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Joyous blues

September 16, 2014

New doc spotlights the musical wanderings of Arhoolie Records founder Chris Strachwitz

The Organ Master

NIGHTLIFE/SEX ISSUE Amazing organist Cameron Carpenter pipes up at SF Symphony (and Folsom Street Fair). Plus: All the best Folsom parties ever this week.  

Stream of movement

Liss Fain turns to Faulkner for 'The Imperfect is Our Paradise'

Party Radar: Whip it good at Folsom Week parties

September 16, 2014
Folsom Street Fair is coming hard upon us -- don't be left hanging upside down without a solid party plan. The following picks will...

UPDATED Drag queens plan to protest Facebook over name-change policy

September 14, 2014
UPDATE: Sister Roma just posted this to her Facebook page:  "BREAKING: FACEBOOK AGREES TO FACE-TO-FACE MEETING. DEMONSTRATION CANCELED (for now)Just got off the phone with...

On the fringe

SF Fringe Festival 2014 leads off with a couple of jokers

Rep Clock: September 10 – 16, 2014

September 9, 2014
Schedules are for Wed/10-Tue/16 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double features marked with a •. All times pm unless...

Psychic Dream Astrology: September 10 – 16, 2014

September 9, 2014
Sept. 10-16, 2014ARIESMarch 21-April 19The problem with insecurity is that it can spawn all kinds of defensive and aggressive behaviors. Even if you have...

Theater Listings: September 10 – 16, 2014

September 9, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Film Listings: September 10 – 16, 2014

September 9, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

The Breeders barrel on

With a slew of solo work under her belt and new full-band songs on the way, Kim Deal slows down for no one

A broad abroad

Kristin Newman on her hilarious travel memoir 'What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding'

Events: September 10 – 16, 2014

September 9, 2014
Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings,...

Falling apart together

Siblings mend their broken relationship — if not their broken lives — in dramedy 'The Skeleton Twins'

Urban decay

A family struggles to survive in crime drama 'Metro Manila'

Jock joints

The 420 Games and weed-smoking pro athletes counter the image of lazy potheads

No place like home

Saya Woolfalk culminates seven years of virtual civilization in 'ChimaTEK'

The sound of America

Hits and history mix in 'Motown the Musical'

Rep Clock: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
Schedules are for Wed/3-Tue/9 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double features marked with a •. All times pm unless...

Psychic Dream Astrology: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
September 3-9, 2014ARIESMarch 21-April 19You can make your vision happen, but if you don't want your success to be a flash in the pan...

Theater Listings: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Film Listings: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Don’t call it retro

Bart Davenport on musical thrifting, the influence of palm trees, and how he just can't quit the Bay Area

Events: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings,...