Arts and Culture This Week

UNTIL August 9

Splathouse Double Feature

Splathouse Double Feature

This tiny theater has an adventurous spirit. Here’s a double bill that blend...

Theater

August 1 & 2

SF Conservatory of Dance

SF Conservatory of Dance

San Francisco Conservatory of Dance’s summer performance season would not be...

Dance

Aug. 10

Darlene Love

Darlene Love

A stirring singer who sang background vocals on scores of hit rock, pop and ...

Music

Aug. 22

Performing the Asian Avant Garde

Performing the Asian Avant Garde

A three-day symposium brings together writers from around the country to “ex...

Literary Arts

August 9 & 10

Pistahan Parade & Festival

Pistahan Parade & Festival

Yerba Buena Gardens is home to Pistahan, a free cultural celebration of the ...

Festivals

August 8-22

Alive Inside

Alive Inside

A hit at Sundance, Michael Rossato-Bennett’s doc examines a discovery made b...

Film/Video

UNTIL Aug. 24

 “Pretty in Ink: The Trina Robbins Collection”

“Pretty in Ink: The Trina Robbins Collection”

Focusing on the history of North-American women cartoonists, “Pretty in Ink”...

Museums

UNTIL Sept. 20

A Topography of Chance

A Topography of Chance

Drawn from Daniel Spoerri’s classic Fluxus book “An Anecdoted Topography of ...

Galleries

August 17

DIY Art Activity

DIY Art Activity

On Summer Sundays at the San Jose Museum of Art there’s a gallery talk and D...

Children

July 25

sfSoundSeries

sfSoundSeries

As part of its sfSoundSalon Series, sfSound returns to Old First Church with...

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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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