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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: Pretty Girls Make Graves at Cafe du Nord by Jeremy Sampson
The Curtains: Vehicles of Travel by Matthew Thayer
The Robot Ate Me: On Vacation by Matt Forsman
Stars: Set Yourself On Fire by Christopher Ellis
FILM: The 23rd Annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival by Hubert Huang
Downfall by Stefan Gruenwedel
Robots by Rossiter Drake
Hostage by Matt Forsman
Up and Down by Anhoni Patel
FOOD: Buca Giovanni by Amy Sherman
SHOPPING: Getting High in the Haight by Grace Chen
THE ARTS: Life Cycle Analysis by Nirmala Nataraj
Art Scene by Melissa Lane
SPORTS: Warriors Wrap by Matt Forsman
The NBA Season by Jay Balagtas
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: Two Icons, Two Perspectives, One Conversation at The San Jose Museum of Art
The Voysey Inheritance at ACT
AcademyX: Learn Web Design at Night!
Besos Foods: $50 gift certificate
Asian Art Museum: Sui Jianguo
MOVIES: Miss Congeniality 2 03/21
Melinda and Melinda 03/22
Guess Who 03/23
Sin City 03/29
Sahara 04/07
The Incredibles DVD
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, March 15, 2005 Show All Events »
Dierdre
House Of Hamsa, DJ Suresh
at Cafe du Nord (9:30 pm) Music
For Dierdre, creative freedom provided the opportunity to wholeheartedly embrace the electronica that had gradually become an important part of Ekova's eclectic musical mix. In a sense, it was actually a return to her roots: "Before I came to Europe, I was a Goth hippie!" she explains, laughing... MORE

The Animation Show 2005
at Lumiere Theater (5:20, 7:30, 9:40 pm) Film
An all-new collection of the best shorts from around the world, presented by Mike Judge (King of the Hill, Beavis and Butt-Head) and Don Hertzfeldt (Billy's Balloon). MORE

Tightwad Tuesday at 26 Mix (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
HuggerMugger at Lit Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
El Capitan at 12 Galaxies (9 pm) Music
Knights of the New Crusade - Jailbirds at Thee Parkside (9 pm) Music
The Ring Two at Metreon (7:30 pm) Film Screening
Lord of the Dance at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts (8 pm) Performance Arts
Aikido For Beginners at Heart of San Francisco Aikido (6 pm - 7 pm) Sports Clubs

Wednesday, March 16, 2005 Show All Events »
Secret Synthi, Odessa, The Boneless Children Foundation
at Rickshaw Stop (8:30 pm) Music
San Francisco-based Secret Synthi is a fun, all-girl synth'n'guitar pop duo. Their songs -- which are about all the things they love, like disco, mittens, motobikes, and candy -- are filled with layers of warm analog sounds and sugary vocal melodies. MORE

Bob Dylan and his band
with Merle Haggard and Amos Lee
at Paramount Theatre (7 pm) Music
Bob Dylan's influence on popular music is incalculable. As a songwriter, he pioneered several different schools of pop songwriting, from confessional singer/songwriter to winding, hallucinatory, stream-of-conscious narratives. As a vocalist, he broke down the notions that in order to perform, a singer had to have a conventionally good voice, thereby redefining the role of vocalist in popular music. MORE

Dolls
Directed by Takeshi Kitano
at The Fourstar (1, 5:15, 9:30 pm) Film
Director Takeshi Kitano, known for his moving and yet violent gangster genre films Sonatine, Boiling Point, takes an intriguing creative turn by delivering a puppet's-eye view of three stylized tales of love gone wrong. MORE

Elev8 > Every Wed > DnB > 18+ at El Rincon (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Funeral Diner at Bottom of the Hill (8:30 pm) Music
Protista at Thee Parkside (9 pm) Music
M.I.A. featuring Diplo at The Independent (9 pm) Music
Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room (7:30 pm) Film
AFROCUBA: Works on Paper, 1968-2003 at SFSU Fine Arts Gallery (12 pm - 4 pm) Galleries
All Things Wild and Innocent at Haines Gallery (10:30 am - 5:30 pm) Galleries
Smack Dab open mic at Magnet (7:30 pm) Literary Arts
World Beat Workout Dance Class at Studio Gracia (6 pm - 7:30 pm) Education/Instruction

Thursday, March 17, 2005 Show All Events »
San Francisco Flower & Garden Show
Where Gardens Meet Art
at Cow Palace (9 am - 8 pm) Festivals/Fairs
This is where gardens meet art, by way of education and inspiration. The expanded program now has 64 seminars by leading horticultural and design authorities from around the world. Today's highlights include: Making Garden Magic: Fresh Ideas for Landscaping, Kathleen Brenzel; 1st Century Gardens: Int'l Movements, Trends & Projects, Alice Joyce; Tackling Topiary , Monrovia Presentation; How to Create Beautiful Floral Designs. MORE

