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Free festivals at Stern Grove have been running since 1938.

This spring, the Stern Grove Festival is taking its admission-free music and art on the road. The appropriately named Grove on the Road intends to... More»

Liza Minelli comes to Davies Symphony Hall this Friday.

Wait, why is Lucille 2 from Arrested Development performing at Davies Symphony Hall this month? Is it a charity concert for those suffering from... More»


Local funnymen Chris Colin and Rob Baedeker have compiled a... More»


Jane Clementi would rather not be in San Francisco. She's here for the final rehearsal of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus' new suite of songs... More»


Crossover cellist Maya Beiser was trained as a classical musician—but she soon broke from the strict orthodoxies of the orchestral world to embark on... More»


Ten weeks in and we have yet to hear a conversation about anyone's aspirations in life: It's another recap of The Real World EXplosion. Buckle up, y'all,... More»

The steamy poster for the ACT's production of Venus in Fur

I am sitting in a dirty chair in a ugly room on the eighth floor of a building on Grant Avenue, watching a rehearsal of... More»


Thrown into a Nazi prison camp, the famous artist sketched on toilet paper and on the back of propaganda leaflets. His friends bribed his... More»


Last July, we ranked the second volume of Radio Silence... More»

Bill Fontana

This month, thanks to the Branch Library Improvement Program, the North Beach library gets yet another upgrade—it will be home to world-renowned sound... More»


We're in week nine now so it's time to start paying attention. There's going to be a test when this is all over, so I want you all counting the number of... More»