San Francisco - Arts & Culture
Clara Hsu, owner and executive director of the Clarion Performing Arts Center in Chinatown, wears many hats, and on October 8, she'll be helping to host a fundraiser for the arts center that will double as a fashion show for local designers.
San Francisco’s newest music festival debuts with great electronic music sets — and crowd safety concerns
The first-ever Portola Music Festival — the two-day concert series that was held this past weekend on Pier 80 — included outstanding performances from famous acts like Charli XCX and Flume, but the festival's high points were kicked down a notch due to long lines and dangerous crowd conditions.
Another Planet Entertainment handed setback after Small Business Commission delays vote on proposed Castro Theatre plans
After hearing from an overwhelming number of in-person and virtual public commenters who voiced their opposition to the resolution, the commission voted unanimously 6-0 to continue the resolution to a later date.
Debuting back in 2017, UNDSCRVD SF — the Filipino night market that comes to SoMa come fall — will return for its sixth season on October 22nd for what organizers are calling its “biggest season yet,” complete with more artists, food pop-ups, and DJs than ever before.
Bay Area Summertime Happenings 8/12 - 8/14: Jerry Day, a 1940s swing dance, chalk art & so much music
Travel back in time this weekend, to summer-of-love San Francisco at the Jerry Day concert or to the WWII and swing dance era in San Jose. Or stay in the present with music and art festivals in the South and East Bay.
For many, this week is all about Outside Lands in Golden Gate Park, plus its related parties and shows. But even if music megafests aren't your jam, there's plenty of fun to be had around the Bay Area this weekend, from the World Dog Surfing Championships to the Fremont Festival for the Arts and more.
While Secession Art & Design went mostly virtual during the pandemic and closed its Mission-Bernal storefront earlier this year, it is having a 15th anniversary party in the neighborhood this week with a pop-up gallery.
Another Planet Entertainment announces town hall meeting on controversial changes to historic Castro Theatre
Another Planet Entertainment has just announced it will be hosting a town hall meeting about the upcoming changes to the historic 100-year-old Castro Theatre on Thursday, August 11 at the Castro.
Coming off a two-year hiatus spurred by the pandemic, the San Francisco Art Book Fair (SFABF) at Minnesota Street Project will debut this Thursday, July 14, to the public — allowing local, national, and international publishers to exhibit their works to an estimated 50,000-plus visitors over four days.
Jubilant participants and spectators took over Market Street during yesterday’s 52nd annual San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade. According to the San Francisco police, an estimated 500,000 people gathered for the festivities.
A nonprofit has formed specifically to thwart plans by Another Planet Entertainment to remake the interior of the historic Castro Theatre to be more conducive to live music events — and specifically the group wants to stop a plan to remove all the seats from the theater's main level.
After a two-year hiatus, San Francisco’s oldest street fair marked its sixty-sixth year by adding new attractions, such as performances by acrobats from "Dear San Francisco" at Club Fugazi, a professional chalk artist competition, and a pet adoption booth.