Beer

Fall fairs and fests

Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Aug. 30 Pilgrim Soul Forge Harvest Fair Pilgrim Soul Forge, 101 West Tower, Alameda; www.grantsforge.com. Noon-6pm, free. Possibly the...

Sixth at the Syc

THE WEEKNIGHTER Contemplating change -- and not-change -- with High Lifes at the Sycamore 

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

Burnachella

Has Burning Man become just another music festival?

Snarky Puppy brings sweet fusion to the SF Jazz Center

By Paul Kenyon KrantzWhile hordes of people were packed into Golden Gate Park for Outside Lands Aug. 9, the all-American quasi-collective known as Snarky...

‘Cued up

TABLEHOPPING Get smoky in the summertime at these new BBQ sensations

Events: August 13 – 19, 2014

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Touch of class

CAREERS + ED Six courses to expand your horizons

Outside Lands 2014: It’s Yeezy season

Were you there? Were you among the approximately 200,000 human bodies smashed together for warmth at Golden Gate Park this past weekend, because you...

Starred, Striped

THE WEEKNIGHTER:  Dave's -- the good ol' melting pot of cheap cocktails

A party in your mouth

TABLEHOPPER We have a month of food-related parties for you, including two oyster shindigs, two big street parties, and a Filipino fest!

Rep Clock: August 6 – 12, 2014

Schedules are for Wed/6-Tue/12 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Locals only: Outside Lands edition

A cheat sheet to hometown pride at the year's biggest, priciest party in the park

Events: July 30 – August 5, 2014

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Here are some things that happen when you interview hip-hop legend Biz Markie during a promotional celebrity appearance at an A’s game

Tonight's game starts at 7:05, at which point Biz Markie, the “clown prince of hip-hop,” most famous for his hit sing-songy single “Just a...

Foaming at the mouth

THE WEEKNIGHTER: Mad Dog is used to having stark, raving lunatics, in colorful garb, wasted there in the middle of the day. Thankfully.

Hot date

TABLEHOPPING A unique intersection of art and food at curATE, and two ideas for date night in Russian Hill

Events: July 23 – 29, 2014

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Guardian Intelligence: July 23 – 29, 2014

J-POP ROCKEDThe annual J-Pop Summit in Japantown drew a lively crowd of anime and other Japanese pop culture treasures to Japantown last weekend (including...

On your mark, get set: The Music Video Race is off and running — and expanding

Everyone knows that true artists do their best work right before deadline. Now in its third year, the Music Video Race is an annual...

The age of the brogrammer

Solving tech's diversity problem may be a key to saving San Francisco

I want to believe

THE WEEKNIGHTER "Forecast for Tonight: Alcohol. Low Standards and Bad Decisions."

Breathing room

LEFT OF THE DIAL Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner on the band's new sound, and the doubts she overcame to create her favorite record yet. Plus: BARF #2, and Viracocha is back!

The Fourth of July: Remembering the good old days in Rock Rapids, Iowa

By Bruce B. Brugmann(Note: In July of 1972, when the Bay Guardian was short a Fourth of July story, I sat down and cranked...