Arts and Culture This Week

Oct. 4-19

Do I Hear a Waltz?

Do I Hear a Waltz?

Richard Rodgers, Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents created this 1965 musi...


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...


Oct. 29 & 30, Nov. 1

San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

Lauded for their Mahler performances, MTT and the orchestra reprise the comp...


Oct. 2

Frank O'Hara's Lunch Poems

Frank O'Hara's Lunch Poems

UC Berkeley's venerable Lunch Poems series, in partnership with City Lights,...

Literary Arts

Oct. 9-12

Festival Flamenco Gitano

Festival Flamenco Gitano

For almost a decade, this world-class Flamenco festival has presented a comp...


Oct. 3-9

Abuse of Weakness

Abuse of Weakness

The latest from feminist provocateur Catherine Breillat stars Isabelle Huppe...


Oct. 29

Radiant Cinema: Reflections on Light and Shadow

Radiant Cinema: Reflections on Light and Shadow

This film program is designed to accompany “Light Walk,” an exhibition on vi...


Sept. 19-Nov. 26

The Roots of Spirit

The Roots of Spirit

Featuring the work of Lonnie Holley, Mr. Imagination, Charlie Lucas and Kevi...


Sept. 27

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

It’s been 75 years since Judy Garland, as Dorothy, put on ruby slippers and ...


Sept. 28

Roadworks: A Steamroller Printing Festival

Roadworks: A Steamroller Printing Festival

It’s time for the 1924 seven-ton steamroller to make its appearance at the a...

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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

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

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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