Arts and Culture This Week

Oct. 31-Nov. 9

Dear Armen

Dear Armen

In this hour-long performance piece, Kamee Abrahamian and lee williams bouda...


Nov. 20-22

Katharine Hawthorne: “ClockWork”

Katharine Hawthorne: “ClockWork”

Highly skilled in blending process and physicality, choreographer Katharine ...


Nov. 18

Ernie Watts Quartet

Ernie Watts Quartet

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


Nov. 7

Frances Richard and Ronaldo Wilson

Frances Richard and Ronaldo Wilson

Genine Lentine curated this season’s Re@ds series, which spotlights poetry a...

Literary Arts

Nov. 1-9

American Indian Film Festival

American Indian Film Festival

The best of Native American cinema returns for the 39th year of enlightening...


Oct. 2-26

Remembering Radical San Francisco

Remembering Radical San Francisco

YBCA’s “Lest We Forget” takes an unsentimental look at San Francisco history...


Opens Sept. 18

Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman

Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman

Robert Plant, Allison Krauss and Amy Mann are among the musicians who have g...


Nov. 14-Dec. 12

There is a There There

There is a There There

Alternative space Gray Loft Gallery is located in a loft in one of Oakland’s...


Oct. 25

Family Halloween

Family Halloween

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


Oct. 23-Feb. 1

Arnold Newman: Masterclass

Arnold Newman: Masterclass

This exhibit offers a unique opportunity to gain insight into the photograph...

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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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