Arts + Culture
When most people’s minds wander, they think about things like what they’re going to have for lunch, or if that girl or guy is interested in them, or if coconut water really is the magic cure for hangovers. My mind often wanders effortlessly to parking and transportation thoughts. Here is a real-time linear recording of my mind wandering.
Our city is chock-full of interesting people and wild personalities. Overwhelmed by the coolness? Every week we'll pick one standout local we'd love to be friends with to answer seven essential questions about their life in San Francisco.
After the massive success of Magic Mike, ponderous failure of Side Effects and with the Liberace biopic Beyond the Candelabra coming to HBO in the next few months, director Steven Soderbergh shocked audiences and pundits by announcing his retirement earlier this year, allegedly due to frustrations with the industry. So who better than Soderbergh himself to give the SF International Film Festival’s annual State of Cinema speech this year?
It’s already 70 degrees outside and the day's not even half over. The weather thingy on my computer says the high is gonna be 78 today but what the fuck does it know? In my experience here, anytime it’s predicted to be above 73 it invariably ends up being in the 80s. And there’s nothing worse than a gorgeous day in the Bay Area in the middle of the work week.
Looking for a way to avoid the heat this weekend? Grab your favorite refreshing cocktail at the Sundance Kabuki theater and embrace your inner movie critic. We recently did just that and sat down with actor, Dennis Quaid, and director, Ramin Bahrani, to learn about the making of their new film At Any Price, which debuts at the Kabuki this Friday.
Before my mom passed away last year, she maintained an active Facebook account. My father did not. Recently, my 72-year-old father started using my deceased mom's account to post photos with and comment on status updates of two 20-something women that he is now dating.