Arts & Entertainment

Movies and more in Max 2019: A Space Festival

Art, science merge in entertaining, educational programs

Twenty One Pilots to open 2019 Outside Lands

Daily lineup offers Childish Gambino on Saturday, Paul Simon on Sunday

Doris Day dead at 97

Doris Day, a leading box office star of the mid-20th century who achieved indelible fame in big-screen bedroom farces and put a sunny face on the working woman in postwar America, has died.

Art school fuels UPSAHL’s success

Pop singer is first act on major label relaunch

Hendrick’s unveils “Midsummer Solstice,” a limited-edition gin

To preview their new cocktail, created exclusively for the Napa Valley’s Bottlerock event later this month, Hendrick’s Gin has released “Midsummer Solstice.”

Al Farrow’s ‘White House’ reflects on presidencies

Artist comments on changing government in Catharine Clark Gallery show

  • May 12, 2019

Stephen J. Dubner brings ‘Freakonomics Radio Live!’ to The City

Podcaster revamps popular program for the stage

  • May 12, 2019

Good Day May 12-14, 2019

Walking Distance Dance Festival, Diana Gameros, Mother’s Day Rose Show, Todd Rundgren, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, Carsie Blanton, The Enchanted Forest, The Faint, Priced Out, Julie Orringer

  • May 11, 2019

Realism and superheroes don’t jibe in ‘Supremacy’

Playwright Jason Mendez tackles too much in Exit Theatre premiere

Films opening Friday, May 11, 2019

The Hustle: Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson play con women who join…

  • May 10, 2019

Good Day May 9-11, 2019

NightLife at Cal Academy, Wild Reeds, Keb’ Mo’, The French Had A Name For It, Agrarianaa, Elhae, Pentatonix, Yann Tiersen

  • May 9, 2019

Amanda Palmer goes big with ‘No Intermission’

Performance artist calls lengthy show ‘cathartic’

‘Wild Impossibility’ a tale of mothers and memory

Cheryl Ossola launches debut novel in The City

‘Pokémon: Detective Pikachu’ noisy yet charming

Reynolds, Smith’s performances add appeal to franchise flick

Good Day, May 8-9, 2019

Dustin Lance Black, Flaural, Tom Odell, Betty Who, Paris to Pittsburgh, Spring Artisan Market, Dorrance Dance, CAAMFest 37, Chinatown Rising, ionnalee, Bad Suns

  • May 8, 2019

‘Life Sucks’ amusingly updates ‘Uncle Vanya’

Custom Made takes playful approach with Aaron Posner’s adaptation

Tav Falco pursues art, culture and rock in Vienna

Europe has long provided ideal backdrop for esoteric music maker

Ancient poem becomes modern musical in ‘Weightless’

Kilbanes’ innovative rock opera onstage at ACT’s Strand

‘Significant Other’ a funny, tender look at love and friendship

San Francisco Playhouse production gets the details just right

‘We Have Iré’ shines light on local Afro-Cuban artists

Performers share stories of success in playwright Paul S. Flores’ multi-media premiere