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Volume 40 Number 48

August 30 – September 5, 2006

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The hitman cometh

Mike Lacey's massacre at the Village Voice

TUESDAY

Sept. 5 Visual art Tetsuya Noda: “Recent Works from the ‘Diary’ Series” Most of us wish we could “cook” and “season” our personal photographs, not to mention...

MONDAY

Sept. 4 Music Brian Jonestown Massacre Local legends the Brian Jonestown Massacre will be playing two dates at the Independent before taking off on a world tour....

SUNDAY

Sept. 3 Music Dub Mission Sometimes finding a unique spin on a familiar concept only leads to bankruptcy (e.g., the thankfully short-lived Pets.com), and sometimes it can...

SATURDAY

Sept. 2 Music Old Time Relijun It’s anybody’s guess whether Public Image Ltd. spun jazz records in their respective living rooms, but if they did and really...

FRIDAY

Sept. 1 Comedy Rob Cantrell "Are the dead people looking at you when you jerk off? We all think about it." Comedian Rob Cantrell is a little...

THURSDAY

Aug. 31 Music Sampling Oakland Performances Oakland’s immensely vital arts scene gets some much-deserved reverence in one of the Yerba Buena Center’s current visual art installations, Sampling...

WEDNESDAY

AUG. 30 Music Greg Ashley Oakland artist Greg Ashley is best known for his work with the Gris Gris, a stomping rock band whose damaged melodies vie...

Outrageous fortunes

Fall Arts: Everybody wants Mission District painter Keegan McHargue

Randomness and revelation

Zookeepers, eunuch Marines, flying explorers, and the lady formerly known as Huck Finn populate the pages of A Fictional History

Enchanté

› paulr@sfbg.com “You're not getting older, you're getting better” is one of those things you say to someone who's getting older and not better and...

The Suitcase

PREVIEW In its 21 years of existence, the theater company Darvag has brought classic Iranian dramas dating back to the 1950s as well as...

Breema karma

› le_chicken_farmer@yahoo.com CHEAP EATS This Cheap Eats restaurant review is a thank-you note to a guy named John. He bought all the tokens for a...

Pwned

› annalee@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION Last night, for about the 30,000th time, I pondered whether I should be shredding the stubs of my phone and cable bills...

Too bad, Dad

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I've prided myself on having a good relationship with my daughter, and we have always been able to talk about anything, but...

Cutting taxes the right way

EDITORIAL Finally the Democratic Party in California is starting to talk seriously about tax policy. It's an important change in the political winds, and...

Cops out of their cars

EDITORIAL The politics of crime can be tricky for the left: progressives are against far-reaching and punitive crackdowns, against police abuse, against the pervasive...

EDITOR’S NOTES

› tredmond@sfbg.com I was out of town when Sue Bierman died Aug. 6, her car crashing into a Dumpster near her Haight Ashbury home, in...

The attack on public housing

OPINION If the Bush administration has its way, conditions for San Francisco's public housing residents are about to get much worse. The San Francisco Housing...

The flaws in the Josh Wolf case

Why is a freelance journalist in jail? The closer you investigate, the more dubious the case looks

Here comes Miami Beach

A South Florida developer wants to turn the quiet coastal community of Pacifica into a glitzy retreat for the Bay Area's richest residents

Empowerment or censorship?

Amnesty International targets tech firms doing business in China

Fall Arts Intro: Autumn leaves

La-di-dah di-dah-di-dum, ’tis autumn, and after reaching a decision with birdielike precision, the birds have made a beeline for the south. Yet nonfeathered friends...