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  "Modesty is not the goal. Liberation is the goal,” says Syrian American artist Mona Haydar of why she wears the... More»


  When researcher April Martin Chartrand was an undergrad at San Francisco State, a professor gave her an unlikely assignment: He wanted her to... More»


Editor’s Note: This is one of many stories San Francisco is publishing over the next month as part of the June... More»


Everyone’s favorite bowler-hatted, apple-headed, not-pipe-painting surrealist is coming to town—though even devoted fans might do a double take... More»


At one point in the very early going of Thursday morning’s press preview at the Legion of Honor for ... More»


When Sam Bercholz’s plane arrived at Palm Springs International Airport in 2007, he had no idea what his ultimate destination would be: hell.... More»


  Myles Thatcher is sitting on the floor of a windowless studio in the San Francisco Ballet building, knees splayed like a... More»


The heart of the Oakland Museum of California is made of wood. It weighs two tons, measures 13 feet in diameter, and has been sitting in... More»


  Two couples in the ancient Greek city of Arcadia make a pact to protect their secret love affairs. They speak in iambic... More»


  Playwright Tony Kushner's masterpiece, Angels in America, is not only one of the crowning achievements of 20th-... More»


  Think techno-angst over the impending robo-AI apocalypse is unique to 21st-century San Francisco? The latest exhibition at the de Young,... More»


  Several times during John Kolvenbach’s Reel to Reel, which debuted Wednesday at Magic Theatre, the audience is instructed... More»