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Golden Gate Bridge Toll Increases Monday

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Increases Monday

Just in time for spring and summer retreats to Marin and wine country, the Golden Gate Bridge toll is schedule to increase on Monday.

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Jello Biafra Sounds Off on ‘Dot Commies’ and ‘Dotcom Holocaust’

Jello Biafra Sounds Off on ‘Dot Commies’ and ‘Dotcom Holocaust’

We can imagine punk rock elder statesmen Jello Biafra stewing in a San Francisco bunker, plotting a course of resistance with each passing Google bus and tech headline. This week, he sounded off on “dot commies” and a pending “dotcom holocaust” in an interview with…

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Four Epic DJ Parties This Week

Four Epic DJ Parties This Week

It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, and somewhere else, people are bent on dancing ’til 6 in the morning. On that note, here are four epic parties to count down to this weekend. Visit SF Station’s Event Calendar for a full list of events.   April 4:…

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ZZ Ward Talks About Life on the Road, Coachella before SF Show

ZZ Ward Talks About Life on the Road, Coachella before SF Show

Musician and singer-songwriter Zsuzsanna ‘ZZ’ Ward brings a bluesy R&B and pop rock sound to the Independent for a sold out show on April 6. Her 2012 debut EP, Criminal, and album, Til the Casket Drops, have been well-received since release thanks to an energy…

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Stage Review: American Conservatory Theater Explores Relations of Power with ‘Venus in Fur’

Stage Review: American Conservatory Theater Explores Relations of Power with ‘Venus in Fur’

The smash Broadway hit Venus in Fur continues at the American Conservatory Theater through April 13 with an intriguing exploration of seduction and contemporary relations of power. When David Ives set out to write Venus in Fur, he originally intended to create a stage adaptation of…

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Video: Jon Stewart Roasts Indicted SF Politician Leland Yee, Shrimp Boy

Video: Jon Stewart Roasts Indicted SF Politician Leland Yee, Shrimp Boy

Jon Stewart grabbed the low-hanging fruit and crushed it on The Daily Show with a short bit on on federally indicted San Francisco politician Leeland Yee and former Chinatown gangster Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow.

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Review: ††† (Crosses) Sanctify the Independent with Sold-Out Shows

Review: ††† (Crosses) Sanctify the Independent with Sold-Out Shows

Chino Moreno, mostly known for his work with the Deftones, stood tall on top of his monitor as three illuminated crosses flashed behind him. Exhalted fans praised him, hands high in the air. To an outsider this could have looked like an underground rally of…

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Flaming Lips Singer Wayne Coyne to Visit SF Record Store with Limited EP Release

Flaming Lips Singer Wayne Coyne to Visit SF Record Store with Limited EP Release

Flaming Lips front man Wayne Coyne announced today that he will do a three-city record store tour this week, including a stop in San Francisco.

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Photos: Party Shots From Trap & Bass at DNA Lounge

Photos: Party Shots From Trap & Bass at DNA Lounge

Trap & Bass kicked off the weekend Friday at DNA Lounge with LA’s Party Favor, plus resident DJs Ultraviolet, Napsty, Harris Pilton and Akuma.

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Club Night: Into the Depths with DJ Harvey at Public Works

Club Night: Into the Depths with DJ Harvey at Public Works

Ten minutes to midnight, and Public Works was packed. Hairline sweat. Hips swiveled. Guitar-laden disco slapped the floor with a slippery, funk sensation. They call DJ Harvey a cult leader, a mythic, and one older woman, grooving with a pinched-tight face, referred to him as her “rave unicorn.”

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Review: British Electronica Trio London Grammar Charm The Independent

Review: British Electronica Trio London Grammar Charm The Independent

London Grammar skillfully showcased a blend of ambient and ethereal yet classical style to a sold out crowd Thursday night at the Independent. From her first dulcet note, singer-songwriter and lead vocalist Hannah Reid catches plenty of attention. She is supported by guitarist and college…

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Michael Deni of Geographer Shares His Favorite San Francisco Hangouts

Michael Deni of Geographer Shares His Favorite San Francisco Hangouts

It didn’t take a long for Geographer to gain national attention after its first release in 2008, and the San Francisco band remains one of the most popular to emerge from the scene here in recent years.

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