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Treasure Island Music Festival announces headliners, other acts

The lineup for this year’s Treasure Island Music Festival was announced Tuesday,…

Getty ImagesAshton Kutcher is not a fan of Twitter's retweet option

Ashton Kutcher helped build Twitter, now tearing it down

Ashton Kutcher deserves much of the credit for the rise of Twitter,…

Getty ImagesAshton Kutcher is not a fan of Twitter's retweet option
Getty ImagesChris Brown may face time in the clink

Chris Brown might have violated parole in L.A. fender-bender

When photos of Chris Brown emerged last week showing the bad boy…

Getty ImagesChris Brown may face time in the clink
Getty ImagesPictures of cholesterol-ridden foods up close!

Paula Deen museum becoming reality in Georgia

Well look here, the Paula Deen museum is reportedly in the works…

Getty ImagesPictures of cholesterol-ridden foods up close!
Courtesy PhotoScott Wells and Dancers display a technique called parkour in a piece called “Parkour Deux” at ODC’s Walking Distance Dance Festival-SF.

Walk, writhe and vault

ODC’s fringe-style Walking Distance Dance Festival-SF celebrates its second year this weekend…

Courtesy PhotoScott Wells and Dancers display a technique called parkour in a piece called “Parkour Deux” at ODC’s Walking Distance Dance Festival-SF.
Courtesy PhotoGreta Gerwig

‘Frances Ha’ joyful and bright

An aspiring dancer with more optimism than talent tries to find her…

Courtesy PhotoGreta Gerwig
Courtesy PhotoJack Cutmore-Scott and Rebekah Brockman play a 19th-century era tutor and student in American Conservatory Theater’s talky “Arcadia.”

ACT’s ‘Arcadia’ dazzles and dazes

“Arcadia” is a splendid Rubik’s Cube, as playwright Tom Stoppard twists its…

Courtesy PhotoJack Cutmore-Scott and Rebekah Brockman play a 19th-century era tutor and student in American Conservatory Theater’s talky “Arcadia.”
Getty ImagesAmanda Bynes defends her feet

Amanda Bynes flips out on plane, denies she has bad feet

Let’s catch up with Amanda Bynes. According to TMZ, this week she…

Getty ImagesAmanda Bynes defends her feet
Getty Images file photoNoah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig co-wrote the catchy “Frances Ha.”

Baumbach and Gerwig charm with ‘Frances Ha’

Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach met actress Greta Gerwig when he cast…

Getty Images file photoNoah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig co-wrote the catchy “Frances Ha.”
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoThe tasty Chinese burger at Beijing tastes as good as Southern barbecue.

Eclectic Beijing brightens Chinese food scene

Recent rants from a well-known restaurant critic could have one easily believing…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoThe tasty Chinese burger at Beijing tastes as good as Southern barbecue.
Getty ImagesJose Canseco defends himself on Twitter

Jose Canseco denies rape allegations

And speaking of problematic people to follow on Twitter, ex-A’s star Jose…

Getty ImagesJose Canseco defends himself on Twitter
Getty ImagesSometimes the rich and famous life is just too much for Kendall Jenner

Model Kendall Jenner attacked for tweet

When 17-year-old model Kendall Jenner tweeted, “Just wish things could be easier…

Getty ImagesSometimes the rich and famous life is just too much for Kendall Jenner
MIke Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerElly Hartshorn works the muddy soil of the urban vineyard at Alemany Farm in Bernal Heights.

Sauvignon blanc still jewel of New Zealand’s soil

I told a winemaker friend of mine I was writing about New…

MIke Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerElly Hartshorn works the muddy soil of the urban vineyard at Alemany Farm in Bernal Heights.
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoBelfast native Martin Finnegan isn’t exactly Australian

Town Tavern evokes S.F.’s hidden Aussie tales

When Ireland native and second-generation bartender John Lillis decided to open a…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoBelfast native Martin Finnegan isn’t exactly Australian
Getty ImagesGordon Ramsey can only help so much and then they're on their own.

‘Kitchen Nightmares’ nightmare reopens as owner faces deportation

“Kitchen Nightmares” nightmare Scottsdale restaurant Amy’s Baking Co. reopened Tuesday, but getting insider info on…

Getty ImagesGordon Ramsey can only help so much and then they're on their own.
Courtesy PhotoMichael Pasternak

Alexander is feeling the ‘Jewish’ love

Based on two successful comedy albums of the 1960s, “When You’re In…

Courtesy PhotoMichael Pasternak
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Directing team strikes again with ‘Maisie’

Filmmakers David Siegel and Scott McGehee, who met at UC Berkeley, never…

Courtesy PhotoDirectors David Siegel
Getty ImagesBrad Pitt lays off the weed

Haters gonna hate, but Brad Pitt did not slam Jennifer Aniston

Let’s get one thing straight: Brad Pitt did not “slam” his marriage…

Getty ImagesBrad Pitt lays off the weed
Getty ImagesThis is the real Psy; or maybe not?

Imposter lives it up at Cannes posing as Korean pop star Psy

A man impersonating the Korean pop star Psy lived it up in Cannes,…

Getty ImagesThis is the real Psy; or maybe not?
Courtesy PhotoRoommate will play original reggae-influenced tracks at Dub Mission at the Elbo Room on Sunday.

Island sirens of dub call to Roommate

The siren song of the Caribbean calls to San Francisco dub producer…

Courtesy PhotoRoommate will play original reggae-influenced tracks at Dub Mission at the Elbo Room on Sunday.