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Volume 40 Number 51

September 20 – September 27, 2006

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Free the Media!

Blogger and video-journalist Josh Wolf has been ordered back to jail for refusing to let a federal grand jury have unedited footage of a July 2005 protest demonstration.

TUESDAY

Sept. 26 Music Skygreen Leopards For those who like their psych pop woodsy, local duo the Skygreen Leopards are here for you. Glen Donaldson and Donovan Quinn’s...

MONDAY

Sept. 25 Event Joe Eszterhas For over 25 years, the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation has given out prizes for cinematic lowlights. There have been a myriad of...

SUNDAY

Sept. 24 Music “Helping a Brother up the Mountain” Chico’s the Mother Hips have been a fan favorite for 15 years, entrancing audiences with their blend of...

SATURDAY

Sept. 23 Event/Music KFJC Penny Pitch At this penny pitch fundraiser, listeners new and old alike can swing by Aquarius Records and see what radio DJs actually...

FRIDAY

Sept. 22 Music San Francisco Symphony How ’bout a little Antonín Dvorák with your donut? The SF Symphony, led by every girlie boy’s dreamboat conductor, Michael Tilson...

THURSDAY

Sept. 21 Music Gargantula With a lineup boasting former members of Bl’ast!, Spaceboy, Comets on Fire, the Exploding Crustaceans, and the Unknown, Santa Cruz’s Gargantula is a...

Trash hits Toronto: part two

FEST REPORT Because I'm psychotic, I jammed 22 movies into six and a half days at the Toronto International Film Festival — and was...

WEDNESDAY

Sept. 20 Music Mission of Burma Much like their post-punk and art rock contemporaries of the early ’80’s, MoB were around when nobody seemed to give a...

Top 5 TIFF moments

Highlights of the Toronto International Film Festival, in no particular order

Weather channeling

David Dorfman's latest finds inspiration in activism

Who’s afraid of Jet Li?

Finally, the martial arts star is Fearless

The Shadow knows

› kimberly@sfbg.com SONIC REDUCER Why do we want DJ Shadow, né Josh Davis, to suffer for his art? Why are we so enamored of the...

Twisted logos

› le_chicken_farmer@yahoo.com CHEAP EATS I wear a jean jacket with Chief Wahoo, the not exactly politically sensitive Cleveland Indians' logo, embroidered on the back. Not...

Watch on the Rhine

› paulr@sfbg.com If San Francisco were Europe, Divisadero Street would be the Rhine: the heavily traveled commercial artery that crosses a jigsaw puzzle of (sometimes)...

Chumby!

› annalee@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION On a shelf above my fireplace, snuggled next to a Totoro stuffed animal and a stack of books about movies, there is...

My sister! My mother!

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I have these dreams that my mother is trying to have sex with me. I want to leave, but I freeze in...

District 6 sleaze

EDITORIAL The fall campaign season has only begun, and already the District 6 race is getting really ugly. A downtown-funded operation, hiding behind anonymous...

A vote on Oak to Ninth

In just 30 days, the Oak to Ninth Referendum Committee collected the signatures of 25,068 Oakland residents who want a chance to vote on...

EDITOR’S NOTES

Great -- and sad -- moments in endorsement interviews

The terror of Prop. 90

OPINION San Francisco could see an end to rent control — and minimum-wage requirements and a lot of zoning regulation and environmental protection laws...

Mall of the metaverse

Rock shows, retail, and rebellion — Second Life brings virtual gaming down to the everyday level