Arts + Culture
Dear Parking Guru,
Today at 8 a.m. I parked in a spot with a sign posted nearby that stated, “2-Hour Limit, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.” I moved my car at 11 a.m. to another block. How far away do I have to park, and when am I safe to park on the original block again without fear of getting a ticket?
You may have seen Matt Werner and his cronies peddling the paper—dressed up like 1920s street vendors—at last Friday's Art Murmur. Some of you may have even picked it up. If you did, you no doubt got a few chuckles out of the Bay Area's version of the infamous Onion.
7x7 is once again a proud sponsor of Litquake (starting today and ongoing through next week), and we are especially jazzed about our own program during the big closing-night event, Lit Crawl! Please join us at Elbo Room on Saturday, Oct. 19th for "Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society," which promises to be a revelatory collection of stories from one of the city's leading proponents of keeping San Francisco weird.
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical isn't your typical jukebox musical. In fact, to call it a jukebox musical is kind of an insult.
HOT. The word carries so many meanings: passionate, sizzling, trendy, intense, and yes, sexy. But for us, it signals our favorite month. Meet the 20 movers and shakers that have us fired up this year.
Adam Johnson is the author of The Orphan Master’s Son, winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
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.
The Litquake festival also kicks off this week, beginning on Friday. We'll have picks for Litquake events in a separate post later this week.
Jhumpa Lahiri (The Lowland)