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SF bears gone viral!

Caught by the hairily wonderful DJ Rotten Robbie (and via The Awl), a "brief" look at designer Walter Van Beirendonck's furry fashion extravaganza that had all the cubs panting in Berkeley this past Sunday....

Butch Beat us, Kool-Aid child

Some fab new queer hip-hop styley from Hollywood's Ab Soto. who lifts street-mumu to the cute max. He'll be giving it up at the wild-wild Big Top party at Club 8 during Memorial Day...

The bee’s knees

In honor of the upcoming Earth Day -- and Sarah Phelan's indepth look at little buzzers in this week's issue of the Guardian -- we pay a visit to the San Francisco Beekepers Association.

CubaCaribe Dance Festival sweeps into the Bay

Ariel Soto takes an indepth look at the energetic and festive dancers and organizers behind Cuba Caribe, one of the Bay's liveliest dance festivals, beginning Wed/15.

Kick the pixels outta ’em

Director Patrick Jean's pixellated destruction of NYC may be a bit "too soon" for some folks -- but for us primitive video game addicts it takes us back to quarter-dropping bliss on a Transformers...

Forget “Clash of the Titans” — it’s time for a Space Tranny

It may be a long way home for local chanteuse Tweaka Turner -- watch that asteroid, lady -- but she's rocketed her "Space Tranny" earworm straight to the heart of the Guardian nebula. Just try...

Foals ride a cold Saharan wave

It's sunny at the moment in SF, but Guardian faves Foals bring a glowing, dark Nordic vibe in their latest video "Spanish Sahara" -- hirsute cutie singer Yannis Philippakis' tears and all. Second album...

On excessive usage of flat screens and greased up women

It's a good week for hip-hop. After my interview with Chilean rapera Ana Tijoux, I caught this vid, thanks to the homeboys over at Mission Mission.So thanks to you, Seattle based beat box yuckster Reggie...

farm:table brings deliciousness into the round

Newish restaurant farm:table floods the Tenderloin with seasonal delights and "camp cooking." Gourmet hardboiled eggs, anyone?

Owen Pallett deals with rain, spectacularly

The official video for Canadian Owen Pallett's (aka Final Fantasy) gossamer-gutwrench "Lewis Takes Off His Shirt" from the new Heartland is a Ryan Trecartin-esque romp with witchy hats, hockey masks, Balloon Boy, Orange Crush,...

Flirty gay Saudi fake cop goes viral, may be killed

It may be a death wish, but you can't stop the queen. Via Towleroad, this video of a 27-year-old guy having a bit of fun blew up in Saudi Arabia, and the participants have...

“Cruising” — Hunx and His Punx

It's hard to keep up with Justin Kelly's video endeavors -- he's got new clips for Harlem ("Gay Human Bones"), Alexis Penney (the sublime "Lonely Sea"), and a few from Hunx on the way....

“Belong” — Washed Out

As a friend wrote the other day, if you can't exorcise your demons, exercise them. To motivate my sullen self to run and swim, I'm skipping right past Nagi Noda's justifiably famous poodle freeweight...

“Gonna Find Boyfriends Today” — Myles Cooper USA

What's as inspiring as Myles Cooper's 2010 anthem "Gonna Find Boyfriends Today"? The video for "Gonna Find Boyfriends Today," directed by another San Francisco talent, Skye Thorstenson. It's true. SF is home to singing...

Illin’ for Illiad

A preternatural rooting of the vengeful Bush legacy (and Obama continuance) into neo-classical sonic aesthetics? Another uncanny contemporary slice (in slo-mo) of the Illiad? A Shriekback? Sea breeze, sea breeze... These New Puritans' "We...

“Sha-Boo-Lee” — Brontez shakes it

Reasons to watch the Younger Lovers' "Sha-Boo-Lee," directed by Irwin Swirnoff: hula hoops; cotton candy; Vespas; Mission Adult Superstore; pay phones, Fag School; naked sunbathing; dance instructor Brontez shaking it; sounds like if Henry's...

Timothy Leary: now for cats

Olympic ice dancing had me in its graceful, creepy thrall last night -- until this freaky Friskies psychedelic ash-id trip took all that gliding glitter to a whole nutha level. Yes, The Awl has...

Feeling Nice’s analog Avatar chic

Just in time for spring (and a Primal Scream revival) comes the promo for local design collective Nice's spring 2010 "The Gathering" line -- complete with psychedelic military projections.

The smell of sweet leather

SFBG TV visits Suzanne George, local shoemaker