Volume 48 Number 35
Our voting guide to take to the polls for the June 3 election
Alonzo King's new work mixes dark threat into tenderness
Trannyshack changes its name -- and the Internet explodes. Plus: Animal Collective, Glamamore, Maxxi Soundsystem, Last Nite, more parties.
A small-town hero discovers his dark side in Jim Mickle's pulpy 'Cold in July'
SF Silent Film Festival unearths treasures and curiosities
Doe Eye retreats to her high school bedroom and emerges with a full-length debut. Plus: Papercuts' Jason Quever on writing, catharsis, and how he's not as depressed as everyone thinks
Daily use of drug to prevent HIV infection greeted with controversy
San Francisco wastes money on contractors with subpar performance records
Ten things San Francisco should fund -- and 10 things it shouldn't -- to create a fair, equitable, and forward-thinking city budget
TABLEHOPPING The firehose of new openings continues, and we have some good-looking spots for you to check out, stat.
Oscar Grant, Rodney King, and everyone in between make up the chains of cause-and-effect in Chinaka Hodge's 'Chasing Mehserle'
THE WEEKNIGHTER Exploring limits at quintessential Castro neighborhood bar Last Call