Arts & Culture

Arts Events Feb. 13-20, 2020

Arts Events Feb. 13-20, 2020

By Events Editor

With so many arts events, you could go out every night and day and still have more to enjoy.

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By Advertising Department | February 13, 2020

'INSIDE PRIDE', the official magazine of San Francisco Pride is now accepting space reservations.

By Sura Wood | February 11, 2020

Tilda Swinton has curated her first art exhibition, a photography show named for "Orlando," a fable she has called a "wild goose chase of a fantasy" and a "magic carpet ride."


By David-Elijah Nahmod | February 11, 2020

Iconic TV star Barbara Eden, best-known for her role as the genie in the 1960s sitcom "I Dream of Jeannie," will be honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award at San Francisco Conservatory of Music's Annual Fanfare Luncheon on Fri., Feb. 14.

By Tim Pfaff | February 11, 2020

Writing deeply informed reflections about classical music in language that engages the non-specialist, Stephen Hough's pieces are collected in "Rough Ideas: Reflections on Music and More" (FS&G).


By Roberto Friedman | February 11, 2020

We don't always get to read all the review copies of books that pile up on the Arts Desk. But here are a few representative passages from some new offerings that we have enjoyed.

By Jim Gladstone | February 11, 2020

In San Francisco Playhouse's "Tiny Beautiful Things," a woman with the pseudonym Sugar dispenses sweet empathy along with tart kicks in the pants.


By Jim Gladstone | February 11, 2020

The West Coast premiere of playwright Lucy Kirkwood's "The Children," now at the Aurora Theater in Berkeley, is dreadful. It's skillful and thoughtful as well.

By David Lamble | February 11, 2020

Nothing beats a post-Oscar hangover quite so well as a late February night at the Castro Theatre, where the programmers have booked a baker's dozen worth of traditional and freshly minted classics.


By Brian Bromberger | February 11, 2020

The Academy made a colossal mistake not nominating "The Farewell," just released on Blu-ray, as one of its Best Picture nominees.

By Jim Piechota | February 11, 2020

"Pet," Nigerian-born author Akwaeke Emezi's creatively exceptional sophomore effort and a finalist for a National Book Award, reflects a daring and surprising move to Young Adult territory.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | February 11, 2020

TV left our head spinning when it wasn't outright exploding this week. From the erasure of Pete Buttigieg's big win in Iowa to the authoritarian rantings of the squatter in the White House.

By Events Editor | February 5, 2020

Celebrate arts in all forms; paintings, plays, dance, music and more.


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