Arts + Culture
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.
Beyond the throngs of tourists and kitschy Italian restaurants hides the real North Beach, a bastion of hidden alleyway spots and Beat-laced history. Whether you're sipping a killer cocktail or searching for a poetry tome, keep your eyes—and your mind—wide open when exploring this history-laden neighborhood gem.
Did you know that legendary artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera were stirring up the San Francisco art scene in the 1930s? You've heard of the movement-for-change that characterized Berkeley in the 1960s, but what about the now-famous art scene that was erupting at UC Davis?
One female singing duo with an album titled Slippery When Moist, pimps, and Jason Segel reading his book about childhood nightmares make up this week's roundup of comedy shows.
In small, intimate settings, often in private homes throughout San Francisco, groups of people are turning off their digital devices to listen to speakers and join in spirited conversation. Welcome to the rebirth of the salon.