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5 Smash Hit Musicals Come to San Francisco

Five of Broadway's hottest musicals are coming to SF this year (four of which have never played in the city before) and seriously, with a line up this good you're not going to want to miss a single song.

12 Ways to Laugh Your Ass Off

Chelsea Handler, Jon Lovitz, Richard Lewis — if you have an ass, then there is a high probability that you will laugh it off this week if you attend any of these comedy shows.

This Week's Hottest Events: Lorde, Wolfgang Gartner, and St. Patty's Day

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)!

What do house music, green beer, and the red carpet have in common; they're all competing fot the spotlight in San Francisco this week. There's no excuse to lead a boring existence when you're equipped with this hottest events list. We've even pulled an event you can attend with your favorite pooch.

Best Bets This Week in Live Bay Area Music

Let’s get right to the news (it’s good).

Don't Miss The Star-Studded Painted Turtle Benefit

Annette Bening, Jack Nicholson, Renée Zellweger, Bonnie Raitt, Danny DeVito, Josh Groban, Amber Riley, Randy Newman, and Kathy Griffin will all be at Davies Symphony Hall next week for a special event to benefit children with life-threatening diseases. 

Todd Selby Turns His Lens on the Bay Area

Todd Selby, Brooklyn dweller and photographer du jour, may be house hunting in L.A., but he still maintains solid ties to the Bay Area. The UC Berkeley grad travels here frequently and continues to find inspiration in creative types across industries. Here's a look at just a few of the locals he's zeroed in on over the years.

Vote for Your Favorite #SFMagic Photo and Win Ballet Tickets!

Although we don’t need much convincing that San Francisco is a magical place, your 3,000 #SFMagic pics sure blew us away! We saw aerial shots of the Golden Gate Bridge, pups playing on Bernal Hill, cutie-pie couples in love, and a whole lot more in-between. It was tough to narrow it down to our top seven photos, but after agonizing over so many fabulous pics we can’t wait for you to vote on the favorites.

7 Films to Watch This Week: Rocket to Redemption

Australia's entry to the best foreign film category at the Academy Awards, The Rocketdidn't win the category. The Laos-set film, which captured accolades all over its home country and nearly swept Tribeca, wasn't even nominated, passed over for six selections all notable for their decidedly "adult" subject material, which is too bad, because it's a damn good film.

Two Local Coffee Gurus Offer Their Tips for SXSW

A Film About Coffee director Brandon Loper and Wrecking Ball Coffee founder Nicholas Cho are both headed to South by Southwest (March 7-16) this year. The two coffee gurus let us in on what they're bringing to Texas and offered some tips on what to do once you get there. 

Photographer Todd Selby Raids the Closets, Homes, and Studios of Global Style Setters

Fashion people are more willing than anyone to be photographed,” says Todd Selby, 36. And he should know. The photographer, who launched his website The Selby in 2008, has made a career of pointing his camera at celebrities and creative types inside their homes.

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