Culture

Know Your Street Art: Unhoused Men Paint ‘Plein Air’ at BART Station

On a recent Wednesday, as the sky was turning to dusk and…

Ancient Persian Epic Transforms Into Elaborate Shadow Puppet Play

Imagine a tale combining The Jungle Book, Rapunzel, and Romeo and Juliet that fans…

Purgatory Awaits You at the Infernal Motel

Behind a nondescript door in the Mission is a portal to a…

Larry Kramer ‘Did Not Set Out to Be an Activist At All’

Today, Faggots author, activist, and husband — to longtime partner, architect David Webster…

This Interactive Exhibit Takes You Through a Refugee’s Path

The harrowing, tumultuous journey of a refugee seeking safety is often cloaked…

The New Public Art in the Castro Is Almost Unimaginably Hideous

Jane Warner Plaza has been through a lot. The section of 17th…

Seven Memorable Moments from Tom Hanks

Well of course, beloved actor Tom Hanks is also a talented short…

The Most Racist, Sexist Halloween Costumes

Halloween means costumes, and costumes mean advertent racism, institutional sexism, and cultural…

Kat Robichaud Spills her Guts About Misfit Cabaret: Horror Show

If you’re fiending for a killer Halloween musical revue that’s simply to…

This Santa Rosa Motel Took in Fire Evacuees Before It Even Opened

“Notoriously infamous” is how Steve Davila, general manager of Santa Rosa’s newly…