Arts & Entertainment

Good Day March 8-10, 2020

Patti Smith, Hannah Berner, Max von Essen, Bowie Celebration, Gail Archer, Ensemble for These Times, Neal Francis, Okay Kaya, Cult of Luna, Ásgeir, Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, Tracy Bonham

  • Mar 7, 2020

Stanford closes art galleries due to coronavirus threat

Walt Disney Family Museum, Omni Concerts programs also affected

Great America offers new events, refurbished water park

Spring fiestas, Monster trucks, South Bay Shores on tap for 2020

South by Southwest festival canceled over virus fears

Announcement made in response to public pressure, low participation

Pixar’s ‘Onward’ a fun fantasy romp

Animated feature succeeds Despite Disney ‘dead parent’ trope

  • Mar 6, 2020

Films opening March 6, 2020

‘Fellini at 100’ showcases master’s films Saturday at the Castro

  • Mar 6, 2020

Good Day March 5-7, 2020

Magic Man, DaVido, Of Here From There, Kiss, Craft Chocolate Experience, Reflect: Interactive Sensory Museum, Midtown Social, Fellini 100: Homage to Federico Fellini, Anamanaguchi, Flower Bulb Day, Yoshi Flower, Bandini-Chiacchiaretta Duo

  • Mar 5, 2020

Soul Asylum, Keane, Clan of Xymox in The City

Longtime acts remain artistically relevant in 21st century

‘Apeirogon’ looks at Middle East with empathy

Colum McCann’s novel explores loss, friendship between rivals

Coronavirus threat postpones Stanford museum programs, Ocean film fest

Officials take precaution as public health concerns mount

Good Day March 4-5, 2020

Colin Hay, Adam Ray, Michael Barenboim West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Michaela Anne, Tim & Eric, The Forgotten Empress, Lawrence, Encounters with Merián Soto, Evan Giia, Sarah Menefee

  • Mar 4, 2020

‘Burden,’ ‘Incitement’ focus on real-life haters

Films detail lives of KKK members, Rabin’s assassin

‘Retablos,’ ‘On the Periphery’ explore life on the border

Word for Word, Golden Thread, Crowded Fire dramas set in Texas, Turkey

Cinequest turns 30 with films and much more

Silicon Valley fest offers latest in tech and live performances, too

Riptide: An everyman sort of bar in San Francisco’s Sunset District

‘What I enjoy about this bar is you can have an Irish construction worker sitting next to a drag queen, and everyone is happy and fine.’

Good Day March 1-3, 2020

Harpist Julia Kay Jamieson, Mutiny Radio Comedy Festival, Fellini at 100, Anthem-Homunculus, Richard Marx, Frances Quinlan, On the Periphery, Common, Echosmith, Crash Test World

  • Feb 29, 2020

Book offers some fun facts about tonic water

When you think of quinine water do you think of stout, pink-faced British sea captains being revived by gin and tonics?

Dance in ‘The Day’ lacks urgency

Beiser, Whelan, Lang, Childs collaboration feels self-couscious

Comedy, tragedy and lived experience explode in ‘Gloria’

Playwright Jacobs-Jenkins asks pointed questions about telling, and owning, stories

Will Forte gets ‘Extra Ordinary,’ Dan Scanlon moves ‘Onward’

Funny filmmakers also can produce a touching moment or two