Arts and Culture This Week

Sept. 23-Oct. 19

Pippin

Pippin

This is a touring revival of the Tony-winning Hirson/Schwartz Broadway music...

Theater

Sept. 12 & 13; 17 & 18

Flyaway Productions

Flyaway Productions

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

Dance

Sept. 21

Berkeley Symphony Chamber Music

Berkeley Symphony Chamber Music

The chamber series takes off with performances by three acclaimed Bay Area m...

Music

Sept. 30

Wave Books

Wave Books

Seattle-based poetry powerhouse Wave Books celebrates new titles with readin...

Literary Arts

Sept. 21

Folsom Street Fair

Folsom Street Fair

Organizers have said they're "shaking things up" by shifting the location of...

Festivals

Sept. 5-12

The Notebook

The Notebook

Based on Agota Kristof’s bestseller and set in Nazi-occupied Hungary, filmma...

Film/Video

Opens Sept. 18

Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman

Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman

Robert Plant, Allison Krauss and Amy Mann are among the musicians who have g...

Museums

UNTIL Sept. 19

Carving Through Borders

Carving Through Borders

Featuring oversized woodblocks prints—made with a steamroller— commissioned ...

Galleries

Sept. 14

Octopretzel

Octopretzel

The Contemporary Jewish Museum opens early on second Sundays, just for pres...

Children

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

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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

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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