Star Wars

The San Francisco Symphony provides live accompaniment to “The Little Mermaid” in Davies Hall at 7:30 p.m. July 6-7 and 2 p.m. July 8. (Courtesy San Francisco Symphony)

Lots of pop in summer with the SF Symphony

It might even be better than Sensurround: The original “Star Wars” trilogy…

 

Carrie Fisher was recently promoting her 2016 memoir “The Princess Diarist.” (Courtesy Riccardo Ghilardi)

Scoop: Carrie Fisher a great wit and princess for all time

Remembering Carrie Fisher, “Star Wars” creator George Lucas said, “She was our…

 

Just in time for the opening of the new "Star Wars" movie comes a free Glow Sword Battle in Mission Bay. (Courtesy phofo)

Glow Sword Battle has new name, SF location

Kevin Bracken isn’t too fazed that he had to change the name…

 

After Kim Kardashian posted video of a call between Kanye West and Taylor Swift that seems to suggest she knew about the infamous line in his "Famous" song, Swift took to Instagram to defend herself and says audio proves she's right. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Scoop: Taylor Swift considers legal action against Kim Kardashian, Kanye West

Taylor Swift is reportedly considering legal action against Kim Kardashian and Kanye…

After Kim Kardashian posted video of a call between Kanye West and Taylor Swift that seems to suggest she knew about the infamous line in his "Famous" song, Swift took to Instagram to defend herself and says audio proves she's right. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
George Lucas will no longer build his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art with a collection of fine art and Hollywood memorabilia in Chicago after facing legal issues. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

George Lucas to build museum in California after pulling Chicago site

“Star Wars” creator George Lucas has officially pulled plans to open his…

George Lucas will no longer build his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art with a collection of fine art and Hollywood memorabilia in Chicago after facing legal issues. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
Ariana Grande looked glam and sounded great at the MTV Movie Awards. (Courtesy MTV)

Scoop: Sex, ‘Star Wars’ in spotlight at MTV Movie Awards

It wouldn’t be the MTV Movie Awards if there weren’t something sexy,…

Ariana Grande looked glam and sounded great at the MTV Movie Awards. (Courtesy MTV)
Carrie Fisher, pictured at a “Star Wars" panel at San Diego's Comic-Con in July, says she lost weight to reprise her role as Princess Leia in the upcoming "The Force Awakens." (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Scoop: Carrie Fisher coming to terms with sexy Princess Leia

It’s been more than 30 years since she wore Princess Leia’s gold…

Carrie Fisher, pictured at a “Star Wars" panel at San Diego's Comic-Con in July, says she lost weight to reprise her role as Princess Leia in the upcoming "The Force Awakens." (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
In this file photo, comedian Bill Cosby salutes the crowd as he begins a performance at the Buell Theater in Denver. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Scoop: Cosby suffers setbacks in series of sex assault cases

In both the court of law and the court of public opinion,…

In this file photo, comedian Bill Cosby salutes the crowd as he begins a performance at the Buell Theater in Denver. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
Lucasfilm/Disney/APA 4chan user who claims to be a Lucasfilm employee leaked some alleged details about the new movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" this week.

Plot of next 'Star Wars' allegedly leaked online

<p>'Star Wars" fans got an early Christmas present last week with the…

Lucasfilm/Disney/APA 4chan user who claims to be a Lucasfilm employee leaked some alleged details about the new movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" this week.
Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP

'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast unveiled

"Star Wars: Episode VII" finally has its stars. May the Force be…

Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP
Formerly worn by Elizabeth Taylor

Fall Preview: From Bulgari to Hockney

Jewels, pop culture, cinema and paintings by masters fill museums, while galleries…

Formerly worn by Elizabeth Taylor
Getty ImagesThey're all too chubby for "Star Wars"

‘Star Wars’ seeking beautiful and thin people for next film

Disney is behind the next “Star Wars” film, and alleged cast descriptions…

Getty ImagesThey're all too chubby for "Star Wars"
Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerDouglas Stephens of Dalva takes pride in his bar’s quality ingredients — even the soda in the Jack and Coke is the Mexican variety

Leave the confines of the outside for a lovely and dark Dalva drinking experience

This Mission district spot has received a lot of attention for The…

Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerDouglas Stephens of Dalva takes pride in his bar’s quality ingredients — even the soda in the Jack and Coke is the Mexican variety
Getty Images File PhotoStar Wars creator George Lucas has expressed interest in building an art museum in San Francisco for his personal collection.

George Lucas wants to build art museum in SF's Presidio

San Francisco has its share of art museums, and now there is…

Getty Images File PhotoStar Wars creator George Lucas has expressed interest in building an art museum in San Francisco for his personal collection.
AP File PhotoThe cool moves of the Jedi are coveted by many

San Francisco class is teaching disciples ‘Star Wars’ lightsaber moves

A group of Star Wars fans in San Francisco who want to…

AP File PhotoThe cool moves of the Jedi are coveted by many

Lucas an unstoppable force

Just when you thought all the light sabers had been laid to…