The 18th Annual Arab Film Festival opens October 10, 2014 at the Castro Theatre with the Bay Area premiere of May in the Summer. The festival continues through October 23, with screenings throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Presenting their Salon Series programs around the Bay Area, the Cypress String Quartet will perform Beethoven: Op.18 No.2, Beethoven: Op.95 ‘Serioso’, and Arnold Schoenberg's Transfigured Night, with the SF Symphony's Jonathan Vinocour on viola and Jean-Michel Fonteneau on cello.
Cuban piano star Roberto Fonseca has been thrilling audiences since his debut at age 15. Now, 10 years later, after touring the globe with Ibrahim Ferrer and the Buena Vista Social Club, and having released a number of well-received records, he returns to SFJAZZ's Miner Auditorium for a super-charged appearance with his own trio.
Supporting her brand new album, Lonely in a Crowded Room, Pegi Young kicks off her tour in the Bay Area with a set at San Francisco's The Chapel.
Bottom of the Hill hosts a show to celebrate the recently released album by local duo Paul Myers & John Moreman (full disclosure: Moreman had the foresight to marry Do List producer Suzie Racho). The straight-up power-pop Inner Sunset was produced by the Allen Clapp of The Orange Peels (also appearing).