Arts + Culture
It's been a long time since there was a TV show based in San Francisco that showed any potential of longevity.
Watching the Chinese New Year Parade is a guaranteed rollicking good time: dragons, dancers, and amazing floats are all a part of the scene that has been happening locally since the 1860s and is one of the biggest celebrations of Asian culture. For an insider’s take on this fun parade happening on Saturday, February 15, 7x7 caught up with Ben Fong-Torres, who will celebrate his 18th round as co-anchor for the festivities for the KTVU television station.
SF Sketchfest starts on January 23 and mixes in with all the regular flood of comedy that comes through the city. Get ready for an onslaught of funny in the upcoming weeks. It's going to be spectacular.
Last month, the art elite and their groupies descended on Miami for the annual Art Basel fair.
Dear Parking Guru,
In my neighborhood, a neighbor has a “no parking” sign on a the fence of a single-family home residential property. It has been up for a while and the house is now for sale. Can you "reserve" sidewalk parking in front of your home? Is this legal?
A bunch of new productions will be premiering around the Bay by month's end, including a pair of new plays at Berkeley Rep, but first up we have a high-budget, fascinating "immersive theater" experience from the Boxcar Theater company happening in the Tenderloin, and a revival of a century-old George Bernard Shaw anti-war play at A.C.T.