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Volume 46 Number 18

February 1-7, 2012

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Toward the sun

Heliotrope brings new local beauty products to light

On the township

After 50 years, Lionel Rogosin's groundbreaking film Come Back, Africa finally gets its due

Hello, Carol!

Carol Channing: Larger Than Life celebrates a legend

The key is patients

A cannabis kid grows into a weed entrepreneur

Cheers, puppeteers!

Gelfling classic The Dark Crystal is 30 years old -- join the celebration at Castro Theatre, but watch out for Skeksis

Bike lightly

Build your own bamboo steed in this new Tenderloin shop

Tycho

On the Rise: Graphic designer Scott Hansen creates danceable soundscapes, keeps riding the 'Dive' wave

Bands on the Rise 2012

Moombahton mavens, doom metal masters, post-apocalyptic art wavers: 12 local music acts you need to know this year

District lines: a community alternative

Will downtown quarantine progressives? A draft proposal from the Guardian Community Forum for new supervisorial districts

Transfer of power

The San Francisco Redevelopment Agency is gone, but questions remain about how its authority was absorbed by the Mayor's Office

After the tear gas clears

What are the lessons from the conflicts of the latest Occupy Oakland action?

Burned

Burning Man ticket fiasco renews criticism of SF-based Black Rock City LLC

Have you heard the good news?

Marjoe (and other praise-worthy oddities) at "The Second Coming of the Vortex Room"

First Lady blues

Paufve Dance reinterprets history in standout So I Married Abraham Lincoln

An upside

The 49ers have fizzled; pork jowls at Halu can help

Lookin’ good

BODY: February fitness and spa specials shape you up for spring

Baumé

We'll probably never be able to afford to eat here again, so this review -- including Alba white truffles, suckling pig, and hints of Calvados -- will just have to do.

Le Vice

Le Vice: The hybrid pop foursome boasts Rick James basslines and swaggering rhymes

Silver Swans

On the Rise: Seasoned SF musicians lay claim to chilly synth with Forever

Black Cobra

On the Rise: The doomy metal duo keeps pounding it out

Terry Malts

On the Rise: Secretive chainsaw pop favorites finally release debut full-length 'Killing Time.'

Two clean energy tracks for SF

January 31, 2012

Small tweaks could make the city's road to sustainable power a lot less bumpy

Future Twin

On the Rise: The Mission group incorporates the sound of mopeds into its 'psychedelic grandma rock'