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100 Things to Do in SF Before You Die

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The Big Happy: 50 San Francisco Spots That Make Us Smile

We here at 7x7 want to bring a touch of joy into your lives. It's time you put down the phone, shut down your laptop, and step outside to one of these San Francisco happy places.

"Glee" Star Jane Lynch Brings Her Song + Dance (+ Trademark Wit) to SF

This weekend, actress Jane Lynch is coming to town. Best known to tweens as Sue Sylvester in Glee—and to everyone else as part of the comedic genius of such gems as A Mighty Wind, Best in Show, and The 40-Year-Old Virgin—she’s showing fans another side of herself with her new musical comedy show “See Jane Sing,” a combination of cabaret, comedy, and show tunes, on Saturday, May 9 at the Palace of Fine Arts. We caught up with Lynch about her Broadway run in “Annie,” her trademark humor, and food worthy of the f-bomb.

Live Music This Week: Esperanza Spalding, They Might Be Giants, The Rentals & More

Portland native Esperanza Spalding brings her virtuosic bass skills to the Independent this week, and more.

A Modern Guide to Potrero Hill

This sunkissed San Francisco neighborhood invites you to have sweeping skyline and Bay views, while browsing the eateries and shops of 18th Street.

Woodcut Artist Tom Killion Captures the Magic of the California Coast

A new exhibition, California’s Wild Edge: The Coast in Prints, Poetry and History, is the best reason to visit the San Francisco Public Library this May.

SFJAZZ Honors Joni Mitchell: No Regrets, Coyote

While the music-loving world waits and wonders about the health of the legendary Joni Mitchell, SFJAZZ kicks off its #ThankYouJoni campaign this Saturday, with a photo montage installation in Hayes Valley, in the run up to its gala tribute on May 8. 

What Will Become of the Palace of Fine Arts?

One-hundred years ago, an architect by the name of Bernard Maybeck (you may have heard of him) designed the Palace of Fine Arts for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Expo and World Fair. Today, it is on the market, so to speak, with SF Rec and Park requesting proposals for longterm tenants who could transform the landmark for private-public use.

[Video] Hunter Pence Gets Down for International Dance Day

Our fondness for Hunter Pence is clear (exhibit A: our day-in-the-life profile on him here), but he's put us over the edge with his latest Instagram activity—he's taken to celebrating International Dance Day, and there is booty shaking involved. Lucky us.

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