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Music Listings: Oct. 23-29

October 25, 2013
WEDNESDAY 23ROCKAmoeba Music: 1855 Haight, San Francisco. Best Coast, 5 p.m., free.Bottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Thunderegg, On Telegraph, Jared...


October 16, 2013
Bruce Brugmann, Jean Dibble, and Tim RedmondThe San Francisco Bay Guardian — which has had a significant impact on the Bay Area's cultural and...

The procrastinator’s Treasure Island Music Festival to-do list

October 14, 2013
From snatching that perfect pair of tolerably uncomfortable shoes to sourcing stamina-inducing party favors, pre-music festival preparations are key. Unfortunately I’m a procrastinator to...

Pleased to meat you: Fatted Calf Charcuterie

October 14, 2013
If you’ve ever found yourself waiting for the 16 Express on the corner of Fell and Gough, then it’s easy to bet you’ve swiveled...

Friends in the shadows

How developers, corporations, and city contractors buy influence in San Francisco City Hall -- a 47th anniversary Guardian special investigation

Power struggle

Mayor Lee misrepresents CleanPowerSF in defending his appointees' effort to kill it

Senate OKs Bay Bridge name change, lawsuit seeks to overturn it

September 12, 2013
The California Senate gave its blessing to the rename the western span of the Bay Bridge after former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown on...

Music Listings: Sept. 11-16, 2013

September 11, 2013
WEDNESDAY 11ROCKBoom Boom Room: 1601 Fillmore, San Francisco. The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain Men, 9:30 p.m., $5.Brick & Mortar Music Hall: 1710 Mission, San Francisco. Megan &...

Party Radar: Burning Mom, Disco Daddy, Hardkiss Brothers, Delroy Edwards, Stompy + Sunset, more

"Underground" doesn't just mean night, doesn't just mean music, doesn't just mean hip/trendy byword. If you want a jolt of that old-fashioned DIY charge...

Celebrating food (and the food biz) at La Cocina’s Food and Entrepreneurship Conference

August 19, 2013
La Cocina — known for its ability to break down cultural barriers through food and for aiding low-income food entrepreneurs in their journey to...

Music Listings: August 14-20, 2013

August 15, 2013
WEDNESDAY 14ROCKBottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Bang Bang, The Comet Empire, Jared Cohen & The Future Proofs, 9 p.m., $8.El...

5 summer yummers

From pineapple shakes to cold plum soup: The Blob eats her way through the season

Lia Rose lets go on new album ‘Bricks and Bones’

July 16, 2013
Bay Area country-folk artist Lia Rose is a ball of sunshine both on stage and off. But if you listened to her songs, you’d...

From around the Internet: San Franciscans celebrate marriage equality

June 27, 2013
All around San Francisco yesterday, gay couples, city leaders, and street revelers celebrated the Supreme Court’s rulings striking down Proposition 8 and the Defense...

Pride on fire: This year’s must-do events

June 26, 2013
Strap on that rainbow jetpack -- there's a heckuva lot of stuff going down at Pride. Here are our pinkiest, proudest picks. ONGOINGFaetopia 2286 Market,...

Pride on fire

Strap on your flaming jetpack and Zoom through Pride week's must-attend events

Solomon: The pursuit of Edward Snowden: Washington in a rage, striving to run the world

June 24, 2013
By Norman SolomonNorman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made...

John Dwyer’s Thee Fuzz Warr Overload pedal

June 13, 2013
You can file this under: sure, why not? Spirited Thee Oh Sees frontperson John Dwyer has “inspired” a new custom pedal for Death By...

Guardian Intelligence

Virgil's Sea Room, queer education in schools, Ron Lanza memorial, Sean Parker's nuptials ... what you need to know this week

Week Two

Week two of blogging here in the books.To paraphrase your most famous musical export, what a short strange trip its been so far.I have...

San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Festival

May 23, 2013
This week, attend the the San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Festival for parties, shows and movies at the Center for Sex &...

PG&E can’t survive solar energy

May 22, 2013
Years ago, in the middle of the boom in nuclear power plants, we used to say, only half in jest, the private utilities would...

The Performant: The real weekend warriors

Holding down the weekend of the weekend with the Dark Room Theatre's "Ghostbusters: Live" and Har Mar SuperstarAmong the true creatures of the night,...