Faye Carol, Mahsa Vahdat, Susana Arenas Pedroso and C.K. Ladzekpo are among the 10 artists “steeped in diverse cultural traditions” who’ll get at least $50,000 each from the foundation.
A creator of the 45-year-old People’s History of Telegraph Avenue mural says one of two proposed sites for a toilet near People’s Park would obscure an important landmark.
Landmark Theatres is vacating the century-old theater. One of downtown’s most distinctive buildings now faces an uncertain future.
Floyd Salas served as PEN Oakland’s president and famously confronted Saul Bellow at a reading at SF State.
Pilobolus comes to Zellerbach Hall Oct. 21-22 for the dance company’s first Cal Performances engagement in more than three decades.
Language barriers, indifference and ignorance by civil servants lead a Congolese refugee’s interview for asylum to disastrous results.
Christina Yang returns to the city, where she found her love for the arts as an intern at the museum in the ’80s.
Karima Cammell’s first exhibit confronts her struggles as an artist and the change she needed to make to evolve.
Todd Haynes’ documentary is, surprisingly, the first feature length cinematic examination of the band. It’s screening at the Mill Valley Film Festival at noon on Sunday.
Amrita Singhal’s third solo show, “Seek, Memory,” is on view through Oct. 23 at Berkeley’s Shoh Gallery.
The Oakland Theater Project’s extraordinary one-person show, lets the audience commemorate the beauty of life along with the play’s narrator.
Center Divide, the second installment of Rob Nilsson’s Nomad trilogy, premieres Oct. 10 as part of the Mill Valley Film Festival.
Showing now through Dec. 12 at the Mills College Art Museum in Oakland, this is Soren’s first solo museum exhibit in the Bay Area.
The documentary is a fabulous tribute to Boris Karloff, the man who played Frankenstein’s creature.
Joshua Redman will perform Oct. 1-3 at the SFJAZZ Center with bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer Marcus Gilmore.
The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention will take place mostly at Freight & Salvage. It opens Thursday with a triple bill including Jody Stecher, Kate Brislin and Jake Blount.
The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive’s latest exhibition, “New Time: Art and Feminisms in the 21st Century,” explores evolving notions of feminism and gender.
Playwright Dael Orlandersmith’s filmed one-person creation, “Stoop Stories,” is now streaming via the Aurora Theatre through Oct. 2.
The San Francisco Short Film Festival will be held from Sept. 17-26, with selected films also screening in person this weekend at San Francisco’s Roxie Theater.
In his first Bay Area appearance in several years, Bernard “Pretty” Purdie will perform Saturday night at the California Jazz Conservatory.