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Volume 41 Number 05

November 1 – November 7, 2006

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Our roundup of Guardian live election night coverage


Election night parties

Throw down with the candidates and watch the election returns

Who’s Endorsing Whom?

Find out Who is Endorsing Whom in the November 2006 elections, here:


Tues/7 Music Lou Reed If you’re young - or stupid - you might trace punk rock to some prefab English twats like the Sex Pistols. Me, I...


Mon/6 Author Listen to the messenger Hear OC Weekly writer Nick Schou read from his book, Kill the Messenger. The book covers the story of Gary Webb,...


Sun/5 Event Solidarity with Africa Create greater support for black-led African groups like the Uhuru movement and African Socialist International on African People's Solidarity Day at a...


Sat/4 Performance “Campfire” Oh, to be kids again, sitting around the fire and chomping toasted marshmallows while taking turns freaking each other out with tales of the...


Fri/3 Music Tara Jane O’Neil Cat Power and Neko Case may nab more of the press, but Portland’s Tara Jane O’Neil has quietly developed into a strikingly...


Thurs/2 Music Measha Brueggergosman While the San Francisco Opera’s busy playing it safe this season by reprising household-name works, our Symphony’s filling in the avant-garde gap with...

Pelosi’s perplexing pledge

Democrats must pursue impeachment if they want the moral authority they'll need to fix the nation's biggest problems

Tony rewards

› johnny@sfbg.com FILM FESTIVAL After a week of stealth watching at the Vancouver International Film Festival, you wonder about odd things. Such as: what's with...

One nation under dog

Two Bush-era "America plays" connect today to the past

San Francisco Jazz Festival: Particular and infinite

Samba and musical collaboration are a way of life, a mode of communication for Marisa Monte

San Francisco Jazz Festival: Something else

The musical journeys and spiritual quest of Alice Coltrane

Rock between wars: Ecstatic Sunshine

No boring moments on the zippy Freckle Wars

All that jazz

The sax, violence, and noise of Wolf Eyes

30 years and one minute: Film Arts Foundation

The Film Arts Foundation turns 30 this year, and to celebrate it's throwing a party at the Castro Theatre. One-minute movies are a major...

Embedded: A Q&A with Iraq in Fragments director James Longley

It only takes a few minutes of watching Iraq in Fragments to recognize that the film stands apart from the Iraqumentary pack: dazzling cinematography...

Oh, Alejandro

Babel goes ambulance chasing across the globe

Cheap greats

› kimberly@sfbg.com SONIC REDUCER Starved for ideas? Dirt cheap, down to your last slice of cheese pizza and Harley beer, and still deeply smitten with...


Cafe Gratitude

Don’t block the box

› paulr@sfbg.com In the Thousand Years' War between beer and wine, beer has long enjoyed an advantage on the party battlefield, mostly because of the...

Sea rations

Alamo Square Seafood Grill

TV is history

› annalee@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION The most interesting social experiments are often the least flashy. A researcher at UC Berkeley's School of Information Management, Jeff Ubois, proved...