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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: Loud*Live*Local by Matthew Thayer
FILM: Sin City by Anhoni Patel
The Best of Youth by Michael Koch
The Ballad of Jack and Rose by Matt Forsman
Beauty Shop by Anhoni Patel
Assisted Living by Anhoni Patel
Mondovino by Michael Koch
Guess Who by Anhoni Patel
FOOD: Bistro Annex by Emma Cott
SHOPPING: Spring Nursuries by Nirmala Nataraj
THE ARTS: F.O.P. by Clifton Lemon
Don't Think of an Elephant! by George Lakoff by Erin Jourdan
SPORTS: Warriors Wrap by Matt Forsman
Oakland Athletics 2005 by Gabriel Desjardins
San Francisco Giants 2005 by Gabriel Desjardins
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: Mushroom Jazz/ Om Records Music Package!
Hi/Lo Film Festival
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:
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, April 5, 2005 Show All Events »
Carol Selter and Lauren Davies
at Gallery Sixteen (9 am - 5 pm) Galleries
Gallery 16 is pleased to invite Lauren Davies and Carol Selter back to the gallery for an exhibition of new work investigating aspects and by-products of the natural world. For Davies the focus is the artifice found in wildlife dioramas. Her investigations into the form of taxidermy have spanned the last decade. Carol Selter's third show with Gallery 16 is Garden, an investigation into the natural world and the complex systems of which it is composed. MORE

Six-week session
Skywriter Series Writing Workshop
Lead by local author Holly Payne
at Fort Mason Center (7:30 pm - 9:30 pm) Literary Arts
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Join local novelist/screenwriter Holly Payne in a small, rigorous yet playful writing workshop designed to help you wrestle your story to the page, discover voice, hone story structure skills and create characters of great depth. MORE

Side x Side
at California College of the Arts (12 noon - 6 pm) Galleries
PlaySpace is run by an interdisciplinary group of graduate students who solicit submissions from other students and curators. MORE

Wednesday, April 6, 2005 Show All Events »
one of only 4 shows anywhere...
Okay (Absolutely Kosher Records)
plus Howard Hello and Why?
at Bottom of the Hill (9 pm) Music
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Okay is the work of Fremont, California’s Marty Anderson, a unique and incredible talent whose approach to composition is akin to a kaleidoscope run through a distortion pedal. After two albums fronting the band Dilute, two collaborating with Kenseth Thibideau (Pinback, Rumah Sakhit) as Howard Hello and a collection of older solo material under the name Jacques Kopstein, Marty created the Okay persona, bent upon shaping his more experimental inclinations into pop songs. MORE

Doug E. Fresh
at DNA Lounge (8 pm - 2 am) Clubs
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A legend of Old School Hip-Hop, Doug E. Fresh contributed one of the most classic joints in the art form's history with his 1985 super-single, "The Show" b/w "La Di Da Di." His posse the Get Fresh Crew featured a young rapper by the name of MC Ricky D, who would later achieve mass fame as Slick Rick. MORE

Ray Lamontagne
at The Fillmore (8 pm) Music
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With a voice that sounds at times like a huskier, sandpaper version of Van Morrison or Tim Buckley and a tight, emotional writing style, LaMontagne impressed critics with such songs as the title tune, "Trouble," and the cinematic style of pieces like "Narrow Escape." MORE

IFC Films invites you to a screening of
Dust to Glory
Directed by Dana Brown
at Lumiere Theater (7:30 pm) Film Screening
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Every fall since 1967 a hearty and eclectic band of adventurers have gathered in Ensenada, Mexico in Baja California for one of the roughest, toughest and most exhilarating rides ever concocted. MORE

After Work
at Voda (5 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Afro latin jazz with sitting DJs Kevin Koga and Daddy Africa aka Israel. Voda vodka lounge voted "the best after work bar" by SF Magazine... "after work", come and enjoy the evening and you might stay all night! MORE

Thursday, April 7, 2005 Show All Events »
Fischerspooner Odyssey Release Party
Featuring The Art and Music that Inspired Fischerspooner's New Album Odyssey
at 111 Minna Street Gallery (10 pm - 2 am) Music
Inspired by the success of their salon in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Fischerspooner are showing reproductions of the art and photography on display in the NY Salon in four additional cities nationwide (Chicago, Boston, LA and San Francisco) to celebrate the release of their new album Odyssey. MORE

