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12/2/2016

  Two of Sacramento’s favorite daughters play politics this month in a pair of new films. Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) is... More»

11/30/2016

  As a rule, Left Coasters don’t spend a whole lot of time being envious of New Yorkers. But there’s no getting around Hamilton... More»

11/8/2016

  You know that open-concept co-working space where web millionaires are busy upscaling, iterating, and crushing their world-disrupting apps?... More»

11/4/2016

  Take a second to let the relevant fact embedded in the title of Dana Carvey’s new Netflix stand-up special, ... More»

11/4/2016

  If Don Draper were to design a travel brochure for the San Francisco tourism board, the result might well be something pretty close to the... More»

11/2/2016

  Comedian, actress, and S.F. Sketchfest cofounder Janet Varney is her usual acerbic self, even when she’s up to her eyes in fake blood,... More»

11/1/2016

  Japanese artist Sohei Nishino has a novel method for creating his diorama maps: It involves a lot of blisters. For each of his commisions,... More»

11/1/2016

  Long before their hippie brethren picked up on the idea, another group of free spirits urged the world to make art, not war. Dadaism—... More»

10/28/2016

  In 1966, photojournalist Lawrence Schiller met Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters, a band of misfits experimenting with the mind-bending... More»

10/19/2016

  This October, David Byrne will help you: A. Accurately predict election results. B. Shrink... More»

10/19/2016

  Nuclear destruction, sexual exploitation, and the macabre: They’re all on display in ... More»

10/17/2016

  Hugh Laurie and Gretchen Mol may headline the new Hulu series Chance (Oct. 19), based... More»