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Art of Eleanor Coppola on Display at Sonoma Museum

Art of Eleanor Coppola on Display at Sonoma Museum

The public largely knows Eleanor Coppola as the wife of director Francis Ford Coppola, but those who know her also... Watch »

Nov 12, 2014
Improv Puppet Show Set for San Francisco Run

Improv Puppet Show Set for San Francisco Run

Picture a mash up of “The Muppet Show” and “Whose Line is It Anyway?” and you’ll have an idea of what to expect from... Read »

Nov 11, 2014
Carol Channing Serenaded By SF Students

Carol Channing Serenaded By SF Students

The Broadway baby who brought Dolly Levi to life was serenaded with “Hello, Carol!” by the Lowell chorus and jazz... Read »

Nov 7, 2014
Damon Wayans, App Maven, Slated For Samsung Conference

Damon Wayans, App Maven, Slated For Samsung Conference

Damon Wayans is in the Bay Area to perform at Cobb’s Comedy Club in SF Nov. 6-9, then he’ll moderate a panel about... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Cameron Esposito Haunts SF Night After Halloween

Cameron Esposito Haunts SF Night After Halloween

Cameron Esposito gave this column the exclusive scoop that she will host a costume contest on the stage of The... Read »

Oct 27, 2014
Family to Pay Musical Tribute to Hardly Strictly Founder

Family to Pay Musical Tribute to Hardly Strictly Founder

They’re probably the least famous band at this year’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival. Watch »

Oct 3, 2014
Music Venues Use Technology to Disable Smartphone Use

Music Venues Use Technology to Disable Smartphone Use

Sick of smartphones ruining your concert experience? Then look no further than Yondr, which is already available at... Read »

Sep 24, 2014

"Royals" Banned from SF Radio Station Playlist

Folks who wanted a break from Lorde are in for a treat: for the duration of the World Series, there will be no... Read »

Oct 20, 2014
Megadeth Frontman's Mother-in-Law Missing From SoCal Campground

Megadeth Frontman's Mother-in-Law Missing From SoCal Campground

The search grew on Monday for a woman with Alzheimer’s disease who disappeared from a Julian campground over the... Watch »

Oct 7, 2014
San Jose Author Receives Steinbeck Award

San Jose Author Receives Steinbeck Award

Khaled Hosseini, who lived in San Jose after his family's escape from Afghanistan and lives today in Northern... Read »

Sep 10, 2014
Original

Original "Real World" SF Condo Available to Rent

Before there was an Internet or smartphones pervading every facet of our lives, there was the Real World house in... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
30 Rock Alum to Perform at SF's Eureka Theatre

30 Rock Alum to Perform at SF's Eureka Theatre

We have no idea what Scott Adsit is going to do or say, and neither does he, when he returns to San Francisco to... Read »

Sep 16, 2014

Tool's Danny Carey with Primus for Special Shows

Tool drummer Danny Carey sat in with Primus while Tim "Herb" Alexander recovers from heart surgery. View »

Sep 17, 2014
Burning Man Draws Peak Crowd of 66,000

Burning Man Draws Peak Crowd of 66,000

The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Rain Closes Main Gate at Burning Man

Rain Closes Main Gate at Burning Man

California may be in a drought but there's too much rain in northern Nevada. Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Young Jeezy Arrested in Concert Shooting Probe

Young Jeezy Arrested in Concert Shooting Probe

Rapper Young Jeezy has been arrested in Southern California on weapons charges by police investigating a deadly... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
A Day in the Life: Remembering The Beatles’ 1966 Candlestick Concert

A Day in the Life: Remembering The Beatles’ 1966 Candlestick Concert

August 29, 1966, stands out for Rich Bandoni. Even among all the days since, that day of his life returns with ease.... Watch »

Aug 14, 2014
Aerosmith Concord Pavilion Concert Canceled

Aerosmith Concord Pavilion Concert Canceled

Bad news for Aerosmith fans: Tuesday night’s Bay Area concert has been canceled. Live Nation, the concert's... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Robin Williams Was

Robin Williams Was "Fixture" in Bay Area Comedy Scene

Robin Williams' roots were in the City’s standup comedy scene. Comedian Debi Durst first met Williams in the 1970s. Watch »

Aug 15, 2014

Memorials for Robin Williams

A collection of memorials to the Oscar-winning actor and comedian who died on Monday, August 11, 2014 at the age of... View »

Aug 12, 2014
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