Arts and Culture This Week

July 10-27

Hick: A Love Story

Hick: A Love Story

Terry Baum and Pat Bond wrote this solo show about the lesbian romance and l...

Theater

July 31-Aug. 2

Summer Sampler

Summer Sampler

ODC/Dance’s Summer Sampler event has become a staple in the SF/Bay Area summ...

Dance

August 8

Russian Choral Music Festival

Russian Choral Music Festival

Bass Mikhail Svetlov (pictured), a soloist at the Bolshoi Theater and Metrop...

Music

August 21

Sean Wilsey

Sean Wilsey

Sean Wilsey (“Oh the Glory of It All”) reads from and discusses his new coll...

Literary Arts

August 23

Peace in the Park

Peace in the Park

Launching last year, perhaps to become an annual summer tradition, Peace in ...

Festivals

August 17 & 24

Alec Guinness at 100

Alec Guinness at 100

Before he was Obi-Wan Kenobi in “Star Wars,” Guinness was a noted British st...

Film/Video

UNTIL Nov. 3

Leading Ladies, Femme Fatales

Leading Ladies, Femme Fatales

Seventy original pencil animation drawings, photographs and other artwork fr...

Museums

UNTIL Aug. 22

Ruth Braunstein: Focus on Clay

Ruth Braunstein: Focus on Clay

Longtime San Francisco gallerist Ruth Braunstein shares selections from her ...

Galleries

UNTIL August 16

Into the Woods, Junior

Into the Woods, Junior

A baker and his wife who have been cursed by the witch who lives next door, ...

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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