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Tuesday, January 24 - Monday, January 30
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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: Krayg Burton of Film School, a Q&A by Matt Crawford
Pamela Rose - Just for a thrill by Matt Forsman
Our New Orleans: A Benefit Album for the Gulf Coast by Ginevra Kirkland
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: The New World by Ryan Wiederkehr
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World by Mel Valentin
End of the Spear by Matt Forsman
Underworld: Evolution by Rossiter Drake
Coachella by Matt Forsman
FOOD: Scott Howard by Karen Solomon
Bits & Bites by SFS Staff
SHOPPING: Levi's New Luxury Collection by Helene Goupil
THE ARTS: Grand Hotels of the Jazz Age: The Architecture of Schultze and Weaver by Lisa Ryers
SF Sketchfest '06 by Chris Ellis
Sexual Perversity in Chicago by Clifton Lemon
SPORTS: NFL Playoffs 2006 by John Blagtas
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: The QATSI Trilogy
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 24, 2006 Show All Events »
Gold Chains & The Somnambulants
With The New Centuries
at Make Out Room (9 pm) Music
A lineup that's not top be missed! Gold Chains headline the show with their hipster-friendly hip-hop and off-the-wall (but not over-the-top) live performance. MORE

Darwin's Nightmare
at Red Vic Movie House (7, 9:15 pm) Film
This documentary deals with globalization and the ecological devastation it inflicts on people in the third world by focusing on the effects of harvesting the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. MORE

Wednesday, January 25, 2006 Show All Events »
One Night Only
Ely Guerra
Acoustic Show by Latin Grammy Nominee
at Brava Theater Center (8 pm) Music
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At a time when crossover Latin pop artists such as Shakira and Paulina Rubio dominate the airwaves, perhaps alter-Latino ingenue Ely Guerra is the antithesis. MORE

Big Lou's Polka Casserole
at Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center (8:30 am) Music
With her big hair, big glasses, and bigger accordion, to say nothing of those polka-dot dresses, San Franciscoís Big Lou may not have done much to make the accordion acceptable in the classical concert halls, but she has used her squeezebox to bring fun into the lives of thousands of polkaholics across the country. MORE

Solo Exhibitions by Matthew Flegle, Sarah Smith, & Chris Sollars
at Southern Exposure (11 am - 5 pm) Galleries
Southern Exposure (SoEx) presents solo exhibitions by three San Francisco based artists: Matthew Flegle, Sarah Smith, and Chris Sollars, and an On-Site Education Program led by Chris Sollars in the Overlook Project Space. MORE

Thursday, January 26, 2006 Show All Events »
Imogen Heap
at Great American Music Hall (7:30 pm) Music
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The British singer/songwriter (who is also a classically trained pianist) had been an established solo artist for a few years when she became half of the London-based duo Frou Frou. MORE

Josh Rouse (solo)
plus Luke Doucet
at Cafe du Nord (8 pm) Music
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Rouse finds inspiration in all the right places: in the laid back groove of Al Green, the California haze of Fleetwood Mac, the dreamy melancholia of Nick Drake, and the sexy groove of Marvin Gaye. MORE

A Green Party for Peace
A Fundraiser
at Studio Z (8 pm) Fundraisers
Start the year to end the war with Aimee Allison, Tommi Avicolli Mecca, Meghan Baker, Terry Baum, Garrin Benfield, Jello Biafra (tent.), Kevin Danaher, Rose Eger, and much more. MORE

Machomer
The Simpsons Do MacBeth!
at The Roda Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
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Described by the Contra Costa Times as "an act of theatrical genius that respects Bart and the Bard equally... not to be missed." MORE

Friday, January 27, 2006 Show All Events »
The "new" San Francisco Tape Music Center
at ODC Theater (8 pm) Music
This is a three-day Festival of fixed media audio art, distributed in real time across a sixteen - loudspeaker sound system in darkness. MORE

The Moggs, Polar Goldie Cats, Ferocious Eagle
at Hemlock Tavern (9:30 pm) Music
This is the third CD from this miracle of originality and of survival. And it's the first document with Silla's guitar replacement, Cuppa AKA Bobb Bruno. MORE

basementSF presents
The Basement
vintage hip hop, smooth r&b, soothing soul, and upbeat fun
at Element Lounge (9 pm - 3 am) Clubs
Basementsf presents a unique, smooth blend of style and music and caters to a crowd with sensible style and a keen sense for cool, urban fashion lifestyle. MORE

