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Courtesy PhotoLight and tone: Rolfe Horn’s dramatic image of the Golden Gate Bridge is among the many striking photos on view in “The Summer Show” at Scott Nichols Gallery.

Who’s who of photographers at Scott Nichols

Every July, the Scott Nichols Gallery of photography selects approximately 80 photos…

Courtesy PhotoLight and tone: Rolfe Horn’s dramatic image of the Golden Gate Bridge is among the many striking photos on view in “The Summer Show” at Scott Nichols Gallery.
Courtesy PhotoMedia circus: “Project: Lohan” features

‘Lohan’ a fun, if shallow, look at celeb culture

“What’s she supposed to do — sit home and knit?” That’s the…

Courtesy PhotoMedia circus: “Project: Lohan” features
Courtesy PhotoFashion forward:  Jerry Folly-Kossi

At Swell Attitude’s happy hours, style does matter

For Khan Kanga, fashion and fun go together. The San Francisco-based creative…

Courtesy PhotoFashion forward:  Jerry Folly-Kossi
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Michael Morpurgo’s 'War Horse' comes alive on stage at Curran Theatre

“War Horse,” the 2011 Tony Award-winning Best Play riding into the Curran…

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Courtesy PhotoCheckered history: D’Arcy Drollinger created

Evolving ‘Project Lohan’ derived from headlines

Lindsay Lohan: Misunderstood celeb or just a hot mess? It’s the question…

Courtesy PhotoCheckered history: D’Arcy Drollinger created
Courtesy PhotoMeeting their match: Dancers duel it out in Sharp & Fine’s “A Thousand Natural Shocks” at Z Space on Monday.

Flights of Fencing

A dance accompanied by music from Harry Belafonte, Claude Debussy, Wolfgang Amadeus…

Courtesy PhotoMeeting their match: Dancers duel it out in Sharp & Fine’s “A Thousand Natural Shocks” at Z Space on Monday.
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Drew Carey going back to stand-up roots

Drew Carey is slipping into Cobb’s Comedy Club for two nights this…

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Courtesy photoReality show extravaganza: “Ballroom With a Twist” mixes “Dancing With the Stars

Not strictly ‘Ballroom’

The new “Ballroom With a Twist” combines the vigor of “Dancing With…

Courtesy photoReality show extravaganza: “Ballroom With a Twist” mixes “Dancing With the Stars
Courtesy PhotoNew role: Peter Lockyer

Iconic ‘Les Misérables’ marks 25 happy years

Back in 1985, San Francisco defeated Miami in the Super Bowl, unemployment…

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reuters file photoA spokeswoman for her agency

Acclaimed screenwriter Nora Ephron dead at 71

Oscar-nominated screenwriter Nora Ephron, known for romantic comedies "When Harry Met Sally"…

reuters file photoA spokeswoman for her agency
Courtesy photoSpecial guest: Dot Jones from TV’s “Glee” is the grand marshal of Sunday’s SF Pride parade.

Dot Jones carries a tune for ‘Glee’

The paraphrased expression “music soothes the savage beast” has taken on new…

Courtesy photoSpecial guest: Dot Jones from TV’s “Glee” is the grand marshal of Sunday’s SF Pride parade.
Courtesy photoSpecial concert: Composer Philip Glass

Philip Glass champions artistic innovation

American writer-painter Henry Miller, known for his distinctly original, powerful prose in…

Courtesy photoSpecial concert: Composer Philip Glass
Courtesy photo“Attila” boasts an intriguing set design.

‘Attila’ time travels at S.F. Opera

At the conclusion of the San Francisco Opera’s opening of Giuseppe Verdi’s…

Courtesy photo“Attila” boasts an intriguing set design.
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Shankman wants to rock audiences

Broadway’s current lineup includes a number of famous movie titles crafted or…

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Andrew Blackwell

Journalist suggests nuclear, or just toxic, vacations

“Pollution touring” doesn’t have a ring to it, but that doesn’t stop…

Andrew Blackwell
Courtesy photoStephanie Reents

Savvy stories in ‘Kissing List’

Author Stephanie Reents has quite a résumé. But the Rhodes Scholar, two-time…

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Courtesy photoRock opera: From left

‘American Idiot’ returns

Oh, how The City loves “American Idiot.” Green Day’s latter day punk-pop…

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Drew Altizer/ Special to The S.F. ExaminerFrom left

Rock ’n’ roll photo night supports literary arts

Click on the photos to see more. ‘Rock, Paper, Photo’: Acclaimed rock…

Drew Altizer/ Special to The S.F. ExaminerFrom left
Courtesy photo"Voca People

'Voca People' sings songs from space

It’s not every day that the works of Madonna, Mozart, Queen and…

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Courtesy photoIn the lead: Kathy Amendola is the proprietor of Cruisin’ the Castro Walking Tours.

A historic Castro cruise

June is about to bloom, and with that comes a long list…

Courtesy photoIn the lead: Kathy Amendola is the proprietor of Cruisin’ the Castro Walking Tours.