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Local Author Laurel Braitman Talks Animal Insanity, Her New Book, and SF

Bay Area local and author of the new book, Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves, Laurel Braitman spills about her research, odd animals, and her go-to San Francisco haunts.

"The Descendants" Author, Kaui Hart Hemmings, Talks SF and Her New Book

Bestselling author of The Descendants, Kaui Hart Hemmings, comes to San Francisco tomorrow to talk shop with Michelle Richmond, author of the new novel Golden State. Hemmings celebrates the release of her second novel, The Possibilities, which explores the struggles of a grieving mother as she faces the death of her son, Cully, who died in an avalanche near their home in Breckenridge, Colorado.

This Week's Hottest Events: Jay-Z, CounterPULSE, and More Holiday Shopping

Art
Creativity Explored Holiday Art Sale
Take advantage of the 2013 Annual Holiday Art Sale at Creativity Explored this month.

This Week's Hottest Events: Amy Tan, Kronos Quartet, and Holiday Shopping

Art
"Seven Sisters"
"Seven Sisters," a group exhibition that dives headfirst into ethics, race, culture, and self-expression, is a who's who of the most established women in the arts- Carrie Mae Weems, Rina Banergee, Toyin Odutola, and Vanessa Prager among them.

This Week's Hottest Events: Art & Ideas, Makers at the Mint, and Heath Ceramics Sale

Conversation
Smithsonian's American History
Richard Kurin, author of the new book The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects, talks to San Francisco about our nation's history.

This Week's Hottest Events: Cirque du Soleil, Literary Death Match, and the International Hip-Hop Festival

Foodie Conversation
David Tanis and The Kitchen Sisters
"City Kitchen" columnist and home chef advocate, David Tanis, comes to San Francisco to share his thoughts on food with Davia Nelson of The Kitchen Sisters.

This Week's Hottest Events: Blitzen Trapper, Yosemite Book, and Temescal's NovemberFest

Shopping
Art.com Pop-Up
Art.com is brought to life in their first pop-up store located in San Francisco's Union Square.

This Week's Hottest Events: Fiona Apple, Litquake, and Open Studios

Performance

Bill T. Jones

The ever-edgy Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company pivots around collaborative choreography and the integration of art forms.

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