Culture

It’s Good to be the Kings

If PBS had produced the HBO series Veep, it would have looked…

From Charlemagne to the Blitz, in S.F. Opera’s Orlando

So many Romantic operas gush with highly emotive paeans to love as…

Legitimacy Can Be Stifling: Rotimi Agbabiaka’s Manifesto

If there’s one 20th century genius whose reputation has only continued to…

The Art of the Verso: Coming at You from the Rear

In the art world, the “verso” side of a painting is the…

Ronnie Goodman, Street Surrealist

Like every bona fide painter, Ronnie Goodman keeps his artist’s tools nearby.…

I Have Heard the Rhinoceros Singing

As the scrim moves up to the rafters, lights bathe the background…

The Spy Behind Home Plate

The life of baseball player turned government spook Moe Berg would seem…

18th SF DocFest, Week Two

Now in the second week of its 18th big year, it’s a…

Queer Rebel Fest 11: Where the Indefatigable Recharge

“Trump’s America is really good for the equity business,” says social-justice advocate…

Savage Love: Baby Soft

I’m a 27-year-old, male, adult baby/diaper lover (AB/DL). I’ve been in the…