Stage

WATERS sign to Vagrant, drop new single “I Feel Everything”

Van Pierszalowski, the songwriter and primary ringleader of SF's WATERS, has always seemed like a guy on the brink of wide(r)spread stardom. The band's...

Catching up with burlesque star and fashion icon Dita Von Teese

With a seductive and sexy nod to the past, modern pin-up and burlesque queen Dita Von Teese has been at the forefront of reviving...

Kiesza storms the pop scene at the Rickshaw Stop

By Rob GoszkowskiIt’s entirely possible that Kiesza outgrew her gig at the Rickshaw Stop a few minutes after it was booked. Those in attendance...

No place like home

Saya Woolfalk culminates seven years of virtual civilization in 'ChimaTEK'

The sound of America

Hits and history mix in 'Motown the Musical'

Theater Listings: September 3 – 9, 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....

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...

Events: September 3 – 9, 2014

Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings,...

Flynn and out

Hollywood-scandal tale 'The Last of Robin Hood' comes up short

Faux sho

SUPER EGO The annual Faux Queen Pageant femmes up the drag scene. Plus: Nickodemus, LTJ Bukem, Go Bang!, Lo Down Loretta Brown, more nightlife.

Tom’s legacy

As Ammiano returns from Sacramento, can he help revive San Francisco's progressive spirit?

SF queer arts community mourns Arturo Galster, “drag queen’s drag queen”

To call seminal SF perfomer and alpha theater aficionado Arturo Galster merely a "drag queen" is to do his range -- from the legendary...

Fall fairs and festivals

FALL ARTS 2014 A cornucopia of outdoor and indoor fun, family-friendly events, and adult playgrounds

Curtain up

FALL ARTS 2014 Ten top picks from the season's theater calendar

Theater Listings: August 27 – September 2, 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....

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

Fall fairs and fests

Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Aug. 30 Pilgrim Soul Forge Harvest Fair Pilgrim Soul Forge, 101 West Tower, Alameda; www.grantsforge.com. Noon-6pm, free. Possibly the...

Local movers

FALL ARTS 2014 Looking ahead to a outstanding season of Bay Area dance

Guardian Intelligence: August 27 – September 2, 2014

 REAL EARTHQUAKE SURVIVALHeavens to Betsy! An earthquake hit wine country, and the upper-middle class are dealing with spilled rivers of their favorite cabernet. While...

Did Big Soda swing a key endorsement by a progressive democratic club?

Did the soda industry buy a prominent progressive political endorsement? Sunday's San Francisco Chronicle raised the question in a story by Heather Knight, who...

Live Shots: Jack White rocks so hard he sprains his ankle at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

With the opening chords of “Fell in Love with a Girl,” Jack White took to the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium stage on Friday night...

Not just an Animal Collective side project: Entering the Slasher House with Avery Tare

In spite of music videos that are more than vaguely reminiscent of the horror film genre — not to mention the band's name —...

Hump day music news: The Masonic gets a facelift, that dancey new Toro y Moi side project, and more

-- The venue formerly known as the Nob Hill Masonic Center will re-open next month as "The Masonic," a 3,300-seat music venue booked by...