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Essay: Revisiting the Coen Brothers’ 2013 ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

Joel and Ethan Coen have been creating films for 30 years, dating back to their still-stunning, low-budget debut, neo-noir Blood Simple (1984); it premiered...

Big soda explodes on SF, gives $7.7 million to fight beverage tax

If the soda tax proponents brought a supersoaker to the November ballot showdown, the soda industry brought a tsunami. New campaign finance reports filed...

Win Tickets to DJ Vadim Live Sound System feat. Katrina Blackstone; plus DJ Sep (Dub Mission) October 19

October 6, 2014
Dub Mission presents  DJ Vadim (U.K) Live Sound System featuring Katrina Blackstone plus DJ Sepat Elbo Room: 647 Valencia, SF - 21+ - 415 552 77889...

Our Weekly Picks: Oct 1-8, 2014

September 30, 2014
THURSDAY 2  Great Gatsby Loft Party Dust off that swanky flapper dress, feather headband, and Grandma's pearls, or go as a gangster with that...

Events Listings: Sept. 24-30, 2014

September 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,...

Golden Gate Bridge strikes won’t effect commuters…yet

Golden Gate Bridge iron workers are on strike today , protesting retiree healthcare issues their union says were not addressed in 2012. Commuters will not...

It’s sexy time on this week’s Alternative Ink

September 15, 2014
We talked sex and summertime during last night’s installment of Alternative Ink, the Bay Guardian’s biweekly radio show on BFF.fm, along with money in...

WATERS sign to Vagrant, drop new single “I Feel Everything”

September 9, 2014
Van Pierszalowski, the songwriter and primary ringleader of SF's WATERS, has always seemed like a guy on the brink of wide(r)spread stardom. The band's...

WIN TICKETS TO JOSE JAMES & GIZMO AT THE NEW PARISH

September 4, 2014
Jose James and company will play Oakland's The New Parish on September 18th and 19th with an opening set from multi-instrumentalist/artist, Gizmo.  While the Bay Area...

Voters still in the dark on campaign funding

September 3, 2014
A legislative attempt to shed light on major funders of political campaign ads died in Sacramento last week, and the politics surrounding its demise...

Guardian Intelligence: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
CASTRO CURTAIN CALLIf your favorite thing about seeing movies at the historic Castro Theatre is hearing the score for that Charlie Chaplin short played...

This Week’s Picks: August 27 – September 2, 2014

August 26, 2014
sloppy yet endearingWEDNESDAY 27 Mount Kimbie Around the time dubstep started making its rounds with American artists and audiences in the late '00s, a host...

Infinite loop

With a new record and a whole new generation of fans, Oakland's Souls of Mischief take it back to the old school

Music Listings Oct 1 – Oct 7, 2014

August 26, 2014
WEDNESDAY 8DANCEBeaux: 2344 Market, San Francisco. “BroMance: A Night Out for the Fellas,” 9pm, free.The Cafe: 2369 Market, San Francisco. “Sticky Wednesdays,” w/ DJ...

Live Shots: SF Street Food Fest fills us up quickly

August 19, 2014
The weather was gorgeous, the lines weren't too long, and the people were friendly -- and hungry -- at the sixth annual SF Street...

Theater Listings: August 20 – 26, 2014

August 19, 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....

Guardian Intelligence: August 20 – 26, 2014

August 19, 2014
LIVE AND LET DIENo one better to close out the cold, remote, history-filled behemoth that is Candlestick Park than Sir Paul McCartney, who played...

This Week’s Picks: August 13 – 19, 2014

August 12, 2014
THURSDAY 14 Kevin Morby If you're enough of an indie rock fan, you might have heard Kevin Morby's work without knowing it. He's played bass...

Theater Listings:August 13 – 19, 2014

August 12, 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....

Outside Lands 2014: It’s Yeezy season

August 11, 2014
Were you there? Were you among the approximately 200,000 human bodies smashed together for warmth at Golden Gate Park this past weekend, because you...

Marc E. Bassy on breaking down musical boxes

August 5, 2014
As a member of 2AM Club and a songwriter for artists like Chris Brown and Sean Kingston, San Francisco-raised Marc Griffin is an experienced...

Locals only: Outside Lands edition

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

Catching up with David Kilgour

July 29, 2014
A couple of years ago, on a warm summer evening in the city of Blue Lake, California, I stopped by my friend’s house after...

This Week’s Picks: July 30 – August 5, 2014

July 29, 2014
WEDNESDAY 30  The Budos Band If you ever hear someone say they find instrumental music boring, all you need to do is point them in...