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On the Cheap Listings

February 7, 2012
WEDNESDAY 8Aphrodesia Afterhours Valentine's Day Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, 100 John F. Kennedy, SF. (415) 831-2090, www.conservatoryofflowers.org. 6 p.m.-10 p.m., $10.Chocolate is...

Our Weekly Picks: February 8-14

FRIDAY 10The Great Gatsby: John Harbison's Opera Set 1920s New York wealth, style, and tragic disillusionment to chamber orchestration and what do you get?...

Stage Listings

February 7, 2012
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

February 7, 2012
Music listings are compiled by Emily Savage. Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead or check the venue's website...

Brews you can use

Magnolia Brewery's head sudster gives us the lowdown on SF Beer Week 2012

Queer and boning in Las Vegas

San Francisco adult stars storm the red carpet at the AVN Awards, a.k.a. the 'Oscars of porn'

Cheap dates!

Underwear parties, French pop affairs, mixtape exchanges, animal romance, lube wrestling: Valentine's Week events for starry-eyed lovers (and singles on the make) for less than $20

Localized Appreesh: The Yellow Dress

February 7, 2012
Localized Appreesh is our weekly thank-you column to the musicians that make...

Black Cobra

On the Rise: The doomy metal duo keeps pounding it out

Stage Listings

January 31, 2012
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

On the Cheap Listings

January 31, 2012
Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks.WEDNESDAY 1"Singing the Golden State"...

An expert’s pour: What and where to drink during SF Beer Week

January 31, 2012
Now that Drynuary has basically curled up into a ball and died (take that, seasonal sobriety!), it's time to turn our gaze to SF...

The song of Ghetto Girl

"no diplomatic tactful rage"

Hot sexy events: February 16-22

February 17, 2011
'Tis the weekly sex events of playa-sized proportions! In addition to our city editor Steve Jones' reading at Kinky Salon this week, this week...

Noise Pop 2011 highlights

The annual indie-palooza takes over the city -- and Dâm-Funk, Peanut Butter Wolf, Dominant Legs, Admiral Radley, Geographer, and Psychic Friend are among the acts we're rarin' to see

Editor’s Notes

San Francisco has cut hundreds of millions in city spending -- but we haven't asked the rich to give up anything

The Great San Francisco Valentine’s Day Pillow Fight 2011

February 15, 2011
It is extremely encouraging that A: hundreds of people still show up at Justin Herman Plaza to beat the living crap out of each...

Hounds and haunches: an evening at the pitbull burlesque

February 14, 2011
I've been to some militant burlesque shows, but Saturday night's was probably one of the most radical. Lucky 13 was packed from the bar...

Date with Satan? “Mosh Potatoes” to the rescue!

February 10, 2011
Sure, Julia Child was a badass in her own way — but do you think she ever blasted Seventh Son of a Seventh Son...

Valley of the (killer) dolls

Bride of Chucky, Seed of Chucky ... Jennifer Tilly revisits throwing up in her purse for the "When Chucky Meets Peaches Christ" spectacular

Delicious love

Just in time for Valentine's Day (and the requisite romantic dinner), SFBG food writer Virginia Miller picks her favorite new restaurants of the past year.

Heart attack!

What to do with your love (or possibly find a new one)? Check out the whens and wheres of Valentine's love week.

Local tokens

13 gifts to make 'em say awww, made right here in the city

Our Weekly Picks: February 9-15

WEDNESDAY 9MUSICTurisas I recently heard Turisas described as "Disney metal." So before you run screaming in the other direction, hear me out when I claim...