Arts and Culture This Week

July 24-Aug. 10

Sex and the City: LIVE!

Sex and the City: LIVE!

Four drag queens in two verbatim episodes of the TV hit “Sex and the City”: ...

Theater

August 22 & 23

Dance and Diaspora

Dance and Diaspora

As part of the month-long Music Moves festival, ODC Theater is pleased to pr...

Dance

August 1-3

Chucho Valdés

Chucho Valdés

The dazzling Cuban pianist, whose music encompasses Art Tatum, Rachmaninoff ...

Music

August 5

The Epicenter: Edan Lepucki

The Epicenter: Edan Lepucki

Edan Lepucki's debut novel “California” follows a couple in the near future ...

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

July 25-Aug. 8

A Most Wanted Man

A Most Wanted Man

Before his death from a drug overdose earlier this year, Philip Seymour Hoff...

Film/Video

July 13-Oct. 28

Project Mah Jongg

Project Mah Jongg

The Chinese game of mah jongg became popular with Americans in the 1920s, an...

Museums

May 22-Sept. 4

Reimagining Progress

Reimagining Progress

This extensive group exhibition features 18 artists whose work offers critic...

Galleries

Daily in August except Tuesdays & August 23

“Mickey Mouse Club” Early Episodes

“Mickey Mouse Club” Early Episodes

The Walt Disney Family Museum takes a trip down memory lane to the days with...

Children

August 27

Opera Preview: Norma

Opera Preview: Norma

The SF Opera’s 2014-2015 season opens with “Norma,” Vincenzo Bellini’s passi...

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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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