News

Oakland Rep. Barbara Lee Might Join Nancy Pelosi in the Democratic Leadership

The Oakland representative, who turns 72 today, is mulling a bid to replace Rep. Joe Crowley, who famously lost to a 28-year-old outsider, as the caucus chair.

 

Non-Citizens Can Now Register to Vote in School Board Race

Immigrant parents will have more voice over their children's education — with a huge caveat that ICE can access their registration information.

 




Culture

Greed is Good, in Dry Powder

Sarah Burgess' Mamet-like play about financial markets (at Aurora Theatre through July 29) centers on a woman for whom "outthinking any potential adversary and having power over them turns her on."

 

TONIGHT: Activists Project ‘Traitor Trump’ on Federal Building

Stop by and marvel at the specter of a sitting U.S. president selling out the country to a foreign dictator.

 



Film

Ava

Being a teenager still sucks, and more so in some places than others.

 

The Misandrists

The director of Super 8 ½ reconciles revolutionary beliefs with sexual politics, among other things.