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Volume 40 Number 46

August 16- August 22, 2006

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Best of the Bay 2006 Pixs

A friend feeds a banana to Anthony Riley of Gooferman, winner of Best Band Name Guardian photo by Matthew Hughes Boyko and Amy Rose Sampson Amber...

TUESDAY

Aug. 22 Music Drag the River What do you get when you give a seasoned punk rocker shitloads of whiskey, a broken heart, and a guitar? You...

MONDAY

Aug. 21 Hearing Animal vs. vegetable Say yay or nay to off-leash areas and protecting native plants in one minute or less at the Recreation and Park...

SUNDAY

Aug. 20 Music Ozomatli The last day of Stern Grove’s free outdoor music series features LA's hip-hop flavored Afro-Latin political rabble-rousers Ozomatli. Critical success came via a...

SATURDAY

Aug. 19 Dance “Bay Area Rhythm Exchange” Local dance critics can be counted on to disagree, but one subject last year brought them together: praise for performances...

FRIDAY

Aug. 18 Film Accepted The Animal House knockoff, also known as the college movie, is now among the most established and rigid traditions in American filmmaking, as...

THURSDAY

Aug. 17 Performance SUPER VISION Between birth and death certificates, our multiple data bodies circulate in a made-up universe called the datasphere, where they are both rigorously...

WEDNESDAY

AUG. 16 Music Lovely Public Who doesn't like kisses? Chocolate ones, French ones, innocent ones - they're all delicious. Especially tempting is "Delicious Surprise Kisses," an infectiously...

It’s criminal what Congress has done to the working poor

OPINION Congress's Republican leaders belong in prison. They have openly violated one of our most basic laws, the 68-year-old Fair Labor Standards Act. It...

Joan of archaeology

HAIRY SITUATION "Trog has a beautiful Victorian," Matthew Martin says after giving me the address of the house where he and his castmates are...

Northern composure

Victoria's Shapes and Sizes unfold before our ears

This tune’s for you

Catching up with What Made Milwaukee Famous

Confessions of a Gofessional

Free mixtape by Team member Kaz Kyzah scores 7,000 downloads in first week

Big bang

Artists embrace spirituality and their many selves at "Cosmic Wonder"

GREATER THAN OVER THE EDGE

"It just ain't a kegger without Church Mouse." So says someone at a rager in Joel DeMott and Jeff Kreines's controversial Seventeen, and almost...

The slither king

Snakes on a Plane wrangler Jules Sylvester sssspeaks!

Blow up

› kimberly@sfbg.com SONIC REDUCER I've lived in the Bay Area for more years than I ever imagined I would back in my nomadic grad student...

Loops and dashes

› le_chicken_farmer@yahoo.com CHEAP EATS A long-lost beloved cousin asks if I can still "write my name in the snow," and it takes me two days...

The revolution will be drunk

› paulr@sfbg.com We must now ask Rick Bayless, long the prince of high-end Mexican cooking in this country, to make some room at the pinnacle....

The reflecting pool

› paulr@sfbg.com A chicken-and-egg — or maybe fish-and-roe — problem: do neighborhood restaurants tend to reflect the character of a neighborhood or does a neighborhood...

Fun with AOL data

› annalee@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION Last week AOL did another stupid thing, but at least it was in the name of science. The giant Web portal released...

Milkbone

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: Do you think lactation is sexy? My sister just had a baby, and her husband finds the breast-feeding all very erotic, and...

Vote to impeach

EDITORIAL Mainstream media reporters and pundits, as well as our cynical colleagues at the SF Weekly and the rest of their corporate alt-weekly chain,...

Can Werbach reform Wal-Mart?

EDITORIAL Those with power rarely use it to help the powerless: workers, foreigners, or the planet. That's why we're fascinated by the green noises...