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The Selector: Oct. 8-14, 2014

October 7, 2014
WEDNESDAY 8 King Khan and BBQ Show King Khan is perhaps best known for his work with his garage-soul-punk outfit The Shrines, a tremendously noisy...

Our Weekly Picks: Oct 1-8, 2014

September 30, 2014
THURSDAY 2  Great Gatsby Loft Party Dust off that swanky flapper dress, feather headband, and Grandma's pearls, or go as a gangster with that...

This Week’s Picks: Sept. 24 – 30, 2014

September 23, 2014
WEDNESDAY 24 Jean-Pierre Gorin The title of the Pacific Film Archive's terrific Jean-Luc Godard retrospective is "Expect Everything From Cinema," but in the aftermath of...

This Week’s Picks: Sept 17-23, 2014

September 17, 2014
WEDNESDAY/17  Multiple Mary and Invisible Jane Flyaway Productions, the aerial dance company that aims to "expose the range and power of female physicality," will use...

This Week’s Picks: September 10 – 16, 2014

September 9, 2014
Particles, waves, subatomic forcesTHURSDAY 11 San Francisco Electronic Music Festival One of the advantages of being the center of the tech industry is hosting a...

This Week’s Picks: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
WEDNESDAY 3  WestWave Dance Festival In its 23rd year, the WestWave Dance Festival, now under the auspices of SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts, has come...

This Week’s Picks: August 27 – September 2, 2014

August 26, 2014
sloppy yet endearingWEDNESDAY 27 Mount Kimbie Around the time dubstep started making its rounds with American artists and audiences in the late '00s, a host...

This Week’s Picks: August 20 – 26, 2014

August 19, 2014
Power of pup positivityWEDNESDAY/20   100 Years After WWI: The Poll Diaries Franz Ferdinand, the band, has shaken up some summer music festivals in recent times,...

This Week’s Picks: August 13 – 19, 2014

August 12, 2014
THURSDAY 14 Kevin Morby If you're enough of an indie rock fan, you might have heard Kevin Morby's work without knowing it. He's played bass...

This Week’s Picks: August 6 – 12, 2014

August 5, 2014
sockhop in a sheet-metal factoryTHURSDAY 7 Post:Ballet's Five High Most choreographers start small, slowly developing skills — and an audience for their work. In 2010...

This Week’s Picks: July 30 – August 5, 2014

July 29, 2014
WEDNESDAY 30  The Budos Band If you ever hear someone say they find instrumental music boring, all you need to do is point them in...

This Week’s Picks: July 23 – 29, 2014

July 22, 2014
WEDNESDAY 23  Man or Astro-Man? Auburn, Ala.'s Man or Astro-Man? has spent decades perfecting their sprawling surf-rock. Incredibly imaginative and extremely prolific, the group has...

This Week’s Picks: July 16 – 22, 2014

July 15, 2014
Brrrr-illiant!WEDNESDAY 16  Jessica Hernandez Since Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas recorded a full set of tunes for an album two years ago, long stints of...

This Week’s Picks: July 9 – 15, 2014

July 8, 2014
 WEDNESDAY 9  'A Hard Day's Night' In 1964, Beatlemania thoroughly swept America. Fifty years after the Fab Four's stateside and film debuts, San Francisco's celebrations...

This Week’s Picks: July 2 – 8, 2014

July 2, 2014
WEDNESDAY 2 Be Calm Honcho As Be Calm Honcho's lead singer croons about her love of California on the band's debut album, differences between the...

This Week’s Picks: June 25 – July 1, 2014

June 24, 2014
WEDNESDAY 25  'Football Under Cover' Unofficial festivities for World Cup fans whose allegiances lie with Die Mannschaft (rather than with The Yanks) begin the night...

This Week’s Picks: June 18 – 24, 2014

June 17, 2014
raucous as it is tenderWEDNESDAY 18  Zara McFarlane You've got to be plenty ballsy to venture a cover of "Police and Thieves," the immortal 1976...

The Selector June 11-17, 2014

June 10, 2014
WEDNESDAY 11Luke Sweeney "Miss Me?" Luke Sweeney asks in the lead track from his forthcoming album Adventure:Us, and in response I'd probably deny, avoid...

This Week’s Picks: June 4 – 10, 2014

June 3, 2014
WEDNESDAY 4  'Mr. Irresistible' Multifaceted showman and irrepressible art-dragster D'Arcy Drollinger, the brains and falsies behind such contemporary camp classics as Shit & Champagne and...

Our Weekly Picks: May 28-June 3, 2014

May 28, 2014
WEDNESDAY 28Rodriguez In 1970, a singer-songwriter called Rodriguez, who had been discovered by a couple of music producers in a downtown Detroit bar, cut...

This Week’s Picks: May 28 – June 3, 2014

May 20, 2014
WEDNESDAY 21 Brody Dalle There is a serious deficit of female fierceness in punk rock at the moment. The music industry as a whole is...

This Week’s Picks: May 14 – 20, 2014

May 13, 2014
WEDNESDAY 13 KQED Presents an Evening With Ken Burns Remember slowly drifting off while watching documentaries during history class on a warm afternoon? Well, if...

This Week’s Picks: May 7 – 13, 2014

May 6, 2014
WEDNESDAY 7  Science Talk: "The Mysteries of Sleep" Wonderfest, "the Bay Area Beacon of Science," is a nonprofit that has been organizing fun, funky...

This Week’s Picks: April 30 – May 6, 2014

April 29, 2014
May the fourth be with youTHURSDAY 1 Carletta Sue Kay Randy Walker has been active in the San Francisco music scene for over 15 years,...