This Week's Paper

Top Stories

@Large: Ai WeiWei on Alcatraz" highlights contemporary struggles for freedom of expression

Rebecca Bowe
Ai Weiwei, Alcatraz, political prisoners, prison reform, Top Stories, Arts & Culture


Ocean acidification tops the annual list of important stories ignored by the mainstream media

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez
Climate Change, Ocean acidification, Project Censored, News

Corporate cash flows in this election while federal campaign finance reform flounders

federal election commission, Senate, News
Guardian Editorial
Ai Weiwei, dissidents, Editorial, mass incarceration, Prisons
Guardian Staff Writers
Cars, elections 2014, MUNI, Opinion, Proposition L, public transportation

Arts & Culture

A chat with Hardly Strictly Bluegrass's booker, as San Francisco's crown jewel of free festivals gears up for its 14th year

Emma Silvers
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014, Left of the Dial, Music Features, Music Features

Under-the-radar artists (and a misunderstood legend) get their due in Mill Valley Film Fest doc

Cheryl Eddy
Mill Valley Film Festival 2014, Film Review

More Mill Valley Film Festival picks

Mill Valley Film Festival 2014, Film Review

Mill Valley Film Festival screens vintage and innovative animated features

Dennis Harvey
Mill Valley Film Festival 2014, Film Review

SUPER EGO Awesome Tapes From Africa comes to the Bay Area -- with his awesome African cassettes. Plus more global nightlife flavor this week with Kafana Balkan and D'Marc Cantu.

Marke B.
Awesome Tapes From Africa, Icee Hot, Kafana Balkan, Nightlife, Party Radar, Super Ego, Super Ego

Keith Hennessy offers a work-in-progress showing of solo 'Bear/Skin'

Robert Avila

Food & Drink

THE WEEKNIGHTER Hunting big game at Bloodhound

Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart
Bars, Bloodhound, Food and Drink, The Weeknighter, Food & Drink

TABLEHOPPING Lazy Bear lumbers into the light, Mid-Market scores another dining spot, plus oyster happy hours

Marcia Gagliardi
Elite Cafe, Ferry Plaza Seafod, Food and Drink, Lazy Bear, Restaurant Review, Tablehopping, The Hall