Arts & Entertainment

Films opening Friday, Nov. 8

San Francisco-set ‘Collisions’ screens at Roxie

  • Nov 8, 2019

‘Synonyms’ an exhilarating social satire

Nadav Lapid’s film delightfully skewers Israel and France alike

Kindness of strangers warms hearts in the outdoors

Hikers helping hikers boosts faith in human nature

Martin Scorsese’s epic ‘Irishman’ recalls crime classics

Yet drama offers a more reflective, melancholy feel

Go-Betweens’ Robert Forster tours with ‘Inferno’

For several years, erudite Australian alt-rocker Robert Forster, former bandleader of the…

  • Nov 7, 2019

Good Day Nov. 7-9, 2019

Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna, Deaf Louder, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ani Cordero, Alessia Cara, Into the Woods, Hope Mohr Dance Bridge Project, MAX, Lisa Loeb, San Francisco City Chorus, Grigoryan Brothers

  • Nov 7, 2019

Madonna’s Madame X comes alive, rises

Pop diva takes control in ‘intimate’ Golden Gate Theatre

Flea faces father complex in new memoir

‘Acid for the Children’ details Red Hot Chili Peppers’ star’s parent issues

Erik Preminger shares intimate details with ‘Gypsy’ cast

Famed stripper’s son visits with Bay Area Musicals as it preps to open hit show

Gathering to celebrate the music of Leonard Cohen

Little did we know that that night of mourning would be the genesis for a festival of celebration.

Good Day Nov. 6-7, 2019

Tab Benoit, Luke Combs, Marc Grossberg, Warren Miller’s Timeless, Safeway Holiday Ice Rink, The SF Olympians Festival X, Bomsori Kim, FKA twigs, Blanket the Homeless, Richard Thompson,

  • Nov 6, 2019

Charley Crockett back on the road after heart surgery

Alt-country crooner tells autobiographical stories on ‘The Valley’

Peter Hook soldiers on with New Order music

Uniquely melodic veteran bassist pleased ‘just to be appreciated’

Lenora Lee dancers get under cancer survivors’ skin

Powerful multimedia premiere at Dance Mission tells personal stories

Beyond the bungalow

French Polynesia’s lesser-known Rangiroa, Huahine and Tetiaroa are beautiful isles

‘Stomp’ tromps on

Fun, percussive dance extravaganza returns to The City

Good Day Nov. 3-5, 2019

Ray Chen, From the Gold Rush to the Earthquake, Anne of the Thousand Days, Doc Stories, SF Dance Film Festival, Matt and Kim, Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Tilden Tuesday Poetry Night

  • Nov 2, 2019

Sustainability and affordability drive Rioja Bodegas LAN wines to U.S. Markets

There is so much to love about Spanish wines from Rioja and other regions.

Mariinsky Ballet dazzles with technical virtuosity

Cal Performances presents Russian troupe in classic ‘La Bayadère’

Edward Norton aims high in ‘Motherless Brooklyn’

Actor writes, directs and stars in noir detective tale