It's no French Quarter, but San Francisco's Fillmore District is the place to be if you want to go out, drink a few, and listen to live jazz on Mardi Gras. You can buy tickets to next Tuesday's street festival here, or throw a party at home with local flair. From the perfect fried chicken to the Mardi Gras beads, here's how to make the greasy, boozy, fun of New Orleans' great holiday at home in San Francisco.
It's sweater weather – no doubt about it – and cardigans are the answer. The versatility factor alone makes them a wardrobe essential for every San Francisco man. And don't let anyone tell you a button-down knit isn't manly, because it is. In fact, men's cardigans are stylish, practical and quite flattering when worn correctly. Here's how.
SFMOMA’s collection of Francesca Woodman prints is on its way out (if you missed them, go this weekend), but the museum’s jet stream of excellent photography will not be abating any time soon. Two new exhibitions, one a retrospective of L.A. artist Mark Bradford’s colossal painting/collages, the other a modest but rich slice of conceptual art, flank a major retrospective of Dutch artist Rineke Dijkstra’s photographic and video portraiture. Monumental, yet intensely compassionate, Dijkstra’s work alone requires a visit – maybe a few.
Cycling fans will be happy to know that the Amgen Tour of California is returning to San Francisco this year. Tour leaders released the map earlier this week, and San Francisco holds the second stage spot, meaning that on May 14 the peloton will be screaming its way through our city—albeit briefly—en route to Aptos.
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