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"It was a record of my passing. If I were to be killed, I wanted something that my son could have," says Ed Drew.  Though he's one... More»


  The film Palo Alto, opening in Bay Area theaters today, constructs a dark side for the quiet peninsula city—disaffected teens... More»


Godzilla rampages into theaters today in a colossal remake from Legendary Pictures (Batman Begins, Pacific Rim) starring Bryan... More»


The Marx-steeped WPA artists who installed the murals in Coit Tower 80 years ago might approve of Park and Rec's pick of Anvil Buliders Inc. to restore the... More»


This month at the California Academy of Sciences, you can get a look at 640 animal species's craniums... More»


When San Francisco novelist Don Carpenter died in 1995 he left his last manuscript, ... More»

Merrill Garbus, the brains behind tUnE-yArDs.

The queen of converting children’s tales into bona fide indie anthems is back. After an explosive breakout in 2011 and a tour schedule that... More»


Rising rents, crowded MUNI, the Warriors dropping game seven: It's enough to make a San Franciscan crazy. So we've compiled a four-day guide to stand-up... More»


Few public artworks actually fire up the public's imagination. Nobody clamours for a statue of Chester Alan Arthur in Golden Gate Park, for instance.... More»


Richard Linklater is having a San Francisco moment. He's riding high on a wave of interest in his new film, Boyhood, which follows... More»


"We want to turn parking lots into performing arts centers," says Steven Haines, the executive director of the Stern Grove Festival. It's an... More»


You could forgive someone who's turning 77 this summer for slowing down a little bit. But the septuagenarian Stern Grove Festival isn't showing any sign of... More»