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6/8/2012

The Musical, a rollicking 2006 song-and-dance mockumentary about the rise of the fictional Symphonic Sensations from small-town high school choir to (as the... More»

6/6/2012

Thanks to some dear friends who happen to be longtime Obama supporters, I had the rare chance to attend an exclusive fundraiser in the president’s... More»

1/15/2018
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  At this weekend’s art shows FOG Design+Art and Untitled, Art, hosted at Fort Mason and Palace of Fine Arts, there are two things... More»

11/1/2017

  Shortly after Coit Tower opened in 1933, its designated caretaker, Col. William J. Brady, moved in to a second- floor apartment inside the... More»

10/30/2017

  Most people will never clean a skin of dust off the top of a vat of mineral oil. Especially not in their own home. But that’s exactly... More»

8/29/2017

  When last we checked in with Robin Sloan, his 2012 debut novel, Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore (Farrar, Straus and Giroux),... More»

8/24/2017

  Fans of City Arts & Lectures may have noticed a subtle shift lately, as programming has begun to skew younger and more diverse: In the... More»

8/17/2017

  It’s been a tough year. Brutal. Every day, seemingly, another reason to despair. Sometimes it can feel like the only... More»

3/28/2017

   Editor’s Note: This is one of several stories about the future of our metropolis, which San Francisco... More»

9/30/2016

Their hip-huggers and madras tunics have long since gone out of style (and, occasionally, come back into it), but for these rock geezers, the show... More»

9/30/2016

  The Black Panthers’ legacy has long been a matter of controversy. So, too, has their art. Consider, for instance, the Black Panther... More»