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Remixing the Masters
Ian A. Stewart | September 16, 2016


When Smuin returns for its 2016–17 season with Dance Series 01 this fall, keep an eye out for a new piece by Garrett Ammon, artistic director of Denver-based dance company Wonderbound. The last time...

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Four New Restaurants We’re Crazy For
Rebecca Flint Marx and Josh Sens | September 15, 2016


Civic Center
For its third restaurant, the Hi Neighbor Group (Stones Throw, Trestle) has...

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Cirque du Soleil Meets the Bay
Devin Holt | September 15, 2016


Among the swordfish, iguana, and marimba-playing crocodile characters that populate Luzia, Cirque du Soleil’s tribute to Mexico, there’...

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The Five Best Wineries You’ve Never Heard of in Rutherford
Ian White | September 14, 2016


Smack-dab in the middle of Napa Valley, Rutherford is known for the apparently magical effect that its soil has on wine. (Quoth the late, great winemaker...

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Guys and Dolls—and Everybody Else
Ian A. Stewart | September 14, 2016


Gender-bending is always part of the deal with Hedwig and the Angry Inch. But for the touring Broadway show’s San Francisco run (Oct. 2–30), the producers are taking things...

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This Golden State Podcast: Is Billionaire Democrat Tom Steyer Outspending the Koch Brothers?
Lamar Anderson | September 13, 2016


In 2016 alone, billionaire environmentalist...

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Millennium Tower Goes on Trial
Joe Eskenazi | September 13, 2016


Leaning, sinking Millennium Tower, the luxury condo skyrise that couldn't, is already...

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Stop, Drop, and Read: Litquake Returns
Ian A. Stewart | September 13, 2016


And ye shall know them by their “Reading Is Sexy” totes: The 17-year-old Litquake festival returns this October, featuring nine days of...

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A Youthquake in Wine Country
Anna Roth | September 12, 2016


Blood sausage fried rice. Beef tongue yakitori. A potato croquette nestled in a paper wrapper like a McDonald’s hash brown. They’ve all been on the menu at...

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Six Degrees of Flying Lotus
Ian A. Stewart | September 12, 2016


Even if the name Flying Lotus—or FlyLo, or Captain Murphy, as he’s sometimes known—doesn’t mean anything to you, the likelihood is that you’re already a fan of...

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Put a Ring on It
Ian A. Stewart | September 9, 2016


The Proposal, a multimedia exhibition on display at the San Francisco Art Institute, details the years-long attempt by artist Jill Magid to...

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These Surreal City Maps Are En Route to SFMOMA
Ian A. Stewart | September 9, 2016


Four thousand photos may not strike you as excessive in this iPhone age, but whew—get a load of Japanese artist Sohei Nishino’s...

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