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Locals Only: Shareef Ali

February 18, 2014
Is there anything more punk-rock, truly, than baring your soul in the form of a song? That's what came to mind the first time...

I Was a Teenage Sundancer

I grew up at the Sundance Film Festival — beginning in 1990, when my father took my 14-year-old self to an archival screening of...

Pure poetry

"I didn't know I was a Chicano until I met Jose." -- actor and activist Edward James Olmos at the Jose Montoya Memorial Celebration...

The language of hope

January 28, 2014

With its current poet laureate, SF's literary scene is enjoying a poesía en español renaissance

Events: January 29 – February 4, 2014

January 28, 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,...

Theater Listings: January 22 – 28, 2014

January 21, 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....

Alerts: January 22 – 28, 2014

January 21, 2014
WEDNESDAY 22Housing forum at an historic location I-Hotel Manilatown Center, 868 Kearny, SF. 630pm, free. Join Sup. David Campos and others for a community...

Welcome to San Francisco, “Welcome to Night Vale”

January 16, 2014
Hello, listeners. Brilliant breakout podcast "Welcome to Night Vale" has gained a rabid (yet adorably introspective) fanbase since it launched in June 2012. The...

Events: January 15 – 21, 2014

January 14, 2014
WEDNESDAY 15"Lyrics and Dirges: A Monthly Reading Series" Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck, Berk; www.pegasusbookstore.com. 7:30pm, free. With authors Brian Ang, Carmella Fleming, Judy...

Film Listings: January 8 – 14, 2014

January 7, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

A Modern tragedy

Important progressive bookstore and gathering place facing closure

Film Listings: Jan. 1-6, 2014

December 31, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Event Listings: Jan. 1-6, 2014

December 31, 2013
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,...

Film Listings: December 25 – 31, 2013

December 25, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Candy crush

THE YEAR IN NIGHTLIFE: Queer hip-hop, porn music, spruced-up venues, virtual techno, classical near-riots, and the '90s big-room revival ruled 2013

Alerts: December 18 – 24, 2013

December 17, 2013
WEDNESDAY 18AK Press holiday book sale AK Press warehouse, 674-A 23rd St, Oakl. 4-9pm, free. The AK Press is an anarchist and radical publisher...

Theater Listings: December 11 – 17, 2013

December 10, 2013
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

The Performant: Home is where the art is

December 10, 2013
Valencia Street art space struggles to retain its physical and spiritual existence Sometimes you stumble across places that just feel like home the instant you...

No poetry or magic in being a robot

December 4, 2013
I felt yesterday like I had been scooped after reading Jennifer Maerz’s post in the Bold Italic, which asked: Is Talking About High Rents...

Mantra from the Milk/Moscone memorial march: “Fight back!”

Hundreds of activists and progressive San Franciscans marked the 35th anniversary of the Mayor George Moscone and Sup. Harvey Milk assassinations on Wednesday night...

Mantra from the Milk/Moscone memorial march: “Fight back!”

November 29, 2013
Hundreds of activists and progressive San Franciscans marked the 35th anniversary of the Mayor George Moscone and Sup. Harvey Milk assassinations on Wednesday night...

This Week’s Picks: November 27 – December 3, 2013

November 27, 2013
WEDNESDAY 11/27 Snoopy!!! Charlie Brown and friends come to life in 42nd Street Moon's holiday show, Snoopy!!!, based on the classic Peanuts comic strip by...

Theater Listings: November 27 – December 3, 2013

November 27, 2013
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Music Listings: November 20-26, 2013

November 20, 2013
WEDNESDAY 20ROCKBottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Screaming Females, Upset, Peace Creep, 9 p.m., $10.Brick & Mortar Music Hall: 1710 Mission,...