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Starred, Striped

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

Film Listings: August 6 – 12, 2014

August 5, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

NUDE BEACHES 2014

Hurrah! Here's our 40th annual survey of Northern California naked fun in the sun.

Locals only: Outside Lands edition

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

Get read

SUPER EGO: Great new books on nightlife and music, plus Green Velvet, Cajmere, Fog Rugby, Friends With Benefits, MOM on Mars, more parties

Tears, beers, and bruises at Slim’s with Andrew Jackson Jihad

July 30, 2014
Andrew Jackson Jihad may be the most important punk band in America, but they sure don't look like it. They're cheerful and (relatively) clean-cut....

Flaming Lotus Girls bring SOMA to Pier 14

Following in the tradition of Burning Man artworks returning to San Francisco for temporary public installations, my beloved Flaming Lotus Girls have installed their...

Film Listings: July 30 – August 5, 2014

July 29, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

What she sees

Truth, tears, and staple-gun battles: SFJFF's female-centric films

Why Brian Wilson’s next album will probably be a masterpiece

July 22, 2014
The name "Beach Boys" can refer to either of two bands.  The first is the happy-go-lucky surf rock band that does songs about cars...

This Week’s Picks: July 23 – 29, 2014

July 22, 2014
WEDNESDAY 23  Man or Astro-Man? Auburn, Ala.'s Man or Astro-Man? has spent decades perfecting their sprawling surf-rock. Incredibly imaginative and extremely prolific, the group has...

Film Listings: July 23 – 29, 2014

July 22, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

What she sees

Truth, tears, and staple-gun battles: San Francisco Jewish Film Festival's female-centric films

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

July 16, 2014
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

Film Listings: July 16 – 22, 2014

July 15, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Start your engines

The little SF music video contest that could is all grown up — and expanding

Moving pictures

Cinematic journeys with the Matatu Film Festival

Guardian Intelligence: July 16 – 22

July 15, 2014
HIGH ON KAWAIIThe J-POP Summit returns to Japantown Sat/19-Sun/20, unleashing a riot of Japanese pop culture. We're talking a fashion competition sponsored by frill...

Film Listings: July 9 – 15, 2014

July 8, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Live Shots: Burger Boogaloo 2014, Take #1

July 8, 2014
About 30 minutes into this year's Burger Boogaloo, I noticed a guy walking around in a Tool shirt. Ten minutes later, I saw another...

This Week’s Picks: July 2 – 8, 2014

July 2, 2014
WEDNESDAY 2 Be Calm Honcho As Be Calm Honcho's lead singer croons about her love of California on the band's debut album, differences between the...

Film Listings: July 2 – 8, 2014

July 2, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

The resurrection of Ronnie Spector

At 70, the original bad girl of rock 'n' roll is having the time of her life