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This Week’s Picks: November 6 – 12, 2013

November 5, 2013
 Dirty squeeze.WEDNESDAY 11/6 The Big Book of Orgasms "Although not all humans can eroticize all things, humans as a species can eroticize anything." Oh? Well,...

The Selector: October 30-Nov. 5, 2013

October 29, 2013
WEDNESDAY 30 The Nightmare Before Christmas "Boys and girls of every age, wouldn't you like to see something strange?" If so, (and especially if...

The Selector: October 23-29, 2013

October 23, 2013
WEDNESDAY 23 Nederlands Dans Theater With this program, Nederlands Dans Theater is sticking its neck out. For the last 33 years, the company's bone-deep...

Weekly Picks: October 16 – 22, 2013

October 15, 2013
For events listings, see SFBG.comWEDNESDAY 10/16 Heavenly Bodies A few years ago, The Empire of Death: A Cultural History of Ossuaries and Charnel Houses —...

Weekly Picks: October 9 – 15, 2013

October 8, 2013
Huzzah!THURDAY 10/10 "Calacas: Day of the Dead" This is the first year Creativity Explored — which guides artists with developmental disabilities — has taken on...

Weekly Picks: October 2 – 8, 2013

October 1, 2013
Among the undead.WEDNESDAY 10/2 "How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse" Who hasn't thought about who they would want on their zombie apocalypse team, how they...

Weekly Picks: September 25 – October 2, 2013

September 24, 2013
WEDNESDAY 9/25 Big Book Sale Over the span of five days this last week of September, as the late summer wind whips up, kids return...

The Selector: Sept. 18-25, 2013

September 18, 2013
THURSDAY 19 "Dark Matters: The Films of William Friedkin" The Pacific Film Archive's "Dark Matters: The Films of William Friedkin" wraps up this week...

The Selector: September 11-16, 2013

September 11, 2013
WEDNESDAY 11Jimmy Cliff At age 65, reggae legend Jimmy Cliff is experiencing perhaps one of the greatest bursts of artistic productivity in all of...

The Selector: September 4 – 10, 2013

September 3, 2013
WEDNESDAY 4The Zombies When their single "Time of the Season" was released in 1968, the Zombies had already broken up and the album that...

The Selector: August 28-September 3, 2013

August 28, 2013
WEDNESDAY 28The Troublemaker Hey, daddy-o! While other outdoor movie nights program known crowd pleasers (and hey, nothing wrong with that — who doesn't love...

The Selector: August 21 – 27, 2013

August 20, 2013
God is dead?WEDNESDAY 8/21 "German Summer Films" Though the Goethe Institut's latest film series is dubbed "German Summer Films," it offers a refreshingly loose interpretation...

The Selector: August 14 – 20, 2013

August 13, 2013
 WEDNESDAY 14SPF6 Long before SF became hospitable to starts-up and high tech biz, it fostered dance innovation. No one in the city boasts this...

The Selector: August 7 -13, 2013

August 6, 2013
WEDNESDAY 7White Fence Listen to White Fence's psych-folk track "To The Boy I Jumped In The Hemlock Alley," off the spring-released full-length Cyclops Reap,...

The Selector: July 31 – August 6, 2013

July 30, 2013
WEDNESDAY 7/31 Sebadoh Attention fuzz pedal enthusiasts and indie rock fans alike: Lo-fi godfathers Sebadoh are coming to town! Formed as an offshoot of vocalist...

The Selector: July 24 – 31, 2013

July 23, 2013
Kawaii = cute.WEDNESDAY 7/24 Improvising Touch Contact improvisation as a branch of postmodern dance has few adherents like Karl Frost, who's pursued contact improv's investigation...

Our Weekly Picks: July 17 – 23, 2013

July 16, 2013
WEDNESDAY 7/17 Nerd Nite SF Did you ever watch Bill Nye (the Science Guy) as a child and think "man, I want to get that...

Our Weekly Picks: July 10-16, 2013

July 10, 2013
WEDNESDAY 10  Botany's Breath Even if you are a plant lover, the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park can intimate you. Taking but...

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July 3, 2013
WEDNESDAY 3 PANTyRAiD Seven years after meeting in Costa Rica, Martin Folb and Josh Mayer are still doing their thing as seductive bass collaboration...

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June 25, 2013
WEDNESDAY 26 Dita Von Teese With a seductive and sexy nod to the past, modern pin-up and burlesque queen Dita Von Teese has been...

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June 19, 2013
WEDNESDAY 19 Camera Obscura "If you want me to leave, then I'll go/If you want me to say, let it show/Do you want me...

Selector: June 12-17, 2013

WEDNESDAY 12The Trashies What would you get if you paired those slimy Garbage Pail Kids with primal 1960s garage rock band the Monks? It'd...

Selector: June 5-11, 2013

WEDNESDAY 5"New Filipino Cinema 2013" Fourteen out of the 16 films screening at Joel Shepard and Philbert Ortiz Dy's co-curated series are American premieres....

Selector: May 29-June 4, 2013

WEDNESDAY 29John Hodgman John Hodgman has parlayed his starring role as the awkward PC in Apple Computer commercials into a multifaceted comedy career. The...