Arts & Entertainment

Punk greats Flipper back in action

SF band celebrates 40th anniversary

Midsummer Mozart Festival focuses on love

Words, wine add to music in SF program

Bay Area Musicals stages buoyant ‘Hairspray’

Show has catchy tunes, fun dancing, social statement

Brechtian morality tale goes down well at Cal Shakes

Comic talent abounds in ‘Good Person of Szechwan’

New music, and hats, from Charlie Overbey

Roadhouse rocker gets quiet on ‘Broken Arrow’

Good Day July 7-9, 2019

Civic Center Commons’ Block Party, Black Cobra, Free Shakespeare in the Park, SF Symphony at Stern Grove, Eddie Izzard, Sophie Auster, Dave Durenberger, Silicon Valley Summer Sing, Fuzjko Hemming, Bones Ownes, Ian Anderson

  • Jul 6, 2019

SF Playhouse’s ‘Cabaret’ dazzling and timely

Nationalistic numbers reflect today’s America

SF Mime Troupe takes witty trip to Treasure Island

Environmental issues abound in fun political comedy

Films open Friday, July 5, 2019

Acclaimed Mexican observational drama ‘Chambermaid’ at Roxie

  • Jul 5, 2019

Amy Taylor fronts Amyl and the Sniffers with gusto

Former deli worker brings energy to Austrialian punk outfit

‘Maiden’ a dazzling doc about female sailors

Film thrillingly details history-making Whitbread race

Good Day July 4-6, 2019

Peninsula Family Fourth, SF Fourth at the Wharf, Pier 39 Fourth, Menlo Park Parade, San Mateo Fourth in the Park, SF Symphony, Howard Jones & Men Without Hats, Laborfest 2019, SF Ethnic Dance Festival

  • Jul 4, 2019

Good Day July 3-4, 2019

Passion, Brit Floyd, Good Person of Szechwan, What So Not, Marin County Fair, Oakland Symphony Independence Eve, Arj Barker, SF Fourth at the Wharf, Pier 39 Fourth of July Celebration, Independence Day Sail Across the Bay

  • Jul 3, 2019

‘Spider-Man: Far from Home’ hits a home run

Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal are amusing superheroes

  • Jul 3, 2019

Ari Aster’s ‘Midsommar’ is first-class horror

Film cleverly tackles classic, age-old themes

SF Mime Troupe goes to Treasure Island for 60th anniversary

Social justice remains theater group’s primary focus

Good Day June 30-July 2, 2019

SF Pride Parade and Celebration, More Beautiful for Having Been Broken, Galactic, Golden Gate Park Band, Chrysta Bell, Trevor Noah, Chase Atlantic, LaborFest 2019, Lyle Lovett, Solar Eclipse Coverage, Barbara Bourland, Lauren Kate

  • Jun 29, 2019

New nightlife venues represent the diversity of city’s queer community

New queer nightlife has been popping up around San Francisco, responding to…

Gospel singers make room for LGBTQ community

‘Interfaith’ in Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir includes Pride

Films opening Friday, June 28, 2019

Great vocal performances light up ‘Wild Rose’

  • Jun 28, 2019