California cutie pie Joanna Newsom and Andy Samberg are engaged to be married, according to Gossip Cop.
The chickadee-voiced harpist has been seeing the Berkeley-born “Saturday Night Live” alumnus for five years. Both are musical geniuses, from Newsom’s “Milk-Eyed Mender” to Samberg’s seminal collaboration with Justin Timberlake, “D**k in a Box.” Read More
Treasure Island Music Festival
When: Noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, noon to 10:30 p.m. Sunday Tickets: $75 to $239.50; $30 for parking only Contact: www.treasureislandfestival.com; www.ticketmaster.comNote: Free shuttles from Civic Center., begin at 11 a.m. both days; a limited number of $30 passes for parking on the island may be purchased online.
Who’s in townComedian, “Daily Show” co-creator and blogger Lizz Winstead talks about “Lizz Free or Die,” her book about how she discovered her comedic voice. [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]Literary eventsOpen mic: Philip Hackett’s Poet’s Gallery hosts an open-mic session. All are welcome. [6:30 p.m., Caffe Greco, 423 Columbus Ave., S.F.] Read More
A star-studded fundraiser for a local children’s hospital is being held in The City Wednesday night, and will include a speech by former Secretary of State Colin Powell and a performance by musician Neil Young. Read More
Is there no end to Neil Young’s generosity? Fresh from his annual Bridge School Benefit, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is donating more of his time this Wednesday at the Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco — along with Joanna Newsom and the Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am — in a concert benefitting another great cause: The UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital at Mission Bay. Read More