmann   (with special sunshine vendetta chronology by Richard Knee)  The Guardian story in the current issue demonstrates in 96 point...

Making sausage: Airbnb helped write its own regulations

Documents obtained by the Bay Guardian show the active role that Airbnb played in helping craft the legislation by David Chiu that would regulate and legalize...

Supervisors play politics with Sunshine appointments

The Board of Supervisors today considers reappointing three Sunshine Ordinance Task Force members after the board’s Rules Committee last week blocked other qualified...

Psychic Dream Astrology: April 16 – 22, 2014

April 15, 2014
April 16-22, 2014ARIESMarch 21-April 19Don't try to create stability this week, because it's not in the stars for you. You're not in control, things...