This weekend, actress Jane Lynch is coming to town. Best known to tweens as Sue Sylvester in Glee—and to everyone else as part of the comedic genius of such gems as A Mighty Wind, Best in Show, and The 40-Year-Old Virgin—she’s showing fans another side of herself with her new musical comedy show “See Jane Sing,” a combination of cabaret, comedy, and show tunes, on Saturday, May 9 at the Palace of Fine Arts. We caught up with Lynch about her Broadway run in “Annie,” her trademark humor, and food worthy of the f-bomb.
Celebrate the holiday with something more authentic than a sombrero.
Established in 1890, Sequoia is California's first National Park, and it, along with its impressive neighbor, King Canyon Park, offer a weekend's worth of exploring, hiking, and taking in the sights.
Portland native Esperanza Spalding brings her virtuosic bass skills to the Independent this week, and more.
Barny Foland and his team at Krav Maga San Francisco will fight for you. Literally. Since 1999, the Bay Area studio has taught the world-renowned combat training system famously used by the Israeli Defense Forces and over 350 U.S. law-enforcement agencies, focusing on personal safety and fitness.
Knowing what mothers across the country are craving is a large part of my duty as the editor of Mother, a style-leaning parenting site that launched one year ago. But when it comes to creating a Mother’s Day wish list, it does me no greater pleasure than to hone in locally on the best gifts from Bay Area makers.
Coffee may have met its match, or matcha as the case may be, as tea rooms are bubbling up all over Wine Country. Raise a cup at these local hot spots.
A new exhibition, California’s Wild Edge: The Coast in Prints, Poetry and History, is the best reason to visit the San Francisco Public Library this May.
We love ice cream, and lord knows we adore our gays, so we're thrilled to welcome Big Gay Ice Cream cofounder Bryan Petroff to San Francisco this weekend as he parades through town on tour for their debut cookbook, Big Gay Ice Cream: Saucy Stories & Frozen Treats: Going All the Way with Ice Cream (Anthony Bourdain wrote the foreword—swoon!).
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