Culture

G. B. Shaw’s Widowers’ Houses Should Resonate With Anyone Who Pays Rent

Blanche (Megan Trout) hates the poor. “At least, I hate those dirty,…

 

Patricia Clarkson Insists The Party Is Not a Play

Patricia Clarkson’s publicist handed her the phone a few minutes after her…

 

The Best Chinese New Year Displays in S.F.

Chinese New Year celebrations ignite this weekend, and many San Francisco storefronts…

 

Classic Simpsons Trivia Returns to Cafe Du Nord — With a Simpsons Menu!

Ted Cruz, the Moe Szyslak of the United States Senate, tried to…

Woven Resistance, in “Sanctuary” at Fort Mason

Art exhibits that spotlight rugs — like last year’s acclaimed Metropolitan show…

Someone’s Tagged Vibrators All Over the Mission

What’s the neighborhood coming to? Some electrifying graffiti has been firmly applied…

Bill Fontana and Sounds That Beg to Be Seen

First and foremost, Bill Fontana describes himself as a “composer.” It’s true, except…

Lucia Berlin’s Emotional Baggage Was Not Light

Every weekday, my mother woke up coughing a few minutes before noon,…

This Photo Exhibit at Z Space Shows Actors in a Different ‘Light’

For more than two decades, David Allen has been taking pictures of…

Crystal Palace Market Once Stood Where S.F.’s New Whole Foods Will Go

Last week, we learned that San Francisco will get a very large…