This weekend heralds the arrival of one of San Francisco's most respected outdoor celebrations, the Folsom Street Fair. For the next few days, SOMA will be partially transformed to make way for a coalition of BDSM advocates, leathermen, and various other practitioners of kinky sexuality. As you can ... More >>
DJ D Sharp can hang with the big names--spinning at Dwayne Wade's birthday party, or as part of Kanye West's and Lauryn Hill's performances. But when he's not keeping the celebs happy at home or touring the world, he also holds down residencies on both sides of the Bay four nights a week, and tha ... More >>
It was not an ideal morning for the SFMOMA to debut their rooftop sculpture garden. The day was gray with a light, sideways-falling mist coating the outdoor sculptures in a layer of dampness. Nonetheless, a healthy crush of reporters a packed a room fragrant with Blue Bottle coffee being served from ... More >>
Mogwai gives new meaning to the term buzz band
Local filmmaker Caveh Zahedi's career was waylaid by his addiction to prostitution and porn. Today, his sexual compulsions could be the source of his comeback.
It took a stay in a Dutch prison to show John Petrik the path to ambient electronica
Will Viharo is on a mission to preserve the memory of B movies and midcentury Americana
An annual conference that helps indie filmmakers finance their projects gets canceled -- for lack of funding
Local filmmakers win awards
How disco changed the face of local dance music
Another Day in Paradise, When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth, Band of Outsiders
Black to the Promised Land, Short of Breath, The Last Waltz
Paul Pena,who's played with everyone from Jerry Garcia to B.B. King, is coming out of the musical shadows, thanks to the award-winning documentary Genghis Blues. He's also blind, and sick, and entirely tired of living.