Chasing the Dream

During his many years as program director at the Roxie, Elliot Lavine's infectious, convivial nature led us down some dark alleyways. His first noir…

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The Conversation of Poetry

Jack Hirschman made an indelible mark on San Francisco's literary landscape long before he served as the city's Poet Laureate from 2006-2009, and he…

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Crash Course

If the fifth annual Cinema by the Bay showcase of locally significant films is any indication, this Bay Area of ours is a fertile…

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clowning around

Genie and Audrey's Dream Show draws its material from two distinctly different art forms: circus and poetry. Genie Cartier, who started the show with…

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