468x60 General & Logo

Martinez Inches Towards Spot On Business Competition Reality Show

MARTINEZ (KPIX 5) — A reality show with an unusual premise may be coming to the Bay Area. The program will give one local community’s downtown district an economic shot in the arm. The only local finalist is [Read entire story]

‘Black Panther’ is a grand scale and serious action blockbuster

“Black Panther” is grand-scale. It’s serious. And it represents a jumble of modern ideas and hopes that make it very much of this moment. There have been black superhero movies before - “Hancock,” “Meteor [Read entire story]

Clusterfest Announces Line-Up For Second Edition Of San Francisco Fest

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The organizers of the second annual Clusterfest coming back to San Francisco’s Civic Center this June on Tuesday morning announced the festival’s line-up which includes such notable [Read entire story]

Weekend Booking: Jasmin Darznik to discuss her new novel at Booksmith

Forough Farrokhzad, an Iranian poet writing in the 1950s and ’60s, lived a life of stark contrasts as she voraciously pursued her independence in a society ruled by strict tradition. Farrokhzad’s story — and her [Read entire story]

Caveman sports movie ‘Early Man’ is escapist fun

A high point of dry humor in “Early Man,” and there are many, comes about halfway through — when a prehistoric caveman grandfather figure with a bushy white mustache is recruited to a soccer team. [Read entire story]

Couple flies to N. Ireland for Red Hot Chili Peppers concert, ends up at Red Hot Chilli Pipers

At £30 apiece, Duncan Robb thought his Red Hot Chilli Peppers tickets were too good to be true. [Read entire story]

From Whole Foods to UPS, workers reveal ‘secrets’ and tips

Former employees of Trader Joe's, Applebee's and more took to Reddit to share some "secrets" about their former employers. [Read entire story]

Dear Abby: Wife loses lust for husband but wants to save marriage

Dear Abby: I’m not attracted to my husband. I love him and don’t want to live without him, but I do not want to be physically intimate with him. I know it is unfair to him, and I have tried everything from [Read entire story]

Bay Area arts and entertainment picks, Feb. 13

Anne Raeff: The San Francisco author of the short story collection “The Jungle Around Us” will discuss her new novel, “Winter Kept Us Warm,” with fellow author — and her wife — Lori Ostlund. 7:30-9:30 p.m. [Read entire story]

Horoscope for Tuesday, 2/13/18 by Christopher Renstrom

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): Keep feelings of resentment out of a negotiation. People shouldn't think you take things personally. It undermines your position. [Read entire story]

‘Fun Home,’ premieres highlight TheatreWorks’ 2018-19 season

Regional premieres by Rajiv Joseph, Jeanne Sakata and Karen Zacarías along with new and hit musicals will make up TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s 2018-19 lineup. The company announced the season, its 49th under Artistic [Read entire story]

Edgar Arceneaux Reexamines Ben Vereen’s Blackface Performance In ‘Until, Until, Until’

Artist Edgar Arceneaux’s newest project, ‘Until, Until, Until’ revives Ben Vereen’s controversial performance in blackface at former President Reagan’s Inaugural Ball in 1981. Arceneaux sat [Read entire story]

Vic Damone, crooner who thrilled fans for 5 decades, dies

Vic Damone, the postwar crooner whose intimate, rhapsodic voice captivated bobby soxers, middle-aged dreamers and silver-haired romantics in a five-decade medley of America’s love songs and popular standards, died [Read entire story]

‘In Between’: A modern spin on Arab women in Tel Aviv

An engaging, revelatory slice of life, “In Between” follows three Palestinian women in Tel Aviv — kind of a “Sex and the City” and “Girls” for the Arab set. It’s sometimes funny, sometimes dark and always [Read entire story]

Corrections, Feb. 13

Iranian singer breaks taboos to free her voice, Feb. 8, Datebook, E9 In the Arts & Ends column about Iranian singer Mahsa Vahdat, the location of the medieval Armenian Aghtamar church [Read entire story]

Going to the chapel and we’re gonna get married: Valentine’s Part II

The how-do-you-dos are over, and prospects for the future are casting either gloomy shadows or glorious sunshine on the lovers. The chronological story of romance, in overheard quotes, continues. [Read entire story]

Going to the chapel and we’re gonna get married: Valentine’s Part II

The how-do-you-dos are over, and prospects for the future are casting either gloomy shadows or glorious sunshine on the lovers. The chronological story of romance, in overheard quotes, continues. [Read entire story]

San Jose dissed in official synopsis for ‘Winchester’ movie

The official synopsis included in the press kit for "Winchester" reads in part, "On an isolated stretch of land 50 miles outside of San Francisco sits the most haunted house in the world." The description is referring, [Read entire story]

San Jose dissed in official synopsis for ‘Winchester’ movie

The official synopsis included in the press kit for "Winchester" reads in part, "On an isolated stretch of land 50 miles outside of San Francisco sits the most haunted house in the world." The description is referring, [Read entire story]

Dear Abby: Medicinal marijuana user is shunned by husband’s family

Dear Abby: My brother-in-law found out I smoke marijuana. I have a medical card and some mental disabilities. Marijuana helps with my anxiety. Although we live near each other, my in-laws now say they don’t want me in [Read entire story]