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  San Francisco–based photographer David Maisel credits a pair of Bay Area institutions for his otherworldly landscapes... More»


  At times an insurance salesman, a carpenter, an artifact dealer, an illustrator, a building designer, and a safari guide in Africa, the late... More»


  For those counting, The Big Short will be the third of Berkeley author Michael Lewis’s books to be adapted into an award-... More»


  “There’s a risk to opening any kind of business,” insists Alamo Drafthouse founder and chief executive officer Tim... More»


  Here's a celebrity pairing for the cerebral set: memoir master Mary Karr and Weeds actress Mary-Louise Parker. Unlikely? Maybe. But... More»


  Yes, we all recall that the force was not so strong with the second trilogy (Episodes I–III), so it’s understandable if... More»


  The dance world gets rather, um, intimate this month with the premiere of Detour Dance’s ... More»


  A certain degree of planning is necessary in order to stage a death—but to stage eight? That is an exercise in nimbleness. And it... More»


  Berkeley’s sociopolitical wisecracker W. Kamau Bell will debut United Shades of America, a “race and travel” (his... More»


  Give your screen-weary eyeballs a break and let another sense take the lead. This month, SFMOMA and Fort Mason Center present sound artist... More»