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Volume 43 Number 50

Appetite: Joy of Sake and Ghirardelli Chocolate Fest bring the flavor

Food-and-drink spots, deals, events and news

Volume 43 Number 50 Flip-through Edition

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A blip in Northern Sky

Vikings lost in the New World in 1007! A black metal soundtrack! Duuuuuude!

Ballet without borders

Courage Group premiered a mixed bag of new works at the Jewish Community Center

She’s a rebel

Jesus and Mary Chain meet Mary Wells through the sound of Vivian Girls. Plus: Power to the Peaceful and more

Sweeter than

Phonte and Nicolay of the Foreign Exchange are smooth and soulful — but that doesn't mean soft

A time to love

Alexis Tioseco, Nika Bohinc, and the international film community

Mind your own

Indie idol Andrew Bujalski's Beeswax is a lo-fi standout

Hobbs knobbin’

DJ Mary Anne Hobbs: coolest person ever? Plus: Miss Honey Dijon, Kingdom, Triple Treat, and more

In the pipeline

On the permanence of waiting at Kaiser

No gag

andrea@mail.altsexcolumn.com Andrea is currently on vacation. This column originally ran in June 2006. Dear Andrea: About getting past my gag reflex while giving blow jobs: I have...


Amanda Kirkhuff creates portraits of wild women without boxing them in

Lawns to highrises

Radical redevelopment for Parkmerced raises the question: What do we do with the suburbs?

The harshest cut

Sierra timber practices aren't front-page news anymore — but the brutal devastation of clear-cutting continues apace

The searchers

From Slovenian cults to S.F: classic California rock goes pop — and reaches timelessness — on Girls' debut, Album

Bad Brains

Some of rock's most volatile live performers

Lights, camera, kink!

Good Vibrations' erotic film fest spreads reel love


A group known for its unwavering devotion to metal at its most primal essence

San Francisco Fringe Festival

250 performances of over 40 experimental works by companies near and far in just two weeks

Rialto’s Best of British Noir

Film noir is getting a good workout during otherwise sunny September

Red Crawfish

As the sun sets, this quasi pan-Asian Tenderloin spot dons a delicious Cajun guise

Architecture and the City

Where fantasy house-hunting becomes more than just hitting the Sunday open-house real estate orgy circuit

Events listings

Events listings are compiled by Paula Connelly. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. WEDNESDAY 9 Beatles Day Amoeba Music, 1855 Haight, SF; (415) 831-1200....

Music listings

Music listings are compiled by Paula Connelly and Cheryl Eddy. Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead to confirm...