Arts & Entertainment

Ingrid Michaelson inspired by ‘Stranger Things’

Songwriter finds solace in nostalgic TV show

Tunes flow freely in ‘Mark Twain’s River of Song’

But TheatreWorks show could add focus on great writer’s words

Good Day Oct. 6-8, 2019

SF Music Day 2019, Scribble Showdown, Grace Cathedral Blessing of the Animals, Ilya Blinov, Alexander String Quartet, Dodie, Lana Del Rey, Odd Mondays Reading Series, Urban Picnic, Jonas Brothers, Jonas Brothers, Boy & Bear

  • Oct 5, 2019

Zoppé Family Circus brings a female-focused show to Redwood City

‘La Nonna’ inspired by matriarch Emma Zoppé’s strength, power and elegance

Effects of racism play out in ‘White Noise’

Berkeley Rep stages local premiere of Suzan-Lori Parks’ latest

Zaccho Dance Theatre takes on race, identity, injustice

‘Between me & the other world’ an evocative, emotional installation

Films opening Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

‘Midnight Traveler’ tells truly story of a family’s escape from Afghanistan

  • Oct 4, 2019

‘Woman Who Loves Giraffes’ a long delayed tribute

Doc brings Anne Dagg’s 1950s South Africa studies to light

Holding onto summer with an Italian drink that got a little dirty

It’s a malleable recipe that invites improvisation, which leads us today to the Dirty Bicicletta.

California’s Long Meadow Ranch Live Fire Chef series showcases local food, wines

It is a location that reaps the benefits of the Long Meadow Ranch business model to source the finest organic wine and foods.

‘This Side of Crazy’ needs tightening

NCTC premieres Del Shores’ less sordid, too long saga

‘Joker’ a dark, gritty, powerful drama about rage

Joaquin Phoenix plays title character with intensity

Good Day Oct. 3-5, 2019

String Cheese Incident, Continuous Thread, Sintonía, Lizz Winstead, Whiskyfest, Van Morrison, Experience Hendrix, Families of Abraham (Jews, Christians, & Muslims), DanceWright Project, Renee Fleming, Symphony Silicon Valley

  • Oct 3, 2019

Vocalist Abby Weems tells the story of punk’s Potty Mouth

Singer met bandmates at very first practice

Good Day Oct. 2-3, 2019

Big Bellies, Charli XCX, Noguchi and Hasegawa in Postwar Japan, Greta Van Fleet, Coffee With a Cop Day, Morrisey, Debbie Harry, Ruston Kelly, Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience, María Dueñas, #Femmasculine

  • Oct 2, 2019

HSB acts to check out

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19 When: Noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4,…

Buddy Miller brings good music, cheer to Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Guitarist known for plentiful collaborations

‘Dance Nation’ goes all out with teen angst

Actors strong in San Francisco Playhouse show

‘The Year I Did Nothing’ tells funny, familial, political tale

Film looks at Philippines revolution from personal perspective

Merlot month helps restore respect to a legend

Not all problems with merlot were caused by the “Sideways Effect.”