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The great pretender

A legend crashes and burns in 'The Armstrong Lie'

Go vote! And then go party!

It’s been quiet at the polls for today’s election with just a few more hours until they close. Although the Department of Elections predicted...

Why won’t you let me go?

DEATH ISSUE: Unlike in Oregon, Death with Dignity is not legal in California. Why not?

Music Listings: Oct. 16-22

WEDNESDAY 16ROCKBottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Be Calm Honcho, Great Wilderness, All My Pretty Ones, 9 p.m., $10.DNA Lounge: 375...

Alleged Silk Road owner busted in San Francisco

The government may have shut down, but that didn’t stop the feds from arresting Ross William Ulbricht, allegedly the owner of the Silk Road,...

Community not criminalization

 By María Poblet OPINION San Francisco is poised to break ground in defense of immigrants, an important step towards turning the tide against the...

Rights and wrongs

Police and prosecutors use bureaucratic confusion to keep assets they seize from the innocent

Endorsements 2013

Stop the 8 Washington project! No, no, no on B, no on C, yes on A, re-elect Hererra. Our guide to the Nov. 5 elections

Weekly Picks: September 25 – October 2, 2013

WEDNESDAY 9/25 Big Book Sale Over the span of five days this last week of September, as the late summer wind whips up, kids return...

Music Listings: Sept. 11-16, 2013

WEDNESDAY 11ROCKBoom Boom Room: 1601 Fillmore, San Francisco. The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain Men, 9:30 p.m., $5.Brick & Mortar Music Hall: 1710 Mission, San Francisco. Megan &...

Live Shots: Asteroid #4 and the Richmond Sluts at Brick and Mortar Music Hall

By Brittany M. PowellBrick and Mortar Music Hall may have had some noise complaint troubles with the San Francisco Sound Commission earlier this summer,...

Silver screen playbook

FALL ARTS: FILM Hustlers, slaves, anchormen, and Nebraskans -- Hollywood and rep-house picks for the season ahead

Film Listings: August 21 – 27, 2013

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Theater Listings: August 14 – 20, 2013

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

Ex-pat

Alexis Blair Penney celebrates the release of debut album 'Window,' and mourns a personal loss 

Midsummer mayhem

From Jupiter's moon to a Chinese drug war: four beyond-the-mainstream treats for genre film fans

Hello Sailor

Ahoy! Hoist your freak flag at the PUMA Yard, 'Cubic Lust,' Dick Slap, Skratchpad, Metro Area, Danny Krivit, more parties this week 

Theater Listings: August 7 – 13, 2013

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

Driven to take risks

Lyft has infuriated the taxi industry, but its drivers are also hurt by difficulties getting insurance coverage

Theater Listings: July 31 – August 7, 2013

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

Film Listings: July 31 – August 7, 2013

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Theater Listings: July 24 – 31, 2013

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

Film Listings: July 24 – 31, 2013

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Silent films, racing snails, haunted houses, and more in weekend movies!

Those long, well-dressed lines wrapping around the Castro Theatre signal the advent of the annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival, now in its 18th...