Arts & Entertainment

‘Little Woods’ a compelling drama about sisters in trouble

Nia DaCosta’s feature debut a vivid look at rural middle America

Good Day April 17-18, 2019

Once at Present, Messer Chups, Beyond Borders, Lest We Forget, The Body Electric, The Wolves, Vanity Fair, KiSMiT, 700 Sharks, Sonia Purnell, Hop Along

  • Apr 17, 2019

Feminists’ fury rises in ‘F213’

Group show offers works by angry artists calling for change

Claire Denis discusses pitfalls in making ‘High Life’

Director delves deep into space in first English-language film

Don’t overlook the Cabernet Sauvignon of Paso Robles

The Paso Robles wine region was built on zinfandel.

Charlotte Gainsbourg adds drawing to her list of talents

Actress-singer on tour with new book and music

‘Halibut on the Moon’ evocatively details one man’s descent

David Vann’s fictionalized account of father’s road to suicide is heartbreaking

Good Day April 14-16, 2019

Ensemble Caprice, Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, Queer California: Untold Stories, Israeli Chamber Project, Mariza, Damon Young, Great American Lie, Avey Tare, Lisa Vroman, Parcels

  • Apr 13, 2019

Films opening Friday, April 12, 2019

Elizabeth McGovern portrays the title character in ‘The Chaperone’

  • Apr 12, 2019

‘5 Soldiers’ a riveting, urgent look at life in the military

Rosie Kay Dance Company performers are amazingly authentic

‘Missing Link’ a likable adventure with a little hope

Laika offers lighter themes on new animated offering

Good Day April 11-13, 2019

Shane Dwight, Leslie Carol Roberts, Mano Raju, Steven Wright, Bassem Youssef, Trio Ancuza Aprodu, Alysha Umphress, Ruby Boots, F213, Goat Festival, Cider Summit SF, Opera San Jose, Buddy Guy, Tinkerfest

  • Apr 11, 2019

Mike Leigh tells story of British massacre in ‘Peterloo’

Human drama celebrates the organizing spirit of democracy

Good Day April 10-11, 2019

Disney’s Aladdin, Weezer, Irving Penn, Leslie Carol Roberts, David Gerald, CubaCaribe Festival, Dave Barry, Emanuel Ax, A Spoonful of Sherman, Alyssandra Katherine Dance Project, Dennis Lloyd, Gregory Cumming, Ten Fé

  • Apr 10, 2019

Harmaleighs take on anxiety in ‘She Won’t Make Sense’

Duo stays together in wake of romantic breakup

Philharmonia Baroque players thrill in ‘Saul’

Handel’s epic oratorio gets heroic treatment

Hershey Felder charms as Debussy in ‘A Paris Love Story’

Another great musical show from the performer, pianist, playwright

Movies and more at SFFILM Festival 2019

62nd Bay Area event a far-reaching celebration of cinema

Love tempers immigrant experience in ‘Jungle’

Curran’s West Coast premiere a timely, vibrant true story

Director shifts smoothly from the palace to ‘The Jungle’

Justin Martin takes on royals, immigrants in recent projects