Why did Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel split up after dating for 3½ years? The couple had weathered more than their fair share of breakup rumors, but their official announcement Friday seemed to come out of the blue.
“It really was mutual,” a source told People magazine. “There really wasn’t a final straw. They’re just two people who realized they wanted different things in life and were headed in different directions.” Read More
Have we got a film festival for you. Make that three dozen. Depending on how you count, there are at least that many festivals each year in San Francisco — and whether you’re gay, Jewish, Asian-American, an environmentalist or a silent-film buff, at least one was developed with you in mind. Read More
FridayEating Food: Light, stylish entrees at lunch and dinner make way for delectable desserts at Elizabeth Falkner’s Citizen Cake, which has a happy new home in Pacific Heights.DrinkingMeet Your Mixologist: Brian Williams enjoys the views, creating drinks and meeting people at Perry’s. The establishment in the Hotel Griffon is related to the famed Perry’s on Union Street.On the town Read More
Raised in Ohio until age 6, and eventually returning to the nation’s heartland to attend school in Chicago, Anne Heche knows well the Middle America of “Cedar Rapids.” Read More
San Francisco Ballet’s current revival of “Giselle” is of a 12-year-old production, and it’s aging well. The performance by the Sunday matinee cast was a formidable presentation of one the greatest “white ballets” of all time.
The original 1841 Jean Coralli-Jules Perrot choreography, in Marius Petipa’s 1884 version, has survived all this time and is still produced today around the world. But San Francisco has something different. Read More
Today’s Hollywood icons inspire tomorrow’s styles. Based on what the stars did in 2010, here’s what we predict will be hot in 2011. Meat separates Read More
The new year is going to rock Bay Area theaters — literally. Two of the most exciting stage offerings are bona fide rockers, and many of the other noteworthy shows involve music. So warm up those vocal cords and haul out your air guitar. It’s going to be a tuneful 2011.‘Rock of Ages’ Read More
Whether they are on the brink of hitting it big, at a career crossroads or in danger of a meltdown, these are the celebs we will have our eye on next year — and you should too.Emma Stone Read More
Sometimes, a year rockets by so fast, it seems impossible to parse it down to minute musical moments. So went 2010. Justin Bieber continued his immaculately coiffed scaling of the charts. So did Lady Gaga, until she passed critical mass and embedded herself in the zeitgeist of snarky talk-show monologues. Kanye West and Taylor Swift both came out swinging, creatively, but not at each other. Read More
Although 2010 saw its fair share of breakups, there were plenty of lovestruck stars who sealed the deal by walking down the aisle. Here are some of the high-profile pairs who had a happy ending — for now, at least. Read More