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Volume 45 Number 44

Just say no

HAIRY EYEBALL: "Negative Space" at Steven Wolf Fine Arts transforms pessimism into something unexpected

Hail to the kings

That time-honored tradition, the SF Drag King Contest, dons a handlebar mustache for the 16th year in a row

Face time

SUPER EGO: A Hangover Treatment at F.S.C. Barber, a peek at Treasure Island Music Festival, a celebration of Vicki Marlane, and more nightlife mischief  

The man, the myth, the legend

Grant Morrison explores better living through comics in Supergods

Class clowns

Back Alley Theater's Country Club Catastrophe puts a new farce on the tragically burgeoning dimensions of the class divide

Volume 45 Number 44 Flip-through Edition

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What not to M.O.O.P.

THE GUARDIAN GUIDE TO BURNING MAN: Burner designers move beyond disposable fashion

The future of Burning Man

THE GUARDIAN GUIDE TO BURNING MAN: In setting up its new nonprofit, the Black Rock City LLC board is looking beyond the event

Scribe’s Guide to Playa Prep

THE GUARDIAN GUIDE TO BURNING MAN: Tips and resources to get the most out of Burning Man

Replacing the Concourse

Huge project in Showplace Square begins new residential push in the eastern neighborhoods

Editor’s Notes

Introducing our first ever playa prep guide -- and a word about why we still love Burning Man

Step up and save CCA

EDITORIAL Two things became abundantly clear at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission meeting July 26th: The Community Choice Aggregation program is off track...

is Rec-Park really broke?

Nobody seems to be checking the figures on the department's sad-sweet story

The foodie crackdown

Regulators shut down Underground Market, triggering debate over permits and food safety

Whose voice?

Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow explore how American Jews view Israel in Between Two Worlds

Non-accidental tourist

Taking in the Bay Area through different eyes -- and leaping into Sushi Zone


The five-year-old restaurant has a grand men's club air but stays true to its earthy Italian influences  

Time served

Crime After Crime takes a sobering look at the justice system

Sticky fingers

Cody S. Blanchard moonlights in a junkyard candy-land band

The Guardian Guide to Burning Man

Our guide leads you to the best art and parties on the playa -- and helps you prepare for the journey of a lifetime