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Arts & Entertainment

Noise complaints be damned, SF’s Portola Festival is back for September

Justice, RÜFÜS DU SOL, and M.I.A. are all confirmed for Pier 80’s electronic-heavy festival—the same weekend as the Folsom Street Fair.

Photos: High school students compete in Chinatown dragon dance contest

Hundreds of people packed the streets of San Francisco’s Chinatown to watch teams from seven high schools perform in the annual competition.

This masterpiece is on display after 400 years. The woman behind it is yet more remarkable

The masterpiece was painted by a woman, depicts a woman and was safeguarded by a woman.

San Francisco artists maintain a creative haven for 40 years—at a radioactive site

They fought radiation, eviction and deterioration to maintain a shoreline community of hundreds of artists.