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Fires’ impact on the arts: Benefit events, venue closures and more

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Get live updates from Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017

Thousands of music lovers are expected to gather Friday-Sunday, Oct. 6-8, for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, the free festival that brings more than 90 acts to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Kicking off the first day [Read entire story]

Horoscope for Monday, September 18, 2017

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): Pay attention to any aches and pains today. Your typical response would be to ignore them and "power through", but something's up. [Read entire story]

Horoscope for Friday, 9/15/17 by Christopher Renstrom

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): You see life as a contest, but a Venus/Jupiter sextile shows that everyone will benefit from teamwork. Plus you also get credit for thinking of it. [Read entire story]

Minerva’s Sunday Horoscope: 9/03/17

STARCAST: Mars (the one-planet swat team) shifts from Leo to Virgo this week. It's a real game changer. Play time's over, but a newly reformed Mercury lightens the load by giving the green light to communications and [Read entire story]

Weekend booking: Beast Crawl

Litquake is coming back to San Francisco from Oct. 6 to 14, closing with its traditional nighttime Lit Crawl through the Mission District. Those who’d like to get in shape for the event might wish to take part in [Read entire story]

Kiosk Fest finds home in newsstands

This weekend Market Street is slated to host a festival unlike any other. The second Kiosk Fest will celebrate the literary arts via the green newspaper kiosks lining the avenue, presenting pop-up shops from writers, [Read entire story]

Longtime celebrity couples: Then and now

In a world where our headlines seem to be filled with tales of the latest celebrity feuds, scandals, and heartbreak, it can be refreshing to take a look at those who can restore our faith in love. [Read entire story]

Blues Traveler headlines San Jose Music in the Park

Since Blues Traveler emerged with four strong album releases from 1990 to 1994, the core unit led by lead vocalist/harmonica player John Popper has been continually reliable. The death of bassist Bobby Sheehan in 1999 [Read entire story]

Baez and more celebrate Summer of Love in music

Joan Baez leads a group of veterans and newcomers on the music scene, celebrating the Summer of Love during “Celebrating the San Francisco Sound” at the Nourse Theater in San Francisco. The Saturday, July 22, event [Read entire story]

Recommendations from Kepler’s Books, Menlo Park

Recommendations of recent books from the staffs of a rotating list of Bay Area independent bookstores. The Refrigerator Monologues, Catherynne Valente Perfectly riffing on the tropes that superhero comics are founded [Read entire story]

Acrobat plummets to death just before Green Day show in Madrid

MADRID (AP) — Event organizers say an acrobat fell to his death during a rock music festival in Madrid on Friday night. The organizers of the Mad Cool festival expressed their condolences to the acrobat's family in a [Read entire story]

Alex & Aris: The Greatest Story Never Told (Sponsored)

Alex & Aris explores the four years that a young Macedonian prince—soon to become Alexander the Great—spent under the tutelage of one of the greatest minds the world has ever known: the philosopher Aristotle. Very [Read entire story]

Vibrant SF Ethnic Dance Festival moves into historic venue

Few gatherings throughout the world can rival the vibrant collection of talent and tradition brought together each year at the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival. A celebratory reflection of the country and the Bay [Read entire story]

Things to do during Independence Day weekend

Alameda County Fair Carnival rides, live music, agricultural and livestock contests and exhibits, vendors, exhibits, food, drink, and more. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. daily Through July 9; 9:30 p.m. fireworks July 4. $8-$15. [Read entire story]

Horoscope for Saturday, 6/10/17 by Christopher Renstrom

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): Don't expect to accomplish much today. You will be called away so many times that you'll have trouble recalling what you were originally working on. [Read entire story]

Minerva’s Sunday Horoscope: 6/04/17

STARCAST: Mars (Mr. Aggression) swaggers forward into tenacious but oft times pessimistic Cancer just as Venus swings into possessive Taurus and the full moon blasts fiery, undiplomatic Sagittarius. So much emotion, so [Read entire story]

Horoscope for Wednesday, 5/31/17 by Christopher Renstrom

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): It would be different if you held all the cards, but you don't. You must take your cues from someone who takes an eternity to play them. [Read entire story]

Minerva’s Sunday Horoscope: 5/28/17

STARCAST: Light a candle, say an affirmation, a prayer or a mantra as Mars in sassy Gemini faces off against mighty Saturn in fiery Sagittarius. If you've paid your dues, this will be a week defined by good karma If not [Read entire story]

‘Roseanne’ coming back to TV

“Roseanne” is coming back to television as a mid-season show on ABC, the network has announced. Network president Channing Dungey confirmed the revival which will feature almost everyone from the cast of the [Read entire story]