Arts & Entertainment

Punch Line celebrates with ‘New Lease on Laughs’

Savvy Nato Green and friends save comedy club from eviction

‘Caroline’ needs change

Ambitious Ray of Light production suffers from sound challenges

The Iconic Bordeaux wine region is coping with climate change

Although still the premier Bordeaux red varietal, merlot is being scrutinized as a potential future victim of rising temperatures.

An American dream realized in Paso Robles: DAOU Vineyards & Winery

Brothers Georges and Daniel Daou’s passion, dedication are absolute

Wombats’ Matthew Murphy goes solo with Love Fame Tragedy

English musician busy with new SoCal life

Good Day Sept. 15-17, 2019

Comedy Day, Alexandre Singh: A Gothic Tale, Broadway Flipped, Sean Penn, Co-creating Hong Kong, Explosions in the Sky, John Mayer, Luis Fonsi, Avril Lavigne, Steely Dan, Selecter

  • Sep 14, 2019

Elton John bids a fond farewell in epic show

Captain Fantastic covers long career in Chase Center concert

‘Great Wave’ playwright wants to wash away stereotypes

Francis Turnly’s drama touches on Japanese, North Korean relations

Gruff Rhys sings in Welsh on ‘Pang’

Super Furry Animals’ rocker collaborates well with producer Muzi on solo album

Inventive ‘Freaks’ does so much with little

Low-budget, sci-fi horror flick is ingenious

Good Day Sept. 12-14, 2019

Fozzy, Test Dept., Blake Shelton, Elton John, Omri Shimron, Nina G, Revivalists, Ben Folds, Planet Home, Jazz Mafia, Jay Som, Bright Star, Opera San Jose’s Die Fledermaus, Greg Laswell

  • Sep 12, 2019

‘Raise Hell’ showcases Molly Ivins’ wicked wit

Inspiring doc profiles prophetic political writer

No sibling rivalry with Brother Brothers

Adam, David Moss in harmony on debut CD

Good Day Sept. 11-12, 2019

Eric Clapton, Gretchen Rubin, Mariko Tamaki, CounterPulse Residency Double Bill, Sigrid, MTT and Mahler, Doobie Brothers, Lizz Wright

  • Sep 11, 2019

SF Opera stages commanding ‘Billy Budd’

All male cast dazzles in Britten opera about good vs. evil

Madonna to play S.F.’s Golden Gate Theatre

Madame X tour concerts slated for Oct. 31, Nov. 2, Nov. 4

Dutch heroine saves Jewish children in ‘Last Train’

Meg Waite Clayton’s Holocaust-set novel inspires

S&M2 opens Chase Center with grandeur

Metallica, San Francisco Symphony reunite in big show

Good Day Sept. 8-10, 2019

Opera in the Park, Gregory Taboloff, Kidz Bop World Tour, The Maestrapeace, Kidchella, Cross Record, Gina Yashere, Adam Pasace, Historically Black College Universities Fair, MindTravel SilentHike, Dave Matthews Band

  • Sep 7, 2019

SF Opera begins 97th season with stirring ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Pene Pati, Nadine Sierra shine in titular role debuts