Arts + Culture
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)!
In the interests of full disclosure, I should tell you up front that while I’ve been an editor for a decade and a writer for as long as I can remember, I don’t like to read. I like to write and flip through magazines and watch television, but books have never quite captured me.
Making summer festival plans? Yes, Coachella is right around the bend, but remember there's so much more to be had around the country: Governor's Ball in NYC (June 6-8), Jazz Fest in New Orleans (April 25-May 4), Lollapalooza in Chicago (August 1-3) and, of course, Bonnaroo in the middle of nowhere, Tennessee (June 12-15). Time to rack up those miles.
On March 25, 7x7's April Design Issue launched in style at interior design boutique The Future Perfect. Guests nibbled on artisan salami and sipped champagne while mingling with 7x7 editors and the star subjects of the design issue, including welder Jefferson Mack and Tom O'Connor ("Pop Life" feature).
Alejandro Jodorowsky's adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi classic "Dune" – a book which the cult director still to this day has not read – might have been the pinnacle of his career, had it ever been made. Instead, what we get is Frank Pavich's doc Jodorowsky's Dune, a loving exploration of the director's lapsed dream grounded by the man himself, part prophet, part trickster and always first in line to stoke his own legend.
Every year dynamic, passionate philanthropists throughout the country engage in a spirited competition to earn The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Man & Woman of the Year" title by raising funds for blood cancer research. For every dollar raised, candidates receive one vote and at the end of ten-week campaign, the titles are awarded to the man and woman who garnered the most votes.
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.
San Francisco is hosting four spectacular solo shows this month.
What does a star from Parks and Recreation, a magician, a writer from the Sarah Silverman Show, and an Australian with his own show on FX all have in common? They all have comedy shows in San Francisco in the upcoming weeks.