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Treasure Island Music Festival moving off island starting next year

Organizers of San Francisco's Treasure Island Music Festival announced Tuesday that this…

 

Mission gallery mural defaced

Galeria de la Raza staff and dozens of volunteers spent Thursday restoring…

 

‘Addams Family’ creepy, kooky and grand

San Jose Stage Company wraps its current season with a smorgasbord of…

'28 Chinese' spotlights contemporary art

San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum's new exhibit "28 Chinese" showcases the fruits…

BBB’s ‘Lady’ not quite fair

One of the most perfectly formed musicals of Broadway’s golden age, “My…

Doobie Brothers come to The City via Nashville

In all his years with The Doobie Brothers, singer-guitarist Tom Johnston –…

Emmy the Great inspired by sunshine, literature

As the self-proclaimed artist Emmy the Great, Emma-Lee Moss had hit a…

June 11: A.R. Rahman, Colleen and more

Who’s in town French musician Colleen is performing atmospheric, melodic pop music…

Patrick Hughes an illusionist with a paintbrush

Foreground is background, background is foreground and static images appear to shift…

Ingrid Michaelson’s ‘Lights Out’ defies tough times

There are moments of sheer folk-pop bliss on Ingrid Michaelson’s latest CD…

June 10: Todd Rundgren, Peter Coyote and more

Who’s in town Harvard public-policy professor Robert D. Putnam is leading a…

‘Two Women’ goes from novel and film to opera

San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti sounds like a proud midwife,…

June 9: Neon Trees, sea junk and more

Who’s in town Best-selling author Neil Gaiman speaks about the way stories…

June 8: Lupe Fiasco, comedy and more

Who’s in town Philosopher, lawyer and atheist Nancy Ellen Abrams reflects on…

S.F. Opera's 'Les Troyens' dazzles

"What joy!" were the first words the chorus sang when the curtain…

Smooth soul from James Davis

When she was young, before she acted on TV’s “Moesha” and in…

June 7: Alcatraz triathlon, The Weepies and more

Something to read In the Unlikely Event By Judy Blume ($27.95) The…

S.F. Symphony big on Beethoven

Beethoven is everywhere, all the time, but the San Francisco Symphony festival…

Bujalski takes on Hollywood actors for ‘Results’

Once dubbed "the godfather of mumblecore," Andrew Bujalski, in his fifth movie…