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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»


  Jill Kerttula never considered herself an activist artist. Until those 12 minutes on October 1, 2017. That’s how long... 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»


Best Picture: Sorry to Bother You Boots Riley’s eagerly anticipated film debut, which made some... 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»


  That Office Hour, the provocative new play from Julia Cho that opened at Berkeley Rep Thursday evening,... More»


  OK, so we admit that T’Challa, the African prince turned superhero at the heart of Marvel’s latest comic book blockbuster, ... More»


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


  In 1944, while Recy Taylor, a 24-year old African-American sharecropper, was walking home from church in Abbeville, Alabama... More»