Arts and Culture This Week

June 28-Sept. 6

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

This dark, enchanting musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine comprises...


Sept. 12 & 13; 17 & 18

Flyaway Productions

Flyaway Productions

Flyaway Productions launches the world premiere of artistic director Jo Krei...


Sept. 6-21

“Susannah”: San Francisco Opera

“Susannah”: San Francisco Opera

The luminous soprano Patricia Racette sings the title role in Carlisle Floyd...


Sept. 22

Nayomi Munaweera

Nayomi Munaweera

The debut novel of Nayomi Munaweera, “Island of a Thousand Mirrors,” is set ...

Literary Arts

Sept. 27

SuperHero Street Fair

SuperHero Street Fair

Superheroes have always had a special place here (remember BatKid?), and for...


Sept. 5-19

The Last of Robin Hood

The Last of Robin Hood

Handsome, womanizing Hollywood swashbucklers don’t fade way, they just desce...


July 25 – Sept. 28

MATRIX 254: Geta Bratescu

MATRIX 254: Geta Bratescu

Romanian artist Geta Bratescu presents her first solo exhibition in a U.S. m...



Terry Berlier

Terry Berlier

A professor of kinetic sculpture at Stanford University, Berlier’s work pres...


Sept. 13

Sea Music Festival

Sea Music Festival

This year’s festival features traditional sea chanteys, contemporary sea son...


August 30-September 14

Taming of the Shrew

Taming of the Shrew

In Shakespeare’s great comedy, a rich merchant announces that his beautiful ...

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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

The Greenie

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

The Trendsetter

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

The Bohemian

Featuring Larry Harvey, Founder, Burning Man

The Eccentric

Featuring Jack Dorsey, co-Founder, Twitter

The Entrepreneur

Featuring Craig Newmark, Founder,

The Artist

Featuring Sanjay Patel, Artist and Pixar Animator

Editor's Picks

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass crowd in San Francisco, CA

Full 2014 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Lineup Announced

After weeks of leaving us on the edge of our seats with clues about who is playing this year, they have finally released the entire lineup and it's amazing. Here's who will be playing at Hellman Hollow this year....more

Nob Hill Masonic

Grand Masonic Hall Reopens With Big Music Lineup

After years of fighting with Nob Hill neighbors about the kinds of crowds a consistent concert venue would bring to their hood, Live Nation’s mission of giving the Masonic Center new life comes to fruition next month....more

Skulls, a revealing new exhibit

Every skull tells a story. As unique as a thumbprint, skulls act as roadmaps in the scientific quest to understand how animals live, die, and evolve....more

Ai Weiwei coming to Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei is Coming to Alcatraz

You are looking at San Francisco's newest gallery. That's right, it's Alcatraz Island. From September 27 to April 2015, celebrated Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei's high-anticipated exhibition "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz" will call the island home....more

20 Reasons to Go See Free Music at Stern Grove This Summer

20 Reasons to Go See Free Music at Stern Grove This Summer

Stern Grove Festival, San Francisco’s favorite summer tradition, announced its 77th season of admission-free concerts, June 22-Aug. 24, 2014 at Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard....more

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

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