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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: Loud*Live*Local by Matthew Thayer
Jack Pine Social Club by Matthew Thayer
FILM: Gunner Palace by Rossiter Drake
Dear Frankie by Matt Forsman
Be Cool by Anhoni Patel
FOOD: Yabbies Coastal Kitchen by Heather Thompson
SHOPPING: 826 Valencia by Jialin Luh
THE ARTS: Under the Rainbow at Off-Market Theater by Roseanne Pereira
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami by Tanya Khiatani
SPORTS: Warriors Wrap by Matt Forsman
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: Two Icons, Two Perspectives, One Conversation at The San Jose Museum of Art
Well at ACT
AcademyX: Learn Web Design at Night!
Table for Six: 6 Months Membership
Asian Art Museum: Sui Jianguo
MOVIES: Swades 03/11
Past Imperfect, Future Tense (Shorts Program) 03/12
Baytong 03/13
The Ring Two 03/15
Millions 03/15
Sin City 03/29
The Incredibles DVD
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, March 8, 2005 Show All Events »
An Evening with...
Kings of Convenience
also featuring Feist
at Great American Music Hall (9 pm) Music
Once upon a time there was a fearless Nordic duo, who waged war on the world armed with only two soft voices and two acoustic guitars. Their names were Eirik Glambek Boe and Erlend Oye, and like their Viking ancestors they crossed continents to bring their songs of love, heartache and life to the world beyond. MORE

Bouquets to Art 2005
Opening Night Gala
at Legion of Honor (6 pm - 9 pm) Museums
The 21st annual Bouquets to Art will feature more than 100 prominent Bay Area designers whose imaginative floral arrangements complement the Legion of Honor’s art. MORE

Rub A Dub Tuesdays at Voda (10 pm) Clubs
FutureSoul at Luna Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Cas Lucas Live at Cafe Amsterdam (8:30 pm) Music
Son, Ambulance at Bottom of the Hill (8 pm) Music
Brian Dennehy in Trumbo at Post Street Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
LiveWire Literary Salon at Zebulon's Lounge (7 pm - 8:30 pm) Literary Arts
A Spring WineTasting Party at California Modern Art Gallery (6:30 pm - 9 pm) Wine

Wednesday, March 9, 2005 Show All Events »
Thistle
Crystal Skulls, The Stones
at Cafe du Nord (8:30 pm) Music
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Astor, the musical heart of the band, now takes JT's luscious, vinegar sweet lyrics and lays them over arena ready guitars, skilled musician-ship, and a powerhouse rhythm section led by bass player Dean Faustman. Speedie, the gorgeous singer, keeps her eyes on the prize and brings us all into the broken, wonderful world the band inhabits; translating for the audience the secret short-hand of broken hearts, rage and love. MORE

Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock & Jack DeJohnette
at Zellerbach Hall (8 pm) Music
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As one of the most profoundly creative musicians of our time, jazz pianist Keith Jarrett is in a class all his own. One of the first musicians to perform improvised music at such major music centers as La Scala and the Metropolitan Opera, Jarrett has redefined the role of the piano in contemporary music and his seminal Koln Concert recording is the best-selling piano album in history. MORE

Mary Robertson
Recent Work
at George Krevsky Fine Art (9 am - 5 pm) Galleries
Revisiting the familiar landscapes, seen from her studio on the banks of the Russian River, Mary Robertson's art brings a fresh and bright respite from the dreary winter rains of Northern California. MORE

Vintage415 and DJ AM at Fluid Ultra Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Karma at Blue Monkey Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Kick Back Wednesdays at Comet Club (9 pm) Clubs
Ruben Hurtado at LJ's Martini Club and Grille (6 pm - 9 pm) Music
io at Rickshaw Stop (8 pm) Music
Interlaced: Alan Caomin Xie at Rx (2 pm - 5 pm) Galleries
Lawrence Lessig at The Tech Museum of Innovation (6 pm) Literary Arts
Event Planning and Budgeting 101 Workshop at Studio Z (7 pm) Event Planners
See Jane Tri Olympic Training Season Kickoff at See Jane Run Sports (7 pm) Sports Clubs

Thursday, March 10, 2005 Show All Events »
23rd San Francisco
International Asian American Film Festival
Opening Night Gala
at Castro Theatre (7 pm) Film Festival
Win tickets to see "Swades", "Past Imperfect, Future Tense" or "Baytong"
Presented by the National Asian American Telecommunications Association (NAATA), the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) is the largest annual exhibition event in North America dedicated to showcasing the best in Asian American and Asian cinema. The SFIAAFF annually presents over 130 films and videos across 11 days in three cities: San Francisco, Berkeley and San Jose. MORE

