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Tuesday, February 28 - Monday, March 6
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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: P.O.S. Interview by Matt Crawford
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: Running Scared by Rossiter Drake
Fateless by Mel Valentin
Tristam Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story by Mel Valentin
FOOD: Ritual Coffee Roasters by Sidra Durst
The Enthusiast by SFS Staff
THE ARTS: Gem of The Ocean by Clifton Lemon
SERVICES: Dana Leslie Organics by Jialin Luh
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: Sunset Promotions
First Look New Plays Festival 2006
Lessons at Vima Dance Studio
MOVIES:
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, February 28, 2006 Show All Events »
Sunset Promotions presents the 9th Annual
San Francisco Mardi Gras Ball feat. Particle
plus Hot Pink Feathers, Jazz Mafia Brass Band & Motion Potion
at Great American Music Hall (8 pm) Music
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For the 9th straight year, Sunset Promotions and Brian Martin bring the rhythm and spirit of the bayou to San Francisco for a blowout Mardi Gras Party. MORE

Carnaval SF and Loco Bloco Present
Mardi Gras 2006
at Roccapulco (8 pm - 1 am) Music
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Mission District Music and Dance Sensation Loco Bloco to Take the Stage; Celebration Also to Feature DJ Ubald, DJ Osiris and Costume Contest. MORE

"The Hapa Project" by Kip Fulbeck
at The Art Gallery, Cesar Chavez Student Center (10 am - 6 pm) Galleries
San Franciso State University Art Gallery proudly presents: "The Hapa Project" by Kip Fulbeck. Exploring multiracial Asian American identity through the question "What are you? MORE

Wednesday, March 1, 2006 Show All Events »
The California Homegrown Music Series
The Cuts, The Dilettantes, barbarasteele
at Mezzanine (9 pm) Music
Mezzanine takes it back to the future with the ultra-hip, neo-retro line-up for March’s California Homegrown Music Series. MORE

Marlow's Cabinet of Curiosities
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (7:30 pm) Film
The beguiling and the surreal, the forbidden and profane - these are the treasures hidden in the archives of curator Jonathan Marlow. MORE

Gem of the Ocean
By August Wilson
at A.C.T. (Geary Theater) (8 pm) Performance Arts
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August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean delves into the magical awakening of Citizen, a man seeking a new life at the bustling home of 287-year-old Aunt Ester. MORE

Measure of Time
at Berkeley Art Museum (11 am - 5 pm) Museums
Modernity, according to Gertrude Stein, was imbued with a consciousness of time and speed. MORE

Thursday, March 2, 2006 Show All Events »
Stereolab, Hot Chip
at The Fillmore (8 pm) Music
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Over fifteen prolific years of qualitatively consistent output, Stereolab have accrued a vast, peerless cache of work, hallmarked by a unique, carefully evolving but instantly recognizable sonic imprimatur. MORE

Improv Slam® Singing Contest Presents
March Madness
A fun and lively show
at Off Market Theater (8 pm - 10 pm) Performance Arts
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Join the Funnest Show in San Francisco! See the Bay Area's top talent make-up songs from your suggestions. MORE

Guest DJ Ali Shaheed Muhammad
from A Tribe Called Quest
at Fluid Ultra Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Ali Shaheed Muhammad went from local neighborhood deejay to a world-renowned producer and musician, forming not one but two popular bands, A Tribe Called Quest and Lucy Pearl. MORE

CSA: The Confederate States of America
Written and directed by Kevin Willmott
at Roxie Cinema (7 pm - 9 pm) Film
A mock-doc that examines an America where the South won the Civil War. MORE

Rapid Eye Movement
A group show of mongrelized pop culture
at Varnish Fine Art Studio (7 pm - 11 pm) Galleries
Rapid Eye Movement is a group show of mongrelized pop culture and grotesque expressionism. MORE

Friday, March 3, 2006 Show All Events »
The 10th Annual
Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam
at The Oakland Metro (7 pm) Festivals/Fairs
The first in the country, The Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam sets the standard for young folks picking up the pen and grabbing hold of the microphone. You don't want to miss it. MORE

