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THE WEEKNIGHTER Taking it all in over cocktails at Driftwood

Beat it

Fall nightlife season is heating up, with Ten Walls, Tiara Sensation, Basic Soul Unit, Hercules and Love Affair, Daniel Wang, Art Beats, and more 

Guardian Intelligence: Sept. 24 – 30, 2014

September 23, 2014
MASONIC MOONWALKBeck brought his endlessly funky band to the new Masonic Sept. 19 for opening night, where they ran through melancholy new tunes from...

Live shots: Beck christens the new Masonic

September 22, 2014
It's not often that you get to see a new venue on opening night — so yeah, even if Beck hadn't been part of...

Ellis Act evictor immortalized on a condom at Folsom Street Fair

Now you can don rubbers against evictions.Activists engaged in eviction "protection" of a different sort this Sunday at the Folsom Street Fair, as they...

Folsom Special: Zbörnak wants to rock your “Dikpix”

September 18, 2014
"Expect glitter, expect Twitter (don't expect Twitter), expect foul language and talking about dicks, expect body dysmorphia, but like in the opposite direction. The...

Folsom Special: Guerrilla Queer Bar returns as leather “Pop-Up”

September 18, 2014
Picture it: the Marina, 2000, a club called Trap Door playing goofy throwback hip-hop, shirty dudes and "woo" girls playing the heter-mating game with...

Stage Listings: September 17-23, 2014

September 17, 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....

Polly’s sexual (r)evolution

SEX ISSUE The queen of Kinky Salon pens a raw and revealing new memoir

Naughty Bits

Hot local notes on sex, Folsom, fetish fashion, bondage, and beyond

The Organ Master

NIGHTLIFE/SEX ISSUE Amazing organist Cameron Carpenter pipes up at SF Symphony (and Folsom Street Fair). Plus: All the best Folsom parties ever this week.  

Party Radar: Whip it good at Folsom Week parties

September 16, 2014
Folsom Street Fair is coming hard upon us -- don't be left hanging upside down without a solid party plan. The following picks will...

Fall fairs and festivals

FALL ARTS 2014 A cornucopia of outdoor and indoor fun, family-friendly events, and adult playgrounds

Fall fairs and fests

August 26, 2014
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...

Fall on the floor

SUPER EGO/FALL ARTS 2014 Hushfest, Katey Red, Deviants, Soul Camp, Sunset Picnic, Bonobo -- we know where you'll be in the nightclub.

Events: July 23 – 29, 2014

July 22, 2014
Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings,...

Track record

A marathon weekend with Sunset Campout and Up Your Alley Fair. Plus: J.Phlip, Braza!, Too $hort, more parties

The Guardian Hot Pink List 2014

June 24, 2014
For the past few years, as part of our annual Queer Issue, we've rounded up a few of the people who have...

Summer fairs and festivals

May 20, 2014
MAY 24-25Carnaval San Francisco Festival: Sat/24-Sun/25, entertainment begins at 11am, free, Harrison between 16th and 24th Sts, SF. Parade: Sun/25, 9:30am, free, starts at...

Guardian Intelligence: May 21 – 27, 2014

May 20, 2014
P>Because nothing screams "invest in healthcare" like an aging Sammy Hagar: The former Van Halen rocker teamed up with Metallica's James Hetfield, Green Day's...

Getting the Kink out

Statewide crackdown on the porn industry could drive its biggest BDSM filmmaker from San Francisco's iconic Armory

Goldies 2014 Comedy: Sean Keane

Skewering the absurdities that inconvenience our daily lives

Best of the Bay 2013: BEST ROLLING TWEETS

October 15, 2013
This is the Bay Area — of course our most ubiquitous meteorological feature has a Twitter, and that Twitter belongs to Karl the Fog....

Best of the Bay 2013 Editors Picks: City Living

October 15, 2013
CITY LIVINGEDITORS PICKSEditors picks are chosen by Guardian editors for special recognition for brightening the Bay Area experience. BEST RENEGADE RECITAL And then one day...