Arts & Entertainment

Raphael Saadiq takes deeply personal turn on new album

Singer reflects on his late brother in ‘Jimmy Lee’

‘Human Ounce’ engagingly explores art and responsibility

‘The Supers’ packed with clowning and chaos

Good Day Feb. 20-22, 2020

SF Ferry Building Third Thursdays, William Vollmann, Hot Tuna, David Bromberg, Tuck and Patti, Lisa Hilton, San Francisco Tribal Textile Art Show, American Indian Art Show, Oprah Winfrey, CatVideoFest, Mardi Gras Carnival

  • Feb 20, 2020

‘Ordinary Love,’ ‘And Then We Danced’ at the movies

Performances shine in stories about cancer, romance

Black like Bey

SFMOMA showcases photographer Dawoud Bey’s beautiful, sociopolitical images

Winter hikes in Northern California’s snowy mountains

Here are some favorite day trips in our area, arranged from easiest to more challenging.

Good Day Feb. 19-20, 2020

Disney on Ice, Barbara Rose Brooker, Leslie Jordan, Ride Your Wave, Conor Dougherty, Kandace Srpings, Full Monty, Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival, Last Ship, YBCA Community Culture Free Day

  • Feb 19, 2020

Michael Des Barres, William DuVall, The Amazons in town

Veteran rockers boast long, varied careers

Pauly Shore, aka The Weasel, loves to make people happy

Lovably eccentric performer brings his antics to Cobb’s

Esa-Pekka Salonen plans innovative 109th SF Symphony season

Dozens of premieres, first local performances in 2020-21

Fitzgerald classic springs to life in ‘Gatz’ at Berkeley Rep

‘Born in East Berlin’ explores pivotal Springsteen concert

Paul Taylor Dance Co. celebrates its late founder

Michael Novak takes reins of acclaimed contemporary troupe

Last Call with Saul: Francis Ford Coppola’s Cafe Zoetrope fulfills a cosmopolitan fantasy

Out on the corner of Kearny Street and Columbus Avenue is Café Zoetrope, a brightly-colored restaurant and bar

Good Day Feb. 16-18, 2020

Ezra Furman, Youth America Grand Prix, Seth Troxler, Hanzhi Wang, Murray Hidary, Johnny Mathis, The Bachelor Live on Stage, Illiterate Light, Frogs featuring Evan Dando, Joep Beving, Dennis Baron

  • Feb 15, 2020

Catching up with TV’s beloved Jeannie

Barbara Eden in town for S.F. Conservatory honors

Soak up some fun at ‘The SpongeBob Musical’

Cartoon comes to life onstage with great cast, design, tunes

A fictional painter, real-life film critic light up the screen

‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire,’ ‘Art of Pauline Kael’ new at the movies

Good Day Feb. 13-15, 2020

Gatz, High Fidelity Record Store Takeover, Conspiracy of Venus, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Dark Star Orchestra, San Jose Jazz Festival, Travis Tritt, Opera San Jose’s Il trovatore, Eric Hutchinson, Dashboard Confessional

  • Feb 13, 2020

Good Day Feb. 12-13, 2020

Tayla Parx, Walk Off The Earth, San Francisco Ballet Programs 2 and 3, Romeo Is Bleeding, Arthur Kleinman, Jo Koy, Kronos Quartet, Prep, Gloria

  • Feb 12, 2020

Ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day

Time for drinking, dining, theater — or science