Arts and Culture This Week

Apr. 19-May 11

Sleeping Cutie

Sleeping Cutie

In this “fractured fairytale musical,” a world premiere, the scurrilous King...

Theater

Apr. 25-May 4

Bay Area Dance Week

Bay Area Dance Week

The entire Bay Area dance community (North Bay, South Bay, East Bay and San ...

Dance

Apr. 24 & 25

San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

James Conlon conducts a passion-filled program joining Tchaikovsky’s last ma...

Music

Apr. 28

Tess Taylor and D.A. Powell

Tess Taylor and D.A. Powell

City Lights teams up with ZYZZYVA to celebrate the release of Tess Taylor’s ...

Literary Arts

May 17

Asian Heritage Street Celebration

Asian Heritage Street Celebration

Ten years ago a stretch of Larkin was named Little Saigon and an annual fest...

Festivals

UNTIL Apr. 18

Jokers Wild: American Comedy (1960-1989)

Jokers Wild: American Comedy (1960-1989)

The world according to Mel Brooks: “Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy ...

Film/Video

UNTIL Nov. 30

Judy Chicago: A Butterfly for Oakland

Judy Chicago: A Butterfly for Oakland

To celebrate artist Judy Chicago’s 75th birthday, selections from 178 photog...

Museums

UNTIL June 21

Jaimie Warren

Jaimie Warren

Kansas City- and Brooklyn-based photographer and performance artist Jaimie W...

Galleries

Apr. 12-May 4

Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy, the Musical

Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy, the Musical

Lulu and Sam can’t agree on what to play, so they team up and morph into the...

Children

Apr. 18 & 19

The Leftovers

The Leftovers

This local sketch comedy troupe—just back from the New York City Sketch Fest...

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Arts & Culture Itineraries

We’ve created itineraries which feature favorites of local luminaries to spark ideas.  Make your stay extraordinary by planning the most brilliant Arts & Culture itinerary of your own. 

 

The Classicist

Featuring Elana Altman, San Francisco Ballet Soloist
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The Greenie

Featuring Michael Pollan, best-selling author and James Beard award recipient
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The Trendsetter

Featuring Traci Des Jardin, Chef and Owner of Jardiniere, Americaʼs Top Chef Contestant
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The Bohemian

Featuring Larry Harvey, Founder, Burning Man
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The Eccentric

Featuring Jack Dorsey, co-Founder, Twitter
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The Entrepreneur

Featuring Craig Newmark, Founder, craiglist.org
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The Artist

Featuring Sanjay Patel, Artist and Pixar Animator
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Editor's Picks

Explore the New Home of the Exploratorium

Explore the New Home of the Exploratorium

The Exploratorium is now open at Pier 15 at the heart of our beloved San Francisco waterfront...more

Museum of Craft and Design Opening

Museum of Craft + Design Reopens in Dogpatch

Reopening Saturday, April 6th, the Museum of Craft and Design is ready to showcase their new museum space in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco...more

Human Odyssey at California Academy of Sciences

Human Odyssey — Now Open

Did you know that humans almost went extinct 90,000 to 70,000 years ago? Learn about that close call, and the milestones which dot our species’ evolutionary history as you explore the origins of humanity....more

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