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New wave on the tracks

Kirb and Chris seduce all the Molly Ringwalds with the truth on Niggaz and White Girlz

The Off-Guard Awards

Offies 2006: our tribute to the most pathetic moments of the year past

F stands for family …

... and for fucked up -- an apt tag for 2006's movie kin

Eleven patriot acts

Cinema in 2006

Heavenly battles and broken skies

It's past time to look beyond the big Hollywood three to emerge from Mexican cinema

Comedy Tonite!

Intern Aaron Sankin's take on the recent live SF appearance of Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter, two of the creators of the show...

Friday

MUSIC Baguette Quartette Accordionist Odile Lavault leads her gang of Django Reinhardt devotees in a jaunty mix of waltzes, tangos, musettes, and all the other dance...

Making their lists

Bay artists and contributors toast 2006's best

Wednesday

dec. 20 MUSIC Flipper San Francisco’s Flipper were oddballs even in the early ’80s punk scene. Their caustic and dirgelike sound broke any mold that may have...

Holiday Listings

HOLIDAY Holiday listings are compiled by Todd Lavoie. Listings for Wed/20-Tues/26 are below; check back each week for updated events. See Picks for information on...

Holiday Listings

Holiday listings are compiled by Todd Lavoie. Listings for Wed/13-Tues/19 are below; check back each week for updated events. See Picks for information on...

Yule be sorry!

Snoozing through The Holiday

WEDNESDAY

Nov. 29 Music Melvins No one hits harder than Dale Crover. The longtime Melvins drummer, who also served a stint in Nirvana, has had the force of...

Margaret Cho on sex, Good Vibrations–and San Francisco’s answer to the 49ers leaving town

By Sarah Phelan There’s something deliciously violent about stand-up comedian Margaret Cho’s voice. Even when she picks up the phone in her hotel room in...

Margaret Cho on sex, Good Vibrations–and San Francisco’s answer to the 49ers leaving town

By Sarah Phelan There’s something deliciously violent about stand-up comedian Margaret Cho’s voice. Even when she picks up the phone in her hotel room in...

“When it comes to herb, you gotta set some standards in your life.”

Tomorrow night at the Parkway Theater -- local writer-director Kevin Hahn premieres his new film Stoner's Run. Judging by the cover art (below), I...

Goldies Film winner James T. Hong

It's rare when a filmmaker is able to match provocative themes with evocative imagery — and do it consistently. Addressing race and class issues...

Bollywood dreams

Former Oracle employee and San Francisco resident moves to India to pursue a career in the world's largest film industry

Tony rewards

› johnny@sfbg.com FILM FESTIVAL After a week of stealth watching at the Vancouver International Film Festival, you wonder about odd things. Such as: what's with...

SPECIAL: Scary monsters and supercreeps

Scaring up Halloween and Día de los Muertos events around the Bay

Sickness in short order

Neil Hamburger is served up with a side of yucks

WEDNESDAY

Sept. 20 Music Mission of Burma Much like their post-punk and art rock contemporaries of the early ’80’s, MoB were around when nobody seemed to give a...

SATURDAY

Sept. 9 Comedy Axis of Evil Comedy Tour Honoring the new comedy practice of touring with those of similar ethnic backgrounds, members of the Axis of Evil...

FRIDAY

Sept. 1 Comedy Rob Cantrell "Are the dead people looking at you when you jerk off? We all think about it." Comedian Rob Cantrell is a little...