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Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey dead at 67

NEW YORK — Glenn Frey, who co-founded the Eagles and with Don…

A plan to install a larger marquee sign on the Fillmore Auditorium may come to fruition now that the Board of Supervisors seems likely to approve a rule that will allow the change. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Fillmore sign set to shine

San Francisco’s renowned Fillmore Auditorium is on the verge of winning city…

A plan to install a larger marquee sign on the Fillmore Auditorium may come to fruition now that the Board of Supervisors seems likely to approve a rule that will allow the change. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Mission High School student Ed Almengor plays the guitar in the school cafeteria Thursday, December 10, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Mission High student with autism embraces rock star status on campus

In the midst of the typical lunchtime chaos in the Mission High…

Mission High School student Ed Almengor plays the guitar in the school cafeteria Thursday, December 10, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Neal Schon, left, and Michaele Salahi arrive at the CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP File)

‘City by the Bay’ to settle Journey’s Neal Schon lawsuit for $290K

Journey’s “Lights” is a love song for San Francisco — but the…

Neal Schon, left, and Michaele Salahi arrive at the CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP File)
Acclaimed actor Jeff Daniels has been writing folk tunes for years. (Courtesy Luke Pline)

Jeff Daniels sings self-penned folk tunes

Actor Jeff Daniels has won an Emmy for his shrewd performance as…

Acclaimed actor Jeff Daniels has been writing folk tunes for years. (Courtesy Luke Pline)
San Francisco Board of Supervisors president London Breed hopes to install a large theatre marquee on the famed Fillmore Auditorium in celebration of the area's diverse history. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Fillmore marquee act: Proposed signage to highlight iconic music venue

Among San Francisco’s most storied and iconic cultural institutions is the Fillmore…

San Francisco Board of Supervisors president London Breed hopes to install a large theatre marquee on the famed Fillmore Auditorium in celebration of the area's diverse history. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco examining ways to stem tide of artist displacement

San Francisco examining ways to stem tide of artist displacement

Below-market-rate housing expressly for artists can’t come fast enough in San Francisco,…

San Francisco examining ways to stem tide of artist displacement
Outside Lands 2015 - Day Two

Outside Lands 2015 – Day Two

Festival goers to Golden Gate Park this weekend for day two of…

Outside Lands 2015 - Day Two
Outsidelands 2015, Friday Aug. 8 - D'Angelo & the Vanguard

Outside Lands 2015 – Day One

Thousands gathered at Golden Gate Park for the 7th annual Outside Lands…

Outsidelands 2015, Friday Aug. 8 - D'Angelo & the Vanguard
In the 1990s, ESG expanded to include the band members' daughters and nieces. (S.F. Examiner File Photo)

Legendary band ESG’s career finale at Hard French’s Pride weekend blowout

ESG, the rhythmic no wave band that formed in 1977 in the…

In the 1990s, ESG expanded to include the band members' daughters and nieces. (S.F. Examiner File Photo)
Craig Robinson brings his act to Cobb’s Comedy Club this week. COURTESY PHOTO

Musical mayhem fuels Craig Robinson’s comedy

Set to set star in a sitcom based on his life and…

Craig Robinson brings his act to Cobb’s Comedy Club this week. COURTESY PHOTO
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Quiz: Which love song are you?

Have you been listening to sappy love songs in honor of Valentine's…

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June 27: Sonny and the Sunsets and more S.F. events

Who's in town Tony-winner Laura Benanti appears with the S.F. Gay Men's…

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June 25: Norwegian retro-soul and other S.F. events

Who's in town Bernhoft, an award-winning retro-soul singer and multi-instrumentalist from Norway,…

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June 23: Electro-Americana and more S.F. events

SOMETHING TO READTrue Brews By Emma Christensen $23 The local blogger and…

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June 12: The Tenors' operatic pop and other S.F. events

Who's in town Carlos Alzugaray Treto, Cuba's former ambassador to the European…

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Courtesy photoYoung singers are invited to Ragazzi’s SingFest! this weekend in Redwood City.

Boys’ choir comes of age

“I get a lot of girlfriends by singing them love songs,” says…

Courtesy photoYoung singers are invited to Ragazzi’s SingFest! this weekend in Redwood City.
Courtesy PhotoBrenden Guy is a musician and creator of “Curious Flights

Curious Flights launches inaugural season

American composer and music critic Virgil Thomson once described “the 50 pieces”…

Courtesy PhotoBrenden Guy is a musician and creator of “Curious Flights
Courtesy PhotoOld friends Dawn Harms and Emil Miland are performing in the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony Pride Concert on Saturday.

Bay Area Rainbow Symphony plays proudly

Tailor-made for The City’s multi-faceted community, the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony closes…

Courtesy PhotoOld friends Dawn Harms and Emil Miland are performing in the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony Pride Concert on Saturday.
Courtesy PhotoWomen’s-rights activist and Ms. Magazine co-founder Gloria Steinem appears in conversation with author Letty Cottin Pogrebin this Monday.

June 3: A conversation with Gloria Steinem and other San Francisco events

Who’s in town Women’s-rights activist and Ms. Magazine co-founder Gloria Steinem appears…

Courtesy PhotoWomen’s-rights activist and Ms. Magazine co-founder Gloria Steinem appears in conversation with author Letty Cottin Pogrebin this Monday.