Big in Japan: Drink Beer, Look Youthful

In case you were a patient of the late Dr. Frederic Brandt’s…

    Tue Apr 14th, 2015 2:00pm By Peter Lawrence Kane

Spicing It Up: Theatre of Yugen Inverts Its Process for a New Noh-Inspired Show

This Lingering Life, which opens this week, is a departure for playwright…

    Wed Jun 4th, 2014 4:00am By Lily Janiak

Acid Mothers Temple: Show Preview

Launching in Japan in the 1990s, the mystical psychedelic rock collective Acid…

    Wed May 7th, 2014 4:00am By Reyan Ali

Classical Import: How Yoshiki Went From Stadiums to Concert Halls

Yoshiki Hayashi, the drummer, pianist, and principal composer of X Japan, is…

    Wed Apr 23rd, 2014 4:00am By Kirsty Evans

Yeah, There's a Wine for Cats

Let's face it, your cat probably doesn't like you. Or need you.…

    Tue Oct 15th, 2013 2:30pm By Rhys Alvarado

Wearable Art

The traditional classical musical drama known as Noh has been performed on…

    Wed Sep 25th, 2013 4:00am By Irene Hsiao

Wolf dreams

Artist Tomoko Konoike's first exhibition at the Wendi Norris Gallery, “Earthshine,” will…

    Wed Aug 28th, 2013 4:00am By Emilie Mutert

San Francisco Not Swayed by Japan's Sex Slave Apologist Toru Hashimoto

Right-wing politicians don't do well in San Francisco. And particularly not when…

    Mon Aug 26th, 2013 12:13pm By Chris Roberts

“Blue Exorcist”: Japan's Prolonged Demon Problem

Blue Exorcist Atsushi Takahashi's anime Blue Exorcist is based on the TV…

    Wed Aug 14th, 2013 4:00am By Sherilyn Connelly

Arthouse Movie Listings July 31-August 6, 2013

18 Reasons. Fish Meat: Ted Caplow documentary about modern fish farming. Wed.,…

    Wed Jul 31st, 2013 4:00am By Staff, SF Weekly