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Mutiny Radio brings comedy fest to Mission

At the first Mutiny Radio Comedy Festival in 2016, a storm nearly…

Comedy comes from Beirut with ‘Love’

Lebanese-born, U.S.-raised comedian Nemr has his share of crazy tour stories. Like…

Litquake author reveals SF legacy of martial arts master Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee was known for Hong Kong moves and Hollywood glamour, but…

S.F. doctor helps kick off South Asian comedy fest

Priyanka Wali’s résumé would gladden the heart of any stereotypical South Asian…

‘Heroine Complex’ has action, fashion, and an Asian-American lead

“It has a little bit of ‘The Devil Wears Prada,’” says writer…

‘Daily Show’ comic Al Madrigal takes on S.F., politics, burritos

Native son Al Madrigal has gotten used to proving his San Francisco…

July 26: San Francisco marathon, Up Your Alley and more

Something to read All This Life By Joshua Mohr ($25) The Bay…

Director Chris Columbus feels powered up for ‘Pixels’

Even though Chris Columbus’ new film “Pixels” co-stars video game icons such…

Scoop: Ex-Scientologist Leah Remini shares fallout in new TV show

Leah Remini left the Church of Scientology in 2013, and now the…

Scoop: ‘Full House’ rerun draws more viewers than Miss USA pageant

It turns out that 51 conventionally beautiful women were no match for…

Scoop: Carrie Underwood locks baby in car, blames dogs

Country singer Carrie Underwood’s baby is safe, and her car is only…

Scoop: Tom Selleck accused of stealing water amid state drought

The title character of “Magnum, P.I.” faced some pretty ludicrous villains, but…

July 8: Indigo Girls, comedy and more

Who’s in town Tehran-born author Porochista Khakpour’s latest novel, “The Last Illusion,”…

Scoop: Paula Deen axes staffer over “brownface” tweet

‘Lucyyyyyyy! You got a lot of esplainin’ to do!” Does she ever.…

July 2: Johnny Mathis, comedy and more

Who’s in town Singer Johnny Mathis is performing hits such as “Chances…

Scoop: ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ yanked amid Confederate flag controversy

This will probably not go over well in Hazzard County. TV Land…

July 1: The Griswolds, BBQ and more

Who’s in town Robin McLean discusses her debut collection of short stories,…

Scoop: Kim Kardashian talks selfies, apps at Castro Theatre

The shoes were Manolo Blahnik. The dress was Balmain. The lingerie was…

Katy Perry battling nuns over Los Angeles convent

Katy Perry has made some enemies with the purchase of her new…

Grateful Dead thrills Bay Area fans with final shows

Their long, strange trip isn’t quite over, but the Grateful Dead gave…