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3/21/2017

  With the possible exception of another Bay Arean, R. Crumb, Daniel Clowes (Ghost World, Eightball) is about as celebrated... More»

3/16/2017

  To paraphrase Goebbels, a lot of conceptual art makes you want to reach for your revolver. All too often, that genre combines the worst of... More»

3/16/2017

  The day after Donald Trump’s election victory, Monica Lundy’s mind kept returning to immigration. “So many of my friends... More»

Bouquets to Art
3/13/2017

  Life is short; art is eternal. That old saw will be put to the test at the De Young’s... More»

3/9/2017

  One was a Parisian postimpressionist; the other was a San Franciscan who helped launch the figurative movement. Nevertheless, Henri Matisse... More»

The Night Ocean, The New Old Me, and Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic
3/7/2017

   Alternate Facts and Their Endgame New Yorker contributor and erstwhile San Franciscan Paul La Farge... More»

3/3/2017

  The hit play touches down March 10 at SHN’s Orpheum Theater—but it’s already piled up some... More»

3/1/2017

  1. For fans of Roe v. Wade: Berkeley Rep hosts the world premiere of Roe, about attorney... More»

2/27/2017

  Secrecy, war, and treason are all rich veins for opera to mine. Yet you’ve never seen them explored quite the way they are in Ted... More»

2/23/2017

  Just three months after the deadliest fire in Oakland history killed 36 people attending a concert at the Ghost Ship... More»

2/21/2017

  Few bands have been as synonymous with Noise Pop as indie-rock... More»

2/15/2017

  File this under Some Things Never Change: When archaeologists pried into tombs where kings of the Chinese Han dynasty had been laid to their... More»