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Alerts: July 30 – August 5, 2014

July 29, 2014
WEDNESDAY 30 Screening: The Internet's Own Boy David Brower Center, Goldman Theater, 2150 Allston, Berk. 7pm, $10 advance/$12 door/ $5 students This film tells the story of...

Everything is terrible, let’s go hear some live music

July 18, 2014
Dear readers! In case none of your coworkers has made any kind of Dilbert-ready joke by the water cooler yet today, let us fill...

Treading water

In the midst of a severe drought, the Soundwave art and music biennial encourages reflection on our most precious natural resource

Breathing room

LEFT OF THE DIAL Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner on the band's new sound, and the doubts she overcame to create her favorite record yet. Plus: BARF #2, and Viracocha is back!

Events: July 2 – 8, 2014

July 2, 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,...

Future, the Auto-Tune rapper du jour, had a very lazy night at the Regency

July 2, 2014
Future, America's Auto-Tune rapper du jour, is in a cushy position. His recent album Honest is one of the year's most critically acclaimed rap...

Theater Listings: June 25 – July 1, 2014

June 24, 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....

Events: June 25 – July 1, 2014

June 24, 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,...

Events: June 25 – July 1, 2014

June 24, 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,...

Pride on fire! 2014’s must-do Pride events

June 24, 2014
Hey gorgeous queer person (and friends)! There is way too much to do this year, as always. Don't be scared. Dive right into...

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is Turning 17!

June 18, 2014
Win a pair of VIP tickets to the official party Saturday, June 28 and celebrate seventeen years of brewing great beer in San Francisco....

This Week’s Picks: June 18 – 24, 2014

June 17, 2014
raucous as it is tenderWEDNESDAY 18  Zara McFarlane You've got to be plenty ballsy to venture a cover of "Police and Thieves," the immortal 1976...

Theater Listings: June 18 – 24, 2014

June 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....

Eight up

SF Ethnic Dance Festival spotlights classical Indian dance

Event Listings: June 18-24, 2014

June 10, 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,...

Stage Listings: June 11-17, 2014

June 10, 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....

Middle fingers to the sky, Lady Gaga takes San Jose for an artRAVEy ride

June 6, 2014
There are a lot of critiques that I can make about Lady Gaga’s Tuesday night performance in San Jose — the sports arena acoustics,...

The pedestrian pop of Sylvan Esso

June 4, 2014
Upon first listen, Sylvan Esso kind of takes hold of you. Nick Sanborn’s melodic, layered, driving electronic beats pair perfectly with Amelia Meath’s blissful...

This Week’s Picks: June 4 – 10, 2014

June 3, 2014
WEDNESDAY 4  'Mr. Irresistible' Multifaceted showman and irrepressible art-dragster D'Arcy Drollinger, the brains and falsies behind such contemporary camp classics as Shit & Champagne and...

Theater Listings: June 4 – 10, 2014

June 3, 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....

Events: June 4 – 10, 2014

June 3, 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,...

Movin’ on

Bidding panglobal funk weekly party Afrolicious adieu after seven great years. Plus: Steffi, DBX, Worthy, J. Rocc, Wicked, more nightlife

LA siren BANKS enchants The Independent

May 30, 2014
On Wednesday night at The Independent, a sold-out crowd anxiously awaits the mysterious creature known as BANKS. Cloaked in layers of black fabric that...

Panda Bear brings the Grim Reaper to The Fillmore

May 23, 2014
By Ryland Walker KnightThe last time Panda Bear/Noah Lennox toured through the Bay as a solo act, he played The Fox in Oakland, offering...