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On the Cheap listings

April 9, 2013
Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for listings, see Picks.WEDNESDAY 10Photography portfolio workshop Photobooth SF,...

Hot sexy events: Getting (a?)head in the boardroom

March 20, 2013
I've been reading Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg's new book Lean In recently, which despite its rather class-specific advice and observations is a...

Babetown, population 2403

Suicide Girls pay us a call, third coffee table book in tow

The World’s Best Artist©: Getting weird with Mitch O’Connell

February 21, 2013
Can you guess which of the 290 pages of Mitch Connell's jampacked new, puffy-covered-like-cheap-tablecloth art anthology he is most proud of? It is not...

Our Weekly Picks: February 13-19, 2013

WEDNESDAY 13Dirty Looks Road Show How Do I Look? asks a seminal weighty tome addressing queer film and video theory from 1991. "Dirty!" I...

Win tickets to the Cynic Cave Presents: Ron Lynch

February 6, 2013
The Cinecave space continues to have film programming but is excited to grow its reputation as a hotspot for live comedy in the Mission,...

Out of the Batcloset

"Batman on Robin" group art show unleashes Dynamic Duo's unspoken desire

Libertine dream

Todd Trexler's iconic '70s nightlife posters return. Plus: Hardkiss Brothers, Kafana Balkan, Brown Sugar, Toph One, more parties

All kinds of work and one play

SF Sketchfest's yearly gamut of comedy formats includes a remounting of 1998's off-off-color hit, 'SEX a.k.a. Wieners and Boobs'

The Performant: Music men

January 10, 2013
Mark Growden's solo show and variations on a theme with Hand to Mouth There’s something so charmingly unassuming about the Red Poppy Art House -- a...

Stage Listings

December 18, 2012
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

On the Cheap Listings

December 18, 2012
Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks.WEDNESDAY 19"The Sutter's Mill Meteorite...

Louis Dunn: So long, Spain!

December 14, 2012
Guardian artist Louis Dunn salutes Manuel "Spain" Rodriguez, the iconic underground artist who died of cancer at his Bernal Heights home on Nov. 28...

No brand

Japanese retail whips SF into a frenzy -- but are they that much different than the chain stores we already have?

Our Weekly Picks: December 12-18

WEDNESDAY 12/12 "The Lion and the Lamb" Sam Flores, a graffiti-inspired artist whose work often deals with religious themes, now turns his attention to the conflicting...

W. Kamau Bell returns triumphant to the Bay, needs burrito

December 3, 2012
Attention burrito vendors of the Mission, there is a sale to be made at the arrivals gate of SFO this weekend when newly-minted TV...

Damn, that’s crazy: Frankie Quinones’ TV debut on Nickelodeon

November 9, 2012
W. Kamau Bell's recent success notwithstanding, when it comes to Bay comics, we love Frankie Quinones as our stand-up ambassador. His shows -- including...

The comic formally known as ‘The Iron Chink’

November 8, 2012
It's a symbol of the atrocities suffered by Chinese Americans on this continent: a lumbering machine that stripped thousands of their livelihood...

Listen to the comic! Save CCSF, vote yes on Prop A

October 31, 2012
San Franciscans were bummed when, this summer, it looked for a second like we'd lose our only community college. And we weren't the only...

Cynic cave of actualized dreams

Underground musician-comedian George Chen, Club Chuckles, stand-up and burritos, Treasure Island Music Fest, Sic Alps, more music

Our Weekly Picks: October 10-16

October 9, 2012
WEDNESDAY 10 Happy Hour at 251 Post Stumbling on 251 Post Street feels a lot like clicking on a square in Minesweeper that opens...

Best bets for indie comic inspiration at APE

October 9, 2012
We cried wet, hot, nerdy tears when Wonder Con moved south to Anaheim this year -- but then wiped them away with the hem...

Shake, rattle, and read

Litquake's biblio-pocalypse approacheth

Don’t blink

FALL ARTS PREVIEW: Barry McGee, skywriting, burning rubber, giant birds, Jasper Johns, and other visual arts highlights for fall