Arts + Culture
The Exploratorium’s Opening Gala marked an unforgettable evening of revelry on a scale beyond anything that has been seen in the museum’s 44-year history. With the theme, “This is where things get interesting,” the spectacular three-tiered extravaganza brought together the cognoscenti from San Francisco and Silicon Valley society and business, along with notable artists, scientists and Exploratorium enthusiasts for a festive evening full of surprises.
This weekend is all about the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo, but here's what you can look forward to when you're not getting your drink on.
A slick blend of art and genre cinema with a distinctly European feel, Simon Killer caught my attention when I first saw it last year at AFI Fest, after which I named it one of my most anticipated releases of the year. In the intervening time between then and its release this weekend, Killer has had a rough go of it.
Dear Parking Guru,
Since September of last year, I've been unsuccessfully trying to fight a ticket where I parked on the street at one end of a block where the 2-hour limit sign was damaged and removed (only a stub of the post remains, no sign) and the next sign was at the other end of the block 70 yards away and was obscured by a tree.
On 7x7 I saw that you mentioned the 100 foot law. I have not been able to find that rule in the Vehicle Code or the Municipal Code, and I definitely never heard about it in driving school.
I'm planning to marry my boyfriend of two years in the fall. Recently, he texted a mutual friend a greeting. Since my friend didn’t recognize the number, he Googled it. Google took him to one of those venting web sites for women, and lo and behold, an escort posted to the site complaining that my boyfriend allegedly reneged on a $1,000 handshake agreement for sex!
Seven of San Francisco's most notable denizens have selected the flicks they are most excited about at this year's upcoming San Francisco International Film Festival.