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Volume 40 Number 49

September 6 – September 12, 2006

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If once, then always

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I started dating this guy (I am a girl) about six months ago. I knew he had a girlfriend in another country....

TUESDAY

Sept. 12 Visual Art “Prophets of Deceit” OK, what was I just saying about there not being so many Sept. 11 art events? I kinda like CCA...

MONDAY

Sept. 11 Music Spencer Day Spencer Day is San Francisco's own portal to the past: Old Blue Eyes has nothing on this kid. Hailing from a highly...

SUNDAY

Sept. 10 Event SF Zine Fest You start with just a staple gun and a dream, but pretty soon you'll want an audience. The San Francisco Zine...

SATURDAY

Sept. 9 Comedy Axis of Evil Comedy Tour Honoring the new comedy practice of touring with those of similar ethnic backgrounds, members of the Axis of Evil...

FRIDAY

Sept. 8 Visual Art “Coprophagiology” This is a colossal week for art openings - and the people behind “Coprophagiology” are out to grab your attention with a...

WEDNESDAY

Sept. 6 Music Chromatics It’s easy to be confused about the Chromatics. The Portland group used to be a herky-jerky four piece made up of two men...

The business of censoring labor

Most people, of course, work for a living. They spend at least half their lives working and, in fact, define themselves by their jobs....

Famez!

› superego@sfbg.com SUPER EGO Does it count as gay if you're in love with yourself? That was my philomasophical rumination as I obsessively re-YouTubed Kevin...

The man with the golden guns

ACTION HERO Soft-spoken and dare I say, petite, Tony Jaa hardly looks like the kind of guy who could annihilate a room full of...

Songs in the key of quirk

Feeling Ohio and turning over the Black Keys

Back from the country

Vashti Bunyan returns to dispel myths and make more great music

To live and cry in Albany

› kimberly@sfbg.com SONIC REDUCER Remember the first time you strolled into the Ivy Room? The rec room wood-panel walls, a bar with a clear shot...

Late-night luau

› le_chicken_farmer@yahoo.com CHEAP EATS I mean, they were already practically married, but my friends Little Him and Little Her officially said they did in the...

The viognier quandary

› paulr@sfbg.com The evening's menu was to include shrimp, marinated in paprika and lemon and grilled on skewers, and the issue was wine, as in:...

A lover’s lane

› paulr@sfbg.com Of the top 10 questions I am most often asked about restaurants in the city, the top two by far are “Which is...

Weaponizing data

› annalee@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION I was in front of a computer when the Twin Towers went down. The morning light flooded Charlie's tiny studio apartment kitchen,...

Ghost story

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I was on antidepressants for a year and just came off them recently. It was situational; I have no other psych history....

Veto the cable giveaway

Editor's note: This editorial has been corrected. An earlier version mischaracterized the effect of the cable bill on municipal finances. EDITORIAL A terrible bill masquerading...

The cost of harassing the homeless

EDITORIAL Mayor Gavin Newsom, who has always talked about treating homeless people with compassion, is allowing the cops to do just the opposite —...

EDITOR’S NOTES

Why some stories never make the front page

Saving women from themselves

OPINION In the name of protecting sex workers, a few San Francisco activists have adopted the rhetoric of antiprostitution advocates and taken their case...

Homeless disconnect

Ticketing the homeless wastes millions of taxpayer dollars