TurntableMania VI
at Club Six (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Massive Selector & Club 6 present: TurntableMania VI, a battle of epic proportions as heavy weights beat baron Mix Master Mike and turntable terrorist DJ Swamp duke it out on the 1's and 2's. MORE

Fixation
Opening Reception
at Geras Tousignant Gallery (5 pm - 9 pm) Galleries
Fixation, the directing and focusing of the eyes on a point, a preoccupation. The thoughts and images that arise in the middle of the night. MORE

Three Wise Monkeys Theatre Company
Bay One-Acts Festival
at Eureka Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
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12 exciting plays all by bay area playwrights, performed by bay area talent. The fifth annual festival celebrates local talent and is not to be missed! MORE

Van Morrison
at Masonic Auditorium (Center) (6:45 pm) Music
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Van Morrison has been justifiably acknowleged as Ireland's greatest living legend, a multi-talented creative force who has created an astonishing body of work of great depth and beauty. MORE

Heat
Burning down with HOUSE!
at The Gallery Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Sophonic crew has been mixing beats together for the past five years and has put on many unforgettable events. MORE

Saturday, March 4, 2006 Show All Events »
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
at Zellerbach Hall (8 pm) Performance Arts
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These are heady times, indeed, for the legendary Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. More than 45 years after its first performance, the ensemble that changed forever the perception of American dance returns to Berkeley with four Bay Area premieres. MORE

Low, Damien Jurado
at The Independent (9 pm) Music
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With help from ace producer David Fridmann (who helped orchestrate lush turns by The Flaming Lips and Mercury Rev), Low tugs and prods at its own definition. MORE

The 21st Annual
Jewish Music Festival
Opening Night
at 1st Congregational Church (8 pm) Festivals/Fairs
The Jewish Music Festival is the largest festival of Jewish music in the West. This year’s festival includes 12 events throughout the Bay Area and 10 related events. MORE

foolsFURY presents
Apartment
An ensemble-based theatrical spectacle
at CounterPULSE (8 pm) Performance Arts
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Accompanied by a live sound score and shadow puppetry, "Apartment" explores the ironic isolation of urban existence and solace in overcrowded city spaces. MORE

Still Doin' It
at Anú (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Now in its second year, the Still Doin' It crew are out to show that San Francisco drum n bass is alive and well. MORE

Future Soul
Live drum & bass, IDM, broken beat, & soul
at Amnesia (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
There are hundreds of musical genres out there, so why should your Saturday night be dominated by just one? MORE

Sunday, March 5, 2006 Show All Events »
The 26th Annual
Academy of Friends Gala
Rubies and Rhinestones
at Concourse Exhibition Center (5 pm - 12 midnight) Ball/Gala
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Academy of Friends annually produces the world’s premier Academy Awards Night Charity Gala as the centerpiece of its efforts to raise funds granted to a diverse set of HIV/AIDS direct care and prevention education agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area. MORE

Women of Color Film Festival x 2
at Pacific Film Archive (PFA) (1 pm, 3:30 pm) Film
In its eleventh year, the Women of Color Film Festival continues its commitment to both premiering promising works from novice artists. MORE

Matt Pond PA / Youth Group
at Slim's (8 pm) Music
Matt Pond PA have spent the better part of their career struggling with, and often succeeding at, a need to orchestrate the narrative between their promise and their problems. MORE

The Art of Living Black Art Tour
First weekend of the TAOLB Art Tour at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium in the Civic Center Plaza
at Richmond Art Center (11 am - 5 pm) Organizations
Over fifty emerging and established artists will display and sell their work at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium. MORE

Monday, March 6, 2006 Show All Events »
To Catch a Thief
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
at Castro Theatre (7 pm, 9:30 pm) Film
Cary Grant, a reformed jewel thief living on the French Riviera, meets Grace Kelly. Nice! But there’s a problem. MORE

The dark side of the 80's (Alternative 80s)
Blackmail
No Cover. Happy hour all night long!
at The Cellar (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Resident DJs Verablue and Matt.od spin 80's and 90's waxtrax!, industrial, power noise, and coldwave. MORE

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