Arts & Entertainment

The Busy Season

Among this summer’s cascade of moving images, there’s one fun coincidence: a reboot of Child’s Play opening the same late-June weekend as Pixar’s Toy...

Black Light

Who knew that an employee break room could be such a fertile setting for compelling theatrical drama?First, David...

Musical Messages

Baba Zumbi of Zion-I, known originally as Steve Gaines, creates music that expands hip-hop as a genre, stretching it out by blending elements of...

Abstract Rhythms

The Oxford Dictionary defines “jazz” as a type of music of black American origin characterized by improvisation, syncopation, and usually a regular or forceful...

Memory Lane

When it first roared to life in 1986, the May Madness car show was already a blast from the past. Greg Borrelli created it...

Rio Bravo

The lunatic proposal to wall off America’s southern border from sea to sea is a waste of both time and treasure.The implications of this...

Full Moon

Roots-rock meets prog-rock this week, when Marin’s longtime Americana outfit San Geronimo performs Pink Floyd’s seminal 1973 album, Dark Side of the Moon, in...

Final Fight

Like many others at the end of a life of violence, the would-be demiurge Thanos has retired to the country. His new planet looks...

Bona Fide Rocker

While he’s technically a New York native, guitarist and songwriter Steve Egelman’s 25-year run in the Bay Area has given him enough West Coast...

Sour Candy

Most folk’s affection for Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory began with reading the book or watching the somewhat renamed 1971 Gene Wilder...