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San Francisco Weekly

Purgatory Awaits You at the Infernal Motel
A limited-run immersive experience exists somewhere between life and death.

Book a Room at the Interdimensional Obfuscia Hotel
Take a portal to the past with a new immersive theatrical event from the minds behind Foma Labs.

Quantum of Solnit
Charting the landscape behind Rebecca Solnit, one of San Francisco’s singular literary voices.

How to Give Back to the Community
Bay Area organizations need our help more than ever. Here are the ones poised to make the biggest difference.

S.F. Native to Appear on America’s Next Top Model
Courtney Nelson, 25, who overcame scoliosis, will be competing on the upcoming season of the hit show, which premieres Dec. 12 on VH1.

Spitfire Soliloquy and the Reign of Terror
While Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash hit Hamilton may not arrive at the Orpheum Theatre until March, fans of historical revolutions and hip-hop will have a chance to take part in something equally original this month.

Stepping Through the Screen
How San Francisco’s tech culture ushered in a heyday of live-action gaming.

Ezra Croft Wants You to Come Get Your Bill Murray On
A chat with the curator of the Murray Invitational Art Show.

By the Letter: The Letterform Archive Opens “Without Type”
The San Francisco Center for the Book unveils its latest exhibit.

You Can’t Erase the Truth
An interview with Ana Teresa Fernandez: the artist responsible for painting the Mexico-United States border.

Saving St. James Infirmary
The sex worker and transgender focused health clinic seeks to find a new home.

Bleacher Report

Tony La Russa
An in-depth discussion with one of baseball’s most iconic figures.