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Volume 46 Number 19

February 8-14, 2012

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Meet the new supervisor

How will Christina Olague balance loyalty to Mayor Lee with the needs of the city's most progressive district?


Forget the corny V-Week candy and flowers: Have a heart for Non Stop Bhangra, Light Asylum, Garth and Jeno, Droog, and Opel parties this week

New year

Singer-songwriter Ezra Furman of the Harpoons made the leap to San Francisco and didn't look back

Right about now

Custom Made Theatre's Little Brother adapts Cory Doctorow's SF-based teen terrorism tale -- and it's probably the most exciting thing on stage right now

Local control of cops

Legislation seeks to prevent SFPD from working with the FBI to spy on lawful citizens

The sex worker struggle

From Google to Whorespeak: SF's activists fight a complex, uphill battle but keep the dream of decriminalization alive

Whiskey punch

Concannon toasts its new Irish whiskey with a good scrap in the Mission and a round of spiked coffee in Livermore

The cat and the hedgehog

A farewell to furry Stoplight -- and wonderful beef pho at Saigon Express

Twisted misters

From Australian serial killers to flighty Spanish ghosts, IndieFest 2012 explores the darker side of life (and the lighter side of the afterlife)

Eternal return

Three evenings of Gregory Markopoulos' visionary early films at the Pacific Film Archive

Hippies do it better

HERBWISE: New Age vaporizing with the Magic-Flight Launch Box

The story of hip-hop

At Sundance, Ice-T discusses his new documentary Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap

Brews you can use

Magnolia Brewery's head sudster gives us the lowdown on SF Beer Week 2012

Queer and boning in Las Vegas

San Francisco adult stars storm the red carpet at the AVN Awards, a.k.a. the 'Oscars of porn'

Making black herstory, every day

Let's make February count this year

Ellison wins, SF loses

We're not going to lose the America's Cup, but we might lose if we keep it

Editor’s notes

When public schools can no longer afford to buy paper, it's time to reconsider the tax system

Cheap dates!

Underwear parties, French pop affairs, mixtape exchanges, animal romance, lube wrestling: Valentine's Week events for starry-eyed lovers (and singles on the make) for less than $20