Arts + Culture
Fall is officially here, and with that comes the tell-tale aroma of pumpkin spice. Before you get bombarded with pumpkin-flavored everything, here are the top five items we're most looking forward to this season.
Right on the heels of Ai Weiwei’s monumental opening is Art SV/SF an art fair organized by the founders of Art Miami. It's the first of its kind dedicated to the serious local investor, whom fair director Nick Korniloff identifies as currently “underserved.” With the same high-roller glitz, but different area code, you can expect jet-set style at Art SF/SV; Maserati is the sponsor, Ruinart is supplying the champage bar, and Graff will have a glittering vitrine of diamonds.
Before you fasten your seat belts for another three-day festival at Golden Park this weekend at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, check out this revealing report on where our Outside Lands dollars end up. The report also tells how increased rental fees in SF Parks such as Golden Gate Parks are rising fast, at the expense of smaller, more niche events.
Executive Director of FOR-SITE and Curator of “@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz” / age 58
The next time you're at AT&T Park, pay close attention to that moment in the 7th inning when you're expected to rise and sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame." That's a live organist accompanying the baseball classic, and we sat down with the man behind the pipes.