Arts and Culture This Week

Oct. 8-26

Wrestling Jerusalem

Wrestling Jerusalem

Writer/actor Aaron Davidman reprises this beautifully written and performed ...

Theater

Nov. 20-22

Katharine Hawthorne: “ClockWork”

Katharine Hawthorne: “ClockWork”

Highly skilled in blending process and physicality, choreographer Katharine ...

Dance

Nov. 23, 25, 29 & 30

La  Bohème

La Bohème

The commanding Greek soprano Alexia Voulgaridou (pictured) makes her SF Oper...

Music

Nov. 7

Frances Richard and Ronaldo Wilson

Frances Richard and Ronaldo Wilson

Genine Lentine curated this season’s Re@ds series, which spotlights poetry a...

Literary Arts

Nov. 28-30

Annual Celebration of Craftswomen

Annual Celebration of Craftswomen

Back where it belongs on Thanksgiving weekend, the Celebration of Craftswome...

Festivals

Nov. 14-17

The French Had a Name for It

The French Had a Name for It

The French adored the highly stylized American crime movies of the 1940s and...

Film/Video

Sept. 20 – Dec. 7

Compositions: A Filipino Experience

Compositions: A Filipino Experience

This exhibition of historical photographs by Ricardo Ocreto Alvarado capture...

Museums

Sept. 5-Oct. 25

Taraneh Hemami: Theory of Survival

Taraneh Hemami: Theory of Survival

Traditional Persian bazaars, featuring works by California-based Iranian art...

Galleries

Nov. 1

Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos

Davies Hall is revving up for the 7th annual Day of the Dead concert with 10...

Children

Oct. 30-Nov. 29

Rayko Photo Center

Rayko Photo Center

Rayko has two shows not to be missed. Najib Joe Hakim’s “Home Away from Home...

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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

Woman lying in the grass reading.

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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