Arts & Entertainment

Bay Area theaters announce 2019-20 seasons

SHN announced its upcoming season of musicals with a splash, with Sting…

Good Day March 31-April 2, 2019

Presidio Picnic, Mission Dolores Basilica Choir, Pacific Pythagorean Music Festival, Saint Michael Trio, Jennifer Eberhardt, A Fine Line, St. Stupid’s Day Parade, Laurie Halse Anderson, The Burial of Kojo, Donovan Woods, Joe Goode

Medical treatment for Mick Jagger spurs Rolling Stones to postpone North American tour

The Rolling Stones have postponed their forthcoming No Filter North American tour…

Men shine in San Francisco Ballet’s ‘Lyric Voices’

Making its fifth program title “Lyric Voices” particularly notable, San Francisco Ballet’s…

Films opening Friday, March 29, 2019

3 Faces: In Jafar Panahi’s Cannes award-winning drama, a famous Iranian actress…

Sting serenades tunes from ‘Last Ship’ in SF

Sting, looking and sounding great, introduced his musical “The Last Ship” to…

Ryan Bingham is happier out of Hollywood spotlight

Alt-country tunesmith Ryan Bingham isn’t quite sure why his show business path…

‘Hotel Mumbai’ captures drama of terrorism, with cliches

“Hotel Mumbai” dramatizes the horror and heroism in India’s largest city during…

Tim Burton’s spin on ‘Dumbo’ makes old story worth retelling

None of the recent Disney live-action re-imaginings of classic animated films (“Cinderella,”…

Good Day March 28-30, 2019

Transition of Doodle Pequeño, Theatre of Yugen’s Helen, Tim Bluhm, Adam Conover, Stevie Redstone, Maya Stovall, Galactic, Jeffrey Halford and the Healers, Mt. Joy, Terror Jr., Bach St. John Passion

  • Mar 27, 2019

Geoff Sobelle and friends magically build ‘Home’ at Berkeley Rep

HGTV addicts may get a kick out of something familiar in Berkeley…

Good Day March 27-28, 2019

SF Ballet Program 5, In Old Age, Chai, Tom Rhodes, Soniah Kamal, Carolyn Forche, Deborah Slater Dance Theater, Opera Parallele, Stephen Kellogg, Brett Young

Where the dinosaurs roam in Golden Gate Park

Cal Academy’s ‘Dino Days’ continue through May 5

Twenty One Pilots, Childish Gambino, Paul Simon headline 12th Outside Lands

Twenty One Pilots and Childish Gambino join Paul Simon as the headliners…

  • Mar 26, 2019

Citizen Cope’s seventh album worth the six-year wait

Folk-rocker Citizen Cope (born Clarence Greenwood) didn’t intend to take six years…

Dave Hause enjoys his rock ‘n’ roll hybrid life

At 41, Philadelphia-bred, Santa Barbara-based roots-rocker Dave Hause doesn’t mind being perceived…

Chefs and sommeliers join forces to end childhood hunger

An estimated one in six children in America lives with hunger, including more than one in five kids in California.

Films opening Friday, March 22, 2019

The Aftermath: In postwar Germany, tensions arise when a British colonel (Jason…

  • Mar 22, 2019

‘The OA’ brings Brit Marling to San Francisco

By Joshua Rotter Special to S.F. Examiner Brit Marling wasn’t satisfied with…

  • Mar 22, 2019

73rd Macy’s Flower Show blasts off into space

The 73rd annual Macy’s Flower Show takes visitors a trip to outer…