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bottlerock primed to kick off festival season with a touch of luxury

photo: scott strazzante / the chronicle 2017 image 1of/8captioncloseimage 1 of 8fans cheer as con brio plays the miner family winery stage at last year’s bottlerock napa valley.fans cheer as con brio plays the miner family winery stage at last year’s bottlerock napa valley. photo: scott strazzante / the chronicle 2017 image 2 of 8buy photothousands of people enjoy the sunshine at bottlerock 2017.thousands of people enjoy the sunshine at bottlerock 2017. photo: santiago mejia / the chronicle 2017 buy this photoimage 3 of 8buy photothe white panda performs a silent disco at the 2017 bottlerock.the white panda performs a silent disco at the 2017 bottlerock. photo: santiago mejia / the chronicle 2017 buy this photoimage 4 of 8buy photothe platinum lounge at last year’s bo...





brian jonestown massacre’s psychedelic spectacle comes home

photo: paradigm agency image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1brian jonestown massacre, veterans since the ’90s, plays bimbo’s 365.brian jonestown massacre, veterans since the ’90s, plays bimbo’s 365. photo: paradigm agency brian jonestown massacre’s psychedelic spectacle comes home1 / 1back to galleryrising out of san francisco’s psychedelic rock scene in the late 1990s, the brian jonestown massacre has weathered countless lineup changes, mental breakdowns and dead-end career opportunities.the group that performs at bimbo’s 365 club on friday, may 25, is more stable these days, but continues to push forward on its own terms. as the band prepares to releases its 18th studio album, “something else,” frontman anton newcombe remains unwavering in his devotion to dronin...





clean new ‘2001’ print at castro for 50th anniversary of film’s release

photo: warner bros. image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3keir dullea in “2001: a space odys sey,” marking its 50th anniversary.keir dullea in “2001: a space odys sey,” marking its 50th anniversary. photo: warner bros. image 2 of 3keir dullea in “2001: a space odyssey.” a new print celebrates the film’s 50th anniversary.keir dullea in “2001: a space odyssey.” a new print celebrates the film’s 50th anniversary. photo: warner bros. image 3 of 3clean new ‘2001’ print at castro for 50th anniversary of film’s release1 / 3back to galleryfifty years after its release, there are still new things to discover with stanley kubrick’s brilliant “2001: a space odyssey,” a film about a journey to jupiter, a mysterious black monolith and an apparent breakdo...





paul simon’s farewell tour comes to oakland

photo: jimmy jeong / associated press image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1file - in this may 16, 2018 file photo, paul simon kicks off his homeward bound: the farewell tour in vancouver, british columbia. simon, who's 76, isn't retiring. he has a disc due out this fall and promises he'll still occasionally appear on stage. since he started writing songs as a teen-ager, it's hard to imagine that impulse shutting off forever. he’s done with the idea of long concert tours, so if you live in greensboro, austin or orlando and want to see him perform, this is it. (jimmy jeong/the canadian press via ap) lessfile - in this may 16, 2018 file photo, paul simon kicks off his homeward bound: the farewell tour in vancouver, british columbia. simon, who's 76, isn't retiring. he has a disc due ...





ybca kicks off film series about sf’s ‘dark decade’ with ‘gimme shelter’

photo: maysles films 1970 image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1“gimme shelter” is among the movies featured in the mini film fest.“gimme shelter” is among the movies featured in the mini film fest. photo: maysles films 1970 ybca kicks off film series about sf’s ‘dark decade’ with ‘gimme shelter’1 / 1back to gallerythe iconic moment that was san francisco’s summer of love was followed by another period that was arguably just as interesting, though considerably less upbeat. the yerba buena center for the arts is calling the time between 1969 and 1978 san francisco’s dark decade — “a long period of unease and uncertainty involving crimes and acts of violence previously unimaginable.”want to learn more? ybca is hosting a mini film festival this weekend that ...





dinosaurs of comedy embrace their experience, return to punch line

photo: carlos avila gonzalez / the chronicle image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3comedian larry "bubbles" brown performs on stage at the purple onion comedy club in san francisco, calif., on thursday, september the purple onion comedy club is closing at the end of sept. just short of its 50th anniversary. the club launched phillis diller and is also where the kingston trio got its start and the smothers brothers recorded their first album. lesscomedian larry "bubbles" brown performs on stage at the purple onion comedy club in san francisco, calif., on thursday, september the purple onion comedy club is closing at the end of sept. just short of its ... more photo: carlos avila gonzalez / the chronicle image 2 of 3michael meehan will play the punch line with the dinosaurs of comed...





