At the time of its release in 1940, one critic called Fantasia, the animated Disney film, "an ambitious orgy of color, sound, and imagination." More than just a motion picture masterpiece, it is a groundbreaking cinematic tone poem.
None of the other Festival films were blockbuster like The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, but there are a number of unusual and appealing gems.
The economic divide created by the dominance of the city's tech sector is a very real and thorny issue with no easy answers.
Stevon Cook, 28, a candidate for the San Francisco Board of Education election on November 4, took some time to talk with me about the crucial debate in education over how to help failing schools, along with other issues prominent in the campaign.
With sweeping views of vine-covered hills and wetlands, the winery not only has a tasting room and a marketplace where you can buy gourmet sandwiches and snacks, but it also has patios and a vast lawn to enjoy your vino-enhanced picnic.
Tran introduced San Francisco to one of her favorite things to eat using fresh California ingredients and Tran family recipes.
She's a Tony Award-winner, a TV star, a celebrated singer/performer with commanding vocals, and, apparently, a woman who loves horses. This is Be...
It's one thing for an orchestra to accompany a silent film. It is something else all together for an orchestra to accompany a sound film, let alone a musical. That's the challenge the San Francisco Symphony will face when the world renown orchestra accompanies the classic musical, Singin' in the Rain.
Waterbar in San Francisco As 2013 speeds rapidly to a glorious fork in the road and the path to 2014 comes into much clearer view, reflection see...
By Rebecca Podesta, offMetro SF Named for one of Oakland's most famous former residents, author of adventure classics like The Call of the Wild and...
Some consider it the tap-root of American popular music -- the propulsive rhythm which helped shape not only jazz and swing, but the blues and rock 'n roll.
Hailed as a master of suspense, Hitchcock was also a master in the use of music. The celebrated director knew music could convey emotion in ways images could not.
Let's be honest: There's never really a terrible time to gaze at Napa's sun-dappled hills and drink from the fruit of its vines. But October and November just might be our favorite time to go. Here's our itinerary for your next Napa trip.
As the weather cools and we stand a little closer, there's no denying that autumn is the season when summer flings fall in love. It's time to break out that new wardrobe and hit the town (and country) with one of these romantic dates near San Francisco.
With Held (the title is a pun both apt and suggestive) is the work of local playwright Jeremy Greco, who delivers a bravura take on the life and sexual adventures of his friend, the contemporary artist John Held Jr.
San Francisco is my favorite city in the world, bar none. I love NYC, I love Bali, and I love Buenos Aires, but SF is the place for me. And since I've been here for 10+ years, I get asked a lot: what should I do when I visit?