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Don’t let the complete lack of snow around here fool you: The Bay Area is, believe it or not, crawling with winter athletes, many of whom had, at... More»

Marcus Gardley

Award-winning playwright and Oakland native Marcus Gardley on his original play, The House That Will Not Stand, about free black women in 1836 New... More»


It's four weeks in and I can't believe I'm still doing this. Welcome to the Real World EXplosion Recap: Week Four. Let's begin. We get a... More»


Towards the end of the last episode of Looking, Dom (Murray Bartlett) gives Patrick (Jonathan Groff) a piece of advice: "Stop giving a fuck... More»


Double-crossing babes standing in front of backlit Venetian blinds. Men in fedoras impassively gunning down their victims. Bars, cigarettes, big cars,... More»


It’s that time again, everyone. Real World EXplosion: Episode Three. This episode is titled “The Departure,” implying that something or... More»

A performance from Sketchfest 2013.

The 13th annual SF Sketchfest is in town, with 223 gut- busting shows in 18 days by everyone from Jon Heder to Michael Ian Black. Unless you’ve solved... More»

The cast of Jerusalem.

Jerusalem, the British play about a small-time crook turned rebel folk hero... More»


Golden Gate Park, daytime. Birds chirping, etc. And lo! Jonathan Groff cuts through the brush like an uncommonly clean looking backpacker, which is... More»


HBO's Looking premieres this Sunday, which means that the early critical reviews are already coming in. We'll freely admit—we're in the... More»

Ryan Drummond and Sarah Moser in Shotgun Players' Amazing Feats of Loneliness.

Fog Design + Art Fair What: San Francisco’s “premier... More»


The invitation email for the Looking premiere—last night at (where else?) the Castro Theatre—said to get there at 5. For a 7 p.m.... More»