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Tuesday, January 10 - Monday, January 16
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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: The Advantage @ BOTH, 1/14 by Roger Thomasson
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: Match Point by Rossiter Drake
The Matador by Matt Forsman
FOOD: Sneaky Tiki by Lisa Butterworth
Bits & Bites by SFS Staff
SHOPPING: My Trick Pony by Jialin Luh
THE ARTS: Michael Thrush at Rx Gallery by Aimee Le Duc
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: Sexual Perversity in Chicago
First Look New Plays Festival 2006
Classes at Yoga Tree
Lessons at Vima Dance Studio
MOVIES:
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 Show All Events »
Realistic Orchestra
at 12 Galaxies (9 pm) Music
Imagine, if you will, 20 of the Bay Area’s finest Jazz and improvisational musicians take the stage at Studio Z with a result that is nothing less than the ground-breaking sound of The Realistic Orchestra. MORE

Mark Pita & Friends
at 142 Throckmorton Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
Add a few good laughs to your life! Join us for Tuesday Evening Comedy with Mark Pitta and Friends. MORE

Seven Sculptors
at John Pence Gallery (10 am - 6 pm) Galleries
With Steve Armstrong, Michael Bergt, Brian Craig-Wankiiri, Donald Davis, David Simon, John Sisko, and Gary Weisman. MORE

Wednesday, January 11, 2006 Show All Events »
Sexual Perversity in Chicago
By David Mamet
at A.C.T. (Geary Theater) (8 pm) Performance Arts
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Outrageously funny and relentlessly naughty, Sexual Perversity in Chicago was the spark that ignited David Mamet's firecracker career. MORE

Tomo (record release), Huts, Automagic, Illegal Mindz
at Hemlock Tavern (9:30 pm) Music
The keyboard and laptop guru behind Hey Willpower, Tomo is busting a move with a brand new solo release. MORE

Ask a Scientist
Black Holes, Space Warps, Time Machines: Einstein's Universe in Everyday Language
at Bazaar Cafe (7 pm) Literary Arts
Welcome to the bizarre and wonderful world of black holes - collapsed stars where gravity has overwhelmed every other force in the universe. MORE

Thursday, January 12, 2006 Show All Events »
The 5th Anuual
SF SketchFest
at Eureka Theatre (8 pm) Festivals/Fairs
SF Sketchfest celebrates its Fifth Anniversary with guests from Mr. Show, The Kids in the Hall, Saturday Night Live, Stella, The State, The Daily Show, Arrested Development, The Upright Citizens Brigade and more. MORE

The 11th Annual
Berlin & Beyond 2006
Opening Night
at Castro Theatre (6:30 pm & 8 pm) Film
The 11th annual Berlin & Beyond Film Festival showcases films from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The Opening Night Party starts at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film: "Sophie Scholl - The Final Days." MORE

The Advantage, Sleeping People,Saulouah
at Bottom of the Hill (9 pm) Music
Remember basking in the glory of cutting edge 8-bit technology that was the original Nintendo Entertainment System? MORE

Brokeback Mountain
at Landmarks Embarcadero Cinema (Various Times) Film
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Set against the vistas of Wyoming and Texas, director Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) depicts the epic journey of ranch-hand Ennis Del Mar (Heath Ledger) and rodeo cowboy Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal). MORE

Friday, January 13, 2006 Show All Events »
The Seven Deadly Sins
Fire Opera
at The Crucible (8:30 pm - 10 pm) Performance Arts
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San Francisco Opera Singers. A 30-piece orchestra from The Oakland East Bay Symphony. Tantalizing Fire Performers. Dangling Aerialists. Live hot metal work on stage. MORE

True Skool presents
The Big Payback
A $5 Party featuring an All-Star DJ Lineup
at DNA Lounge (10 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Featuring: Wisdom, Mr. E, D-Sharp, Kevvy Kev, Raw B, Neta, Ren the Vinyl Archaeologist, Coop D'ville, and Joe Quixx. MORE

