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Volume 48 Number 30

Volume 48 Number 30 Flip-through Edition

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A really good kiss

THE WEEKNIGHTER Pucker up at Lower Haight's storied Noc Noc

Sounds of silence

Nina Raine's 'Tribes' explores a specific and general deafness

Let’s pig out

TABLEHOPPING Blue Plate turns 15 and wants to party, Cochon 555 returns to SF, and you can get a mapo scramble on the weekend!


A long list of short takes on SFIFF 57, in chronological order

Love rumbles

Who is Charlie Megira? A Berlin rebel with a Bay Area connection

California, from scratch

A new band from Bay Area punk veterans — with members of Green Day and Jawbreaker — wants to earn your fandom on its own terms


Around the world with SF International Film Festival documentaries

New direction

SF Film Society head Noah Cowan settles into the job — and eagerly awaits his first SFIFF


marke@sfbg.comSUPER EGO Whoever decided to pack Disclosure (charging $50 for a DJ set!), the adorable Martinez Brothers, Easter with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence,...

Where there’s smoke

San Francisco takes its pot smoking very seriously

Politics over policy

Paid Sunday parking meters benefit drivers, businesses, and Muni riders. So why did the plan get killed?

SFBG Wrap, April 16-23

BART fine for workers' deaths, supervisors outfox landlords, police tapes illuminate Nieto shooting, and the sorry state of public housing

Left out

Progressive candidates for governor have a hard time amplifying their calls for economic justice

Hold BART accountable for deaths

EDITORIALBay Area Rapid Transit made a deadly miscalculation last year — one that built on years of reckless decisions to value efficiency over safety...