Arts + Culture
Here's what you need to know about seven amazing stage shows headed our way.
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Impress your friends with these conversation-starters.
London-based illustrator Jenni Sparks spent a month living in the Mission District combing the city to collect information for her artistic specialty: hand-drawn maps. Five months later, her newest creation is now available: a painstakingly detailed and personally quirky map of our beloved city, from the Golden Gate Bridge all the way south to Crocker Amazon.
Showcasing such rock 'n' roll legends as Keith Richards and Lou Reed (photographed shortly before his death), Sonic—a retrospective exhibition of Hedi Slimane's photographs—will be on display in Paris, France starting this month. The show features intimate black-and-white portraits from the music scene shot over the past 15 years in London, New York, and California.
The 5 things you should be doing this weekend.
Day-tripper, music junkie, and all around cool girl (oh, and did we mention newly-appointed editor in chief of The Bold Italic?) Jennifer Maerz lets us in on her chill life in San Francisco.