BPM Magazine New Issue Release Party
at Dolce (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
RSVP for FREE Admission
It's a new year and BPM Magazine is back in SF (hosted by Nitevibe.com) to debut our latest issue to hit news stands. Joining us for the celebration will be west coast funky house legend Donald Glaude along with LA resident Isaiah Martin. MORE

Candy Shop
at 26 Mix (9pm - 2 am) Clubs
Fahrenheit Presents: Candy Shop Sweet Like Sugar Nice Like Spice Hip Hop Goodies Are Twice as Nice From the Candy Shop with DJs Al Green, Koo-C, and Roxwell. MORE

Lucy Puls
At This Place
at Stephen Wirtz Gallery (9:30 am - 5:30 pm) Galleries
In this exhibition, Puls has turned her attention to the proliferation of displaced and abandoned domestic items and appliances discovered in her own Berkeley neighborhood. MORE

Fast Times '80s Extravaganza at Underground SF (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Descarga at Voda (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Thrive at Paradise Lounge (9 pm - 3:30 am) Clubs
Good For Cows at Hotel Utah (9 pm) Music
Storm and the Balls at Bourbon Street Bar & Grill (8 pm) Music
Flut at Thee Parkside (9 pm) Music
Tainted Love at Tongue and Groove (7 pm) Music
Slint at Great American Music Hall (9 pm) Music
Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA at Montgomery Theater (7 pm) Performance Arts
Carpe Lumen: Opening Reception at Thacher Gallery (12 noon - 5:30 pm) Galleries
The New Ecstatic Monkey Reading Series! at StartSoma Gallery (7:30 pm) Literary Arts
A Spring WineTasting Party! at Vault Ultralounge (8 pm - 10 pm) Wine

Friday, March 11, 2005 Show All Events »
the Mutaytor
w/ Bat Makumba, Kid Beyond, Scratch n Sniff, DJ Wolfie
at The Independent (9 pm) Music
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Back by overwhelming popular demand, Sunset Promotions is proud to announce two nights of the tribal music and stage antics of the Mutaytor. After a completely sold out show at the Independent back in January, the Mutaytor returns to showcase their massive music, dance, art and lighting ensemble that will leave the audience breathless. MORE

Moontribe
at Ten15 Folsom (10 pm - 6 am) Clubs
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Main Room: John Kelley, DJ Treavor, Kepi. Upstairs: Brad Mr. Annand, Trichome, Danny. Blue Room: Bluetech, Ra Ra Avis, Tha Roman, Dela. Front Room: Red Stickman, Trichome, Danny DJ Treavor. MORE

Pepper 12 Year Anniversary
& Buck's Birthday Bash!
at Mighty (10 pm) Clubs
Featuring DJ Buck (Leaf Recordings, Bluem- LA), Jeno (Wicked, Full Moon Massive), Garth (Wicked), MeiI Lwun, Chris Lum (Moulton Studios), and Toph One (Red Wine). Hosted by the toasted- Toph One. MORE

Art: the Other Voice of America
Political art curated by Mary Lou Nevarez-Haugh
at Somarts (12 pm - 4 pm) Galleries
Art: the Other Voice of America is about images that prompt one with the impulse to make a difference, in our push against injustice, despite all the denial that abounds. Political art is a dialogue and a human visual response to political and social issues and their consequences, both at home and abroad. MORE

A Perfect 10 at Circolo (9 pm - 3 am) Clubs
Laila at Ruby Skye (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
DJ Hofwegen at The Tunnel Top (9:30 pm) Clubs
In Pro at Roe (9 pm - afterhours) Clubs
Porn, Dirty Power, High Tower at Bottom of the Hill (8:30 pm) Music
Riot A Go-Go at Blake's on Telegraph (9 pm) Music
Mandala at Amoeba Music (7 pm - 10 pm) Music
Aceyalone at Red Devil Lounge (10 pm) Music
Shawn Brown (CD Release Party) at Tongue and Groove (7 pm) Music
Leilani Chan and Shyamala Moorty at La Pena Cultural Center (8 pm) Performance Arts
Wine, Women & Song at Artescape Studios (9 pm - 9 pm) Galleries
All Things Wild and Innocent at Haines Gallery (10:30 am - 5:30 pm) Galleries

Saturday, March 12, 2005 Show All Events »
6th Annual
SFJAZZ Spring Season
Opening Night
at Masonic Auditorium (8 pm) Festivals/Fairs
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Now in its sixth year, the SFJAZZ Spring Season has grown from a series of weekend concerts to a four-month extravaganza of music, education programs, and more. Highlighting the season, which runs from March 12 through June 26, is the much-anticipated return on March 19 of the SFJAZZ Collective - SFJAZZ’s own all-star resident band featuring the some of the best musicians in the world. MORE

