With the advent of the automobile at the turn of prior century, the railroad faded into the background as the people of the United States became less reliant on the railroad to get them from one place to another.
The author of A Heaven of Others and Witz, writer Joshua Cohen, comes to the Epicenter for a conversation with McSweeney‘s editorial director Ethan Nosowsky about his latest book Four New Messages.
Renowned architect, lecturer and historian of Chinese America, Philip P. Choy, celebrates the release of his new book with an appearance at the Chinese Historical Society of America Museum.
While there’s arguably an exhausting amount of bad post-modern art continuing to crop up in SOMA art galleries, SF Indie Fest is hosting a new event to recognize what they deem to be good local art.
With her parents members of a traveling troupe of Romani until she moved to America when she was 15-years-old, Oksana Marafioti got a chance to experience life on the road and accumulate a wealth of experiences.
In addition to the fabulous Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit currently on display at the de Young Museum is an upcoming special treat–a film screening hosted by museum curators that visually explores his storied 30 year career.
Taking the concept of delirious language, as defined by French philosopher Michel Foucault is the jumping off point and slant of an intriguing new exhibition at Salon DeHon.
Storytelling is perhaps the most distinguishing characteristic of humanity, and the story of what went wrong between erstwhile infatuated lovers is one that has been told again and again in myths, folktales, literature and on-screen in film and television.
The banality of greed, the excesses of unencumbered market capitalism, the danger of too cozy a relationship between business leaders and government—apposite topics for a contemporary play given the persistence of the financial downturn that began in 2008 and continues to wreak financial havoc.
Much of the underground and alternative rock music released in the last ten years draws inspiration from the prolific post-punk movements of the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Poets from all over the world will trek to the city for the third annual San Francisco International Poetry Festival, commemorating an ongoing international dialogue extolling the beauty of language.