Arts + Culture
Each week, we offer a roundup of the best literary events in the city. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. Want to submit an upcoming event for consideration? Go here.
Small Business Saturday
Saturday, November 30, all day, at the Booksmith (1644 Haight St.) and both Book Passage locations (1 Ferry Building and 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera).
If, like me, you grew up in the '80s and '90s, you might best remember Anjelica Huston as the terrifying grand high witch in The Witches. But the Oscar-winning actress and director has enjoyed a long, successful career both before and after this silly movie, including life as a model in the '60s and '70s.
Next December, CounterPULSE's lease at 1310 Mission Street will expire, leaving the 22-year-old experimental performing arts venue without a home. The worst case, and most likely scenario, subjects them to eviction or a dramatic (and unaffordable) rent increase—CP is located around the corner from the new Twitterplex, so one can only imagine how landlords would jack the cost.
Dear Parking Guru,
I live in North Beach on Chestnut St. and don’t have a paid for spot for my car. I have a residential permit, but on weekends, weekdays, evenings, and mornings I find it impossible to park. My kingdom for some North Beach parking tips Sir.
Despite the ballast of critical chatter pulling in the other direction, Alexander Payne's latest film, Nebraska, undoubtedly lives up to his name. It's brutal.
As a gay man, I've had great success with online dating. Recently, I met a cute guy on okcupid. On paper at least, he has a lot of what I'm looking for: he’s a reader, thoughtful, gainfully employed, well traveled. But he may be a female-to-male transgendered person.