It may come as a surprise, but Pepto Bismol-pink is actually quite the popular color to wear to a San Francisco Symphony recital these days at Davies. Outfits befitting colorblind mafia housewives dotted the crowd Monday night at a guest performance by the St. Petersburg Philharmonic. Wearing a spar ... More >>
Local LGBT activists have found many creative ways to express their anger over homophobic laws in Russia, some more effective than others. In July they sent dildos to President Vladimir Putin, hoping the notoriously repressive Russian leader might "loosen up." In August they poured Stoli Vodka -- a ... More >>
Given how fundamental gay rights, street theater, and protest culture are to San Francisco, it probably didn't surprise anyone that gay activists in San Francisco were among the most zealous -- and visible -- supporters of a national vodka boycott to protest homophobic laws in Russia. Pouring bottl ... More >>
By Faux Willie Brown Truth be told, I really didn't give much thought to the renaming of the Bay Bridge in my honor. What I cared about was whether all the bodies I'd buried under the old bridge would float to the surface. You'd be surprised who's down there, and what they're wearing. You wouldn't ... More >>
Three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, having been sentenced to two years' hard labor for the crime of "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred" have seemingly lost their battle for free speech against President Vladimir Putin's regressive regime. Their crime: performing an anti-Putin "Pun ... More >>
It's turning out to be a good week for surrealistic Christmas cheer. First we've got Low playing at the Great American Music Hall tomorrow night in celebration of the reissue of their slowcore Christmas EP; tomorrow also sees the release of limited-edition holiday singles from the Bay Area's affili ... More >>
Repertory Film Listings
Taking the Fun Out of Fort Funston; A Tale of Two Cities (and One Swedish Furniture Emporium); Spin the Bottle?