jimmy o. yang brings ‘how to american’ to s.f.

photo: paras griffin / getty images for warner bros. image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3actor jimmy o. yang is bringing his stand-up to punchline comedy club.actor jimmy o. yang is bringing his stand-up to punchline comedy club. photo: paras griffin / getty images for warner bros. image 2 of 3actor jimmy o. yang onstage at the 22nd annual webby awards at cipriani wall street in new york city on may 14.actor jimmy o. yang onstage at the 22nd annual webby awards at cipriani wall street in new york city on may 14. photo: ben gabbe / getty images for the webby award image 3 of 3jimmy o. yang brings ‘how to american’ to s.f.1 / 3back to galleryjimmy o. yang is having a moment. the comedian is probably best known for his role as jian-yang on hbo’s “silicon valley.” during...





dear abby: adult daughter living at home interrupts mom’s private life

dear abby: i’m 54. my 28-year-old daughter, sarah, lives with me. our issue is my sex life. i have a long-term live-in boyfriend, and we enjoy each other in many ways. we try to be quiet while we’re enjoying each other physically, but evidently we are not quiet enough. sarah complains whenever we make any kind of noise that she even suspects might be sexual in nature. she has accused me of having sex when we were only talking. it might seem reasonable to have sex only when sarah isn’t home, but she’s home very often at night. due to menopause, i have limited windows of time without pain when i even want sex. she’s living with me to try to bank enough money to buy her own house, and i support that. am i wrong to continue to enjoy relations with my boyfriend when my daughter is hom...





bottlerock primed to kick off festival season with a touch of luxury

photo: scott strazzante / the chronicle 2017 image 1of/8captioncloseimage 1 of 8fans cheer as con brio plays the miner family winery stage at last year’s bottlerock napa valley.fans cheer as con brio plays the miner family winery stage at last year’s bottlerock napa valley. photo: scott strazzante / the chronicle 2017 image 2 of 8buy photothousands of people enjoy the sunshine at bottlerock 2017.thousands of people enjoy the sunshine at bottlerock 2017. photo: santiago mejia / the chronicle 2017 buy this photoimage 3 of 8buy photothe white panda performs a silent disco at the 2017 bottlerock.the white panda performs a silent disco at the 2017 bottlerock. photo: santiago mejia / the chronicle 2017 buy this photoimage 4 of 8buy photothe platinum lounge at last year’s bo...





brian jonestown massacre’s psychedelic spectacle comes home

photo: paradigm agency image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1brian jonestown massacre, veterans since the ’90s, plays bimbo’s 365.brian jonestown massacre, veterans since the ’90s, plays bimbo’s 365. photo: paradigm agency brian jonestown massacre’s psychedelic spectacle comes home1 / 1back to galleryrising out of san francisco’s psychedelic rock scene in the late 1990s, the brian jonestown massacre has weathered countless lineup changes, mental breakdowns and dead-end career opportunities.the group that performs at bimbo’s 365 club on friday, may 25, is more stable these days, but continues to push forward on its own terms. as the band prepares to releases its 18th studio album, “something else,” frontman anton newcombe remains unwavering in his devotion to dronin...





clean new ‘2001’ print at castro for 50th anniversary of film’s release

photo: warner bros. image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3keir dullea in “2001: a space odys sey,” marking its 50th anniversary.keir dullea in “2001: a space odys sey,” marking its 50th anniversary. photo: warner bros. image 2 of 3keir dullea in “2001: a space odyssey.” a new print celebrates the film’s 50th anniversary.keir dullea in “2001: a space odyssey.” a new print celebrates the film’s 50th anniversary. photo: warner bros. image 3 of 3clean new ‘2001’ print at castro for 50th anniversary of film’s release1 / 3back to galleryfifty years after its release, there are still new things to discover with stanley kubrick’s brilliant “2001: a space odyssey,” a film about a journey to jupiter, a mysterious black monolith and an apparent breakdo...





paul simon’s farewell tour comes to oakland

photo: jimmy jeong / associated press image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1file - in this may 16, 2018 file photo, paul simon kicks off his homeward bound: the farewell tour in vancouver, british columbia. simon, who's 76, isn't retiring. he has a disc due out this fall and promises he'll still occasionally appear on stage. since he started writing songs as a teen-ager, it's hard to imagine that impulse shutting off forever. he’s done with the idea of long concert tours, so if you live in greensboro, austin or orlando and want to see him perform, this is it. (jimmy jeong/the canadian press via ap) lessfile - in this may 16, 2018 file photo, paul simon kicks off his homeward bound: the farewell tour in vancouver, british columbia. simon, who's 76, isn't retiring. he has a disc due ...





