SF Sketchfest—a nearly month-long festival celebrating comedy in all its shapes and forms—descends upon San Francisco each January with an overstuffed roster of performances and panels to choose from. Each show usually sells out as soon as the festival’s full lineup is announced, but, with less than a week to go before it ends, we discovered available seats for some surprising performances. Here are the best of the rest.
Vinnie Hobbs is the wizard behind some of this year's most iconic music videos, including Kendrick Lamar's "Alright" and Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda."
San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has no problem standing out in a crowd. The District 8 supe (representing the Castro, Noe Valley, Duboce Triangle, as well as parts of the Mission and more), who stands at an impressive 6-foot-7-inches, graduated from Duke, went to Harvard Law, and earned a Fulbright scholarship, all before bringing his distinct political style of quiet efficiency to San Francisco.
Q.Digital founder Scott Gatz—publisher of Gay Cities, The Bilerico Project, Queerty, LGBTQ Nation, and more—has amassed a stunning LGBTQ audience with 7.5 million readers monthly.
The story of Anne Wojcicki’s genetic testing service 23andMe is destined to become a classic in the epic tale of how libertarian, fast-paced, entrepreneurial Silicon Valley clashes with the slow grind of regulatory Washington.
Stewart Butterfield, cofounder and CEO of Slack, has had some luck with that quintessential Silicon Valley gremlin, the pivot.
Since being turned over to the National Parks Service in 1994, the Presidio has steadily emerged as one of the San Francisco’s best, if somewhat surprisingly lesser known, natural work and playscapes. And it’s about to get a whole lot bigger—13 acres bigger.
Banh mi is street food with some serious cred. Influenced by the French colonists’ love for a simple snack of pâté on bread over a hundred years ago, the granddaddy of mash up sandwiches is having a moment.
Thursday's launch of the new Star Wars trailer signaled the beginning of an epic movie trailer release weekend.
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