Season’s greetings in SF Ballet ‘Nutcracker’

Legend has it that Tchaikovsky was not satisfied with his “Nutcracker” score. It is hard to know what the Russian…

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Finding a bargain with Cremant de Bourgogne sparkling wines

Burgundy is like the Mecca of chardonnay and Jerusalem of pinot noir. This blessed region of France is home to…

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Learn from sommeliers at Barrel Room wine bar

THE BARREL ROOM Located in the historic Fitzgerald Hotel, this cozy little wine bar’s mission is to expose guests to…

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John Lee Hancock discusses bringing P.L. Travers to life in ‘Saving Mr. Banks'

John Lee Hancock, director of “Saving Mr. Banks,” is used to making movies about real people. He adapted the screenplay…

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‘Mr. Banks’ goes down with too much sugar

A fact-based dramedy with its head in fantasyland, “Saving Mr. Banks” brings to life the heated negotiations that occurred between…

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Sheriff: Colo. school shooter wounds 2, kills self

A suburban Denver student shot two other students at a high school Friday before he apparently killed himself, authorities said.…

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Supervisor proposal seeks to ban plastic water bottle sales on SF property

San Francisco is poised to take a major step in reducing plastic water bottles with a proposal to ban their…

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December 12: Buika and other SF events

Who’s in town Comedian Chris Kattan, best known for his work on “Saturday Night Live,” performs. [8 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy…

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