13 Jan 2022


Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Yerba Buena Gardens Celebrates National Hero

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Yerba Buena Gardens Celebrates National Hero Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a day of reflection, and in San Francisco there is no more appropriate – and peaceful — place to take stock than at the liquid-and-stone memorial celebrating the civil rights leader’s life. The memorial is the centerpiece […]

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26 Dec 2021


“A Christmas Carol” Offers Surprises at Golden Gate Theatre

“A Christmas Carol” Offers Surprises at Golden Gate Theatre The latest interpretation of the holiday classic “A Christmas Carol” will have a distinctly Bay Area flavor. Seven local actors will help tell the classic holiday tale of Ebenezer Scrooge during its run at the Golden Gate Theatre through Dec. 26. Scrooge himself will be played […]

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11 Dec 2021


Shining Stars: Yerba Buena Celebrates Annual Parol Lantern Holiday Festival

Shining Stars: Yerba Buena Celebrates Annual Parol Lantern Holiday Festival The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts will be shining bright on Saturday, Dec. 11, as it hosts the 19th annual Parol Lantern Festival. The holiday event celebrates Filipino Christmas traditions with food, drinks, art, dance and musical performances. At the center of the celebration […]

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16 Nov 2021


Popular LEGO Exhibit, ‘The Art of the Brick,’ to Make San Francisco Debut at 1 Grant Avenue


Popular LEGO Exhibit, ‘The Art of the Brick,’ to Make San Francisco Debut at 1 Grant Avenue As kids, we all thought we were making great art when playing with our LEGOs. Nathan Sawaya has taken it to another level. “The Art of the Brick,” Sawaya’s critically acclaimed exhibition featuring over 70 works of art […]

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12 Nov 2021


London Production of “The Woman in Black” Coming to the Strand

London Production of “The Woman in Black” Coming to the Strand Get ready to be frightened. “The Woman in Black” is coming to the Strand Theater. The smash-hit play that has entertained and terrified more than 8 million audience members in London and around the world will have a limited engagement San Francisco engagement. Adapted […]

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14 Oct 2021


John Bucklin Art Show, as Curated by Four Seasons Art Consultant Maria Di Grande, Finds Inspiration from Nature

John Bucklin Art Show, as Curated by Four Seasons Art Consultant Maria Di Grande, Finds Inspiration from Nature Four Seasons residents who have been captivated by the artwork found throughout the building will want to soak in the work of artist John Bucklin, whose latest show consisting of paintings from 2016-21 will be exhibited through […]

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24 Sep 2021


In the Groove at Yerba Buena Gardens Festival’s Free Dance Classes

In the Groove at Yerba Buena Gardens Festival’s Free Dance Classes It’s time for the last dance. Make that the last four dances. With cooler temperatures on the way, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival wraps up its 2021 season with its popular weekly dance classes. The classes will be held every Thursday in October, from 11 […]

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23 Sep 2021


History Comes Alive During Free Walking Tour of Yerba Buena Neighborhood

History Comes Alive During Free Walking Tour of Yerba Buena Neighborhood Luisa Tetrazzini was introduced early on in the Walking Tour of the Yerba Buena neighborhood as the international operatic superstar that signaled to the world that San Francisco was on its way to recovery following the devastation of the 1906 earthquake and fires. To […]

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21 Aug 2021


Yerba Buena Day: A Celebration of a Unique Neighborhood and Its Residents

Yerba Buena Day: A Celebration of a Unique Neighborhood and Its Residents With her hot-pink shirt and long, flowing curls, Flavia Williams was hard to ignore as she grooved to the Latin rhythms of the Cabanijazz Project at the Yerba Buena Gardens. By the end of the song, Williams had kicked off her sneakers and […]

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6 Aug 2021


111 Minna Gallery Ready to Welcome Back Its Community

Michelle Delaney has seen this all before. She came onboard 111 Minna Gallery when the area around Yerba Buena Gardens would at certain parts of the day resemble a ghost town.

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