Arts & Entertainment

Films opening Friday, May 24, 2019

Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut is fun ‘Booksmart’

  • May 24, 2019

Elle King recovers with ‘Shake the Spirit’

Singer survives ill-fated marriage, PTSD diagnosis

Exploring the gateway to the Lodi wine region

Things are often initiated through a glass of wine.

‘Non-Fiction’ an engaging slice of literary life

Great cast buoys Olivier Assayas’ latest character-rich offering

Good Day May 23-25, 2019

Presidio Twilight, Ripped, Run River North, JR: The Chronicles of San Francisco, Jill Biden, NAV, Be In Grace, Schola Cantorum Silicon Valley, Carnaval San Francisco, Los Tigres del Norte, Stone Soul Concert, Will Durst

  • May 23, 2019

Summer program offers free museum entry to city residents

People on public assistance pay no admission at 15 S.F. institutions

  • May 22, 2019

Aasif Mandvi blends personal, political in his comedy

Performer hopes his standup offers laughs and respite

Good Day May 22-23, 2019

lovelytheband, S.F. Ballet School Spring Festival, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, SFMOMA Art Bash, Allman Brown, Brian Cox, Hunter Hayes, George Packer, Peter Blinston

  • May 22, 2019

Olivia Wilde brings funny girls to big screen in ‘Booksmart’

Stars Beanie Feldstein, Kaitlyn Dever collaborate in directorial debut

‘American Psycho’ the musical stands tall in shallow ground

Ray of Light production is a guilty pleasure and thrill-ride

International artists take over Fort Mason

Theater, dance, music, spoken-word performers explore ‘path to democracy’

‘History of Freaks’ an unfocused look at circus folk

PlayGround premiere long and talky

Killing Joke’s Youth a modern Renaissance man

Producer Martin Glover keeping busy with many projects

Good Day May 19-21, 2019

Bay to Breakers, Sarah Silverman, SF Symphony Youth Orchestra, Michael Rapaport, Matsuri Festival, Dave Chappelle, Anne Lamott, Holly Herndon, The Lemonheads, Fiddler on the Roof

  • May 18, 2019

The 2017 vintage port wines mark consecutive years of excellence

Hot, dry growing season produced concentrated flavors

Glenmorangie experiments with wild yeast in its scotch

Bill “Dr. Bill” Lumsden, director of whisky creation, distilling and whisky stocks at both Glenmorangie and Ardbeg, is a grand wizard.

Melissa Errico celebrates a Legrand night for singing

Broadway vocalist, composer were ‘friends and conspirators’

Films opening Friday, May 17, 2019

60 Second Film Festival: A $2,000 prize will be awarded to the…

  • May 17, 2019

‘Silence of Others’ a stirring doc about Franco-era survivors

Film describes efforts to come to terms with atrocities

Good Day May 16-18, 2019

THURSDAY, MAY 16 Sonny Smith: The San Francisco musician plays his infectious…

  • May 16, 2019