Arts and Culture This Week

August 9-30

Pleiades: No Nude Men

Pleiades: No Nude Men

It’s 1971. Seven sisters “face the feminist future” in Marissa Skudlarek’s w...

Theater

August 7

Diablo Ballet: 2014 Gourmet Gallop

Diablo Ballet: 2014 Gourmet Gallop

Support Diablo Ballet as it embarks on its 21st season of artistic excellenc...

Dance

Aug. 10

Darlene Love

Darlene Love

A stirring singer who sang background vocals on scores of hit rock, pop and ...

Music

August 2

Hollie Hardy

Hollie Hardy

Launch for the anticipated debut collection of poems by Hollie Hardy, “How t...

Literary Arts

August 9 & 10

Pistahan Parade & Festival

Pistahan Parade & Festival

Yerba Buena Gardens is home to Pistahan, a free cultural celebration of the ...

Festivals

July 24-Aug. 10

SF Jewish Film Fest

SF Jewish Film Fest

While this fest always offers a banquet of fresh Jewish cinema, its strong s...

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 Aug. 2

Sara VanDerBeek

Sara VanDerBeek

In this solo exhibition of new photographs by Sara VanDerBeek, the gallery i...

Galleries

July 1-Aug. 10

Five Little Monkeys

Five Little Monkeys

Bay Area Children’s Theatre presents Ernie Nolan’s stage adaptation of the c...

Children

July 27

SFS at Civic Center Plaza

SFS at Civic Center Plaza

It doesn’t get much better than a free concert in the heart of the city on a...

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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

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

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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