Opio, Pep Love, Zion I, DUST and DJ MERE
at DNA Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Music
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In celebration of Opio's first solo record Triangulation Station in stores now.... Opio (Souls of Mischief/Hieroglyphics), Pep Love (Hieroglyphics), Zion I (Live it up Records), D.U.S.T., International Loose Cannons and DJ Mere (Oakland Faders). MORE

The Shamrock Shimmy
San Francisco Green Gorilla Lounge St. Patty's Day
at The Endup (10 pm - 4:30 am) Clubs
Featuring Digs (DIY, UK), Pete Fraser (Techtonic, Carlow, Ireland), M3 (Green Gorilla, Velvet Shop), Antonio (Green Gorilla, Rong), and Sharon Buck (Green Gorilla). MORE

Black Twig in the Hot Sea
at Theatre of Yugen/Noh Space (8 pm) Performance Arts
An evening of evocative sculptural costume & puppetry dance, in a drama of memory and timelessness. A Higby performance is a blissful combination of shamanism, dance, & puppetry in which the costume comes alive... for three decades her art has remained as impressively unique as it is whimsically refreshing. MORE

St. Patrick's Day Love at Mighty (10 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Alma Latina at Soluna (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Descarga at Voda (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Inside at Levende Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
St. Patty's with rootbeer! at Catalyst Cocktails (7 pm - 10 pm) Music
Dead To Me, Teenage Bottlerocket at Cafe du Nord (9 pm) Music
Thursday Nite Live: The King Cobra at The Eagle Tavern (9 pm) Music
Renee at Jon Sims Center (8:30 pm) Performance Arts
" Bus Stop" a comedy at Marin Theatre Company (8 pm) Performance Arts
Proscenium Series at Dolby Chadwick Gallery (10 am - 6 pm) Galleries
Ire Pathways at 111 Minna Street Gallery (7 pm - 1 am) Literary Arts
A 5 Course Piedmonte Wine Dinner with Braida Winery at Palio d'Asti (6 pm - 8 pm) Wine

Friday, March 18, 2005 Show All Events »
True Skool presents
Mama Said Knock You Out
at Elbo Room (9 pm - 2 am) Music
Emcee Battle featuring the Bay Area legends of underground MC battles. True Skool has scoured the Bay for the illest battle emcees and selected eight to compete for supremacy and $300 cash. Witness first hand lyrical gladiators as they go head-to-head in a no holds barred duel to the death (of one's reputation). MORE

The Fucking Champs
Comets on Fire, Oneida, Black Mountain
at 12 Galaxies (9 pm) Music
Limber up those fingers, put the headphones on and set up the full-length mirror, because you’re about to blow the world away with your amazing air-guitar acrobatics. MORE

Xzibit
With Ras Kass, Strong Arm Steady
at The Fillmore (9 pm) Music
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A fiery emcee with endless rhymes, Xzibit is fast becoming one of the most respected rappers in the game. Blessed with a powerful and rugged delivery uniquely his own, his grimy flows have rocked some of the hottest cuts in recent years. MORE

Anytime
Gregory Del Piero
at Voda (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Soulful house with DJ Gregory Del Piero (swing city) + guests and live acts. Check his 2 new releases out now, "anytime" on Swing city-UK and "won't stop" on Sloustar-IT. MORE

Mighty Breaks . St. Paddys: The Day After
Two rooms of thumpin' sound
at Mighty (10 pm) Clubs
Opel line up: Smoove, Syd Gris, and Hoj. Aranji line up: Barefoot, Jeff Richmond, J. Miah, and Reid Oda. Special Guest DJ: Ethan Miller of Friends and Family. MORE

LusCiouS - Spring Break Edition
debuting LusCious Dancers
at Factory 525 (9 pm) Clubs
BluIce Entertainment, NxS2One and Carbon Events presents *Spring break edition Luscious @ the Factory* featuring the debut of the Luscious dancers w/free Hypnotiq sampling! Guestlist and drink specials all night! MORE

Welfare Poets and Youth Movement Records at La Pena Cultural Center (9 pm) Clubs
Mark Farina & Hernan Cattaneo at Ruby Skye (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
A N T H E M at Sublounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
DJ Hofwegen live at The Tunnel Top (9:30 pm - close) Clubs
Speakeasy Fridays: Faye Carol at @17th (9 pm - 1:30 am) Music
jump/cut Chill-out at Bruno's (8 pm - 10 pm) Music
Elephone, The Holy Kiss at Bottom of the Hill (10 pm) Music
Acoustic Fridays!: Peskivino at Catalyst Cocktails (6:30 pm - 8:30 pm) Music
Miss Coco Peru is Undaunted! at New Conservatory Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
Twisted Cabaret 2005 at Julia Morgan Center for the Arts (8 pm) Performance Arts
Ladies Night at Al-Masri Egyptian Restaurant (5 pm) Restaurants

