Arts and Culture This Week

May 8-24

Chasing Mehserle

Chasing Mehserle

Johannes Mehserle was the police officer who killed Oscar Grant at the Fruit...

Theater

May 10

In The Velvet: A Full Bodied Dry Heave Set to Musi

In The Velvet: A Full Bodied Dry Heave Set to Musi

One night, two showings: Liz Tenuto presents a new, evening-length dance wor...

Dance

May 9

The Delphi Trio

The Delphi Trio

The vital young trio plays a program of reflective and vision-filled pieces ...

Music

May 13

The Epicenter

The Epicenter

Litquake’s series offers an intimate chance to join two well-matched writers...

Literary Arts

May 24 & 25

36th Carnaval Festival and Parade

36th Carnaval Festival and Parade

FIFA’s World Cup unites soccer fans worldwide and this year it will unite th...

Festivals

Apr. 23

A Fragile Trust

A Fragile Trust

Samantha Grant’s insightful documentary, an exploration of the plagiarism sc...

Film/Video

Mar. 14 – Oct. 26

Enter The Mandala

Enter The Mandala

Mandalas—meticulously constructed, highly detailed visual maps to the Buddhi...

Museums

Mar. 21-Apr. 25

Jim Hodges

Jim Hodges

Jim Hodges conceptual sculptural work explores notions of fragility and temp...

Galleries

May 3

California Bookstore Day

California Bookstore Day

This statewide party features 93 bookstores. Be sure to check out “Do You Sm...

Children

UNTIL June

SFS for $15

SFS for $15

Tickets to a San Francisco Symphony concert for $15? That’s right—and my bro...

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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

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

Museum of Craft and Design Opening

Museum of Craft + Design Reopens in Dogpatch

Reopening Saturday, April 6th, the Museum of Craft and Design is ready to showcase their new museum space in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco...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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