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Tuesday, January 17 - Monday, January 23
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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: The Elected by Roger Thomasson
FILM: 11th Annual Berlin & Beyond Film Festival by Stefan Gruenwedel
Following Sean by Matt Forsman
Hoodwinked by Rossiter Drake
Glory Road by Matt Forsman
FOOD: Home by Sarah Sung
Bits & Bites by SFS Staff
SHOPPING: My Trick Pony by Jialin Luh
THE ARTS: Lestat by Clifton Lemon
In Lucia's Eyes by Arthur Japin by Tanya Khiatani
SPORTS: NBA 2006 by John Blagtas
SERVICES: True Body Wraps by Nirmala Nataraj
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 17, 2006 Show All Events »
Bird By Snow, Sevenly Virtues, Spencer Owen, Jean Marie
at Hotel Utah Saloon (9 pm) Music
Bird By Snow began making music not too long ago, writing songs as he recorded them, because recording reminded him of sculpture, which he studied formally. MORE

Thumbsucker
at Red Vic Movie House (7:15, 9:20 pm) Film
Justin is 17 and still sucks his thumb. Though it upsets his parents and threatens his prospects with his debate team crush, he can't stop sucking until his orthodontist hypnotizes him. MORE

The Changing Supreme Court - A Closer Look At The Latest Nominee
at Commonwealth Club of California (5:30 pm) Organizations
As Samuel Alito faces Senate confirmation hearings in January, many people want to know more about him. MORE

Wednesday, January 18, 2006 Show All Events »
Film 50: History of Cinema
at Pacific Film Archive (PFA) (3 pm) Film
What makes cinema a distinct form of artistic expression? If you want to explore the aesthetics and history of film, this is the place to start. MORE

John B
The Godfather of the robot elektro drum n' bass sound
at 1751 Social Club (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Godfather of the robot elektro drum n' bass sound, John B has been merging dn'b and electro for over a decade. MORE

Mark Kozelek of Sun Kil Moon & Red House Painters
at Great American Music Hall (7:30 pm) Music
In January 2005, Kozelek quietly stole away into the famed Hyde Street Studios of San Francisco’s Tenderloin district to begin recording Tiny Cities, a series of covers of Washington-based rock group Modest Mouse. MORE

High on Fire, The Bronx, Big Business
at 12 Galaxies (9 pm) Music
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A collossal, kudgeling record that's been a long time coming and fills a real pronounced need for heavy, loud music. MORE

Thursday, January 19, 2006 Show All Events »
An evening with
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Film Clips and Conversation
at Herbst Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
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Philip Seymour Hoffman is well known for his dynamic portrayals of disparate roles. Virtually unrecognizable from one film to the next, Hoffman is unforgettable in every character he brings to life. MORE

Up Close: Butoh Performance
Featuring Koichi and Hiroko Tamano & Harupin-Ha Butoh Dance Theatre
at Asian Art Museum (7pm) Performance Arts
Join Asian Art Museum for a special evening of Butoh contemporary dance, and meet the artists at a post-performance reception in honor of Artistic Director Koichi Tamano's 60th birthday. MORE

Scattered Clouds: The Films Of Mikio Naruse
at Pacific Film Archive (PFA) (7 pm) Film
Kurosawa once characterized Naruse's style as being "like a great river with a calm surface and a raging current in its depths." MORE

16th Anniversary of Sea Lions' Arrival
at Pier 39 (11 am - 5 pm) Festivals/Fairs
Visitors will see, hear and enjoy hundreds of sea lions in close proximity. From 11 am to 5 pm docents from The Marine Mammal Center will be educating the public at K-Dock. MORE

Vetiver, The Espers
at 12 Galaxies (9 pm) Music
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Psych-folk warblers Vetiver have opted to cluster, hold hands, and skip the line between deviously surreal and lullingly pleasant, leading us all very, very deep into the forest. MORE

Stephen Day
Shadowboxing: Lighting Sculpture Installations
at Public Glass (6 pm - 10 pm) Galleries
Public Glass is pleased to present a collection of work by Bay Area artist and industrial designer Stephen Day. MORE

Friday, January 20, 2006 Show All Events »
the Culprits Present
Jazzanova
at Pink (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Jazzanova touch down w/The Culprits for their release of "The Remixes 2002-2005." Come check out why Madlib, Tosca, Gilles Peterson, Bugz In The Attic call these doods their heroes. MORE

Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums with Ms. Carmen Getit
at Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center (9:30 pm) Music
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The Rhumba Bums have been one of the West Coast's most popular, to say nothing of most entertaining and fun bands since composer-pianist-leader Steve Lucky assembled the band back in '94. MORE

Massive Selector & SpeakeasySF presents
Quality SF with Haul + Mason
at 1751 Social Club (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Get down with the best in hip-hop, body rock, party classics, and mash-ups from some of the freshest club DJs today. MORE

The Underserved II "Pop!"
at ODC Theater (8 pm) Performance Arts
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ODC Theater director Rob Bailis, asked eleven Bay Area choreographers to make five-minute works set to their favorite pop tunes. MORE

Coachella
at Roxie Cinema (7 pm & 9:15 pm) Film
Imagine a vast green landscape framed by beautiful desert mountains and a setting sun. This is Coachella. MORE

Politics and Wit: The Comic Genius of André Gill
at Legion of Honor (10 am - 5 pm) Museums
In the waning days of the Second Empire, in 1860s France, an artist emerged of originality and satiric bite whose caricatures of the leading politicians, actors, writers, and artists were the talk of Paris. MORE

Saturday, January 21, 2006 Show All Events »
Novo Soundz: Do Brasil para San Francisco
The Now Sounds of Brazil 2 Record Release Party
at Madrone Lounge (6 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Members of Bat Makumba performing an improvised dance set of renegade carnaval sounds. Improvised kinetic percussive sounds featuring acoustic ska, punk influenced forro, and rock infused samba. MORE

Footloose presents Sixth Annual
Women on the Way Festival
at Dance Mission Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
Artistic Director, Mary Alice Fry, has carefully curated this year's three-week program to unveil new work that reflects WOW's high caliber of performance. MORE

Nous Non Plus (formerly Les Sans Culottes), Vagenius
and Giant Value
at Hotel Utah Saloon (9 pm) Music
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Their sound was crafted off the drunken vapors of French pop, as heard through the ears of (mostly) Americans. MORE

Chinese New year Flower Fair
at Chinatown (10 am - 8 pm) Festivals/Fairs
Celebration of Chinese New Year in San Francisco kicks off with the Chinese New Year Flower Fair. MORE

KIFF CD Release Party - Celebrating Bay Area Artists
at The Independent (8 pm) Music
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With Kiff Gallagher, Brad Wolfe & the Moon, Keith Varon and Mike Gibbons. In 2004, Chris "Kiff" Gallagher's debut, Will and Surrender, was called "stunning" by the SF Weekly, "a breath of fresh air" by TheOwlMag.com and "heaven" by Melodic.net. MORE

Goin Back to Cali
at Club Six (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Top-R featuring Boac & Conceit. Agent Strange Mouth featuring Agent 23, Adam Strange, and Foulmouth Jerk (of GFE). Ironfist w/ DJ Macon beatz and Notik 1. MORE

Sunday, January 22, 2006 Show All Events »
Creamy Spy Chronicles featuring Digable Planets
DJ sets by Doodlebug & Butterfly plus special performance by Ladybug Mecca
at Club Six (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
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Digable Planets' fusion of jazz and hip hop (jazz rap) received excellent reviews and solid sales with the release of their debut album, Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space). MORE

Mad Professor
at Elbo Room (9 pm) Music
Working from his own studios, Mad Professor has overseen more than two hundred albums including ground-breaking remixes for Massive Attack, Sade, and Pato Banton. MORE

The Avengers, The Sermon, Satisfaction
at Cafe du Nord (8 pm) Music
From June of 1977 to June of 1979, The Avengers played just over 100 shows, appearing with the Sex Pistols at Winterland. MORE

Zebra Sundays
at Zebra Lounge (6 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Rotating weekly residents throwing down solid beats from happy hour until 2am, also featuring special guests such as Dyloot, Carlos Alfonzo, Enemy and Felipe Avelar. MORE

Monday, January 23, 2006 Show All Events »
David Honeyboy Edwards
at Biscuits & Blues (8:30 pm) Music
David "Honeyboy" Edwards was born June 28, 1915 in Shaw, Mississippi. Honeyboy is one of the last living links to Robert Johnson, and one of the last original acoustic Delta blues players. MORE

Richard Long: The Path Is the Place in the Line
at SFMOMA (10 am - 6 pm) Museums
Richard Long is known for creating multifaceted, conceptually driven works that take inspiration from his experiences with the land. MORE

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