Arts & Culture

Megan Rapinoe is all over the tube

Megan Rapinoe is all over the tube

By Victoria A. Brownworth

America now has an unofficial queer ambassador to the world in Megan Rapinoe. The co-captain of the USWNT, winner of the FIFA World Cup soccer championship and MVP of the World Cup is all over the tube, and OMG are we ever here for it.

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By Events Editor | July 17, 2019

This area of text, in journalism terms, is called a blandishment. But you'll find in the listings provided here each week that the local artistic scene is far from bland!

By Sura Wood | July 16, 2019

What accounts for the popularity of tattoos across time and multiple civilizations? They're found on all continents, save for Antarctica. Some have even been discovered on Egyptian mummies and cave dwellers frozen in the tundra.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | July 16, 2019

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the riots, "Before Stonewall" has been re-released to theaters. A powerful piece of moviemaking, the film screens at the Roxie Cinema in SF.

By David Lamble | July 16, 2019

The 39th edition of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival includes a documentary on a queer Israeli disco band ("Army of Lovers in the Holy Land") and portraits of "Casablanca" director Michael Curtiz and film critic Pauline Kael.


By Jim Gladstone | July 16, 2019

In "Kill Move Paradise," directed here by Darryl V. Jones, playwright James Ijames emphasizes the commonalities of his four protagonists more than their differences.

By Philip Campbell | July 16, 2019

Fresh faces, big voices, and an enthusiastic audience charged the San Francisco Conservatory of Music last week at the 62nd season opener of the Merola Opera Program.


By Gregg Shapiro | July 16, 2019

Stonewall 50 celebrations may have come and gone, but that doesn't mean that there isn't an abundance of good LGBTQ reading to be found to take you through the summer and into the fall.

By Tim Pfaff | July 16, 2019

Only the excellence of Nicole Dennis-Benn's writing got me all the way through her second novel, "Patsy" (Liveright).


By Roberto Friedman | July 16, 2019

The Moon is such a constant presence in human arts & culture, it's easy to forget it's just an accident of astrophysics that we Earthlings happen to have one, and only one.

By Events Editor | July 10, 2019

Catch up on summer musicals, comedy nights and cool art exhibits out of the summer sun ... or fog.


By Sura Wood | July 9, 2019

The fairer sex has been concocting Gothic tales of ghosts, monsters, supernatural phenomena and science run amok! Just look at the latest installment of Modern Cinema, "Haunted! Gothic Tales by Women," a series of dark, atmospheric tales penned by women.

By David Lamble | July 9, 2019

Recovering from its extraordinary role during Pride Month, the Castro Theatre dives back into classical noir to offer nine days of double features wrapped around the 2019 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.


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