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World's First Burner Hotel Welcomes Burning Man Enthusiasts

Reno residents have long experienced the train of art cars and their Burner inhabitants that stream through the city en route to Burning Man in northern Nevada each August, leaving a trail of dust behind them on their way back out. But now the city offers a bit of respite for festival-goers as host to the world's first dedicated Burning Man hotel. 

This Week’s Hottest Events: MAC Parties on Powell, The Blind Café Returns, and More

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)!

7 Films to Watch this Week: Wes Anderson's Best Story Yet and More

Though I enjoyed Bottle Rocket and Rushmore, Wes Anderson's big-budget spectacles have never had much draw for me. Like a beautiful soufflé that somehow fails to rise, they've always been missing something. If The Grand Budapest Hotel is any indication, Ralph Fiennes may have been that missing ingredient.

Caruso's Dream Suspends Glowing Pianos Over Ninth Street

Walking down Ninth Street now feels like you've entered a surrealist dream with the recent addition of thirteen glowing, glass and steel pianos suspended high above the sidewalk.

CAAMFest 2014 Serves Up New Films and New Food

There’s always been a rich tradition of feasting in Asian cultures, so it’s no surprise that when the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival changed its name to CAAMFest two years ago, it was doing so, in part, to make more room for food.

Hunt Slonem’s Iconic Rabbit Paintings and More Intriguing Art Openings

If daylight savings hasn't already given you enough reason to get out on the town, these art openings should. Serge Sorokko Gallery hosts the eccentric Hunt Slonem, Alter Space features creative performances and displays by local artists, White Walls Project Space unveils portraits of the Tenderloin's overlooked, and Rudolf Bauer finally gets his due with a retrospective and a play. 

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.

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. 

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