4th Annual San Francisco Fetish Ball
at San Francisco Gift Center (9 pm - 3 am) Adult
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Headlining DJ: DJ Dimitris. Fashion shows: AMF Korsets; Puimond Corsets; Vex Clothing; Mr. S Leather: Full Metal Hell; Appearances by models Bianca Beauchamp, Miss Ashley Renee, Diana Knight, Kumimonster, Ivy Red, Sasha Monet, Babydoll, Miss Conduct, Michiko Minx. Fire Performance by Apsara Stilt walkers. MORE

Gabby La La featuring Les Claypool
at 12 Galaxies (9 pm) Music
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Beware, Gabby La La is armed and dangerous! She may be seen playing any number of instruments froma sitar, toa ukulele, to an accordion, to a miniature piano! Gabby La La has been known to fraternize with ghosts as well as Gabouters, so watch out! She's not a witch, but she's mystical, she'll play tricks with your mind and your physical. MORE

Hayley & The Vibe
Also playing: Virgil, & Get Licious
at Tongue and Groove (9:30 pm) Music
With her songs recently featured on two compilations, Hayley & the Vibe are on fire.... Hayley is an Anglo-Indian pop diva from a family of ten with plenty to talk about. MORE

Element at Element Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Soul Candy! at Oakland Venue TBA (9 pm - after hours) Clubs
Tease at Sno-Drift (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Salted at Mighty (9 pm - after hours) Clubs
OM Records Monthly at DNA Lounge (10 pm - 5 am) Clubs
Extra Classic: 2-Year Anniversary Party at 26 Mix (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Little Mike and Jeffrey Allen at Ten15 Folsom (10 pm - 6 am) Clubs
Loveworks Presents: The Voodoo Party at 111 Minna (8 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Funkalicious at Sebastien Entertainment (8 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Club Bounce at Club Bounce (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Triple Power at Sublounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Brothers Past (2 Sets) at Cafe du Nord (9:30 pm) Music
Octobop CD Launch Party at Savanna Jazz (8:30 pm) Music
Sunken Cathedrals – illusions of structure at ODC Theater (8 pm) Performance Arts
Writers with Drinks at Make-Out Room (7:30 pm - 9:30 pm) Literary Arts
10th Annual "Collage Des Cultures Africaines" at Calvin Simmons Theatre (8 pm) Organizations
There She Blows! Whale Watching! at Pillar Point Harbor (12:30 pm) Sports Clubs

Sunday, March 13, 2005 Show All Events »
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
at Zellerbach Hall (3 pm) Performance Arts
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Don't miss this unforgettable journey through cutting edge choreography from the hottest talents in the dance world to the timeless classics from the master himself, Alvin Ailey. Judith Jamison's powerful and passionate troupe returns with three distinct programs featuring four Bay Area premieres, plus beloved classics including Alvin Ailey's enduring masterpiece "Revelations". MORE

Natural Reflections
at Exploratorium (10 am - 5 pm) Museums
From paintings on cave walls to works in digital media, artists have used nature as a metaphor for understanding the human condition. In Natural Reflections: Artists Explore Culture Through Nature, four artists use plants and animals to describe and comment on culture. MORE

MC Kingfish's Burlesque Birthday Blowout at DNA Lounge (9 pm - afterhours) Clubs
NRA at Thee Parkside (9 pm) Music
The 7th Annual POMO, Post Modern American Pilipino Performance Project at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (8 pm) Performance Arts
Not About Nightingales at Theatre Rhinoceros (3:30 & 7:30 pm) Performance Arts
"Fashion For A Cause" at LF Stores (2 pm - 5 pm) Fashion

Monday, March 14, 2005 Show All Events »
Holly Throsby (Spunk Records)
Bob Frank, John Murry (formerly of Lucero)
at Make-Out Room (8 pm)Music
A rich vein of intimate, close to the ear music, laced with a clear but never overstated sadness. Lyrics resonating like the economic precision of a poem. Beautiful, fragile... a real pleasure. A hypnotic voice which recalls everyone from Beth Orton to Joanna Newsom. A beautiful collection. MORE

Joseph Reihsen
at Arspace (by appt. only) Galleries
Joseph Reihsen has delicately layered and animated a collection of imagined biomorphic characters. These painstakingly rendered panels evoke the aqueous suspensory sensibility of a magnified microbiological system. MORE

Manik Mundae at Skylark Bar (8 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Bob Dylan and his band at Paramount Theatre (7 pm) Music
Flogging Molly at The Warfield (8 pm) Music
The 24-Hour PlayFest at Julia Morgan Center for the Arts (8 pm) Performance Arts
QComedy Showcase at The SF LGBT Community Center (7:30 pm) Performance Arts

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