Entertainment

Live Music in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Plough & Stars

Bands who sell out shows from Ireland to Appalachia and headline SF's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival jam here on weeknights, taking breaks to clink pint glasses of Guinness at long union-hall tables. Mondays com…
Cinema in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Balboa Theatre

First stop, Cannes; next stop, Balboa and 37th, where film-fest favorites split the bill with Bogart noir classics, family-friendly Saturday-morning matinees and B-movie marathons with in-person director commentary …
Live Music in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Neck of the Woods

A vast yet cozy venue with all the right moves, including Monday salsa dance classes, Russian karaoke (no language skills required), monthly women's Cotton Pony dance parties, and indie rock acts regularly pounding …
Cinema in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Four Star Theater

Before John Woo, Ang Lee and Wong Kar-wai hit multiplex marquees, they brought down the house in the Four Star’s postage-stamp-sized screening rooms. Running since 1964, this international neighborhood cinema still …