Photos: ‘The Music Of Rushmore’ at the Chapel

Thao Nguyen at The Music Of Rushmore at the Chapel, by Kate Haley (photo: Kate Haley) Words by Kate Haley “I guess you've just gotta find something you love to do and then... do it for the rest of your life. For me, it's going to Rushmore,” said Max Fisher in Wes Anderson’s Rushmore. So many of us came of age with Max, and stepping into the Chapel was like going back to a high school reunion party where no one managed become dreadfully boring. SF Sketchfest took to the stage, performing live The Music of Rushmore soundtrack. It was phenomenal. [...]

By |January 22, 2018|Tags: |

SF Sketchfest bringing Music of Twin Peaks to the Chapel

That gum you like is going to come back in style! This Saturday night, it's time to head on down to the Roadhouse — I mean the Chapel — for a special night celebrating The Music of Twin Peaks. Presented by SF Sketchfest, the event is separate from the SF Sketchfest Tribute to Twin Peaks, which will now feature Mädchen Amick and Chrysta Bell in addition to the previously announced cast members. Matthew Lillard is no longer scheduled to appear at the Q&A tribute event, which takes place at 4pm on Saturday, January 13 at Castro Theatre. The Music of [...]

By |January 10, 2018|Tags: |

SF Sketchfest Twin Peaks tribute coming to Castro Theatre

Grab the coffee and cherry pie, it's time to jump back into the world of Twin Peaks. SF Sketchfest 2018 is presenting a Tribute to Twin Peaks at San Francisco's iconic Castro Theatre next month. Select cast members from David Lynch and Mark Frost's original series as well as the new Showtime series will participate in a 90-minute "in-depth" discussion, moderated by Psych actor and Twin Peaks super-fan James Roday. Sherilyn Fenn, who plays the iconic Audrey Horne in each of the show's three seasons, was recently added to the panel. There has been a lot of speculation surrounding the [...]

By |December 15, 2017|Tags: , |

SF Sketchfest announces 2016 lineup

SF Sketchfest, the expansive comedy festival held annually in a variety of venues throughout San Francisco, has announced its lineup for the 2016 edition, and, as expected, it’s a doozy. Highlights from the 16-day event include a screening and cast reunion of Waiting for Guffman (part of a 20-year anniversary celebration of the mockumentary), a conversation between Sally Field and Wet Hot American Summer co-creator Michael Showalter, and a tribute to the incomparable Jeff Goldblum. A wildly-diverse event made up of film and televisions screenings, stand-up performances, special in-person tributes, interactive sessions and more, this year’s Sketchfest will feature appearances [...]

By |November 20, 2015|Tags: |

(As you) wish fulfillment: Cary Elwes to join fans at ‘The Princess Bride’ screening at SF Sketchfest

He may be most known for a single, legendary role in cult-favorite film The Princess Bride, but Cary Elwes is not just an actor. He’s now a best-selling author and more recently, a screenwriter. “I have a movie that I wrote that’s being shot right now being made into a film. It’s about the meeting of Elvis and Nixon,” said Elwes, who will be in San Francisco Monday as a special guest for a “Quote-Along” screening of The Princess Bride at SF Sketchfest at the Castro Theatre. The film stars Kevin Spacey as Nixon and Michael Shannon as Elvis, and [...]

By |January 28, 2015|Tags: , |

SF Sketchfest 2015 offers music as well as comedy

With the 2015 lineup (same as previous years), SF Sketchfest has managed to round out a fantastic comedy lineup with some bonus music offerings. Here's a round-up of some of the noteworthy music events at the 14th annual SF Sketchfest comedy festival. See the full lineup, and get your tickets, on the SF Sketchfest website. Friday, January 23rd: I Made You a Mixtape, 8:00pm at Doc's Lab: Popular LA Show "I Made You a Mix Tape" hosted by David Fickas and Brice Beckham is coming to SF SKETCHFEST. A collection of comedy and music featuring the likes of Ric Barbera, [...]

By |December 19, 2014|Tags: |

Music meets comedy for SF Sketchfest 2014

Here at the Bay Bridged, we like comedy, a lot - perhaps just as much as we like beer. Every year, the lineup for SF Sketchfest is like no other, bursting at the seams with a wide range of comedy-focused events - from the old to the new and every creative idea in between. I'll never forget how last year, I had to make the painful/amazing choice between the Party Down panel at Cobb's and the Doug Benson Movie Interruption featuring Twilight at the Castro - which is just one example of the fantastic events that SF Sketchfest manages to [...]

By |December 11, 2013|Tags: |
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