Aidin Vaziri, SF Chronicle

Aidin Vaziri

SF Chronicle

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Aidin:

Exclusive: S.F.'s Castro Theatre turning into live events venue featuring music, comedy and more

Another Planet Entertainment plans to revitalize the 100-year-old institution with a new marquee, state-of-the-art technology and fresh slate of events. → Read More

COVID cases are rising quickly among S.F. teenagers. What’s going on?

Experts believe a combination of high testing rates and socializing over winter break may... → Read More

Celine Dion cancels Bay Area shows, citing health issues

Celine Dion has canceled her upcoming North American tour, which included a stop at San Francisco's Chase Center on April 1, citing ongoing health concerns. → Read More

SF Sketchfest comedy festival rescheduled for 2023

Those who bought tickets to attend SF Sketchfest 2022 can keep them for the new dates next year, organizers said. → Read More

Harry Styles, Billie Eilish and Kanye West set to headline Coachella 2022

Harry Styles will join previously announced headliners Billie Eilish and Kanye West at this year's Coachella festival. → Read More

Metallica, Pink to headline in-person BottleRock 2022 festival

The event is scheduled to return to its traditional dates over Memorial Day weekend. → Read More

SFJazz Gala 2022 postponed due to COVID surge

SFJazz has postponed its annual gala, which was scheduled to take place this month, due to the omicron COVID surge. → Read More

Dead & Company cancels Mexico shows following John Mayer’s COVID diagnosis

John Mayer is the latest member of Dead & Company to drop out of the band's upcoming Playing in the Sand concerts in Mexico. → Read More

Grammy Awards postponed due to omicron COVID surge

The 64th Grammy Awards, scheduled to take place Jan. 31 in Los Angeles, have been postponed due to the COVID-19 surge. → Read More

COVID live updates: Rapid home tests fail to catch omicron early on

Popular at-home antigen tests fail to detect the omicron coronavirus variant in the early... → Read More

Grateful Dead drummer pulls out of upcoming shows over heart scare

Bill Kreutzmann will sit out a run of upcoming concerts in Mexico with Dead & Company due to ongoing health concerns. → Read More

San Francisco now has 3rd highest COVID transmission rate in California

San Francisco virus cases have exploded and now reflect the third-highest coronavirus... → Read More

Avett Brothers’ musical ‘Swept Away’ on course for Berkeley Rep premiere

The world premiere of the Avett Brothers-inspired musical “Swept Away,” comes on Jan. 9 after a year-plus pandemic delay. → Read More

2022’s hottest tickets for pop music and festivals in the Bay Area

As the new year arrives, these are some of the biggest shows coming to the Bay Area in 2022. → Read More

2021 in review: The moments that defined the Bay Area music scene

The Bay Area music scene came roaring back to life in 2021 after a year of pandemic-induced darkness. → Read More

Are California’s strict COVID mandates working? Here’s what the data shows

While Californians mask up to fend off a bad winter surge, leaders of Texas, Florida and... → Read More

Omicron variant in California: Omicron detected in Contra Costa County wastewater

The omicron variant has been detected in Contra Costa County’s wastewater samples,... → Read More

Omicron variant in California: Yolo County reports first case of omicron variant

The UC Davis Genome Center and Healthy Davis Together have identified the first known... → Read More

Immersive Picasso art exhibition coming to former S.F. porn palace

The 'Imagine Picasso' show will feature multiple projections of more than 200 pieces of the artist's work. → Read More

Metallica to stream 40th anniversary concerts for free

Metallica will offer free live streams of its 40th anniversary concerts from San Francisco's Chase Center on Amazon Prime video channels. → Read More