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12/24/2015

  San Francisco–based photographer David Maisel credits a pair of Bay Area institutions for his otherworldly landscapes... More»

12/24/2015

  At times an insurance salesman, a carpenter, an artifact dealer, an illustrator, a building designer, and a safari guide in Africa, the late... More»

12/11/2015

  For those counting, The Big Short will be the third of Berkeley author Michael Lewis’s books to be adapted into an award-... More»

12/10/2015

  “There’s a risk to opening any kind of business,” insists Alamo Drafthouse founder and chief executive officer Tim... More»

12/9/2015

  Here's a celebrity pairing for the cerebral set: memoir master Mary Karr and Weeds actress Mary-Louise Parker. Unlikely? Maybe. But... More»

12/8/2015

  Yes, we all recall that the force was not so strong with the second trilogy (Episodes I–III), so it’s understandable if... More»

12/7/2015

  The dance world gets rather, um, intimate this month with the premiere of Detour Dance’s ... More»

12/4/2015

  A certain degree of planning is necessary in order to stage a death—but to stage eight? That is an exercise in nimbleness. And it... More»

11/13/2015

  Berkeley’s sociopolitical wisecracker W. Kamau Bell will debut United Shades of America, a “race and travel” (his... More»

11/10/2015

  Give your screen-weary eyeballs a break and let another sense take the lead. This month, SFMOMA and Fort Mason Center present sound artist... More»

11/9/2015

  A seated woman is suspended 16 feet up on a wall, her gown draping the floor and stained red at the hem. Repurposed tree branches resemble an... More»