Arts & Entertainment

East meets West with charm in ‘The Farewell’

Lulu Wang’s family dramedy enjoyable, empathetic

Imagery’s Sketch 9 showcase brings on technology

Amy Seiwert, collaborators experiment with projections in new dances

Good Day July 18-20, 2019

Margaret Chen, Beta Space: Pae White, Hetal Vasavada, San Francisco Art Book Fair, DeRay Davis, Punk Rock Storytelling, Rodgers + Hammestein’s Cinderella, Leslie Odom Jr., The Taming of the Breakfast Club

  • Jul 18, 2019

Exquisite ‘Lion King” remake feels like a cash-grab

Lack of originality sullies live-action version

Truly unique sounds from South Florida’s Yeek

Multi-instrumentalist draws from Filipino-American heritage

Napa Valley icons share inspirational wines to support Alzheimer’s research

Magnificent wines represent the extraordinary skill of Napa Valley winemakers

African-American Shakespeare Co. sharpens Macbeth’s dagger

Modern translation of classic tragedy resonates

Good Day July 17-18, 2019

Taylor Williamson, Andrew Fraknoi, The Speakeasy, PINAU, Amy Seiwert’s Imagery, SF Frozen Film Festival, Clint Holmes & Billy Stritch, Benmont Tench, Nobody’s Baby, Dirty Projectors

  • Jul 17, 2019

Post-World War II Italy in vivid black-and-white

‘NeoRealismo’ showcases images from 1932 to 1960

Sweet, loving words spoken in ‘Language Archive’

TheatreWorks mines comedy in quirky Julia Cho script

Queen, renewed again, rocks San Jose

Band enjoys popularity in wake of hit 2018 biopic

Lulu Wang preserves authenticity in ‘The Farewell’

Chinese-American filmmaker’s story stems from her own family life

Jewish film fest doc spotlights rise of Pauline Kael

Bay Area-bred, New Yorker film famed for her combative style

Good Day July 14-16, 2019

Queen + Adam Lambert, Audiotistic, Natalia Lafourcade, The Revolutionists, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Top Shelf Classics!, Chris Cohen, Book of Mormon, Beck & Cage the Elephant, Laborfest 2019

  • Jul 13, 2019

The Balvenie Stories are innovative Scotch whiskeys

Scotland’s century-old Balvenie Distillery introduces new line

Films opening July 12, 2019

‘Tattoo Uprising’ hosts Ed Hardy on July 15

Ed Hardy exhibit shows all sides of tattoo artist

‘Deeper than Skin’ looks back on long career beyond the brand

‘Art of Self-Defense’ destined to be a cult classic

Weird, funny comedy explores concept of ideal masculinity

Good Day July 11-13, 2019

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, Crazy Rich Asians, Mark Redito, Creative Sovereignty: Gerald Clarke, Lore, Seal, Late Ones, Mortified, Shawn Mendes, Audiotistic, Bricks By the Bay, Bohemian Rhapsody (Sing-Along) Movie Night

  • Jul 11, 2019

Hong Kong Cinema offers array of stories, genres

But filmmakers cite difficulties with funding