entertainment

War through a soldier’s eyes

“Black Watch” has been taking audiences by storm ever since its 2006…

Iron and Wine's Sam Beam a renaissance man

Sam Beam, like Alexander, can survey his kingdom and weep for lack…

A delectable day awaits in Sonoma Valley

At the very top of Sonoma Valley Veterans Memorial Park, I had…

Avett Brothers sing what they know

Unlike their predecessors Bob Dylan or Johnny Cash, the Avett Brothers of…

Blues rockers Stone Foxes on fire

 “This album should be played loud,” read the line notes of “Small…

Farming drama ‘At Any Price’ falls just short of excellence

Narratively flawed but admirably ambitious and occasionally splendid, “At Any Price” details…

Have kitschy fun — in bed — at Supper Club

Months ago, my sister called me from the back of a cab,…

Katy Perry’s father ashamed of daughter

Katy Perry is the daughter of a fiery preacher, and he’s none…

Man in a can

Thanks to the brilliant casting of Robert Downey Jr., Tony Stark —…

Nicotine fiend Lindsay Lohan reportedly splits N.Y. for L.A. rehab

Lindsay Lohan still just does not get it. Wow. TMZ is reporting…

Pied Piper’s mixology roots run deep, tasty

The Palace Hotel has been in the news lately because of its…

‘Killer’ snazzy but uneven

Local writer Dan Harder’s modern noir mystery, “A Killer Story,” onstage at…

Ascendant Bonobo swings through Warfield

Electronic music is having the Year of the Monkey. Brooklyn, N.Y.-based downtempo…

Brad Pitt’s zombie flick “World War Z” was a nightmare to make

Vanity Fair magazine is running a June cover story on Brad Pitt…

Little Boots finds relief, renewal in DJ booth

British synth-pop perfectionist Little Boots had a specific mood in mind for…

Loesser will be more in 42nd Street Moon concert

As if Jason Graae isn’t busy enough in “Little Me,” he’s taking…

Mariah Carey shuts down Disneyland to renew her vows

Mariah Carey shut down the entire Disneyland park so she could renew her wedding…

Paramore rocks on at the Warfield

Hayley Williams — the next twang-friendly Taylor Swift? It could have happened,…

Quantity counts for Jason Graae, man of many characters

Those not familiar with “Little Me,” the final show in 42nd Street…

SFMade Week celebrates local manufacturing boom

As the trend for quality, local craftsmanship continues to grow in The…