Saturday, March 19, 2005 Show All Events »
Azalea's 'Spring Fling' Fashion Show
at W Hotel (9 pm - 12 midnight) Fashion
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Enjoy complimentary wine from Ecco Domani and treats from the W while previewing the latest spring collections from Sonia by Sonia Rykiel, Sass and Bide, A.P.C., J. Lindeberg, Ted Baker and more. MORE

Dholrhythms presents
Non-Stop Bhangra
at Rickshaw Stop (9 pm) Clubs
Continuing to grow, Non Stop Bhangra finds its' new home at the Rickshaw Stop. With the desire to celebrate the desi driven beats of Bhangra, Non Stop is so much more than just the typical club night. MORE

The biggest Persian New Year Celebration in SF!
Norooz Bash 1384
at Pasha (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
This year we will celebrate our new year like never before. We have coordinated a party for Norooz 1384 that will go down as one of the best gatherings in the Bay Area. MORE

The 20th Annual
Jewish Music Festival
Sounds of tradition, Rhythms of the future
at Wheeler Auditorium (8 pm) Festivals/Fairs
A landmark anniversary celebrating 20 years of presenting the best in Jewish music to the San Francisco Bay Area. MORE

Flow at Club Six (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Evil Breaks Anniversary Bash at 330 Ritch Street (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
John Digweed at Ruby Skye (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Misturada at Make Out Room (9 pm - 2 am) Music
Nerf Herder at Bottom of the Hill (9 pm) Music
BOA Italiano at Eureka Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
Youth Fest at ODC Theater (7 pm) Performance Arts
Visual Alchemy Part II at Oakland Art Gallery (12 pm - 5 pm) Galleries
Swirl at Catalyst Cocktails (10 pm - 2 am) Bars
Sparkanzoo's Art Flea Market at 12 Galaxies (12 pm - 5 pm) Arts & Crafts
Gorgeous Windy Hill Hike! at Windy Hill Open Space Reserve (11 am) Sports Clubs

Sunday, March 20, 2005 Show All Events »
2005 Emerald Nuts
Across the Bay 12K
A Celebration of Running XXII
at Fort Baker (8 pm) Sports & Activities
Certified 12K (7.5 Miles) course from East Fort Baker; across the Golden Gate Bridge to Aquatic Park. Hilly, paved and beautiful. Sorry, for safety reasons, no dogs or wheels (i.e. baby strollers, baby joggers or skates) allowed on the course or on the shuttle buses. MORE

Funk n' Trunk Show
at Levende Lounge (4 pm - 7 pm) Fashion
After Boogie Brunch at Levende Lounge, you can kick it up a notch, sip some cocktails and shop til you drop to DJ Seven's funky beats! This celebration will happen every 3rd Sunday of the month. MORE

The screening of "The Birth of a Nation"
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room (2 pm) Film
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Perhaps in deference to his historical subject, Josh Kornbluth dresses up a bit in "Ben Franklin Unplugged," his latest and in some ways richest one-man show at Theater J. MORE

Graham Coxon (from Blur)
plus The 22-20's
at 330 Ritch Street (7 pm) Music
The genius and guitar player of seminal brit pop band Blur, Graham Coxon, will be here to play an exclusive show. MORE

Ben Franklin: Unplugged
at Throckmorton Theatre (9 pm) Performance Arts
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Perhaps in deference to his historical subject, Josh Kornbluth dresses up a bit in "Ben Franklin Unplugged," his latest and in some ways richest one-man show at Theater J. MORE

Compression Sundays at The Cellar (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Vinyl Hayride at Hemlock Tavern (9 pm) Music
Ayurveda at Red Vic Movie House (2, 4:15, 7:15, 9:25 pm) Film
What Fools These Husbands Be! at Cowell Theater (2 pm) Performance Arts
Coastal Horseback Trip and BBQ! at Mar Vista Stables (10:30 am) Sports Clubs

Monday, March 21, 2005 Show All Events »
Blue Oyster Cult
The Substitutes
at Slim's (8 pm) Music
For over three decades, Blue Oyster Cult has been thrilling fans of intelligent hard rock worldwide with powerful albums loaded with classic songs. Indeed, the Long Island, NY-based band is revered within the hard rock and heavy metal scene for its pioneering work. MORE

Monster in the Dark
at The Ashby Stage (8 pm) Performance Arts
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A family is besieged by the rising tides of the Great Flood, loved ones are transformed into strangers, and people lose control of their own impulses. How do you tame your fear? MORE

Punk Rock Sideshow at Hemlock Tavern (9 pm) Music
The Feelers at Thee Parkside (9 pm) Music
Eating Out at Castro Theatre (7, 9:15 pm) Film
Bark at Canessa Gallery (11 am - 5 pm) Galleries

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