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  The San Francisco Opera opens its 2016–17 season this fall under newly installed general director Matthew Shilvock,... More»


  If you’ve ever gawked at the enclosed tornado or the turbulent orb exhibitions at the Exploratorium, you’ve admired the work of... More»


  Following on the six-inch heels of Beyoncé’s Lemonade, an album that doubled as a love letter to black women, SOMArts presents... More»


  New York writer Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life, which was shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize, was largely inspired by... More»


  John Leguizamo is giving Latinos the Hamilton treatment—minus a rapping Thomas Jefferson. The Colombian-born actor, who grew... More»


  Our new gilded age may have plenty of downside, but at least the ultra-wealthy have great taste in art. That is the upshot of Collected... More»


  A woman with a handbag covering her head totters through the atrium of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.... More»


  Get ready for a Caltrain ride: There’s a James Turrell exhibit in Palo Alto. And this one promises to be a doozy. Aside from a... More»


  The nationally renowned festival is once again brimming with indie must-sees. San Francisco Film Society executive director Noah Cowan gives... More»


  Before even turning 30, songwriter Benjamin Scheuer had endured more heartache than some people do in their lifetime: He lost his father at... More»


  The conversation around marijuana legalization is staler than a three-week-old bud, but the Oakland Museum of California has... More»