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San Francisco Ballet receives a record $60 million donation, with $50 million for its endowment and $10 million for operating costs.
Yuan Yuan Tan, San Francisco Ballet's star, retired after 29 years with a final performance on February 14, receiving widespread admiration and expressing gratitude for her career.
Artist Lucy Sparrow showcases $250 hand-sewn felt bagel sandwiches at the Fog Design + Art Fair in San Francisco, creating an inedible but visually playful homage to New York delis.
Renovations on the 101-year-old Castro Theatre are set to begin in February, with a projected completion timeframe of Summer 2025.
From North Beach to the Castro, the streets of San Francisco were extra lively this past weekend thanks to simultaneous free performances by some 100 drag queens and kings.
On November 6, a crowd gathered in front of the Goodwill building at 1669 Fillmore Street to celebrate the dedication of a new mural honoring prominent concert promoter Bill Graham.
The Richmond District in San Francisco hits Time Out's list of the world's coolest neighborhoods thanks to its rich culture and standout dining options.
There were a lot of music options in SF over the weekend, but you missed out if you didn’t get down to see the long-time favorite — and free! — Hardly Strictly Bluegrass.
Bruce Springsteen has postponed the remainder of his 2023 tour dates as he continues to recover from peptic ulcer disease. The rescheduled dates for the E Street Band's tour will be pushed into 2024, with an official announcement expected next week.
This Saturday, live music fans can groove to pop, reggae, jazz, rock and other genres during North Beach’s first All Day Music festival. Co-produced by nonprofits North Beach Neighbors and Next Village SF, the event will showcase 19 different artists performing at eight different venues sprinkled around North Beach. The fun starts at 10 a.m. and will continue until 11 p.m.
Late Saturday afternoon, an excited crowd gathered at Rose Pak Station to watch the inaugural Ghost King Parade. Kicking off Chinatown’s first Hungry Ghost Festival, the procession marched to Portsmouth Square at a dignified pace, punctuated by the solemn beat of drums.
While the days of the once-legendary Castro Halloween block party have long passed, plans are currently in the works for a community-based event with a costume contest, film screenings at the Castro Theatre, and storefront activations.
Legendary singer Tony Bennett passed away, leaving a remarkable legacy and an unbreakable bond with the city of San Francisco.