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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: Isobel Campbell Q&A by Chris Ellis
Tortoise & Bonnie "Prince" Billy - The Brave and the Bold by Kevin Dick
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: Tsotsi by Rossiter Drake
Winter Passing by Rossiter Drake
Failure to Launch by Mel Valentin
The Hills Have Eyes by Rossiter Drake
The Shaggy Dog by Matt Forsman
FOOD: SF Station's Official St. Patrick's Day Roundup by Michelle Chan-Fishel
The Enthusiast by SFStation Staff
THE ARTS: 100 Years of Sex Acts by Nirmala Nataraj
SHOPPING: Peche Mignon by Helene Goupil
SPORTS: NBA 2006 by John Blagtas
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: Events from Cal Performances
3rd Annual Dhamaal Sights & Sounds Festival
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, March 14, 2006 Show All Events »
Biirdie
Plus The Boneless Chicken Foundation, Piers Faccini
at Make Out Room (9 pm) Clubs
"Morning Kills the Dark" pretty much tells the story of the last year or so of the band's lives. Together and apart they pieced together the album from recording sessions from at least six different locations. MORE

Pi Day
at Exploratorium (1:59 pm) Museums
The number is Pi, 3.1415926535.ad infinitum. It's today's date and the start time... the number you get when you divide the circumference of a circle by its diameter, and it can't be expressed as a fraction. MORE

Panayiotis Michael
at Rena Bransten Gallery (10:30 am - 5:30 pm) Galleries
Panayiotis Michael features his new work: I promise, you will love me forever. Before and after. MORE

Wednesday, March 15, 2006 Show All Events »
Incurable Eclectic Records presents
Ken Flagg
CD Release Party
at Rickshaw Stop (8:30 pm) Music
Listening to Ken Flagg's music evokes many things: the sweet vocal harmonies of the Beatles; the bittersweet poetry of Simon and Garfunkel; the rich sonic landscapes of Pink Floyd and Radiohead. MORE

San Francisco Flower and Garden Show
Spring Garden Festival
at Cow Palace (9 am - 8 pm) Conference/Expo
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Spring bursts forth with an explosion of color, excitement, and new ideas. Wake up from winter, watch those plants perform, and have fun. MORE

Theatre Rhinoceros presents
Family Jewels
The Making of Veronica Klaus
at Theatre Rhinoceros (8 pm) Performance Arts
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A wacky comedy about living on the edge in San Francisco. Come to "Family Jewels" to see the REAL TRANSAMERICA! MORE

Hank Willis Thomas
Unbranded: Reflections in Black by Corporate America
at Lisa Dent Gallery (12 pm - 6 pm) Galleries
In his second solo exhibition in San Francisco Willis Thomas presents "Unbranded: Reflections in Black by Corporate America," a follow up to his 2004 series entitled "Branded." MORE

Thursday, March 16, 2006 Show All Events »
The 24th Annual
SF International Asian American Film Festival
Opening Night Gala
at Castro Theatre (7 pm, 9:30 pm) Film
Presented by the Center for Asian American Media (formerly 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. MORE

Our Lady of 121st Street
West Coast Premiere!
at SF Playhouse (8 pm) Performance Arts
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At last this provocative and hilarious play from one of the hottest new playwright in New York receives a West Coast Premiere! MORE

Citay
Record Release show!
at Hemlock Tavern (9:30 pm) Music
This is Citay, a project out of San Francisco. The first Citay record will be out February 14, 2006 on Important Records. MORE

InsideStoryTime
Cliffhangers
at Rickshaw Stop (7 pm - 9 pm) Literary Arts
An evening of nail-biting suspense with readings from Craig Clevenger, Robin Burcell, Renay Jackson, Joe Quirk, and Karen Bjorneby. MORE

14 Hills Journal Release Party
at City Lights Books (7 pm) Literary Arts
14 Hills, the graduate literary magazine run by the Creative Writing Department at SFSU, is committed to presenting a diversity of experimental and progressive work by emerging writers as well as award-winning authors. MORE

The Bancroft Library at 100
at Berkeley Art Museum (11 am - 5 pm) Museums
Featuring rare and precious manuscripts, paintings, photographs, and other objects, many of which have seldom been on public view. MORE

Friday, March 17, 2006 Show All Events »
St. Patrick's Day with Unauthorized Rolling Stones
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with North Beach's ONLY live band venue!
at Broadway Studios (9 pm) Music
Five incredible musicians from the U.K., New York City, Denver, and San Francisco who have pooled their talents to create "The World's Greatest Tribute to the World's Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band." MORE

The 7th Annual
SFJazz 2006 Spring Season
Featuring Artistic Director Joshua Redman
at Herbst Theatre (Various Times) Music
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The four month-long curated concert series will begin on March 17th with an opening weekend that includes The Bulgarian Women's Choir, Eartha Kitt, and a rare solo performance by Keith Jarrett at the War Memorial Opera House. MORE

