Arts and culture

San Francisco City Administrator Carmen Chu, whose office manages the community grant program, said festivals “draw people to San Francisco, bring communities together, and in many ways, define our experiences here.” (Kevin Hume/Examiner file)

$12M funding focuses on festivals, parades to revive SF economy

Grants for the Arts program supports dozens of local cultural groups


Lawrence Ferlinghetti (Paul Chinn/2000 S.F. Examiner)

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and titan of the Beat era, dies at 101

Elaine Woo Los Angeles Times Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the San Francisco poet, publisher…