Arts and Culture This Week

May 3-24



The centerpiece of this 13th annual celebration of women in theater is “Rat ...


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 ...


May 22-25

San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

The dynamo Yuja Wang plays Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Michael Til...


May 1

Maxine Chernoff & Gillian Conoley

Maxine Chernoff & Gillian Conoley

Chernoff is a professor and chair of the superb Creative Writing Department ...

Literary Arts

Apr. 25

Starchild at the SFJCC's Arts and Ideas

Starchild at the SFJCC's Arts and Ideas

Paul Stanley, who let the makeup go years ago, now bares his soul in Face th...


Apr. 18-May 2

Only Lovers Left Alive

Only Lovers Left Alive

The Hollywood Reporter describes Jim Jarmusch’s new film as “The Thin Man wi...


May 9

Returning Current w/ Daniela Gesundheit & Katy P

Returning Current w/ Daniela Gesundheit & Katy P

For this L@TE Friday night, Katy Payne teaches the principles, structures an...


May 3-31

Among the Missing

Among the Missing

Los Angeles-based painters Maja Ruznic and Josh Hagler present new paintings...


Apr. 11-Oct. 19

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

The Conservatory of Flowers invites visitors to a swampy paradise full of ca...


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

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

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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