Arts & Entertainment

Resplendent James Tissot works at Legion of Honor

‘Fashion & Faith’ covers 19th century painter’s illustrious career

  • Oct 15, 2019

Lead actors light up African-American Shakes’ ‘Othello’

Modern-dress version of tragedy is engrossing, electrifying

New production fine match for SF Opera’s ‘Marriage of Figaro’

‘Manor home’ trilogy of Mozart works gets off to good start

Gallivanting on the Ganges

A cruise along India’s sacred river a fascinating West Bengal adventure

Port is no longer just an after-dinner drink

We talked to Adrian Bridge, CEO of the Fladgate Partnership in Portugal, about the newer apertivo-style ports.

Good Day Oct. 13-15, 2o19

Butchertown Jazz Festival, Joshua Raidin and The Weepies, Logic, Superfest Disability Film Festival, No Spectators-The Art of Burning Man, Max Richter, Manuel Barrueco, Maurice Hines, Bob Dylan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, The Japanese House, Ijeoma Oluo, Chris Brown, Tiffany Shlain

  • Oct 12, 2019

Temples build ‘Hot Motion’ in deluxe studio

Frontman James Bagshaw builds sound space from scratch

‘Dutch House’ a powerful drama about family and memory

Ann Patchett excavates emotional ruin in gripping new novel

Jorge Argueta’s Caravan of Dreams

Over the past decade, Argueta, who is a poet and award-winning children’s author, has been returning to his home country with more frequency and purpose.

Healdsburg’s Passalacqua Winery takes a minimalist approach

Jason Passalacqua is a fourth generation winemaker in the Dry Creek Valley.

Copenhagen’s Noma alums create spirits with flavors—and names — like no other

“Lars and Mark were looking for a new way of expressing flavor and all the work they’d done in that (Noma) space for so many years.”

Films opening Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

‘Ground Beneath My Feet’ an acclaimed psychothriller by Marie Kreutzer

  • Oct 11, 2019

Pedro Almodovar’s ‘Pain and Glory’ is elegant, eloquent, emotional

Antonio Banderas shines as aging film director

Bastille’s ‘Doom Days’ an ‘intimate escapist’ record

Frontman Dan Smith finds inspiration in film

Ang Lee speaks about technology, humanity in ‘Gemini Man’

Great effort went into making lifelike Will Smith clone

Good Day Oct. 10-12, 2019

Terror Vault, It’s Only a Play, Macario, Arenas Dance Company, Grand National Rodeo, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, Bassem Youssef, Peter Frampton, Filipino American Book Festival, MC Hammer, Tony! Toni! Toné, Yerba Buena Night, Rezz

  • Oct 10, 2019

Fine Arts Museums expand free Saturday entry to all Bay Area residents

Program continues efforts to support, engage community

Bay Area’s 10-day Litquake turns 20

More than 860 authors appear at some 200 events, and most are free

Litquake hosts ‘BoJack Horseman’ creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg

Creator of surreal TV show focuses on love, compromise in new short story collection

Good Day Oct. 9-10, 2019

The Who, S&M2, Carolina De Robertis, Ian Haney López, Normalizing High-Quality Health Care, Kenny Barron, Fantastic Fungi, Unholy Trinity-A Lovecraft Triptych, Nick Offerman, New West Summit, Roadless, ArtSpan’s ArtLaunch

  • Oct 9, 2019