Arts and Culture This Week

Sept. 27-Nov. 8

Ideation

Ideation

Aaron Loeb’s tight, dark and funny comedy offers a picture of contemporary p...

Theater

Sept. 25-28

Mark Morris Dance Group

Mark Morris Dance Group

In a kick off to Cal Performances’s 2014-2015 dance season, audience favorit...

Dance

Sept. 11-14

New Century Chamber Orchestra

New Century Chamber Orchestra

The estimable clarinetist and composer Derek Bermel plays three of his piece...

Music

Sept. 4

Radar Presents Nepantla

Radar Presents Nepantla

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

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

Sept. 3-24

Architecture & the City

Architecture & the City

Other people’s architectural disasters make for good viewing, as is the case...

Film/Video

UNTIL Oct. 12

Modernism from the National Gallery of Art

Modernism from the National Gallery of Art

Works by Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper John...

Museums

Sept. 17-28

The Lab/or Play

The Lab/or Play

Former Berkeley Art Museum curator Dena Beard joins The LAB this month as it...

Galleries

Sept. 14

Octopretzel

Octopretzel

The Contemporary Jewish Museum opens early on second Sundays, just for pres...

Children

July 26-Sept. 7

Serigrafia

Serigrafia

Illustrating powerful messages that range from political and economic to soc...

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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

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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