Elvis Costello

“Soft Power,” David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori’s brilliant, clever world premiere at the Curran, was 2018’s best new show. (Courtesy Craig Schwartz Photography)

2018: The best in arts

In chronological order, these were the year’s most notable moments in the…

 

Elvis Costello played a set spanning his 40+-year career at the Masonic on Saturday. [Leslie Katz/S.F. Examiner]

Elvis Costello looks now and then with panache

On Saturday in concert at San Francisco’s Masonic, Elvis Costello didn’t look…

 

Frederick Wiseman’s latest extraordinary documentary is “Ex Libris: The New York Public Library.” (Courtesy Zipporah Films)

‘Ex Libris’ a mesmerizing tour of NY libraries

Since the 1960s, Frederick Wiseman has been taking his camera into the…

Frederick Wiseman’s latest extraordinary documentary is “Ex Libris: The New York Public Library.” (Courtesy Zipporah Films)
Fathom Events screens a session in which 16 Tuskegee Airmen -- the first African-American U.S. military aviators who flew in Europe during World War II -- reminisce about their groundbreaking experiences. (Courtesy National Archives and Records Administration)
Fathom Events screens a session in which 16 Tuskegee Airmen -- the first African-American U.S. military aviators who flew in Europe during World War II -- reminisce about their groundbreaking experiences. (Courtesy National Archives and Records Administration)
Courtesy KALWIn 1975 Stanley Roth received permission to operate a hot dog cart as San Francisco's first street food vendor.

A&E: SF around the Internet

San Francisco is a city famous for its arts and culture. So…

Courtesy KALWIn 1975 Stanley Roth received permission to operate a hot dog cart as San Francisco's first street food vendor.