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Introducing the Guardian’s 2011 Amateur Hour talent competition!

October 18, 2011
In anticipation of our annual arts awards, the GOLDIES, announced November 9, we proud to present 2011 Amateur Hour: The San Francisco Bay Guardian’s...

Stage Listings

July 5, 2011
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

July 5, 2011
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Michelle Devereaux, Peter Galvin, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Johnny Ray Huston, Louis Peitzman,...

Our Weekly Picks, July 6-12, 2011

July 5, 2011
WEDNESDAY 6DANCE/THEATERProject Bust Malinda LaVelle's Project Bust tackles tits and ass without A Chorus Line. Presented as part of the San Francisco Conservatory of...

Rep Clock

July 5, 2011
Schedules are for Wed/6–Tues/12 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features are marked with a •. All...

WORLD PREMIERE: Shannon and the Clams, “Tired of Being Bad”

June 23, 2011
Fierce and bluesy East Bay garage rockers Shannnon and the Clams premiere the new video for "Tired of Being Bad" from their "Sleep Talk"...

Conning immigrants

Lawsuit alleges former attorney bilked desperate clients who faced deportation

The dead fish plan

Why the latest proposals to save the delta aren't going to work

The fight for KUSF

This is not about a format change. It's about a community being robbed of its voice.

Good Fortunes, Song Dong, and you

February 25, 2011
We're throwing a party tonight at YBCA (2/25) to celebrate Chinese New Year -- and the opening of the amazing Song Dong exhibit (if...

Tell us how you met your snugglebunny — and win a $160 date!

January 24, 2011
Maybe your hands brushed while browsing the vinyl jazz bins at Amoeba. Maybe she caught up with you on the new Valencia bike lanes...

Rep Clock

January 18, 2011
Schedules are for Wed/19–Tues/25 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features are marked with a •. All...


January 4, 2011
Alerts are compiled by Nicole Dial and Jackie Andrewsalert@sfbg.comFRIDAY, JAN. 7 Noam Chomsky interview Pick the brain of linguist and author Noam Chomsky as Wild...

Deportation hotel

When the U.S. sends immigrants back across the border, where do they go?

A twisted “Alright” from Public Jones

December 7, 2010
In the grand tradition of creatively uglifying yourself for videos comes this catchy (if somewhat bleak) little number from LA "groove-based electronic art rockers"...

Sip Snack and Shop on Chestnut Street

December 2, 2010
The Marina Merchants Association & The San Francisco Bay Guardian Present:Sip Snack & Shop on Chestnut StreetThursday, December 2nd from 6-9PM -- Start your...

Delta death

November 16, 2010

California has spent more than $10 billion on water projects that are contributing to the death of San Francisco Bay and the Sacramento Delta -- a special report

How California exports water

Did the great California drought of 2009 really happen?

War on drugs rages on

Dispensary owners face harsh federal gun charges for heeding a local sheriff's request to hire security guards

Free Goldies 2010 Party!

November 3, 2010
Come celebrate the Bay arts scene with our 2010 Goldies winners at a special FREE party on Wed/10!Live on stage, the gifted entertainer Myles...

Election 2010: The Cohen party

November 2, 2010
By Shawn Gaynor Malia Cohen, her campaign staff and enthusiastic supporters gathered at Poquito's on Third street anxiously awaiting election results. "It feels good to...

Snap Sounds: The Walkmen

September 22, 2010
By Landon MobladTHE WALKMENLisbon(Fat Possum)You & Me, the Walkmen’s excellent 2008 album, showcased how strong the band could be while working within a mellower,...

Women in the sky: Flyaway Productions is bold

September 22, 2010
By Emmaly WiederholtRecently I’ve been volunteering with an older blind woman. During our last volunteer session I mentioned I was attending Flyaway Productions’ Singing...

The Asylum: an appreciation

September 20, 2010
By Landon MobladThe fine art of creating shitty movies can be divided into two camps — intentional and unintentional. And while I have to...