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Live Music This Week: Jenny Lewis, Spoon, Chromeo, and More

Let’s dance. And rock. And stand idly in amazement. And headbang. And worship. And stay up too late on weeknights. And empty our wallets. And...check out these shows already. 

The Next Gen: Meet the Bay Area's Most Promising MFA Grads This Year

The Bay Area is home to some fine masters programs for artsy types, all working to be the next generation of masters in their fields. Each Spring, we get a look at the best and brightest graduates via fashion shows and various exhibitions. Here we've selected our favorites from this year's graduating pool. The winners were chosen for their concepts, execution, and general awesomeness. Join us in wishing them luck in their next adventure! 

5 Topics Everyone Will Be Discussing Over Brunch

With Memorial Day weekend already here, you'll have not one, not two, but three opportunities to impress your friends with your knowledge of current events at the brunch table. 

San Francisco City Hall Celebrates 100 Years in June

To celebrate San Francisco City Hall's 100th birthday, this week Mayor Edwin Lee announced a City Hall Centennial Celebration befitting such a majestic landmark.

The "Batkid Begins" Official Trailer Is Here!

You might remember Miles Scott, the five-year-old former leukemia patient who captured San Francisco's heart with a wish to be Batman for just one day. Well, now he's getting the Hollywood treatment.

7x7 Book Club: Eugenia Cheng's "How to Bake Pi" and More

Food obsessives who left math behind in high school should consider giving it another try in the form of How to Bake Pi, a thoughtful new book from University of Chicago math professor Eugenia Cheng.

Scenes of the City: SF Botanical Garden Celebrates 75 Years

For its big 75th birthday, we took to wandering around the SF Botanical Gardens, one of the best urban oases in the city: 55 acres of gardens support over 8,000 different kinds of plants from all over the world (Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Central and South America, Africa, and the Mediterranean), making it one of the most diverse botanical gardens that could survive in few other parts of the world. 

The Cognoscente: Behind the Blooms of Florist Natalie Bowen

In our next installment of "The Cognoscente," we interview experts in their field—who also happen to be the city's chicest tastemakers—about how their work influences their style, and living their best life in San Francisco. 

Where to Watch Movies Outside This Summer

With the summer months fast approaching, it's time to take advantage of the beautiful weather and bountiful outdoor spaces the Bay Area offers. From Jack London Square to Union Square, here are some of the best places to catch an al fresco flick this summer.

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