Palace of Fine Arts

From left, Micael Bogar, Lauren Hayes, Emily Stone, Britt Lauer, Baily Hopkins and Julie Douglas are excellent in We Players’ “Roman Women.” (Courtesy Lauren Matley)

We Players’ ‘Roman Women’ enthrall at Palace of Fine Arts

There’s an incantatory, mesmerizing quality to We Players’ “Roman Women,” which, with…

 

A woman who fell from a rotunda at the Palace of Fine Arts in 2013 could receive $2.25 million from San Francisco. A lawsuit filed against The City and other agencies claims they were negligent in creating a safe environment for the public. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF could pay $2.25M to woman injured at Palace of Fine Arts

A woman who nearly died after falling from a rotunda at the…

 

Some San Francisco residents want the Palace of Fine Arts to remain an educational and cultural spot rather than a commercial one with hotels and restaurants. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Hotel, restaurant concepts for Palace of Fine Arts moving forward

Despite pleas from dozens of residents to preserve the Palace of Fine…

 

Palace of Fine Arts (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Palace of Fine Arts debated on KQED Forum with Examiner reporter, parks and arts advocates

The debate about whether to include hotels and restaurants among possibilities for…

Palace of Fine Arts (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Some San Francisco residents want the Palace of Fine Arts to remain an educational and cultural spot rather than a commercial one with hotels and restaurants. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Support for Palace illustrates value of city’s heritage

For the past 100 years, The City has fought for the Palace…

Some San Francisco residents want the Palace of Fine Arts to remain an educational and cultural spot rather than a commercial one with hotels and restaurants. (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)
Palace of Fine Arts (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Nonarts proposals for Palace of Fine Arts anger residents

As San Francisco moves closer to selecting a future long-term tenant for…

Palace of Fine Arts (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. ExaminerThe City's Recreation and Parks Department has been tasked with finding a new long-term leaseholder for the century-old Palace of Fine Arts.

Rec center, hotel among ideas pitched for long-term use of SF Palace of Fine Arts

San Francisco has taken its first step in selecting a future long-term…

Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. ExaminerThe City's Recreation and Parks Department has been tasked with finding a new long-term leaseholder for the century-old Palace of Fine Arts.
COURTESY  PHOTOJane Lynch’s musical comedy show "See Jane Sing" includes appearances by Kate Flannery and Tim Davis.

Jane Lynch invites audiences to ‘See Jane Sing’

Jane Lynch, up close and gleefully musical, brings her cabaret act to…

COURTESY  PHOTOJane Lynch’s musical comedy show "See Jane Sing" includes appearances by Kate Flannery and Tim Davis.
Courtesy of Laura Ackley CollectionIt is estimated that some 20 million people attended the Panama-Pacific International Exposition world's fair in San Francisco during its 10-month run. The centennial of the day the fair officially opened will be marked Friday with the launch of events and exhibits that will carry on throughout the year.

SF prepares to celebrate centennial of world’s fair

At his 104th birthday party earlier this month, Dr. Ralph Weilerstein was…

Courtesy of Laura Ackley CollectionIt is estimated that some 20 million people attended the Panama-Pacific International Exposition world's fair in San Francisco during its 10-month run. The centennial of the day the fair officially opened will be marked Friday with the launch of events and exhibits that will carry on throughout the year.
Neshan Naltchayan/MNS/WireImage for Schon ProductionsMichaele Schon and Neal Schon cut the cake by Sam Godfrey at their wedding at the Palace of Fine Arts on December 15

Scoop: Neal Schon, wife seek pricey wedding presents

What’s more ridiculous than charging people to watch your wedding on pay-per-view?…

Neshan Naltchayan/MNS/WireImage for Schon ProductionsMichaele Schon and Neal Schon cut the cake by Sam Godfrey at their wedding at the Palace of Fine Arts on December 15
SF Examiner file photoThe Exploratorium museum is departing its longtime home at the Palace of Fine Arts at the beginning of the year. It is slated to reopen in April at Pier 15.

Exploratorium preparing for move to S.F. waterfront

After 43 years of educating students, tourists and Bay Area residents about…

SF Examiner file photoThe Exploratorium museum is departing its longtime home at the Palace of Fine Arts at the beginning of the year. It is slated to reopen in April at Pier 15.

Chris Cornell goes right from Soundgarden tour back to solo work

One thing you can say about barnstorming banshee Chris Cornell — the…

Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer going on tour together

Fans probably took it as a joke at first, perhaps a publicity…

Palace of Fine Arts swans wary of injured swan Bella’s return

Bella the swan has returned and hopes to stay at her lagoon…

Patti LuPone remains a woman on the verge

The definition of diva can range from a woman blessed with great…

Suzanne Vega brings act to SF’s Palace of Fine Arts

Hitting town this Thursday, at the Palace of Fine Arts — is…

Swan returned to Palace eight weeks after sibling killed

Blanche is back and she’s brought some friends to enjoy the lagoon…

Blanche wants some friends for Christmas

The San Francisco Examiner predicts what The City’s leaders, losers, and movers…

Rocker to perform at Palace of Fine Arts

Longtime rocker Todd Rundgren performs his 1973 album “A Wizard, A True…