This Group Gets Democrats and Republicans to Do Something Radical: Talk to Each Other

Better Angels is doing the saintly work of getting liberals and conservatives in the same room—and teaching them to play nice. Read More »


Director Lynn Hamrick Picks Three Can’t-Miss Films at the Napa Valley Film Festival

The Hiro’s Table filmmaker shares her must-watch list.  Read More »

Galleries and Performance

Safe Spaces

In his critically acclaimed play, Barber Shop Chronicles, British-Nigerian poet Inua Ellams reveals a softer sheen and texture to black life than is commonly seen in the news. Read More »


Taking the Atoll

Three completely different geographies, climates and experiences—all with Four Seasons’ renowned level of service. Follow this perfect route across Hawaii as you island-hop from resort to resort, slowly graduating to a total disconnect from the real world. Read More »


Grand Opening Alert: These Restaurants Are Coming Soon

A new Central Coast oyster bar, Pizzeria Delfina lands in SoMa, and David Kinch’s latest project.  Read More »

Eat and Drink

Quick! To the Borsch Mobile!

A taste of Russian-Ukrainian nostalgia, updated for the food truck generation. Read More »


Posh Petals

Kiana Underwood of Tulipina turns florals into fine art. Read More »

News and Features

‘Big Philanthropy Is an Exercise of Power’

Stanford ethicist Rob Reich on why philanthropy perpetuates inequality, accountability as a negative, and the problem with praising big donors. Read More »

Wine and Spirits

The Zinfandel Die-Hard’s Tour of Napa Valley

Because cabernet isn’t everything, dammit. Read More »


A Bay Area Author Explains Why Our Food System Is More Precarious Than You Think

In his new book, East Bay writer Mark Schapiro delves into the battle over the world’s seeds. Read More »

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