Arts and Culture This Week

Nov. 1-16

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

A site-specific company that sets classic works in places near water, this s...


Nov. 13-16



FACT/SF’s upcoming engagement at ODC Theater is all about newness—two world ...


Nov. 29 & 30

San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

The estimable Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki, the first woman to conduct a...


Oct. 24

Alette in Oakland

Alette in Oakland

The Bay Area Public School, one of the charter members of the new collective...

Literary Arts

Nov. 22

Fifth Fall Chocolate Salon

Fifth Fall Chocolate Salon

Chocolate connoisseurs unite for a day of discussing, sharing, pairing and b...


Oct. 2-26

Remembering Radical San Francisco

Remembering Radical San Francisco

YBCA’s “Lest We Forget” takes an unsentimental look at San Francisco history...


Oct. 29

Radiant Cinema: Reflections on Light and Shadow

Radiant Cinema: Reflections on Light and Shadow

This film program is designed to accompany “Light Walk,” an exhibition on vi...


UNTIL Nov. 26

Surabhi Saraf

Surabhi Saraf

Saraf’s preoccupation with the choreography of the everyday is evident in tw...


Oct. 26

Days of the Dead Community Celebration

Days of the Dead Community Celebration

Colorful “ofrendas” placed around the museum remember and honor the memory o...


UNTIL Jan. 4, 2015

A World of Characters

A World of Characters

“A World of Characters: Advertising Icons from the Warren Dotz Collection” ...

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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

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Can't-Miss Events For Book Lovers in San Francisco This Fall

San Francisco has long been known for its literary chops and association with authors as rock stars who found inspiration. Here’s a short recap of some upcoming events for booklovers this fall....more

Ai Wei Wei art installation

See All-New Installations From Ai WeiWei on Alcatraz

From September 27 to April 2015, celebrated Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei's highly-anticipated exhibition "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz" will call Alcatraz home....more

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

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