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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s that time of year again–the Fillmore Jazz Festival is coming to San Francisco for a free two-day extravaganza featuring music, food, local arts and crafts and a special homage to Etta James.
If you’ve seen Back to the Future more times than you can count, love the films of John Hughes, think New Wave music is still top notch and have dreamed of owning your own DeLorean, Ernest Cline might be your new favorite author.