17 years before #metoo, asia argento told us all about it in ‘scarlet diva’

photo: film movement 2000 image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1asia argento writes and stars in “scarlet diva,” which also was her debut as a director in 2000.asia argento writes and stars in “scarlet diva,” which also was her debut as a director in 2000. photo: film movement 2000 17 years before #metoo, asia argento told us all about it in ‘scarlet diva’1 / 1back to galleryasia argento said it loudly and forcefully last weekend at the cannes film festival. but even though we didn’t understand it at the time, she said it all 18 years ago in her directorial debut, “scarlet diva.”argento took the stage during the closing ceremony at cannes on saturday night, may 19, and said:“in 1997, i was raped by harvey weinstein here at cannes. i was 21 years old. this festiva...





ybca kicks off film series about sf’s ‘dark decade’ with ‘gimme shelter’

photo: maysles films 1970 image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1“gimme shelter” is among the movies featured in the mini film fest.“gimme shelter” is among the movies featured in the mini film fest. photo: maysles films 1970 ybca kicks off film series about sf’s ‘dark decade’ with ‘gimme shelter’1 / 1back to gallerythe iconic moment that was san francisco’s summer of love was followed by another period that was arguably just as interesting, though considerably less upbeat. the yerba buena center for the arts is calling the time between 1969 and 1978 san francisco’s dark decade — “a long period of unease and uncertainty involving crimes and acts of violence previously unimaginable.”want to learn more? ybca is hosting a mini film festival this weekend that ...





dinosaurs of comedy embrace their experience, return to punch line

photo: carlos avila gonzalez / the chronicle image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3comedian larry "bubbles" brown performs on stage at the purple onion comedy club in san francisco, calif., on thursday, september the purple onion comedy club is closing at the end of sept. just short of its 50th anniversary. the club launched phillis diller and is also where the kingston trio got its start and the smothers brothers recorded their first album. lesscomedian larry "bubbles" brown performs on stage at the purple onion comedy club in san francisco, calif., on thursday, september the purple onion comedy club is closing at the end of sept. just short of its ... more photo: carlos avila gonzalez / the chronicle image 2 of 3michael meehan will play the punch line with the dinosaurs of comed...





jimmy o. yang brings ‘how to american’ to s.f.

photo: paras griffin / getty images for warner bros. image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3actor jimmy o. yang is bringing his stand-up to punchline comedy club.actor jimmy o. yang is bringing his stand-up to punchline comedy club. photo: paras griffin / getty images for warner bros. image 2 of 3actor jimmy o. yang onstage at the 22nd annual webby awards at cipriani wall street in new york city on may 14.actor jimmy o. yang onstage at the 22nd annual webby awards at cipriani wall street in new york city on may 14. photo: ben gabbe / getty images for the webby award image 3 of 3jimmy o. yang brings ‘how to american’ to s.f.1 / 3back to galleryjimmy o. yang is having a moment. the comedian is probably best known for his role as jian-yang on hbo’s “silicon valley.” during...





horoscope for wednesday, 5/23/18 by christopher renstrom

now playing: we all have our personality flaws. here's some astrological tips to get a better perspective of who you are. buzz60's djenane beaulieu (@djenanebeaulieu) reports media: buzz60 aries.  (march 20 - april 18):  things are moving along nicely at work - perhaps too nicely.  but before getting suspicious, remember that it's been a while since work has been this organized.taurus.  (april 19 - may 19):  nobody better get in your way because you are so back in business that colleagues are going to have a hard time remembering you were ever away.gemini.  (may 20 - june 20):  it's not exactly clouds parting, but the epiphany you experience today will feel like the next best thing.  be ready to act on it asap.cancer.  (june 21 - july 21):  that problem you were antic...





writers react to the death of philip roth

photo: bob peterson / time & life pictures / getty image image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1philip roth revisiting newark, n.j., where he grew up.philip roth revisiting newark, n.j., where he grew up. photo: bob peterson / time & life pictures / getty image writers react to the death of philip roth1 / 1back to gallerywriters of all stripes have reacted to the death of philip roth, the singular american author who died tuesday at age 85.here are some of their thoughts, shared on twitter and instagram:“he was a giant, an artist as versatile and virtuoso as sinatra, acidulous and subversive as groucho, charming and formidable as feynman, graceful and fireballing as koufax.”now playing: philip roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and ...





ehrenreich is solo, glover is lando — in a respectable ‘star wars’ origins story

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rosalie howarth, last of the longtime kfog djs, leaves sf airwaves

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