The Exhibitionist

Netflix Will Remake Tales of the City

Forty years after the Chronicle first began to serialize it, Armistead Maupin’s…

Baby Driver‘s Ansel Elgort and Edgar Wright Have Only Stolen a Few Things

Actor Ansel Elgort plays a talented getaway driver, guaranteed to get the…

Into the Woods with Christopher Chen’s Harm

Since Edward Albee’s estate recently refused to cast a Black actor in…

Your Last-Minute Pride Guide

It’s Pride weekend, and the whole world knows it. The World Trade…

Hard French Hearts Los Homos: Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes

The Ronettes had a rather difficult career.  The girl group from Spanish Harlem…

Is Art Central to Citizenship?

In December 2014, Cuban artist and activist Tania Bruguera got arrested on…

My Roommate, Myself

The characters in Jen Silverman’s play The Roommate are sheep in wolves’…

Gil Scott-Heron’s Fade from Grandeur

A man sits in his darkened flat staring out at something that’s…

Why Andy Goldsworthy Needs to Be in a Tree

In Rivers and Tides — the 2001 documentary about Andy Goldsworthy that…

Giant Corpse Blossom About to Bloom at the Conservatory of Flowers

With the deep red color and stench of rotten meat, a rare…