• Art & Entertainment

    5 Bay Area arts and entertainment events to check out this week, Nov. 22-28

    Erin Mei-Ling Stuart and Kim Jiang Dubaniewicz in “Girl in Golden Gate Park.” Photo: Coffee and Language The Chronicle’s guide to notable arts and entertainment happenings in the Bay Area. Bay Area Thanksgiving 2021: turkey trots, merry feasts and more ways to celebrate J.P. Allen’s ‘Girl in Golden Gate Park’ is moody and unsettling Under the radar — farther under the radar than he deserves — writer-director J.P. Allen has been building a compelling body of moody, arresting films, shot in familiar Bay Area locations and dealing with contemporary urban life. His latest is one of his best, “Girl in  

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  • Art & Entertainment

    8 Bay Area arts and entertainment events to check out this week, Nov. 15-21

    Ruthe Stein at Vogue Theatre in San Francisco on Thursday, Oct. 28. Photo: Scott Strazzante / The Chronicle The Chronicle’s guide to notable arts and entertainment happenings in the Bay Area. Ruthe Stein — a master interviewer — on the art of the celebrity interview Every feature section of every newspaper needs someone who has the nerve to ask anybody anything. For most people, that isn’t easy. We worry that the celebrity we’re interviewing will look down on us or consider us rude. We know we want to get the very best story, but when the moment comes, we get  

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    8 Bay Area arts and entertainment events to check out this week, Nov. 8-14

    Jesse Mockrin, “Mother and Child II,” 2021 Oil on linen. Photo: Friends Indeed Gallery The Chronicle’s guide to notable arts and entertainment happenings in the Bay Area. Veterans Day 2021: Bay Area parades, community events and more ways to celebrate Friends Indeed opens new Bayview gallery with ‘Mother and Child’ Friend Indeed Gallery’s newly opened second location of her Friends Indeed Gallery in the Bayview neighborhood gives curator Micki Meng more than double the space of the original gallery in Chinatown; and the gallerist is excited to scale up her presentations accordingly. The first show in the former metalworking shop,  

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  • Health & Fitness

    What’s Going On: Health & Fitness: Nov. 6, 2021 | Health

    Clark County, Ill. • Bingocize health promotion program, free, 2 to 4 p.m. CDT Monday and Wednesday, seniors, Dale McConchie Meeting Room, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave.; combines game of bingo with fall prevention exercises, chance to win prizes; registration, Local Life Center, 217-826-5155. Vigo County • Recovery Yoga, free, 5 p.m. Sunday, 10;30 a.m. Monday, 4 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday, Next Step Foundation, 619 Washington St.; for those dealing with their or others’ addictive behavior; yoga mats and other props provided; presented by Maple Center for Integrative Health; details, 812-234-8733 or themaplecenter.org. • Wabash Activity  

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