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Volume 45 Number 06

Appetite: Rare tequilas I sampled in Mexico

In my travels last week through the magical land of Tequila, Mexico, I tasted, yes, a ridiculous amount of tequila from a wide range...

Volume 45 Number 6 Flip-through Edition

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Oi yay!

Destroy All Movies!!! traces punks -- and their general like -- on film

The jazz don

Adam Theis and the Jazz Mafia celebrate a decade on the books

The designer as performer

Fair Enough breaks through concert projection clichés to bring vision to Nosaj Thing's sound

Bless the beasts and children

Hairy Eyeball: Ryan McGinley adds animalia to his youth portraiture in a new show at Ratio 3, while Samara Halperin is building a miniature Coney Island at Southern Exposure

Side of the road

Kelly Reichardt visits Pacific Film Archive for a weekend retrospective

Viva l’Italia

"New Italian Cinema" spotlights Ferzan Ozpetek

Rock rolled

Danny Boyle's latest (127 Hours starring James Franco) is, as always, a change of pace

Uncanny Xsnake

Germany's Tensnake reps the new European wave of history-shuffling, ambitiously funky dance music. Plus: It's Ambrosia Salad's doble quinceañera!

Paradise Pizza & Pasta

Amid a blizzard of trendy pizzerias, this longtime family favorite in West Portal holds its own

Flesh of our flesh

AXIS/inkBoat's ODD creates physical landscapes

Dark power

Hubbard Street Dance brings heavenly lightness and deep emotion to the stage


High-fiving the Giants and flying out to Lee Hou

alt.sex.column: Love stinks

andrea@altsexcolumn.comDear Andrea:I am newly pregnant and confused. I'm wondering about "pregnancy nose" and why all of a sudden my husband smells so bad to...

An Iggy Pop Woody Allen

Marc Maron takes comedy from podcast to the stage, and faces the music

Dodging bullets

SF progressives didn't do as well at the polls as in the last few election cycles, but it could have been worse

How to fight the GOP

The stakes are too high and crises too extreme to accept "moderate" accommodation

Prison for killer cop

Disappointed by the lenient sentence, Grant supporters vow to continue fighting for justice

The next mayor

Can the left win, or will egos and infighting turn this into a huge missed opportunity?

Editor’s Notes

One of the little-noticed facts about this supervisorial election is that the majority of the members of the next Board of Supervisors will be either Asian or gay

How not to choose a mayor

Here are some basic ground rules for the next two months