Experimental Duo Plays New Music At Swedish American HallTwo musicians who have established themselves as both creative and life partners bring their new duo CUP to San Francisco Sunday when guitarist Nels Cline and keyboardist Yuka C. Honda play the Swedish American Hall.
SF Sketchfest Comes To A Big FinishThe SF Sketchfest wraps up its 19th edition this weekend, closing out another stellar year of comedy with appearances by Fred Armisen, Thomas Middleditch, 'Freestyle Love Supreme' and more.
Black Rock Coalition Members Hold Power-Trio Summit In San FranciscoSeveral luminaries from New York City's Black Rock Coalition come to SFJAZZ this week when bassist Melvin Gibbs and renowned guitarist Vernon Reid lead two separate power trios at the Joe Henderson Lab through Sunday.
Avant-Garde Giant Laurie Anderson Holds Residency At SFJAZZA rare avant-garde artist who managed to cross over to mainstream pop success, SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director performs a series of shows with varied collaborators at Miner Auditorium this weekend.
SF Sketchfest Delivers Laughs In Second WeekendThe 19th annual SF Sketchfest continues into it's second weekend of programming with appearances by actor Crispin Glover, the stars of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" and comic icons George Wallace and Sandra Bernhard.
Local All-Star Orchestra Plays Classic Soundtracks For SF SketchfestVeteran bandleader and keyboard/trumpet player Marc Capelle plays two nights at the Chapel with his Red Room Orchestra starting Friday, performing music from "Boogie Nights" and "Twin Peaks" as part of the 19th annual SF Sketchfest.
San Francisco Ballet Celebrates 75th Anniversary Of 'Nutcracker'The San Francisco Ballet presents its annual staging of the classic Russian Christmas ballet when Nutcracker marks its 75th year as part of the company's standard repertoire through Dec. 29.
Film About NYC Noise Iconoclast Has West Coast Premiere In San FranciscoA brand new documentary on experimental post-punk band Swans and its mercurial leader Michael Gira has a special West Coast premiere Thursday at Gray Area in San Francisco's Mission District.
Oakland Native Sway Calloway Brings 'Sway Fest' Block Party To His HometownOakland native and legendary radio host Sway Calloway, known to his legions of fans simply as Sway, has a special gift for this hometown. He's bringing the first-ever "Sway Fest" to the streets of Oakland on Friday October 18th.  
Rare Salvador Dalí Work Stolen From Fine Art Gallery In San FranciscoA rare and famous etching by Salvador Dalí was quickly stolen from a San Francisco art gallery on Sunday.
Metal Guitarist Turned Crooner Brings Big Band To McLaren ParkVocalist Sven Soderlund and his Masterful Orchestra celebrate their new CD with a free noon concert at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre in McLaren Park Saturday.