San Francisco Symphony: Barbary Coast and Beyond
Friday, May 11, 2012
Davies Symphony Hall
Better than: Your grandparents' (but maybe not your great-great grandparents') symphony.
When you hear there are gonna be banjo pickers and fiddlers on the stage, you tend to expect a high-lonesome hoedown o ... More >>
It's winter in San Francisco, it's cold (or at least gray), and the San Francisco Ballet's 2012 season has kicked off this week with a heavy, Russian tragedy. (Save the whimsical Don Quixote for spring when spirits are lighter.) Through Friday, the War Memorial Opera House is sunk into 1820s Russia, ... More >>
Winni WintermeyerAs one of the founding members of San Francisco's krauty, dubby, polyrhythm-toting Tussle, Nathan Burazer has seen his fair share of musical trends and scenes come and go. And while the expansive instrumental jams his band has continued to write for almost a decade have never bee ... More >>
Being a cheapskate is easy in this city -- there's plenty of culture to be had for less than the price of a fancy farmer's market cocktail. Below, our picks for a low-budget weekend.Dead Meadow at McLaren Park on SaturdayHex Dispensers @ Annie's (Friday) Loud, fast, and macabre: That seems to be the ... More >>