Other Arts

30 years and 1,000 points of light at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

In a testament to choreographer Alonzo King’s longevity and relevance, LINES Ballet…

Bright, reflective lights in ‘Times Bones’ by Alexander V. Nichols

Lighting designer Alexander V. Nichols works with the best: His résumé boasts…

Litquaking Robert Hass

Bay Area poet Robert Hass admits his infatuation with The City started…

Entertaining Bay Area events for the week of Oct. 8

This week, enjoy performance and visual art, literary events, garage rock, or…

Hellman family wants people to ‘have a great time’ at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

“People should not take this as a memorial to Warren”: So says…

Taye Diggs – triple threat

Stage, film and television star Taye Diggs can explain to his son…

A female British Muslim walks into a comedy club

Comedian Shazia Mirza understands San Francisco. “It’s not like the rest of…

Diana Vreeland — the first famous fashionista

Seemingly every big name from the 20th-century fashion world has something to…

Paley’s modern masterpieces in San Francisco

With a Paul Gaugin front and center, Francis Bacon to the right…

Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis get wild with new children's book

The Decemberists’ Colin Meloy has been busy spinning yarns. “Under Wildwood,” being…

San Francisco drag queens reboot ‘Roseanne’

Comedy queen Roseanne Barr recently weathered a Comedy Central roast — but…

Napoles Ballet takes on the Faust legend

Among the many distinctive voices that have emerged from Cuba’s rich cultural…

FoolsFury cruises with ‘Port Out, Starboard Home’

Celebrated playwright-screenwriter Sheila Callaghan is offering up what is sure to be…

'California Forever' looks at parks’ past and future

California without Yosemite is a terrifying thought. But the famed park that…

Ghirardelli marks 160 sweet years

A technique called conching is one of the main reasons for the…

‘Passage’ looks at LGBT lives around the world

Ed Decker and Robert Leone, who married each other amid 2008’s feverish…

Brian Regan is naturally clean — and funny

Brian Regan has a clean act — a rare thing on today’s…

'Sons of Anarchy' star scoffs at challenges

Most people don’t go from lying by the roadside with a broken…

Drag, performance artists join forces

When Mica Sigourney gave birth to his drag alter ego VivvyAnne ForeverMORE!…

No subject is off-limits for Edwards — even shark attack victims

Comedians are always going to offend someone, but comedian Ian Edwards welcomes…