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May 6: Cosmetology show, Rentals and more

Who’s in town Megan Kruse’s debut novel, “Call Me Home,” follows a…

May 5: Cibo Matto, comedy fiesta and more

Who's in town Journalist Michaelangelo Matos chronicles the history of electronic dance…

Tenderloin students make waves with poetry

Eighth graders at De Marillac Academy, an extraordinary Catholic school in San…

Joan Armatrading on touring roll

British singer Joan Armatrading barely noticed when she turned 64 in December…

Kodaline serenades couples with ‘The One’

Steve Garrigan never intended to launch a tradition. The Kodaline singer said…

May 4: Manic Street Preachers, Alex Hooper and more

Who’s in town Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard, known for penning a…

Painter John Waguespack channels free spirit

In creating the paintings for his new solo show at Rocha Art…

S.F. Ballet 2016 Season

San Francisco Ballet has announced its 2016 repertory season. Subscriptions ($75-$1,504) go…

S.F. Ballet's ‘Romeo and Juliet’ fresh and vital

Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is more than four centuries old: Ballet versions…

May 3: SF Comics Fest, New Kids on the Block and more

SOMETHING TO READ Big Gay Ice Cream: Saucy Stories & Frozen Treats…

May 1-2: Art Market San Francisco, Decemberists and more

A great hike Hill's angels: Admit it, you've always wanted to try…

New ‘Avengers’ falters slightly but still worth a look

Joss Whedon's highly anticipated "Avengers: Age of Ultron" boasts perhaps the biggest…

Thomas Hardy novel looks good on film again

Prettiness eclipses passion in "Far From the Madding Crowd," a new version…

Acclaimed apartheid play ‘Ubu’ makes local premiere

The Handspring Puppet Company’s production of “Ubu and the Truth Commission” is…

April 30: The Lexington Club, Incidentals and more

Who’s in town Singer-songwriter Tony Lucca of Nashville, Tenn., is playing songs…

British punk poet Dr. John Cooper Clarke hits U.S. at last

Britain’s legendary punk poet Dr. John Cooper Clarke finally has made it…

Duke Ellington’s spirit electrifies ‘Isfahan Blues’

In a historic meeting of two cultures in 1963, the Duke Ellington…

Modern Mexican art’s diversity revealed in ‘Maestros’

International movements and Mexican history come together in “Maestros: 20th Century Mexican…

Romani music, culture take spotlight

The music of Gypsies (who prefer to be called Roma or Romani)…

Scott Barry’s ‘Rise’ has ups and downs

Life gets messy and then erectile dysfunction happens. For playwright, screenwriter and…