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Volume 40 Number 42

July 19 – July 25, 2006

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Don’t move the mayoral elections

The Board of Supervisors is slated to vote July 25th on a plan that’s attracted little press attention, but could have a profound impact...

Don’t move the mayoral elections

The Board of Supervisors is slated to vote July 25th on a plan that’s attracted little press attention, but could have a profound impact...

TUESDAY

JULY 25 visual art "5ives" As more artists become curators and more curators fancy themselves artists, the thematic scope of group exhibitions is becoming increasingly obscure. Artist...

MONDAY

JULY 24 LECTURE John Bolton Listen to the US Ambassador to the United Nations, who has been building support for identifying Iran as a rogue state....

SUNDAY

JULY 23 Event Progressive Dems potluck Come to the second annual Progressive Democrats-East Bay Picnic and Politics Barbecue and meet current and new members. Bring something to...

SATURDAY

JULY 22 MUSIC Raconteurs and Kelley Stoltz Midwestern rock supergroupies meet the Detroit native-SF vinyl diehard (who was pals with Brendan Benson back in the day). (Kimberly...

FRIDAY

JULY 21 MUSic Dabrye Hip-hop comes in many forms, one of the most interesting of which can be found in the music of Dabrye, a glitch-hop project...

THURSDAY

JULY 20 visual art/event "The Art Don't Stop" With the help of local businesses and random pedestrians, Todd Berman will be “democratically creating” a collage Thursday, using...

AMLO Presidente!

16 days after Mexico’s election, it is difficult to imagine how Felipe Calderon, the winner by fraud, could actually govern Mexico

High tide, low tide

New works pool mixed results at the WestWave Dance Festival

Runway rundown

TV Based on the preview episode and the season debut, here is our handy racing form for the new season of Project Runway. Whether...

Blyth spirit

MOVIE STAR "You can tell that it's cheap by the smell of the fabric!" Veda Pierce says, wrinkling her nose when her mother, Mildred,...

WEDNESDAY

JULY 19 Event Anarchy in Spain Join AK Press for a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Spanish Revolution, including a screening of Durruti, a short...

Burritos of the gods

Michael Showalter discusses humor, metahumor, sushi, and, er, metasushi

Royal Fleischer

The journeyman director makes a killing at 10 Rillington Place

SEE YOU TOMORROW, GOD WILLING

Last year I put the Uruguayan movie Whisky on my top-10 list and voted for it and its lead actress, Mirella Pascual, in many...

Flame on

› kimberly@sfbg.com SONIC REDUCER To the naked eye — and deep-fried, extra-crispy spirit — working fast food is a lot like what the Flaming Lips...

Pan stanzas

› le_chicken_farmer@yahoo.com CHEAP EATS After three or four days of sleeping under stars, swimming in rivers, and staring into the fire, I have nothing in...

Taps for tap

› paulr@sfbg.com The importance of water can't really be overstated, despite its low sexiness quotient. While we can get by without such voluptuous libations as...

To be continued . . .

› paulr@sfbg.com Time's arrow flies in only one direction, pace Martin Amis and Captain Kirk, and with this verity in mind we should probably be...

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JULY 19-25 Alert: Mercury is retrograde ARIES March 21-April 19 Aries, there are certain activities we permit and encourage. Getting a grip on reality is definitely one of...

Microconspiracies

› H/Hrpwned@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION In the Internet age, conspiracies are niche phenomena. All the classic conspiracies of yesteryear — the Kennedy assassination, ZOG, and Pink Floyd's...