It's an unexpectedly somber start to the long-awaited finale of The Voice, with hosts, contestants and coaches all gathered for a heart-wrenching rendition of "Hallelujah." Each of them carries a card with the name and age of one of the victims of last Friday's horrific Newtown massacre. It's a sigh ... More >>
We'll leave the debates over why the Irish are such champions of the written word -- Is it the island's strong oral traditions surrounding the seanchai, or storyteller? The rich vein of Celtic folklore? The really awesome beer? -- to folks who are much smarter and more sober. The Irish count four No ... More >>
Judgment Day plays Saturday at the Bicycle Music FestivalStringed heavy metal acts operated by bicycle power, teenage dance parties, and legendary country-folk ingénues in the park -- San Francisco has it all this weekend for less than the cost of a few pounds of organic summer fruit. Here's our ... More >>
In the wake of this morning's incident in the BART transbay tube -- in which a coupling device fractured, splitting a nine-car train into five- and four-car segments -- the agency and its riders were left with three unsettling possibilities: This was due to a lack of maintenance on BART's aging f ... More >>
J. Hoberman, Robert Wilonsky, and Scott Foundas put their minds together and come up with their favorite films of the year. Let's hear it for teamwork.
Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone
Rosenblatt assembles his shorts
Vin Diesel moves in, and the laughs move out
Thomas Jane, as folk hero, robs banks and steals a movie
San Francisco bike messengers hit some nasty economic potholes as they struggle to unionize
Film Reps List for 1-16-2002
As the Bayview waits for a rebuilt MLK pool, the project, a stated mayoral priority, keeps gobbling money and time--making it the prototypical city contracting fiasco.
Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved
Lascivious philosophies heat up the Santa Fe suburbs in The Tao of Steve