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Prince Asks Fans to Wear Purple

Prince Asks Fans to Wear Purple

Purple Rain star Prince is headlining this weekend’s Essence Fest in New Orleans’ Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Jul 4, 2014
New Transformers Movie is a Bay Area Job Creator

New Transformers Movie is a Bay Area Job Creator

In the Bay Area, the latest Transformers movie is more than a box-office smash: It’s a job creator. Watch »

Jun 30, 2014
Hardcore Devo at Fox Theater Saturday

Hardcore Devo at Fox Theater Saturday

Post-punk, new wave rockers Devo had their first hit song “Whip It” in 1980, but years before that the group... Read »

Jun 30, 2014
Oakland Actress Cast in Aaliyah Biopic Sees Backlash

Oakland Actress Cast in Aaliyah Biopic Sees Backlash

Zendaya Coleman’s casting as the late R&B singer; Aaliyah, in the upcoming Lifetime dramatization of her life is... Read »

Jun 24, 2014
Chicago Lands Lucas Cultural Arts Museum

Chicago Lands Lucas Cultural Arts Museum

Chicago has come out on top in the intense competition for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum. Watch »

Jun 24, 2014
Matrix Creators Begin Filming Netflix Series in SF

Matrix Creators Begin Filming Netflix Series in SF

The Matrix creators start filming of new Netflix series Sense8 Wednesday in SF. Read »

Jun 19, 2014
Dome Theater Granted Historic Status

Dome Theater Granted Historic Status

On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council voted 7-4 to grant the domed Century 21 theater built in 1964... Watch »

Jun 11, 2014

2014 World's Ugliest Dog Contestants

Some of the world's ugliest dogs are high-tailing it to Sonoma for the annual "Ugliest Dog Contest.” View »

Jun 21, 2014

Sense8 Behind the Scenes

Wachowskis start Netflix series production in San Francisco. View »

Jun 19, 2014
Bay Area Actor Takes Home First Tony Award

Bay Area Actor Takes Home First Tony Award

A Bay Area actor has won his first Tony Award. Cal State East Bay alum James Monroe Iglehart won Best... Read »

Jun 9, 2014
Might Journey's Steve Perry Perform with Eels in San Francisco?

Might Journey's Steve Perry Perform with Eels in San Francisco?

Apparently, Steve Perry, the reclusive former Journey singer, is a big fan of the Eels. Read »

Jun 9, 2014
Les Claypool Brings Duo De Twang to SF

Les Claypool Brings Duo De Twang to SF

World famous bassist, and local resident, Les Claypool set to play SF's Great American Music Hall. Read »

Jun 6, 2014

"Despicable Me" Minion Mayhem At Universal Studios Hollywood...

If you've always wanted to hang out with Gru, his daughters and the mischievous Minions from... Watch »

Jun 4, 2014

Die Antwoord Puts the Zef Back in SF

Days before their third album Donker Mag drops on June 3, Die Antwoord had the Fillmore jumping at a sold out show. View »

May 28, 2014
Sean Lennon's Tour Van Burglarized in SF

Sean Lennon's Tour Van Burglarized in SF

Someone stole a laptop associated with a famous person the other night in Hayes Valley. Read »

May 22, 2014
Matt Damon Shows Up at Santa Cruz Roller Derby Match

Matt Damon Shows Up at Santa Cruz Roller Derby Match

Who knew? Actor Matt Damon turned up at the Santa Cruz Derby Girls over the weekend. Read »

Jun 3, 2014
Lady Gaga Fans Line Up Early for San Jose Concert

Lady Gaga Fans Line Up Early for San Jose Concert

Dozens of Lady Gaga fans pitched a tent outside the SAP Center in hopes of making it into the Monster Pit at... Read »

Jun 3, 2014
Waterfront Property Offered to George Lucas For His Museum

Waterfront Property Offered to George Lucas For His Museum

Star Wars creator George Lucas will be offered a slice of prime waterfront property for his museum of... Read »

May 28, 2014

"Linda, Listen!" YouTube Star to Kick Off San Jose Children's Parade

Three-year-old Mateo likes to argue. A lot. When Mateo's mom Linda took a YouTube video of him arguing with her over... Read »

Apr 25, 2014
NBC Bay Area Launches

NBC Bay Area Launches "The Mix" Hosted By Janet Reilly

NBC Bay Area today announced that Janet Reilly will be the host of The Mix, a monthly news magazine show premiering... Read »

May 16, 2014
Bay Area Proud
Bay Area Proud is NBC Bay Area's community outreach and volunteering initiative. Read more
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