Arts and Culture This Week

August 16-September 13

Cops and Robbers

Cops and Robbers

Writer/performer Jinho “The Piper” Ferreira, who’s also a rapper and screenw...


Sept. 5 & 6



On the heels of its phenomenal August summer program at Z Space, RAWdance he...


Sept. 3

San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

It’s a pricey party, but how often can you hear the soulful singer Bonnie Ra...


Sept. 4

Radar Presents Nepantla

Radar Presents Nepantla

Radar Productions presents a reading and launch for “Nepantla: A Journal for...

Literary Arts

Sept. 6 & 7

Autumn Moon Festival

Autumn Moon Festival

Mayor Ed Lee leads a parade through historic Chinatown to kick off a weekend...


Sept. 18-Oct. 16

Lina Wertmuller

Lina Wertmuller

Wertmuller, an iconoclastic, outspoken member of a second generation of post...


May 3-Sept. 14

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 30th Anniversary

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 30th Anniversary

Before the action figures, movie franchise and Vanilla Ice theme song, the n...


UNTIL August 29

Celebrate Summer

Celebrate Summer

Centered around the premiere of Gordon Park’s “American Champion,” a suite o...


August 30

Chinese Moon Festival

Chinese Moon Festival

Also called the Mid-Autumn Festival, this celebration at the SF Main Library...


July 30-August 30

Instruments of Land and Sea

Instruments of Land and Sea

Composer, performer and instrument builder Cheryl Leonard investigates sound...

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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

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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