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Volume 41 Number 06

November 8 – November 14, 2006

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Goldies Music winner Deerhoof

It's hard to picture a band as wild, mild, and Apple O'–pie sweet as Deerhoof causing a ruckus — yet they really have. Just...

Goldies Music winner Gris Gris

The incredible thing about discovering a genuinely good band is that it has the ability to throw your entire world out of whack. The Gris...

Goldies Music winner Om

Possibly the heaviest band to ever receive a Goldie from the Guardian, Om consists of drummer Chris Hakius and bass player Al Cisneros, who...

Goldies Music winner Traxamillion

When I met Traxamillion, the young producer-rapper was in the lab with Balance, recording a faithful cover of EPMD's "You're a Customer" for a...

Goldies Visual Art winner Chris Duncan

Artist Chris Duncan came to Northern California for the Tahoe powder — and to get away from his routine in Delaware and his native...

Goldies Visual Art winner Yoon Lee

A good photograph captures an instant of life within a fraction of city space. The oft-awesome paintings of Yoon Lee — on display earlier...

Goldies Visual Art winner Tim Sullivan

In his most recent San Francisco exhibition, at the cozy Little Tree Gallery in the Mission, Tim Sullivan managed to reanimate the late blond...

Goldies Film winner James T. Hong

It's rare when a filmmaker is able to match provocative themes with evocative imagery — and do it consistently. Addressing race and class issues...

Goldies Film winners Chris Metzler and Jeff Springer

Like the steadfast Salton Sea itself, Chris Metzler and Jeff Springer's Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea has displayed remarkable staying power. The...

Goldies Theatre winner Last Planet Theatre

Offensive. Repugnant. Sick. Few theater directors enjoy hearing these words from patrons, especially as they're bolting up the aisle ahead of the first-act curtain....

Goldies Dance winner Funkanometry SF

Earlier this fall Funkanometry SF celebrated their fourth anniversary at the same place, 111 Minna Gallery, that is hosting this year's Goldies ceremony and...

Goldies Dance winners Benjamin Levy and LEVYdance

Benjamin Levy entered college as a future pediatrician. He left as a dancer — not exactly what his Jewish Iranian parents had in mind....

Goldies Dance winner Sean Dorsey

One look at Sean Dorsey — a debonair dancer with slightly mussed hair and innovative modern dance choreographer — and two words instantly come...

Goldies Lifetime Achievement winner Pandit Chitresh Das

After a highly disciplined childhood, spending up to six hours a day practicing on a cement floor for his very demanding but revered guru,...

In the genes

› le_chicken_farmer@yahoo.com CHEAP EATS Hold on a second. Let me call and ask her ... OK, it's OK to tell you now: Crawdad de la Cooter...

Fish in the balance

› paulr@sfbg.com When I write about seafood these days, I cringe a little, wondering whether, by describing the eating of fish, I am in effect...

Nights of the round table

› paulr@sfbg.com If, like me, you associate the letters K and L with wine — as in K and L Wines — you might have...

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When sex sucks

› annalee@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION Are you hoping that breeding with somebody with "good genes" will help you have a child who is somehow better then you...

You may find yourself …

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: My boyfriend and I have a great sex life. There's only one problem: he's working a temporary job across the country. While...

The SFPD will not reform itself

EDITORIAL Mayor Gavin Newsom, who has vetoed legislation requiring a few police officers to actually walk beats in high-crime neighborhoods, says he was proud...

City hall’s new secrets

EDITORIAL Back in 1999 reporter Scott Rosenberg dug up a juicy little scoop for Salon: he found out that part of Microsoft's annual report...

EDITOR’S NOTES

› tredmond@sfbg.com I tell this story to politicians a lot, and I'm telling it again because there's an awful lot of angst at City Hall...