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Volume 41 Number 09

November 29 – December 5, 2006

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November 29, 2006
Dec. 5 Music Little Ones If there could be a band that captured the euphoria of playtime, pillow fights, and recess, it would be the Little Ones....


November 29, 2006
Dec. 4 Music "A John Waters Christmas" Celluloid sleaze merchant extraordinaire John Waters, director of such trash-culture gems as Pink Flamingos, will once again smear his delightfully...


November 29, 2006
Dec. 3 Performance "Project Rungay" It’s make-it-work time, people, as 10-plus queer performance groups debut never-seen-in-the-Bay Area material for "Project Rungay," a night of cabaret MCed...


November 29, 2006
Dec. 2 Music Norfolk and Western Having featured paintings of Civil War soldiers and dusty old pianos on their album covers, Portland's Norfolk and Western play rustic...


November 29, 2006
Dec. 1 Visual Art “American Carnival Portraits” The definition of serendipity is when an artist like Linda Kramer walks into a place like the Lucky Ju Ju...


November 29, 2006
Nov. 30 Visual Art “Post-Postcard 10” There was a Postcard label: recordings by two of its best groups, Josef K and Orange Juice, just got reissued. And...


November 28, 2006
Nov. 29 Music Melvins No one hits harder than Dale Crover. The longtime Melvins drummer, who also served a stint in Nirvana, has had the force of...

Talk to the hand

Madame is back -- on the arm of a new man.

Stunted growth?

Tony Hawk's Project 8

Judge slams daily-paper monopoly

EDITORIAL: Those lying newspaper barons -- Hearst, Singleton -- are nailed trying to wipe out competition.

Our lady of the ivories

Imogen Heap has the keys to the kingdom

Failure, so thrive

Black metal, free jazz, and improv skronk — these are the things Ettrick are made of


It's being released to coincide with World AIDS Day, but Thom Fitzgerald's 3 Needles isn't so much about AIDS as it is blood —...

Mexico City, mi amor

Julián Hernández charts a broken sky — and the streets below it


› kimberly@sfbg.com SONIC REDUCER By now the Tofurky has been gummed into submission. The turducken has been turned inside out, its monstrous mutant flesh masticated...

Full noodle frontity

› le_chicken_farmer@yahoo.com CHEAP EATS THE CHICKEN FARMER IS HOT. It took several tries to get the big block letters to stick, but finally I had...

Over easy

› paulr@sfbg.com Changing public consciousness is an inglorious task that seems to involve a great deal of repetition. There is an art to repetition, to...

The final frontier

› paulr@sfbg.com Regrets? I've had a few. At the top of the list is that, due to circumstances beyond our control, I will never get...

Crap of the future

› annalee@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION Because I write about technology and science for a living, a peculiar burden falls on my shoulders every holiday season. I'm expected...

Try, try again

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I can't have sex. I tried about four years ago — it wouldn't fit and it was not that big. I've been...

Elsbernd’s bad police plan

As if the San Francisco Police Department didn't have enough trouble with discipline, Sup. Sean Elsbernd has introduced a charter amendment that would allow...

Tax money for PG&E? Why?

San Franciscans at every level — from individual homeowners to neighborhood groups to public safety advocates and city officials — have been complaining for...


Why "shop locally" is really a pretty radical idea

Newsom should comply with Prop. I

OPINION Much has been said about Mayor Gavin Newsom's stunning defeat at the ballot Nov. 7. Newsom's slate of endorsements went down in flames...