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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: The Best in Music by SFS Staff
FILM: The Best (and Worst) in Films by SFS Staff
FOOD: The Best of Food by SFS Staff
SHOPPING: localpatron by Jialin Luh
THE ARTS: The Best in Books by SFS Staff
SPORTS: The New Year in Baseball by Gabriel Desjardins
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: Metreon Holiday Giveaway
Classes at Yoga Tree
Lessons at Vima Dance Studio
MOVIES:
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Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, January 3, 2006 Show All Events »
XBXRX, The Soft Pink Truth, 7 Year Rabbit Cycle, 16 Bitch Pile Up
at Bottom of the Hill (9 pm) Music
Love them or hate them, you'll never forget them. Over the years XBXRX?s style of joyous musical assault has been championed by many major figures in underground rock ? having opened on tours with admirers such as Sonic Youth, Peaches, Unwound, Mr. Quintron, Deerhoof, and much more. MORE

Chris Corales
at Gregory Lind Gallery (10:30 am - 5:30 pm) Galleries
San Francisco-based artist Chris Corales has been exhibiting his found material collages locally and internationally for nearly a decade. MORE

Wednesday, January 4, 2006 Show All Events »
Wolf Parade
at The Independent (9 pm) Music
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Wolf Parade is from Montreal; they've been together a little over two years now. Montreal, if you hadn't already noticed, is the latest city to be made collectively nauseous with media attention, having been anointed (with articles in The New York Times and SPIN, amongst others) as the "most influential scene in American music." MORE

NEW 35MM PRINT
King Kong (1933)
at Castro Theatre (2, 4:30, 7, 9:30 pm) Film
See the mightiest monster of all time fall in love with a blonde beauty, battle with ferocious dinosaurs, destroy a New York subway train, climb the tallest building in the world and terrorize the natives of Skull Island and New York City! MORE

Thursday, January 5, 2006 Show All Events »
Azoic featuring original members of
Specimen
w/ Flat Line Transmissions and special guests The Deadfly Ensemble
at DNA Lounge (8:30 pm - 2 am) Music
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Specimen was a band who was part of the genre of Goth Music which was bourne of a small (now legendary) London club called The Batcave sometime around 1981. MORE

Last of the Blacksmiths, Chapin Sisters, The Finches
at Hemlock Tavern (9:30 pm) Music
San Franciscos Last Of The Blacksmiths craft Americana of the traditional variety, but ease their folk through haunting lo-fi, indie-rock filters. MORE

Misturada
at Club Six (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
DJ Vanka featuring SF Carnival Grand Champions, Fogo Na Roupa + special guest DJ Papi Chocolate. MORE

Mark Chatterely: Mythos
Life-size figurative works in ceramic by internationally renowned artist
at Sculpturesite Gallery (10 am - 6 pm) Museums
Mark Chatterley has garnered much recognition for his life size, one-piece ceramic figures with unusual glazes. MORE

Friday, January 6, 2006 Show All Events »
be SHATTERED
at Ten15 Folsom (1015) (10 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Groundscore, an-ten-nae, Muti Music, and 1015 present "be SHATTERED." What could be a better way to start the New Year than with cosy weather and some giant urban beats on huge bassbins. MORE

ARF ROCKS! featuring Tesla, Y&T, West Grand
at Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts (7:30 pm) Music
Tesla will make a repeat performance and keep the crowd dancing in the aisles as they perform many of their hits from the 1980's. MORE

The Good Old Naughty Days
at Red Vic Movie House (7:15, 9:15 pm) Film
The Good Old Naughty Days is a collection of 12 silent hardcore pornographic shorts from the early 1900's. MORE

run_return, Bitcrush, Mr. Rath
at Hemlock Tavern (9:30 pm) Music
The ticky-tack drums and syrupy tempos of the 70's decade are what make Bay-Area trio Run_return?s heart pound. MORE

Connoisseurship and Commerce: The Legacy of R. E. Lewis
at Legion of Honor (10 am - 5 pm) Museums
This exhibition recognizes the late Raymond E. Lewis (1923-2005), one of the most distinguished art dealers in the United States. MORE

Saturday, January 7, 2006 Show All Events »
Jerry Seinfield
at SF Opera (War Memorial Opera House) (7 pm & 9:30 pm) Performance Arts
Jerry Seinfeld kicks off his latest national tour in San Francisco! The Seinfeld Chronicles with Larry David in 1989 for NBC. The show was later renamed Seinfeld and, by its fourth season, became one of the most popular and successful sitcoms on American television. MORE

3rd Annual
Sustainable Solutions Caravan benefit Party
at CELLspace (Crucible Steel Gallery) (8 pm - 2 am) Fundraisers
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Benefit for the Sustainable Solutions Caravan?s 3rd annual journey from San Francisco to Costa Rica. With incredible press and community support, the caravan is able to powerfully deliver its message about alternative energy sources, organic farming and sustainable living. MORE

B-Side Players, Spam All Stars, Pee Wee Ellis
at 12 Galaxies (9 pm) Music
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Sunset Promotions and 12 Galaxies present the future of Latin Groove featuring B-Side Players & Spam Allstars with special guest, Pee Wee Ellis. MORE

Future Soul
Featuring Kosmic Renaissance & Beatropolis
at Amnesia (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Future Soul kicks off 2006 with one of the hottest improvisational bands, Kosmic Renaissance! MORE

Ramblin' Jack Elliott
at Noe Valley Ministry (8:15 pm) Music
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Our 17th annual beginning of the year treat features the legendary troubadour/storyteller at the pinnacle of his lengthy career. MORE

An Evening with Bea Arthur
at Herbst Theatre (8 pm) Literary Arts
Actress-comedienne famous for her acid wit. The majority of her work has been on the stage and in television, but she has made some films. MORE

Sunday, January 8, 2006 Show All Events »
Joanna Barbera, Ajamu Akinyele
at Brainwash (7 pm) Music
"Supernova" the new CD from Ajamu Akinyele, pronounced Ah-jah-Moo + Ah-kin-yay-lay, is musically inspired by various artists including Jon O'Bergh, Miles Davis, and MeShell N'degeocello just to name a few. MORE

Mayor Gavin Newsom Presents
Family Appreciation Day
at Various Locations (11 am - 4 pm) Festivals/Fairs
San Francisco families with children are invited to visit their city?s wonderful attractions for... FREE! MORE

Boogie Brunch
at Levende Lounge (11 am - 4 pm) Clubs/Restaurants
SF's true party-style brunch. Try their fabulous brunch delicacies created by executive chef Arren Caccamo, "Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary" bar. MORE

Monday, January 9, 2006 Show All Events »
Macworld
Conference and Expo
at Moscone Center (9 am - 5 pm) Conference/Expo
In addition to the most up-to-date, targeted and in-depth Macintosh training offered by the event's world-renowned Conference programs, there are many event highlights to take advantage of and enjoy. MORE

Uncommon Men From Mars / Jet Sex
at Thee Parkside (9 pm) Music
To date, no probe sent into space could prove the existence of traces of extraterrestrial life. However, in official circles it has been common knowledge for a long time that there is in fact life out there. MORE

Occupation: Dreamland
at Red Vic Movie House (7:15, 9:15 pm) Film
A riveting depiction of eight members of the US Army's 82nd Airborne deployed in the besieged Iraqi city of Falluja during the winter of 2004. MORE

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