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The locally produced film Olive is garnering a lot of attention, and not only because it was... More»


A year ago, San Francisco published a story on celebrity game designer Jane McGonigal and her website... More»


 Jon Glaser, the star of Adult Swim’s Delocated Witness Protection Program, hosted the evening in a pair of short sparkly shorts, his typical ski... More»


Mood lighting is probably the last thing on your mind when your work out, but it could just put the “personal” touch in personal training—... More»


Facebook upgraded its music services this week, with a function that allows you to join friends (or vice-versa) as they listen to songs on Spotify or Rdio.... More»


A striking new exhibit offers a rich view of Jewish history—including the story of the epic journey of an ancient people exiled from Egypt, only to... More»


The Grammy-nominated, Bammy-winning Higbie is one of the best-connected musicians in the Bay... More»


If you’re looking for a bit of culture to pair with your champagne this New Year’s Eve, head to Hayes Valley’s Salle Pianos—known... More»


Setterberg grew up in San Leandro in the ’50s and ’60s, and he currently lives in Oakland. He is also the coauthor of Under the Dragon,... More»


Despite its Oscars, Milk left at least one person unsatisfied. “I understood that it was about using one person’s life and death... More»


When Stephen De Staebler studied sculpture at UC Berkeley in the late 1950s, no material was more scorned than ordinary clay. Museums... More»


Since moving to San Francisco, I’d followed the DIY movement wistfully, nose pressed to the glass. I baked bread. I grew tomatoes. But... More»