Arts & Entertainment

Director shifts smoothly from the palace to ‘The Jungle’

Justin Martin takes on royals, immigrants in recent projects

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Fun SFMOMA show explores changing methods of image delivery

Girlpool tweaks sound on ‘What Chaos is Imaginary’

Dream pop duo accommodates vocalist’s transition

Rosie Kay Dance’s intense ‘5 Soldiers’ gets U.S. premiere

Scottish choreographer Rosie Kay has been on more than a decade-long journey…

Good Day April 7-9, 2019

Midori, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Permission to Land, Avedis Chamber Music Series, Down Here Below, Gunna, J.S. Ondara, Charles Busch, Michio Kaku, Mieke Eerken, Sasami, Jess-Secret Compartments, Jack & Jack, Girlpool, Smino

  • Apr 6, 2019

‘Risk of Us’ details foster-care adoption journey

Rachel Howard’s new book “The Risk of Us” is about surviving childhood…

Cartograph Wines map a path to your palate

Serena Lourie and Alan Baker led adventurous lives even before they became partners in Cartograph Wines in 2009.

Emilio Estevez takes on homelessness and librarians in ‘The Public’

“This movie celebrates the misfits and the outcasts and the marginalized —…

Mary Kay place dazzles in ‘Diane’

“Diane” is a movie about an individual life and, also, life itself.…

Drag artists star in live ‘First Wives,’ ‘Fight Club’ mashup

By Joshua Rotter Drag performer Raja grew tired of doing lip sync…

  • Apr 4, 2019

Good Day April 4-6, 2019

SF Library Death and Dying series, Cultura y Resistencia, Paradox Observed, Sierra Boggess, Queen of the Mist, Early Rubens, Mads Lynnerup, Aiya Kyu, Mission Spring Open Studios, Ensemble for These Times, Lamplighters, ODC Pilot 71

  • Apr 4, 2019

Mystical connection emerges in Magic Theatre’s ‘In Old Age’

“What sort of man are you?” The aged Abasiama asks that question,…

Graham Parker squeezing out sparks acoustically

In concert, British pub-rocker Graham Parker often taps into the bristling invective…

Lennon Stella branches out with solo pop career

Not yet 20, singer-songwriter Lennon Stella already has an impressive list of…

Good Day April 3-4, 2019

T-Pain, Life and Times of Stiv Bator, Presumed Guilty, Billy Ocean, Lynn Breedlove, Adiós Mamá Carlota, Evan James, Third Coast Percussion, Jungle, Boogie wit da Hoodie, Jim Norton, Amy Foley’s Bellwether Dance Project

  • Apr 3, 2019

More positive vibes on Delhi 2 Dublin’s ‘We Got This’

By Wendy Oakes Special to S.F. Examiner Delhi 2 Dublin lead vocalist…

  • Apr 2, 2019

Quinn XCII previews new album on surprise house tour

Mikael Temrowski was pleased with the musical alter ego — Quinn XCII…

Eighth Presidio Picnic series begins under sunny skies

The eighth season of the Presidio Picnic, a joint effort of The…

Theatre of Yugen’s ‘Helen’ offers funny, feminist perspective

“Nothing ever happens!” wails the title character in actor-playwright Ellen McLaughlin’s “Helen.”…

Rose is breaking out of its stereotypes

While it is now something we enjoy year-round, good rosé is still…