Arts & Entertainment

Holiday Classical and Choral 2019: Sing on!

Carols and more in churches and concert halls

Good Day Dec. 4-5, 2019

Megan Hilty and Cheyenne Jackson, U Up Live, Alex Cameron, Scrooge in Love, Rock & Mortar, Andrea Bocelli, Poptopia with Halsey and Lizzo, Michael Feinstein, A Noh Christmas Carol

  • Dec 4, 2019

Eighth Harry Potter tale takes to the stage quite well

Special effects, tender story magically meld in hit show at the Curran

Good Day Nov. 28-30, 2019

International Auto Show, Chainsmokers, Smuin’s Christams Ballet, Champions of Magic, Velveteen Rabbit, Cirque Arabesque, D.L. Hughley, Big Wild, Mac Sabbath

  • Dec 2, 2019

‘Groundhog Day the Musical’ rants more than enchants

Stage show lacks sweet tone of filmic source material

Prosecco leads Wine Enthusiast magazine Top 100 Wines of 2019

‘Tis the season for major wine periodicals to release their lists of top 100 wines.

Holiday Dance 2019: Nuts about ‘Nutcracker’

The classic ballet, and fun alternatives, on stages across the bay

Good Day Dec. 1-3, 2019

Great America’s WinterFest, World AIDS Day Observance, Eric Wang, S.F. Birth and Baby Fair, SF Etsy Holiday Emporium, Snoop Dogg, Snoh Aalegra, It’s a Wonderful with S.F. Symphony, Neal Grace, BFF.fm Fundraising Gala

  • Nov 30, 2019

Holiday Events 2019: It’s Christmastime in The City

Trim the tree, slide on skates or do some holiday shopping

Films opening Nov. 27 and Nov. 29, 2019

Another Hole in the Head Festival opens at New People

  • Nov 27, 2019

Good Day Nov. 27-28, 2019

St. Francis hotel holiday castles, Pete Davidson, Champions of Magic, Bay Area Reunion with MC Hammer, Tony! Toni! Tone!, En Vogue, Roy Wood Jr., Silicon Valley Turkey Trot, International Auto Show

  • Nov 27, 2019

Mark Ruffalo goes deep in ‘Dark Waters’

Actor stars in, produces film taking on corporate chemical giant

‘Queen & Slim’ a lovers on-the-lam adventure with big themes

Melina Matsoukas’ feature debut mixes missed opportunities, stellar moments

Bold new work from SECA Award winners

Biennial SFMOMA exhibition showcases Bay Area artists

  • Nov 26, 2019

Dickens fair hosts Father Christmas and much more

Victorian England comes to life at Cow Palace in 20th anniversary festivities

PigPen Theatre charms with ‘Tale of Despereaux’

Funny, musical fairy tale onstage at Berkeley Rep

Rian Johnson has infectious fun, onscreen and off, on cheeky ‘Knives Out’

Amusing mystery inspired by Agatha Christie whodunits

Good Day Nov. 24-26, 2019

Macy’s Holiday Windows, Snovember Holiday Market, Patrick Wolff Quintet, Carole J. Bufford, Kevin Gates, A$AP Ferg, Slayer, Ben Folds, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Cinthia Marcella: A morta

  • Nov 23, 2019

The winemaker of the stars opens new estate near Healdsburg

Young veteran winemaker Jesse Katz, producer of Sonoma County Bordeaux-style wines under his Aperture Cellars brand since 2009, is about to take a huge step.

Beat goes on in Cher’s fun ‘Here We Go Again Tour’

Entertaining diva, fashionista is inspirational, too