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Formerly housed in San Jose’s Retro Dome, Guggenheim Entertainment has taken over Camera 3 Cinemas in the city’s downtown, with plans to revive its mix of community events, professional theater and sing-alongs of classic films. Now called 3Below Theaters & Lounge, the venue has its first live performance under the new ownership this weekend, with “Sondheim on Sondheim,” co-directed by Scott Evan and Shannon Guggenheim. The show features both favorite show tunes from the musical theater juggernaut as well as lesser-known gems, interwoven with video interviews with the man himself. “Watching Mr. (click for more)

No, it's not "I, Tonya," "Lady Bird," or any of the other Oscar favorites. It's not a blockbuster fan favorite like "Star Wars" or a low-budget indie hit either. (click for more)

“Feuer und Zorn.” It sounds like a Wagner opera, but that’s the title that Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” will have when it goes on sale in Germany Feb. 19. Already a whopping bestseller in the United States — with more than a million hardcover copies on order — the tell-all book about the Trump administration will hit bookshelves abroad over the next few months. Interestingly, the original cover design by publisher Henry Holt and Co. has changed little in several translated editions in the Western world — as often happens when books are published abroad. That might be due simply to the quick turnaround. (click for more)

Author and 2016 MacArthur Genius fellow Maggie Nelson is most widely known for her works of nonfiction, which include “Bluets” and “The Argonauts.” These works unite lyricism, philosophy and memoir with tight precision, reflecting on moments from daily life to negotiate themes of identity, violence and gender. Nelson, who has also penned four collections of poetry, lives in Los Angeles and teaches at the University of Southern California. But this weekend, she visits the Bay Area and joins Julia Bryan-Wilson — a history of art professor at UC Berkeley — in conversation for City Arts & Lectures’ cultural studies series. Nelson and Bryan-Wilson are scheduled to speak at the Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St. (click for more)

Few thrillers create as much sheer joy and happiness as “Charade,” in which Cary Grant spoofs his Alfred Hitchcock persona, Audrey Hepburn exudes her usual magnetic charm, and Paris is as scenic as ever. Director Stanley Donen, working off a playful script by Peter Stone and Marc Behm, keeps things light and fast moving in this tale of a newly widowed woman (Hepburn), whose murdered husband may have stolen a quarter of a million dollars — and his gang (including James Coburn and George Kennedy) wants their cut. Enter a suave, mysterious stranger (Grant), who isn’t what he seems. (click for more)

Having gained pinup status in the 1980s with his irresistible pop hit “Jessie’s Girl” and recurring role on “General Hospital,” Rick Springfield spent decades struggling to be taken seriously. Now he’s ready to throw it all away with an appearance at SF Sketchfest, where on Saturday, Jan. 20, he is scheduled to be a guest on a live presentation of the “Rock Solid” podcast alongside comedians Pat Francis and his co-host Kyle Dodson at Cobb’s. Springfield, a sprightly 68, has a new blues album to promote, “The Snake King,” which shows an entirely different side of the Australian-born singer, songwriter and actor. (click for more)