Culture

Her Name Is Rio and She Dances on Your Grave

“I know what you got on your SATs,” Bianca Del Rio says…

Sexploitations: Foiling FOSTA, at International Sex Worker Day

Sex workers generally don’t announce that they’re sex workers by holding up…

Festival Recap: Superlatives and Field Notes from Clusterfest 2018

Throughout the weekend, one thing the comedians at Clusterfest seemed to agree…

Berkeley Natives The Lonely Island Killed It at Clusterfest

It’s hard to believe that Clusterfest is only in its second year…

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…