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Theater Listings: April 9 – 15, 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....

This Week’s Picks: March 12 -18, 2014

WEDNESDAY 12Freddie Rainbow Presents "Gender Night" It's no secret that comedy is a male-dominated business. For years, there's been this stereotype that women aren't...

This Week’s Picks: March 5 -11, 2014

WEDNESDAY 5 San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival Between Jaws (1975), Shark Week, and last year's campy hit Sharknado, pop culture's fascination with sharks...

Theater Listings: March 5 – 11, 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....

Music Listings Feb. 26-Mar 4, 2014

WEDNESDAY 26ROCK50 Mason Social House: 50 Mason, San Francisco. The Ever After, The Proofs, 8pm, free.Bender’s: 806 S. Van Ness, San Francisco. Noise Pop...

This Week’s Picks: February 12 – 18, 2014

WEDNESDAY 12When The Landscape Is Quiet Again: North Dakota's Oil Boom In a land far, far away, the greedy hands of oilmongers are ripping...

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Music Listings

WEDNESDAY 25ROCKElbo Room: 647 Valencia, San Francisco. 16th Annual Black X Mass, w/ Bite, The Death Medicine Band, Theremin Wizard Barney, Kitten on the...

This Week’s Picks: December 18 – 24, 2013

Keep the season safe from Gary Busey.WEDNESDAY 12/18 "Noir City Xmas" Fans of sultry dames, smoking guns, and sinister characters — as well as anyone...

Music Listings: December 4-10, 2013

WEDNESDAY 4ROCKBottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Odd Owl, James Leste, Andrew Blair & Graham Patzner, Ghost Parade, 9 p.m., $8.El...

Music Listings: November 20-26, 2013

WEDNESDAY 20ROCKBottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Screaming Females, Upset, Peace Creep, 9 p.m., $10.Brick & Mortar Music Hall: 1710 Mission,...

This Week’s Picks: November 20 – 26, 2013

Gossip! Guns! Girl power!THURSDAY 11/21 Shipwreck: The Hunger Games Edition Erotic fanfiction writing gets competitive at Booksmith's monthly literary event, Shipwreck! Six writers are given...

Music Listings: Nov. 13-19

WEDNESDAY 13ROCKBrick & Mortar Music Hall: 1710 Mission, San Francisco. Hot Toddies, Kill Moi, Odd Owl, Blaus, 9 p.m., $6-$9.Cafe Du Nord: 2170 Market,...

Haunted! Halloween and Day of the Dead events and parties

Oh hi, spooky. It's the Bay Area's favorite time of year, with both candy and muerte on our minds. here's a handy guide to...

Music Listings: Oct. 23-29

WEDNESDAY 23ROCKAmoeba Music: 1855 Haight, San Francisco. Best Coast, 5 p.m., free.Bottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Thunderegg, On Telegraph, Jared...

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A bewitching batch of Halloween events -- parties, especially -- to spook you real good

Halloween events

Halloween listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings to listings@sfbg.com.FRIDAY 25Halloween Bash Professional Wrestling-Lucha Libre Fundraiser Buchser Middle School, 1111...

The Selector: October 23-29, 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...

Music Listings: Oct. 16-22

WEDNESDAY 16ROCKBottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Be Calm Honcho, Great Wilderness, All My Pretty Ones, 9 p.m., $10.DNA Lounge: 375...

Best of the Bay 2013 Readers Poll: Arts and Entertainment

BEST OF THE BAY 2013: READERS POLLArts and Entertainment BEST MOVIE THEATER CASTRO THEATRE 429 Castro, SFwww.castrotheatre.com BEST REP FILM HOUSE ROXIE 3117 16th St, SFwww.roxie.com BEST...

Jinkx Monsoon brings Little Edie to SF (and beyond)

Who would have thought a self-described theater nerd, narcoleptic comedy queen would win it all in Season 5 of RuPaul’s Drag Race? Anyone watching...

Music Listings: Oct. 9-15, 2013

WEDNESDAY 9ROCKBottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Coliseum, Red Hare, Kowloon Walled City, 9 p.m., $10-$12.Brick & Mortar Music Hall: 1710...

Music Listings: Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2013

WEDNESDAY 25ROCKBottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Books on Fate, Ghost Town Jenny, River Shiver, 8:30 p.m., $10.Brick & Mortar Music...

Music Listings: Sept. 11-16, 2013

WEDNESDAY 11ROCKBoom Boom Room: 1601 Fillmore, San Francisco. The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain Men, 9:30 p.m., $5.Brick & Mortar Music Hall: 1710 Mission, San Francisco. Megan &...