DeeCee's Soul Shakedown presents
Hey DJ!
at DNA Lounge (10 pm - 3 am) Clubs
SF's best DJs spinning hip-hop and dancehall. A new party from the creator of Enter The Dancehall and DeeCees Soul Shakedown party. MORE

"MiDNiTES FOR MANiACS"
at Castro Theatre (7:30 pm) Film
Emphasizing overlooked, dismissed, and forgotten films from the 1970ís & 1980ís, host Jesse Ficks presents his monthly "MiDNiTES FOR MANiACS" series at the Castro Theatre! MORE

13 Big Western Landscapes by Rudy VanderLans
at Gallery 16 (Sixteen) (9 am - 5 pm) Galleries
Gallery 16 is honored to present its second solo exhibition with the internationally acclaimed Rudy VanderLans. MORE

Saturday, January 28, 2006 Show All Events »
SF-Vibe and Supperclub Present
80's Prom - Forever Young
at Supperclub (10 pm - 3 am) Clubs
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SF-Vibe the creators of the 80's Tennis Party and Supperclub have teamed up to bring you a magical night where we will transform the beautiful Supperclub venue to a night of 80's Prom. MORE

National AIDS Marathon Training Program presents
AIDS Marathon Kick-Off Celebration
2006 San Francisco Marathon Kick-Off Celebration
at Ruby Skye (12 pm - 4 pm) Fundraisers
Registration Form
Join us for the Kick-Off Celebration for the AIDS Marathon Training Program for the San Francisco Marathon or Half Marathon 2006. Register and be eligible for raffle items. MORE

Oakland Asian Cultural Center Presents
2006 Lunar New Year Celebration
The Year of the Dog
at Oakland Asian Cultural Center (12 pm - 4 pm) Organizations
The theme of the festival is A Celebration of Cultures, with elements of Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean cultures featured in the daylong celebration in January. MORE

Taste
featuring Ron Trent & Kim Hill LIVE!
at 1751 Social Club (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
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Kim Hill is the original voice of The Black Eyed Peas (the band immediately fell in love with her voice when they met her in 1995), Hill co-wrote several songs on their groundbreaking album, Behind the Front. MORE

Six Degrees Records presents
Stateless
at Amnesia (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Eclectic DJ sets from residents D. Wurkur and Special Agent K dropping roots, global hip hop, dancehall, baile funk, and more. MORE

Sean Hayes - CD Release Party!
Boostamonte!
at Great American Music Hall (8 pm) Music
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Sean Hayes is the real thing. A songwriter and performer that penetrates your brain and body so deeply that you quickly forget who you are and what you're doing. MORE

Saturday Night Comedy Showcases
With San Francisco's finest comic
at Mock Cafe (9:30 pm & 11 pm) Performance Arts
Come on out to an evening of hilarious performances from San Francisco's leading comics in a bohemian environment. MORE

Sunday, January 29, 2006 Show All Events »
Raphael Saadiq
at Mezzanine (9 pm) Music
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Raphael Saadiq (born Charlie Ray Wiggins in Oakland, California) has made an enviable name for himself as a recording artist, multi-instrumentalist, writer and producer. MORE

12th Annual
Bay Area Pottery Show
at Santa Clara County FairGrounds (11 am - 4 pm) Organizations
Northern California's largest assortment of antique and collectible art pottery will be on display at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds. MORE

Pennywise with No Use For A Name, The Suicide Machines, Love Equals Death
at SF Weekly's Warfield (7 pm) Music
From the urban blight and unending cycle of violence that plagues our inner cities to our cell phone-mad existence, and on to the tyrannical, power-drunk leaders in the world, Pennywise emerges as apropos as ever on The Fuse. MORE

Monday, January 30, 2006 Show All Events »
Shanghai 5
at Make Out Room (7:30 pm) Music
Like a tiny circus, Shanghai 5 fuses jazz, rock, and vaudeville to create a unique show. MORE

Closing Sale @ Den
Markdowns of 25%-75%
at Den (12 pm - 7 pm) Home & Garden
Den will be closing at the end of January, 2006. Our Closing Sale is now underway w/ markdowns of 25%-75%. MORE

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