Train
at The Fillmore (8 pm) Music
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What started as two guys with strong voices and one guitar became San Francisco's Train by 1994. MORE

A Special St. Patty's Day Love Fest with Chuck Love "Live"
at Levende Lounge (10 pm - afterhours) Clubs
SF-Vibe resident DJ's: Tal M. Klein, and Uncle Larry along with DJ Nuttz will be warming things up for Chuck. MORE

Champions League
at Club Six (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Featuring DJs B-Cause, DJ Enki, Sneak-E Pete, Jay, and Likewise. MORE

Corpus Delicti & Black Stone Ensemble
An Evening of Butoh-based Dance Performance
at Theatre of Yugen / Noh Space (8 pm) Performance Arts
"Disaster Series" by Corpus Delicti and "Myopia" by Black Stone Ensemble. In "Disaster Series," Corpus Delicti is caught in the upheaval and surge caused by natural and man-made disaster. MORE

Rhone Rangers Wine Tasting
at Festival Pavilion (6 pm) Wine
The 8th annual event from this organization dedicated to American Rhone wines. MORE

Saturday, March 18, 2006 Show All Events »
San Francisco Fetish Ball
at The Grand at the Regency Center (9 pm - 3 am) Clubs/Adult
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From London, Austria, Germany, Boston, Texas, Los Angeles and of course, San Francisco the most beautiful models, fabulous DJs, renowned performers, photographers, personalities, and many other glittering stars from the fetish firmament will be on hand to keep the party rockin’ and shockin’ all night long! MORE

Sorry, Haters
Robin Wright Penn in Person Friday & Saturda
at Roxie Cinema (2:30, 4:30, 6:15, 8, & 9:45 pm) Film
Sorry, Haters is a psychological thriller with political and social undertones set in today's New York. MORE

Maisha Productions Proudly Presents
SambaDá: Afro-Braziian, Latin, Samba-Funk Exotica
n Exotic, Brazilian Night of Carnival music and Dance
at Elbo Room (9 pm) Music
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SambaDá is an explosive musical group that is rapidly inspiring audiences with its unique mixture of Brazilian samba and funky latin dance grooves. MORE

Opel Productions presents
Infuse: 4 Everyone
Opel's 4 year Anniversary Event!
at Mezzanine (10 pm - 5 am) Clubs
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To celebrate their 4 year anniversary of parties with purpose, they are pulling out all the stops with 2 of the biggest dance music producers in the scene. MORE

Cal Performances presents
Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu
at Cal Performances (2 pm & 8 pm) Performance Arts
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San Francisco-based Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu features hula as a fully theatrical and visually captivating experience, thrilling audiences with a blend of traditional and contemporary Hawaiian dance. MORE

Aaron White | Pullstring Youth
Opening Reception and Exhibition
at Aftermodern (5 pm - 8 pm) Galleries
Painter, designer, and auteur, Aaron White creates work steeped in the traditions of the non-traditional. MORE

GhettoDisco
Ya'll Know How We Do It
at Eight Nightclub and Lounge (10 pm - 3 am) Clubs
San Francisco returns to the underground with some of the funkiest, grooviest house music on the west coast. MORE

Spindrift
at Connecticut Yankee (10 pm) Music
Spindrift is a rising Bay Area band that synergistically combines the elements of quality songwriting with extended improvisations to provide a boundary-pushing, crowd-pleasing, booty-shaking sound. MORE

Sunday, March 19, 2006 Show All Events »
The 23rd Annual
Emerald Across The Bay 12K
A Celebration of Running XXIII
at East Fort Baker (8 am) Sports
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Certified 12K (7.45 Miles) course from East Fort Baker; across the Golden Gate Bridge to Aquatic Park. Hilly, paved and beautiful. MORE

Field Music
at Bottom of the Hill (9 pm) Music
Hailing from the same celebrated North East scene that spawned The Futureheads and Maximo Park, Field Music add something more cerebral to the spiked Mackem brew. MORE

Funk n' Trunk Show
at Levende Lounge (4 pm - 7 pm) Fashion
Funky fashion, brunch and beats! SF's hottest talents with wears for men & women at special discounted prices! MORE

Zebra Sundays
at Zebra Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
True Crew SF & Connected Grooves Entertainment, in connection with Zebra Lounge bring you this great way to end - or begin your week. MORE

Monday, March 20, 2006 Show All Events »
Snow Patrol, dEUS
at Great American Music Hall (8 pm) Music
The same no frills sense of adventure informs Final Straw, Snow Patrol's third album. Already established as a heart-crushing mix of distorted British pedal rock and US alternative guitar pop on home soil, the album sees the band grow up. MORE

Inforestation
at Addison Street Windows Gallery (24 hours) Galleries
"Inforestation," an exhibition of drawings, sound, light, and organic materials is being shown at the Addison Street Windows Gallery. MORE

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