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Aug 6 Music This Is My Fist! East Bay punkers This is My Fist! have finally come around on the album front. This show celebrates the release...

What booze ban?

After an alcohol crackdown in North Beach, the city commission is back to facilitating the fun


By Scribe Tis the season to burn bright, what with all the fire arts festivals and other events leading up to Burning Man's 20th anniversary....

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What do they do all day at Rec-Park, anyway?

Blood brothers

DIY filmmakers Rick Popko and Dan West pursue guts and glory

Attack of the NIMBYs!

Suburban wannabes vs. the Party Party people

Doing the Cannes-Cannes

Gary Meyer of the Balboa is at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Here is the first of his reports from the Croisette and the...

Another round

New events coalition raises a ruckus after a second North Beach festival is denied a permit to sell booze

NOISE: Coachella cracked open?

Guardian intern Jonathan Knapp checked out Coachella last week and lived to tell the tale: Jose Luis Pardo of Los Amigos Invisiblesholds forth Sunday...

Last call?

City commission pushes booze ban at North Beach festivals, raising concerns about an antifun crackdown at the start of the street fair season

Deeper into sushi

› paulr@sfbg.comOpera Plaza doesn't look like restaurant heaven, and, for the most part, it isn't. The development's long-running success story is Max's Opera Café,...

The 49er

The San Francisco International Film Festival turns a corner before turning 50

Tsai me up, Tsai me down

Ode to The Wayward Cloud

Street fairs and fall festivals

IF YOU'VE been wondering where all the headline acts and theater companies go in that long gloomy stretch before the fall season, take a...