Arts + Culture
This town knows music. On any given night, you can find whatever genre you're jonesing to hear, sing, or dance along with. Here's a taste of what happened in the San Francisco music scene over the past seven days...
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.
Weekends are for amateurs. Weeknights are for pros. That's why each week Stuart Schuffman will be exploring a different San Francisco bar, giving you the lowdown on how and where to do your weeknight right. From the most creative cocktails to the best happy hours, Stuart's taking you along on his weeknight adventures into the heart of the City's nightlife. So, who wants a drink?
This month, Eleanor Harwood Gallery takes a new approach, hosting two solo shows at once, while Brian Gross Fine Art showcases a series of paintings never seen in America. And, Catharine Clark Gallery exhibits a local artists’ reflection on the past. Enjoy.
Sunday is made for perusing your favorite shops, so why not do it with a drink in hand, listening to great beats? 7x7 is teaming up with Square Market to bring you the 7x7 Sunday Market at Noise Pop HQ, happening this Sunday, 3/2, from 11am-4pm @ The NWBLK . It'll be a fashionable afternoon full of hand-selected vendors selling fabulous men's and women's clothing, jewelry, and accessories, along with hair and nail love.
From '90s comedians who blazed the trail for sketch comedy in In Living Color to the godfathers of alternative comedy, the next couple of weeks is a great mix of the trendsetters of funny.
Gypset glamazons are already well versed in the textiles of Madeline Weinrib: She’s known for bringing Indonesian ikat back into vogue with her lacquered trays for Barneys New York and boho-fabulous fabric heels for Manolo Blahnik. Starting in April, the design icon will show off her full range of talent with the opening of her first West Coast showroom in the San Francisco Design Center.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for Bay Area underground music junkies. Noise Pop, San Francisco’s pared-down version of SXSW, returns for its 22nd installment with its most ambitious program of under-to-slightly-over the radar bands to date. The list of next-best-thing bands and multimedia options is expansive and increasingly intriguing each year.