News

Oracle OpenWorld Closes Part of SoMa This Week

Another corporate conference comes to town and brings gridlock to South of Market, coinciding with the Marriott strike and recent transit woes.

 

After 15 Years, S.F. Fire Chief to Retire

Chief Joanne Hayes-White has steered the Fire Department through 15 years of controversy, ranging from emergency response times to Upper Market bike lanes.

 



Music

How Some Local Nightclubs Fail Their Disabled Patrons

What do you do when you don't have 20-year-old knees, but you still go to metal shows? Some Bay Area clubs help patrons with invisible disabilities keep rocking, but others do not.

 

Gorgon City and the Reimportation of House into the U.S.

With a new album, Escape, the British duo has taken full advantage of London’s new prominence in the dance universe.

 


Culture

Hamilton Returns: The Online Queue Is 100,000 People Long Already

Don't throw away your shot! Get over to the SHN Orpheum Theatre, where the line is only several dozen people long.

 

Fairview, As Far As the Eye Can See

Jackie Sibblies Drury’s astonishing and unpredictable play (at Berkeley Rep through Nov. 4) centers on two sisters whose relationship is defined by an unspecified and unspoken antagonism.

 



Film

The Guilty

The long dark night of one deskbound cop’s soul.

 

San Francisco International Festival of Short Films 2018

Because people with short attention spans also deserve quality entertainment.