Volume 49 
How a new film vindicates journalist Gary Webb and his work exposing the connection between the CIA and cocaine traffickers
Vote to give Muni more money, raise the minimum wage, discourage real estate speculation, and send Campos to Sacramento
THE WEEKNIGHTER Taking it all in over cocktails at Driftwood
'The Guest' filmmakers talk Carpenter, moody music, and finding the humor in horror
A new book collects George Kuchar's shouts and murmurs
Thrilling, stylish Highsmith adaptation 'The Two Faces of January'
The sci-fi writer visits the Bay Area with two new works
Christopher Owens embraces his country and gospel roots with sophomore solo work 'A New Testament'
Bay Area soul-funk-jazz legend Oscar Myers turns 70 — with no signs of slowing down
Our picks for the Treasure Island Music festival
A play's 'playwright' can't keep his mind focused on the subject at hand in 'The Late Wedding'
TABLEHOPPING This week's openings include Arguello, Marlowe gets a new home, Quince reveals its fresh look, and dinner launches at Wise Sons.
SUPER EGO Awesome Tapes From Africa comes to the Bay Area -- with his awesome African cassettes. Plus more global nightlife flavor this week with Kafana Balkan and D'Marc Cantu.
Mill Valley Film Festival screens vintage and innovative animated features
More Mill Valley Film Festival picks
Under-the-radar artists (and a misunderstood legend) get their due in Mill Valley Film Fest doc
A chat with Hardly Strictly Bluegrass's booker, as San Francisco's crown jewel of free festivals gears up for its 14th year