NIGHTLIFE/SEX ISSUE Amazing organist Cameron Carpenter pipes up at SF Symphony (and Folsom Street Fair). Plus: All the best Folsom parties ever this week.
Liss Fain turns to Faulkner for 'The Imperfect is Our Paradise'
New releases from bands that call the Bay home
Emerging from the shadows, a new multi-sensory performance from Bay Area hip-hop veterans The Coup
Diana Gameros brings her unique musical perspective to the YBCA's MEX I AM Festival
Melody Takata brings traditional Japanese dance into the 21st century, plus a benefit for SF dance vet Enrico Labayen
SF Ethnic Dance Festival spotlights classical Indian dance
Theatre of Yugen's remarkable world premiere of Chiori Miyagawa's 'This Lingering Life'
SF Opera makes a splash with a classic American musical
A new Oakland music festival aims to bring art downtown. Plus: If you still believe in college radio, KUSF still needs you