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Volume 40 Number 43

July 26 – August 1, 2006

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Feds let Singleton off the hook

Justice Department refuses to block media mega-merger

Josh Wolf in jail

Judge locks up journalist over failure to turn over videotapes

Hidden in the Chron

Story buried on page B9 explains the latest in the Singleton merger case

TUESDAY

AUG 1 MUSIC Bat Makumba In contrast to other outfits reaping the fruits of Brazilian music, Alex Koberle, Carl Remde, and Emiliano Benevides chiefly perform original...

MONDAY

JULY 31 MUSIC Goblin Cock Haven't gobbled enough Pinback spinoff heavitude? (Kimberly Chun) 9 p.m. Mezzanine, 444 Jessie, SF $6.66 (415) 625-8880 EXHIBIT “X Libris” X marks the spot this week at the...

SUNDAY

JUlY 30 MUSIC “Saxophonists Who Play Other Things” Any jazz cat worth their salt knows that music’s most cerebrally unbuckled moments tend to emerge from sheer heady...

SATURDAY

JUlY 29 PERFORMANCE / OPERA The Case of the Headless Murder Cantonese opera was very likely the first opera performed in San Francisco. Taking its name from...

FRIDAY

JULY 28 MUSIC Manu Chao Manu Chao has referred to himself as a “human sampler” and his unmistakable style showcases multilinguistic lyrics of love, ghetto life, and...

THURSDAY

JUlY 27 EVENT Annalee Newitz The title of Guardian contributor Annalee Newitz’s weekly column, Techsploitation, is perfect on so many levels: she has a Ph.D. from Berkeley,...

WEDNESDAY

JUlY 26 EVENT Disabilities Act anniversary Sup. Michela Alioto-Pier, Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco, and the Mayor's Office on Disablility invite you to a celebration of...

Close encounters

The always in-search-of Erica Shuch sends her talents into Orbit

Get the funk out of here

Transutf8g the hot Afrobeat of Fela Kuti at the Afrofunk Music Festival

Swordplay time

The tug in the 2003 girl samurai flick Azumi between that J-cult of kawaii, cute — as embodied by the button-nosed, bee-stung-lipped assassin Aya...

A flickering light

Frank Borzage: modest master of melodrama and more

Ramblin’, man

› kimberly@sfbg.com SONIC REDUCER He's been at home on the range, in the skies overhead, on the South Pacific sea, and on the streets of...

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JULY 12-18 Mercury goes direct on the 29th. Somebody have a party! ARIES March 21-April 19 Aries, it’s a lucky but not lazy week. Get off your happy...

Monstrous politics

› monster@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION I didn't want to see it, and then I did. When Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest came out, I was...

Standard deviation

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I'm a young, mostly heterosexual woman, and I don't get much out of ordinary sex. I rely on (safe) sex with one-off...

Saving local industry

EDITORIAL It's almost an axiom in San Francisco planning policy: High-end housing drives out industry. That's only logical: When people buy million-dollar condos, they...

No more dam discussion

EDITORIAL The state Department of Water Resources released a long-awaited study July 19 concluding that restoring Hetch Hetchy Valley would cost at least $3...

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› tredmond@sfbg.com I started down Valencia Street around 8:30 last Thursday morning, trying to get to Mission and Embarcadero for a 9 a.m. radio show,...

All Lebanon is collateral damage

OPINION Once again, Lebanese civilians are getting blasted, killed, and bombed by high-tech American weapons because Israel is angry and lashing out. I remember...