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Stage Listings: Oct 8-14, 2014

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

The Selector: Oct. 8-14, 2014

WEDNESDAY 8 King Khan and BBQ Show King Khan is perhaps best known for his work with his garage-soul-punk outfit The Shrines, a tremendously noisy...

Find your fangs: Total Trashfest is upon us

I can already envision the sound of Shannon Shaw's voice singing Metallica's "Enter Sandman," and it's music to my ears. The James Hetfield-penned classic...

Go for Goth

'The Guest' filmmakers talk Carpenter, moody music, and finding the humor in horror

Stage Listings: Oct. 1-6, 2014

THEATEROPENINGAbsolutely Fabulous Stage Werx, 446 Valencia, SF; www.eventbrite.com/e/absolutely-fabulous-abfab-tickets-12641718721. $15-35. Opens Thu/2, 8pm. Runs Thu, 8pm; Fri, 11pm. Through Dec 12. The hit British sitcom...

Our Weekly Picks: Oct 1-8, 2014

THURSDAY 2  Great Gatsby Loft Party Dust off that swanky flapper dress, feather headband, and Grandma's pearls, or go as a gangster with that...

Folsom Special: Zbörnak wants to rock your “Dikpix”

"Expect glitter, expect Twitter (don't expect Twitter), expect foul language and talking about dicks, expect body dysmorphia, but like in the opposite direction. The...

Falling apart together

Siblings mend their broken relationship — if not their broken lives — in dramedy 'The Skeleton Twins'

Hot tickets

FALL ARTS 2014 Film season unspools at a theater (or a park or museum) near you

Mr. Smooth

Fresh-faced Nick Monaco's fresh take on house, plus Todd Terje, DJ Sprinkles, Four Tet, more parties

Film Listings: August 13 – 19, 2014

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

Film Listings: August 6 – 12, 2014

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

Film Listings: July 30 – August 5, 2014

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

Film Listings: July 23 – 29, 2014

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

Film Listings: July 16 – 22, 2014

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

Drop a house

SUPER EGO Will Pink Saturday go the way of Halloween in the Castro? Plus: Wizard of Odd, Soundwave Festival, Bardot A Go Go, and Esta Noche's return (for one night only!)

This Week’s Picks: July 9 – 15, 2014

 WEDNESDAY 9  'A Hard Day's Night' In 1964, Beatlemania thoroughly swept America. Fifty years after the Fab Four's stateside and film debuts, San Francisco's celebrations...

Film Listings: July 9 – 15, 2014

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

The Fourth of July: Remembering the good old days in Rock Rapids, Iowa

By Bruce B. Brugmann(Note: In July of 1972, when the Bay Guardian was short a Fourth of July story, I sat down and cranked...

Film Listings: July 2 – 8, 2014

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

Film Listings: June 18 – 24, 2014

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

Film Listings: June 11-17, 2014

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

Film Listings: June 4 – 10, 2014

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

Out of focus

THE WEEKNIGHTER Diving down into cheap drink bliss at Mission Bar