Not since the Donald took over New York society in the roaring eighties has one man come to dominate a city's life the way Marc Benioff is leaving his mark on San Francisco.
The 1989 World Series matchup could not have been more ominous. The Oakland Athletics versus the San Francisco Giants. All eyes were on the Bay Area. Minutes before Game 3 of the series aired on ABC, on October 17 at 5:04 p.m., it struck. You could hear sportscaster Al Michaels shout, "I'll tell you what — we're having an earth—" just moments before the signal began to break. Viewers around the world tuning in caught the first moments of the 6.9 tremor that changed the Bay Area forever.
From a breakdancing competition to dinner in America's greatest 'hood, you have a busy weekend ahead of you.
It’s a bit daunting to stand inside a massive, richly detailed theater when it’s empty. The spiraled balconies appear larger than ever, the busts lining the walls seem to stare, and the room’s grandeur feels entirely overwhelming. To experience the venue during a live show is almost a sensory overload. Therein lies the magic of San Francisco's historic Warfield.
In case you haven't noticed, our fair city has been overrun by bibliophiles, which can only mean that we're in the throes of Litquake! We've already waxed poetic about our eight can't-miss events, but we couldn't resist squeezing in a little self-promotion for good measure. 7x7 is again a proud sponsor of Lit Crawl, the facinating and rowdy Litquake finale! Join us at The Chapel Saturday, Oct.
Truth is stranger than fiction, as Alexis Coe's Alice + Freda Forever: A Murder in Memphis proves. It's the 100 percent true story, sourced from hundreds of original letters and documents, of 19-year-old Alice Mitchell, who planned to pass as a man to marry her girlfriend, 17-year-old Freda Ward, in 1890s Memphis.
If you’re anything like us, you’ve no doubt been scouring the depths of the interweb for inspiration for a costume unique enough for your Halloween festivities. If the perfect getup remains elusive, come to The California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park for just the push your imagination desires.