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  In September 2011, the dissident artist Ai Weiwei was reeling. A few months earlier, he’d spent 81 days under constant... More»


  It was a hot—at least for the city—day in the Tenderloin as five dancers from Flyaway Productions plunged off the UC Hastings... More»


  Cal Shakes, the theater company nestled in the Orinda hills, closes their 40th anniversary season with a new, dance-infused production of... More»


  Comedian Aziz Ansari is very funny. You should see him live if you get a chance, and not just watch his stand-up specials or appearances on... More»


  Dutch publisher Erik Kessels has become one of the most provocative figures in modern photography without taking a single shot. “So... More»


Armed bodyguards surrounding an endangered white rhino in Kenya and the world's luckiest penguin narrowly escaping a stalking leopard seal in Antarctica are... More»


  For the first time this Saturday the painter Parmigianino's Renaissance masterpiece Schiava Turca (1531-1534) will show at the... More»


    Costume designer Abra Berman, who is aiming for a Queen Anne meets Andy Warhol–style extravaganza, opened her sketchbook... More»


Images of police violently clashing with young gay men in Greenwich Village dominated the public’s idea of gay life circa 1969—but on... More»


  The Asian Art Museum's next exhibition Gorgeous... More»