You may know him as Feist's or Peaches' producer. Or perhaps you read about him in the Guinness Book of World Records, in which he holds the title for longest piano solo (27 hours, to be precise). If you're a fan of Drake, then you've heard him playing piano on "Marvin's Room." You could have seen h ... More >>
If you find this this year's Treasure Island lineup a little light on pedal harps, oddly high-pitched voices, and Northern California female songwriters who are also models, we've got good news: Joanna Newsom was just added to the bill! The 30-year-old Nevada City native is set to play the festiva ... More >>
Popular, influential, and cult musicians come through San Francisco every day. But it isn't every day when an event comes along that you know will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and serve a good cause. On Monday, Philip Glass' Days and Nights Festival and local promoter (((folkYEAH!))) presen ... More >>
In addition to being a living monument to American writer Henry Miller, Big Sir's Henry Miller Memorial Library hosts numerous events near and dear to the hearts of Bay Area cultural types. Later this summer, for example, the serene bibliothèque will once again be the site of the two-day Woodsist F ... More >>
Howard KanGlitter Wizard plays Hemlock Tavern this SundayThese unseasonably warm days mean we must party. The city is begging us to invade it, take over clubs and bars, swarm parks, fill galleries; to enjoy its every offering. To maximize the fun, pick events with cheap entry fees. We've got the ... More >>
The battle over a Philadelphia art collection — as culture, money, and power collide — in The Art of the Steal.
Ravi and Anoushka Shankar at Davies Symphony HallSince taking up the sitar in the late 1930s, Indian musician Ravi Shankar has released more than 40 albums, composed for film director Satyajit Ray, collaborated with Ali Akbar Khan and Philip Glass, and taught George Harrison everything he knew a ... More >>
Merriweather Post Pavilion (Domino)
Dan Zanes kicks off an international seasonal celebration.
Music takes the stage at the Film Fest.
Terry Riley: The Cusp of Magic (Nonesuch)
Stuck for ideas? These events should keep you busy till Christmas.
Two contemporary music giants descend upon the Bay
TAIGA (Thrill Jockey Records)
Philip Glass' opera rises above tragedy
Eerie melodrama explores the dark arts in turn-of-the-century Vienna
Playwright Mary Zimmerman's next splash
Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman reveal that it's sad to be sad
The haunting docudrama Koyaanisqatsi with Philip Glass' hypnotic, baroque soundtrack -- live
In Monsters of Grace, Philip Glass and Robert Wilson may have created theater for the next century. Not easily, of course.
All in the Timing delivers on its sit-back-and-laugh terms