Armies of satellite cameras are floating unseen above us—and their existence is raising important questions about the pros and cons of the ever-evolving ways in which we watch ourselves.
Deep in the SFMOMA basement, Sarah Choi creates an art lover’s wonderland, in miniature.
Alta is offering five subscribers the chance to win a pair of tickets to SFFILM's screening of Netflix's upcoming "Tales of the City" series—including the star-studded after-party.
Every quarter, Alta editors receive hundreds (and hundreds) of cartoon submissions for Altatudes, the comic-filled back page of the magazine. These are our picks for Alta's 2019 Summer Issue.
The deaths of musicians Dick Dale and Hal Blaine, and nightclub owner Jeanie Patterson leave deafening holes in the tapestry of West Coast sound—but their work paved the way for diverse new talent.
A new poem by Ishmael Reed. His latest honors include the Alberto Dubito Award for International Poetry and the AUDELCO award for theatre.
Photographer Cindy Hegger and her clients treat the end of one’s life just like any other major milestone — something that should be documented with photos and treasured.
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