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"Glee" Star Jane Lynch Brings Her Song + Dance (+ Trademark Wit) to SF

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.

Cheers to Cinco de Mayo with Mexican Craft Beers in SF

Celebrate the holiday with something more authentic than a sombrero.

Escape From SF: See the World's Largest Trees at Sequoia and Kings Canyon

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.

Live Music This Week: Esperanza Spalding, They Might Be Giants, The Rentals & More

Portland native Esperanza Spalding brings her virtuosic bass skills to the Independent this week, and more.

A Modern Guide to Potrero Hill

This sunkissed San Francisco neighborhood invites you to have sweeping skyline and Bay views, while browsing the eateries and shops of 18th Street.

Sweat SF: Everything You Need to Know About Krav Maga San Francisco

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.

A Locally Sourced Mother's Day Wish List

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.

Tea Rooms Are Bubbling up in Wine Country (Teetotalers Rejoice)

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.

Woodcut Artist Tom Killion Captures the Magic of the California Coast

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.

Big Gay Ice Cream Guys Coming to SF + Giving Away Free Ice Cream

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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