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The book as a work of art

  In the era of e-readers, ink-on-paper books may not seem all that avant-garde. But to the 575 members of Designer Bookbinders—the world... More»


  BottleRock, Napa's Valley's music festival, opens its third year this weekend. Though it... More»


  Today, Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson takes on Mother Nature as a helicopter pilot in the earthquake-ravaged San Francisco of... More»

The artwork in the field

  Thousands of San Franciscans in the Mission and Pacific Heights stumbled across an odd hanger on their front doors recently. On the glossy,... More»


  Though actor T.J. Miller is best known for his portrayal of entrepreneur Erlich Bachman on HBO’s Silicon Valley, he... More»


  It's something unpredictable, but in the end is right: Last night, ... More»


  In 1963, when Michael Cheney was in sixth grade, kids spent their weekends (and allowance) at the Strand Theater on Market Street. “... More»


  Jane Lynch, most famous for playing the sadistic gym coach on Glee, brings her cabaret show to the Palace of Fine Arts this... More»