The 6th Annual
Rod, Custom and Motorcycle Show
at Cow Palace (3 pm - 9 pm) Festivals/Fairs
The biggest names in custom paint, bodywork, metal and chrome will gleam under the bright lights of the Cow Palace for the 6th annual Rod, Custom, and Motorcycle Show. MORE

Yoga Journal presents the 3rd annual:
The Yoga Journal San Francisco Conference
at Hyatt Regency San Francisco (Various Times) Conference/Expo
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Yoga Journal is proud to "go live" with our 3rd annual San Francisco Conference, an event as eclectic and vibrant as the Bay Area itself. MORE

The Flux
at Connecticut Yankee (10 pm) Music
The Flux was born in early 2005, when a collective of SF Bay Area musical veterans came together under the vision of creating high-energy music with a conscious attitude. MORE

North Mississippi All-Stars
at The Independent (8:30 pm) Music
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In the early Fall of 2004, the North Mississippi Allstars began what would become the six month process of recording their new record, Electric Blue Watermelon (ATO), their sixth album-length CD. MORE

Conversation 1
Oliver Herring and Tim Sullivan
at San Francisco Art Commission (SFAC) (12 noon - 5 pm) Galleries
Conversation 1 is the first in a series of two-person exhibitions that explore the relationship between an artist from the Bay Area and an artist from another point on the globe. MORE

Saturday, January 14, 2006 Show All Events »
SF IndieFest Presents
The Annual Benefit/Launch Party
at Rickshaw Stop (8 pm - 2 am) Music
SF IndieFest Presents its annual Benefit/Launch Party with: The Teenage Harlots, The Sermon, Tom Jonesing, Potion, and much more! MORE

Sound Tribe Sector 9
at The Fillmore (9 pm) Music
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As a collective of musicians and artists, STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9) creates and expresses a musical style that is unique unto itself. MORE

Stephen Colbert
at Herbst Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
Stephen Colbert started his career in comedy by joining the reknowned Second City improv group in Chicago, IL. MORE

International Rubik's Cube Competition
at Exploratorium (10 am - 4:30 pm) Festivals/Fairs
Come watch the world's greatest solvers of the Rubik's Cube compete for the fastest times under improbable circumstances in the 2nd Northern California competition since 1981. MORE

Ray Manzarek & Michael McClure
with Larry Kassin
at Noe Valley Ministry (8:15 pm) Music
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The backbone of one of the greatest rock bands of all time, Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek, joins one of the seminal poets of the beat (& beyond) era, Michael McClure, for an unforgettable evening of spoken word & music. MORE

Sunday, January 15, 2006 Show All Events »
5th Annual Musical Tribute
In The Name Of Love
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
at Scottish Rite Center (7:30 pm) Music
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Featuring Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir, Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Oakland Children's Community Choir, and special guests Madeline Eastman and The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol. Keynote Address by The Honorable Ronald V. Dellums. MORE

James Brown & The Godfather of Soul's Screaming 15-Piece Band
at Bimbo's 365 Club (8 pm) Music
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Currently touring in the U.S. and abroad, Mr. James Brown's dynamic showmanship remains timeless. His style has been celebrated throughout generations. MORE

Annual Float Party
Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend
at Harry Denton's Starlight Room (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Join Harry Denton, Sebastien, Tony Kutulas, and the Rhythm Ethics Productions for their Annual Martin Luther King Weekend Float Party and enjoy a guilt-free Sunday night of DJs, dancing, cocktails, and friends. MORE

Monday, January 16, 2006 Show All Events »
Peer Pleasure I: Royal Art Lodge, Space 1026 and Instant Cofee
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (12 noon - 8 m) Museums
Marcel Dzama, Michael Dumontier and Neil Farber, the artists who form The Royal Art Lodge, periodically take time out of their solo art careers to paint and draw together. MORE

Winter Soldier
Directed by Winterfilm Collective
at Red Vic Movie House (7:15, 9:20 pm) Film
This rarely seen anti-Vietnam War documentary is finally in wide release some 34 years after it was made. MORE

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