Arts and Culture This Week

Nov. 13-23

Puppet Up!-Uncensored

Puppet Up!-Uncensored

Puppets get to do (and say) things that humans can’t, which is part of why w...


Nov. 6-8

Batsheva Dance Company

Batsheva Dance Company

San Francisco Performances’ 2014-2015 season marks 25 years of outstanding d...


Nov. 18

Ernie Watts Quartet

Ernie Watts Quartet

One of jazz’s most compelling tenor saxophonists, Watts has a ripe sound and...


Nov. 4

Will Boast

Will Boast

Will Boast’s debut collection of stories, “Power Ballads,” won the Iowa Shor...

Literary Arts

Oct. 24 & 26

Food Day & Food Day Harvest Festival

Food Day & Food Day Harvest Festival

Food Day is observed nationally with thousands of cities hosting events focu...


Oct. 10-Dec.14

Also Like Life:  Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien

Also Like Life: Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien

Admired for his storytelling skills, Taiwanese director, Hou Hsaio-hsein fir...


Sept. 20 – Dec. 7

Compositions: A Filipino Experience

Compositions: A Filipino Experience

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


UNTIL Jan. 17

Reed Anderson: House of Yes

Reed Anderson: House of Yes

This solo exhibition features Brooklyn-based Reed Anderson’s extensively wor...


Oct. 25

Family Halloween

Family Halloween

It’s time for kids to don their bat wings, glide into their ghost gear and/o...


Oct. 10-Nov. 9

SF Open Studios

SF Open Studios

This year the SF Open Studios Exhibition showcases more than 400 artists’ wo...

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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

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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