Arts + Culture
Last week, the city’s contemporary and modern art scene was abuzz about ArtMRKT San Francisco. Now, art aficionados can revel at the scores of talented artists taking the stage at San Francisco’s galleries. Don't miss the works by DJ/musician/photographer Reuben Wu, husband and wife duo Michelle Grabner and Brad Killam, award-winning Christine Elfman, and the budding Yuh-Shioh Wong in the coming weeks.
Last Thursday, design icon Carolina Herrera and Elle magazine's (and soon-to-editor-in-chief and executive creative officer at Yahoo Fashion) Joe Zee brought the city's well-heeled denizens out in the summer heat—donning more bare legs than we've seen in ages—to celebrate the CH Carolina Hererra's new store on Grant Avenue.
7x7 editors reveal the hottest events going on this week and give you a head's up on tickets to grab in advance (before they sell out)!
WIth the abundance of music festivals taking root over North America it’s increasingly difficult for festival promoters to distinguish their massive celebrations from others just like it in other cities. But Riot Fest is managing to do just that.
If Bay to Breakers (which goes down this Sunday) snuck up on you this year, then you're probably still in hot pursuit of a costume that will blow everyone's brightly-colored tutus off. You could fall on back on the staples (Frank Chu, MUNI, either bridge with or without lights, the tried but true unicorn), but really, how many years have you seen that? (We're looking at you, unicorn).
The nation's been buzzing about the Bay Area for quite some time now, including SF and Oakland in every Buzzfeed-esque listicle, and labeling the cities everything from Most Charming to Worst Parking. Are they right about us? See the various titles the Bay Area has won over the past year, and decide for yourself.
The word is out: Gia Coppola has the gene. Francis Ford’s first grandchild has taken her place behind the camera (and on paper as screenwriter) on the independent film Palo Alto, based on James Franco’s book of short stories, and shown that this time, the apple fell very close to the tree.
If you're skeptical about dishing out the cash to see this weekend's blockbuster monster flick, don't be. Godzilla destroying SF is an absolute must-watch (and not just to get the 1998 flop with Matthew Broderick out of your head). From excellent actors to a plot that hits close to home, here are five reasons you should buy your ticket, like now.
With a collection of craniums spanning millennia, the California Academy of Sciences’ new Skulls exhibit approaches the sometimes macabre subject from a perspective that both scientists and artists can appreciate.