World's largest light sculpture set to shine on the Bay Bridge for two years

Beginning with the grand opening ceremony at dusk on March 5 and continuing until midnight, the San Francisco Bay Bridge will be transformed into a dazzling fine arts experience that will illuminate the skyline every night for two years. The Bay Lights project was conceived by internationally acclaimed artist Leo Villareal and his vision of turning the bridge into the world's largest light sculpture.

San Francisco welcomes new SFJAZZ Center to the Civic Center Arts District

San Francisco has added world-class jazz music to the long list of reasons to visit this amazing cultural capital. SF is already an international force in art, technology, and cuisine, and the addition of the brand new SFJAZZ Center to our wonderful assortment of music venues is just one more reason for New York to watch out! 

Pop, Rock, and Roll: Sacramento's spring concert line-up

There's so much to discover in Sacramento, whether you're into Gold Rush history, architecture, biking, local beer, or artisan coffee. For the music lover, Sacramento offers everything from punk rock shows to epic tribute bands to celebrated composers. To help you navigate the live music scene in Sacto, we’ve rounded up a list of the best concerts going on from January through March.

Inside Scoop: Suzu's guide to SF's best bars and dives

Suzu, or Christian Suzuki, is a self-described hustler in the San Francisco food and beverage scene. In addition to working in Cafe Franco at the San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Hostel, he can be found behind the bar at 15 Romolo and making lattes at the Arlequin Cafe. He's hustling and bustling to save money for a trip around the world!

New Orleans' Preservation Hall opens new music venue in San Francisco

The Mission District's Valencia Street gets hipper by the day -- or in this case, hotter. Preservation Hall West: The Chapel -- the West Coast cousin to New Orleans' famous jazz music venue -- opened its doors last month during the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, bringing the "hot music" of jazz to this uber-cool neighborhood.