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Volume 44 Number 25

See you at the bar

BRUCE ROEHRS, 1950-2010 -- a life of maximum rock 'n' roll


I don't do regrets, but I do wish that I'd arrived in San Francisco early enough to catch more than the hot tail end...

Volume 44 Number 25 Flip-through Edition

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From Russia with … mutants?

Metro: 2033 is a little rough around the edges, but still impressive and haunting

I to eye

In Truce, Marilee Talkington describes a life of diminishing sight but growing returns

Endless hookup

Away from the turntable and into the pop skips-and-jumps of the Hood Internet

A lost San Francisco saga

Part two of the Herman Eberitzsch Jr. III story

Past, present, future

Flying Lotus heralds a new-old dawn of machines with soul

Moore and less

Atom Egoyan's uneven call-girl tale, Chloe

Rainbow flex

Jack Cardiff's amazing Technicolor dreams

Viva, chicas

She put the messy in Mexican -- and then came home to Swedish hip-hop, Bowie trannies, Otter Pops, Mossmoss, and more

Nihon Whisky Lounge

From tasty to tastebud-searing, playful izakaya-style small plates complement an extensive whisky selection


Back out on the field -- and into Chestnut Diner

A chillwave primer

Washed Out caps one of a growing number of electronic new waves

Street view

Young beggars on Haight Street discuss proposed sit-lie ordinance

Shit show

What has the SFPUC has been dumping in city gardens?

The new War on Fun

Party people, watch out: undercover cop Larry Bertrand has declared war on San Francisco nightlife

Editor’s Notes

The San Francisco Chronicle has a history of firing columnists' with conflicts of interest, so why is Willie Brown an exception?

The commons and commoners

Perhaps the most un-San Franciscan of all Chief Gascon's initiatives is his demand for an ordinance that would literally criminalize the very act of sitting or lying on certain public sidewalks at certain times

End the nightlife crackdown

Harassing parties and clubs shouldn't be a priority for a cash-strapped city's police department