Festival season is now in full swing. And San Francisco's own Stern Grove Festival -- which brings free performances to that serene grove on the western side of the city -- just announced its 2012 lineup, which includes Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ozomatli, and OK Go. Along with the unique artists ... 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 >>
What you're doing on Sundays this summer.
You know what summer means in San Francisco -- uh, besides fog? It means free concerts on Sundays at Stern Grove, courtesy of the long-running Stern Grove Festival. Today, festival organizers announced the lineup for the festival's 74th consecutive ye ... More >>
Manuok plays The Make-Out Room this SundayIn the mood to shimmy and shake to '90s hits or live Motown-esque bands? You've got it. You say you'd rather check out some gallery'd street art, free ballet or an outdoor movie screening? Sure. San Francisco's got a wild and varied lineup this weekend, a ... More >>
That's not stage makeup on Ben 'Pupi' Stewart's face...Mugger wants ballet dancer's iPhone. Gets bloody face instead.Ben 'Pupi' Stewart, a 5-foot-7, 140-pound dancer with the San Francisco Ballet, was about to become the next victim of an iPhone theft on BART. Instead, Pupi gave the dude a ballet ... More >>
EKAphotographySeun Kuti performs at Stern Grove, 2008
The 72nd annual series of free summer concerts at Sigmund Stern Grove--one of San Francisco's best traditions--has been announced. As always, the lineup of artists spans a diverse range of genres and styles. Performers include Roberta Flack and D ... More >>