Arts & Entertainment

Despite great space sequences, ‘Ad Astra’ remains distant

Brad Pitt plays searching astronaut in James Gray movie

Diverse lineup in 11th SF Latino film fest

Features, docs, shorts from three continents on roster

Good Day Sept. 19-21, 2019

The Mending Project, The Wolves, Charo, Legacy Film Festival on Aging, Mike Henderson-Honest to Goodness, Blue Marble Benefit, Brian McKnight, Oktoberfest by the Bay, Redwood City Salsa Festival, Janet Jackson, Jon Nakamatsu, Opera in the Ballpark

  • Sep 19, 2019

Disparate stories don’t connect in ‘Inked Baby’

Crowded Fire production could go deeper

Tovah Feldshuh brings Leona Helmsley to life

‘Walking Dead’ actress previews musical about Queen of Mean

Good Day Sept. 18-19, 2019

Friends of SF Public Library Big Book Sale, Antoni Porowski, MIKA, Cirque Mei, Ariel Pink, Mumford & Sons, John Hanrahan Quartet, Culture for Community Day, Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly-The Rock ‘N’ Roll Dream, Tour, San Francisco Symphony: MTT & Trifonov-Rachmaninoff & John Adam, Bill and Flicka-Generous Spirits

  • Sep 18, 2019

Dorothy frontwoman OK waiting for big break

Vocalist, songwriter tours with her hard-rock heroes

Punch Line celebrates with ‘New Lease on Laughs’

Savvy Nato Green and friends save comedy club from eviction

‘Caroline’ needs change

Ambitious Ray of Light production suffers from sound challenges

The Iconic Bordeaux wine region is coping with climate change

Although still the premier Bordeaux red varietal, merlot is being scrutinized as a potential future victim of rising temperatures.

An American dream realized in Paso Robles: DAOU Vineyards & Winery

Brothers Georges and Daniel Daou’s passion, dedication are absolute

Wombats’ Matthew Murphy goes solo with Love Fame Tragedy

English musician busy with new SoCal life

Good Day Sept. 15-17, 2019

Comedy Day, Alexandre Singh: A Gothic Tale, Broadway Flipped, Sean Penn, Co-creating Hong Kong, Explosions in the Sky, John Mayer, Luis Fonsi, Avril Lavigne, Steely Dan, Selecter

  • Sep 14, 2019

Elton John bids a fond farewell in epic show

Captain Fantastic covers long career in Chase Center concert

‘Great Wave’ playwright wants to wash away stereotypes

Francis Turnly’s drama touches on Japanese, North Korean relations

Gruff Rhys sings in Welsh on ‘Pang’

Super Furry Animals’ rocker collaborates well with producer Muzi on solo album

Inventive ‘Freaks’ does so much with little

Low-budget, sci-fi horror flick is ingenious

Good Day Sept. 12-14, 2019

Fozzy, Test Dept., Blake Shelton, Elton John, Omri Shimron, Nina G, Revivalists, Ben Folds, Planet Home, Jazz Mafia, Jay Som, Bright Star, Opera San Jose’s Die Fledermaus, Greg Laswell

  • Sep 12, 2019

‘Raise Hell’ showcases Molly Ivins’ wicked wit

Inspiring doc profiles prophetic political writer

No sibling rivalry with Brother Brothers

Adam, David Moss in harmony on debut CD