Out Shining

A Time to Dance is for anyone with an attention-hungry sibling. Libby Skala’s play is based on the life of her great-aunt, Elizabeth Polk,…

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Our Whiskers Are Strong

Some people (certainly no one at SF Weekly) have trouble growing a full beard. There are patches that grow in hesitantly, or not at…

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Basque In It

Here is a man who started writing in the illegal language of Euskera (You're thinking “What? How can a language be illegal?”) under the…

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SF Weekly Letters

Shooting Shot Causes Controversy Where's the evidence?: Peter Jamison writes, “The trickier question is whether [Alex] Welsh made the right decision — choosing to…

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On the Good Foot

Normally, we don’t endorse auditions. As 30 Rock reminded us recently, they can easily manifest as parades of human misery — and you can…

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La Novia del Filin

Omara Portuondo's voice surprises U.S. critics; they're fond of saying it's “still sultry,” as the New York Times did. The surprise is proof of…

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Vivian Girls

Last summer, Brooklyn trio Vivian Girls wowed the tiniest music blogs and The New York Times with a mix of '60s surf-rock, shit-tons of…

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Retro Reverb

Last summer, Brooklyn trio Vivian Girls wowed the tiniest music blogs and The New York Times with a mix of ’60s surf-rock, shit-tons of…

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