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The Performant: Alley up!

Clarion Alley Block Party still standing strong It’s an age-old paradox of urban living that no matter how much there is to do and...

Heads Up: 7 must-see concerts this week

Ready to get weird? Naturally, as this is the week of All Hallows Eve (i.e. the best time of the year), the shows you...

No shame: Activist-rockers the Shondes celebrate Halloween in SF

The Shondes are a dream come true for music-lovers with a political consciousness. The world can be a rough place, but doom-and-gloom is not...

New movies! Including a few scary ones (no thanks to Hollywood)!

Incredibly, Hollywood is allowing this hallowed weekend to pass without releasing a single horror movie. (Unless you count Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, which I...

Party Radar: Loose Joints, MGUN, Bonobo, Runway Massacre, Freaker’s Ball, more

Yes! Halloween is going to be an insane, sludgy weeklong ride down the pumpkin hole of partying. No idea what I'm going to be:...

Music Listings: Oct. 23-29

WEDNESDAY 23ROCKAmoeba Music: 1855 Haight, San Francisco. Best Coast, 5 p.m., free.Bottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Thunderegg, On Telegraph, Jared...

Camp classic

Bloody long, and bloody fun: 'Crystal Lake Memories' documents the 'Friday the 13th' franchise in its gory entirety

Boo!

A bewitching batch of Halloween events -- parties, especially -- to spook you real good

Halloween events

Halloween listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings to listings@sfbg.com.FRIDAY 25Halloween Bash Professional Wrestling-Lucha Libre Fundraiser Buchser Middle School, 1111...

Film Listings and Reviews

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

The Selector: October 23-29, 2013

WEDNESDAY 23 Nederlands Dans Theater With this program, Nederlands Dans Theater is sticking its neck out. For the last 33 years, the company's bone-deep...

Stage Listings

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 Performant: Cheers for fears

If you consume the news at all you'll find a lot to be afraid of that seems endemic to the modern age: swine flu,...

Hunx on running into Elvira, life in LA, and his all-time favorite punk bands

Hunx (aka Seth Bogart) is something of a hometown hero in San Francisco. While technically he grew up in Tucson, Ariz, his name and...

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...

The Performant: There will be blood

It’s Halloween season at last, a time of year when San Francisco really shines, despite the encroaching autumnal shortening of days. In fact, during...

Best of the Bay 2013 Editors Picks: Arts and Entertainment

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENTEDITORS PICKSEditors picks are chosen by Guardian editors for special recognition for brightening the Bay Area experience.BEST BAWDY BOWIE WORSHIP It takes...

Best of the Bay 2013: BEST YEARLY WIDDERSHINS

How long does it take to make a tradition? Surely a longevity spanning four decades denotes a yearly gathering that has taken hold of...

Weekly Picks: October 16 – 22, 2013

For events listings, see SFBG.comWEDNESDAY 10/16 Heavenly Bodies A few years ago, The Empire of Death: A Cultural History of Ossuaries and Charnel Houses —...

Heads Up: 7 must-see concerts this week

Well the biggest music news in the city this weekend (or just outside its technical geographic mainland limits) is likely the annual Treasure Island...

Thee Oh Sees, OBN III’s, and more shake up the Chapel

Once (three years ago) I broke my wrist at a Thee Oh Sees show, and despite the gnawing pain from my misshapen wrist, I...

Music Listings: Oct. 9-15, 2013

WEDNESDAY 9ROCKBottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Coliseum, Red Hare, Kowloon Walled City, 9 p.m., $10-$12.Brick & Mortar Music Hall: 1710...

Honey Soundsystem ending Sunday parties: SF so over now :/

That sound you hear right now? Every cool gay and/or techno nerd in the city rending their exquisitely positioned garments. Honey Soundsystem has just announced...

Race car drivers, rock stars, witches, flight attendants, and more: choose your Halloween costume from this week’s new movies!

For this week's longer reviews, check out Dennis Harvey's take on the doc Inequality for All, and my chat with Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett...