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Norquist, tech titans, and whether Burning Man is positively affecting society

Is Burning Man really making Bay Area technology titans, right-wing ideologues, and other uber-capitalists more community-minded? Do they really come back from the desert...

Salvation

THE WEEKNIGHTER Papusas save the day (and the hangover) at Balompie Cafe.

Psychic Dream Astrology: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 3-9, 2014ARIESMarch 21-April 19You can make your vision happen, but if you don't want your success to be a flash in the pan...

Film Listings: September 3 – 9, 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...

Wrestling with survivor’s guilt in a crazy world

By Jeanene HarlickOPINION This is one of the ways you become that person who wants to take his or her life.It happens slowly. You've always...

Catching up with The Presidents of the United States of America

Though they hit the peak of their fame in the mid-'90s post-grunge era with hits like "Peaches" and "Kitty," the Presidents of the United...

Film Listings: August 27 – September 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...

Infinite loop

With a new record and a whole new generation of fans, Oakland's Souls of Mischief take it back to the old school

Sixth at the Syc

THE WEEKNIGHTER Contemplating change -- and not-change -- with High Lifes at the Sycamore 

Psychic Dream Astrology: August 20 – 26, 2014

ARIESMarch 21-April 19Get 'er done, Aries. It's the time to clear the air, finish the job, or start something new. You have the wind...

Film Listings: August 20 – 26, 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...

20th street soul

LEFT OF THE DIAL: Noise Pop's 2nd annual shindig-in-the-streets features Myron & E, dumplings, everything else good

Cruel stories of youth

'Rich Hill' and 'Me and You' offer very different (but equally compelling) coming-of-age tales

Live Review: The Coup’s provocative ‘Shadowbox’ marred by sound problems

The Coup's new multimedia project Shadowbox was at least partially inspired by bandleader/MC Boots Riley's experience walking into a Theater Artaud performance as a...

Grover Norquist to take the stage at Burning Man … right after a fake guru

Burning Man’s most notorious attendee, ultra-conservative Grover Norquist, has been confirmed as the closing speaker at a playa lecture series. And get this: Norquist’s...

Call the Pope

culture@sfbg.comTHE WEEKNIGHTER It's a funny thing to be filling out a job application and have to put your previous employer as Tony the Pope....

Boxing lessons

Emerging from the shadows, a new multi-sensory performance from Bay Area hip-hop veterans The Coup

Psychic Dream Astrology: August 13 – 19, 2014

August 13-19, 2014ARIESMarch 21-April 19You don't have to be fearless and perfectly confident about what you're doing and how, Aries. All you need to...

Film Listings: August 13 – 19, 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...

California water bond still fluid despite looming deadline UPDATED

California is in the midst of a record-setting drought, but state lawmakers still aren't fully on board with Proposition 43, a water bond measure...

Messed up: Did this man vandalize Alejandro Nieto’s memorial?

Alejandro Nieto was killed after a hotly debated, horrifying confrontation with the SFPD nearly five months ago. Since his death, his family and loved...

Starred, Striped

THE WEEKNIGHTER:  Dave's -- the good ol' melting pot of cheap cocktails

Psychic Dream Astrology: August 6 – 12, 2014

Aug. 6-12, 2014ARIESMarch 21-April 19You need to be true to yourself, Aries; the mystery is in how to do that when you're not really...

Film Listings: August 6 – 12, 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...