Culture

49 Miles by Foot

When playing tourist in your own city, plain old walking around may…

Getting Sweaty with Butter(lap)

Every summer, hundreds of tourists make the slow, wobbly pilgrimage across the…

Unlikely Pear: “René Magritte: The Fifth Season” at SFMOMA

On the morning of May 19, minutes after SFMOMA’s René Magritte exhibit opened for…

Chris Gazaleh’s Palestinian Mural at Market and Octavia Is Nearly Finished

Chris Gazaleh has painted Palestinian faces onto an apartment building at 23…

Sleep Hypnosis That Really Works

“Sweet dreams are made of this / Who am I to disagree?”…

All the Real Girls in Dry Land, at Shotgun Players

In the climactic scene of Ruby Rae Spiegel’s Dry Land (at Shotgun Players…

The Tension of the Gun, in Topdog/Underdog at Ubuntu Theater Project

“Booth, sensing someone behind him, whirls around, pulling a gun from his…

The 40-Year History of San Francisco Carnaval

One Mission District cultural institution that hasn’t been displaced is Carnaval San…

His Mind Is a Dangerous Neighborhood: Bob the Drag Queen in Angels in America

Most people don’t make their theater debut in Angels in America: A…

It’s Always Sunny with David Cross

David Cross is not a comic who spends much time on the…