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Dave Franco

  On March 6th, Dave Franco appears in Unfinished Business, yet another buddy comedy—this time opposite Vince Vaughn, who plays... More»


  Composer Adam Theis is a bit of a multitasker: He plays five instruments (trombone, bass, trumpet, tuba, and keyboard),... More»


  On stage, Bernie Schein is an 83-year-old former bookie living in a San Francisco retirement castle, noted for his hatred of yoga, lattes,... More»


  Seventeenth-century Japan: a time of peace, prosperity—and explosive growth in the sex trade? Yup, you read that correctly. This month... More»


  The apocalypse has come and gone, and to keep their minds off the end of the world, a group of strangers huddle in a cave collectively... More»

Boxer Bob and his Mansion

  “They made a life out there, a unity there. People who had been sleeping in gutters and who had never had a place of their own, they... More»


  Pop quiz: This month, Oscar- and Tony-winning actress ... More»

James Franco in I Am Michael

  This is the final dispatch in our series of stories from the Sundance Film Festival.    James Franco is by... More»

A shot from Racing Extinction

  At Sundance, director Louie Psihoyos introduces his new movie by asking for a show of hands to see who in the audience has seen The Cove... More»

Yuan Yuan in Giselle

  Giselle, the tragic story of a peasant girl who rescues her... More»

(l-r)  Susi Damilano, Cathleen Riddley, Carl Lumbly

  SF Playhouse's ... More»

What Happened, Miss Simone?

  Culture editor Annie Tittiger is spending the week reporting from Sundance. Check back for daily updates on the festival as well as Bay... More»