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Volume 41 Number 12

December 20 – December 26, 2006

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dec. 25 VISUAL ART/EVENT Free Family Day If you’re not feeling very merry today, there are few choices for entertaining yourself. You can head to the movies,...


Dec. 24 EVENT/MUSIC “Home for the Holidays” Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? You can sing about it with the talented San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus...


DEC. 23 PERFORMAMCE Oy Vey in a Manger America's favorite drag a cappella quartet, the Kinsey Sicks, present their latest deliciously barbed musical variety show, Oy Vey...


MUSIC Baguette Quartette Accordionist Odile Lavault leads her gang of Django Reinhardt devotees in a jaunty mix of waltzes, tangos, musettes, and all the other dance...


Dec. 21 MUSIC Fierce Antler Would you go see a band whose members describe their sound as “a large intestine turned inside out and left to wander...

Making their lists

Bay artists and contributors toast 2006's best

Hallelujah, more lists!

Online exclusive: more local players and playas' top 10s

Peace and Happy New Year from the Guardian

About our cover artist New Mexico native Sam Flores landed in San Francisco in 1995. He immersed himself in the city's street culture of skateboarding...


dec. 20 MUSIC Flipper San Francisco’s Flipper were oddballs even in the early ’80s punk scene. Their caustic and dirgelike sound broke any mold that may have...

Unholy spirit

Oakland's Saviours prove they're metal

Step lively

Twelve picks for twelve months of dance

The territory of The Forest War

And the world around it ...

Purple tamed?

Prince in Vegas

Viva Falletti!

Not too big, not too small -- and just right

Holiday Listings

HOLIDAY Holiday listings are compiled by Todd Lavoie. Listings for Wed/20-Tues/26 are below; check back each week for updated events. See Picks for information on...

Keeping up with John Waters

Hairspray gets another 'do.

Judge blocks newspaper monopoly

Judge blocks newspaper monopoly: Hearst, Singleton barred from joint business deals

They rule — and drool

Clown cars riddle the work of leonardogillesfleur

Girls and monsters

Pan's Labyrinth is almost as fantastic as it is fantastical

Ringing it backwards

Suddenly, she was attracted both ways

The art of the cart

Regalito Rosticeria


The Ramp

Pee on a stick

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: We use a fertility monitor for birth control — my partner pees on a stick and inserts the stick in the monitor,...

Looking up

Sales and salvation were art world keywords in 2006