Two Icons. Two Perspectives. One Conversation.
at San Jose Museum of Art (7 pm) Museums
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The San Jose Museum of Art presents Yves Béhar in conversation with Bill Moggridge, moderated by Steven Skov Holt in conjunction with the exhibition Blobjects & Beyond: The New Fluidity in Design. MORE

Pacific Alliance Stage Company presents
A Perfect Ganesh
at Spreckels Performing Arts Center (7:30 pm) Performance Arts
Katharine Brynne and Margaret Civil, two long-time friends and traveling companions, depart for India unaware that they have also embarked on a voyage of self-discovery. MORE

SF Station is giving away passes to the advanced screening of
Sahara
Directed by Breck Eisner
at AMC 1000 Van Ness (7:30 pm) Film Screening
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Master explorer Dirk Pitt (Matthew McConaughey) takes on the adventure of his life when he embarks on a treasure hunt through some of the most dangerous regions of North Africa. MORE

Friday, April 8, 2005 Show All Events »
The First Annual
Cuba Caribe Festival of Dance, Music and Theater
Four weeks celebrating the spirit of Cuban culture
at Dance Mission Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
The First Annual Cuba Caribe Festival - four groundbreaking and provocative weeks of performance, workshops, discussions, and celebration - will feature the choreography of Ramón Ramos Alayo and Susana Arenas Pedroso, the dance of members of Ban Rarra, and many other Bay Area Cuban artists and dancers. MORE

YBCA Presents "White Trash Trailers"
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room (7:30 pm) Film
A mind-bending selection of rare exploitation movie trailers, rescued from the degenerate rural drive-ins and gritty grindhouses of yore. MORE

KALX co-present
Radar Brothers (new record on Merge)
The Rum Diary, The Red Thread
at Bottom of the Hill (10 pm) Music
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The Radar Brothers are a band from Los Angeles, CA. Jim Putnam (vocals, guitars, keys), Senon Gaius Williams (bass, percussion) and Steve Goodfriend (drums, percussion) have been playing together for over 10 years now. MORE

Petchitecture 10
2005
at Bonhams & Butterfields (7 pm - 10 pm) Fundraisers
Includes: Live Auction of ten breathtaking animal companion habitats designed by the Bay Area's top architects and designers, A Silent Auction containing valuable packages that could be yours for a meow, and much more! MORE

One Big Lie
at Exit Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
Traversing time from a theatricalized ancient world through the industrial age to a moment "just a little bit in the future," "Lie" follows two sisters and a brother whose dilemmas repeat in each age as they struggle to discover who's really holding the cards. MORE

Saturday, April 9, 2005 Show All Events »
ArtSFest Presents the Annual Fundraiser
Spectra Ball
at San Francisco's Old Mint (8 pm - 2 am) Ball/Gala
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Artists and DJs that run the gamut from trapeze artists to Hip Hop and everything in between. Performers, musicians and DJs from across the Bay Area descend on San Francisco’ s Old Mint for Spectra Ball, the strikinly diverse and glamorous fundraiser for this year’s ArtSFest. MORE

U2
With Kings of Leon
at HP Pavilion (7:30 pm) Music
U2 will begin the first leg of their Vertigo//2005 world tour in San Diego on March, 28th 2005. The tour follows the release of their 11th album How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb which has sold more than 8.5 million copies worldwide since its release November 23rd, 2004. MORE

The Crucible's Spring Student Art Show, Sale and Open House
Beuatiful and Affordable Creativity
at The Crucible (12 noon - 5 pm) Organizations
Always been curious about The Crucible art organization in West Oakland. Always wanted to take one of our renowned welding, glass, jewelry or fire performance classes? MORE

Super Productions & Deep House Project bring you
D:Fuse 'Begin' & Scion Emerging Artists Tour
at Danzhaus-Gingerbread Warehouse (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
As an electronic music pioneer in alternative media outlets, D:FUSE can currently be heard on his own DJ mix show “The People’s Mix” one of America's top nationally broadcasted electronic music shows on XM Satellite Radio in the primetime Saturday night spot, heard by 100,000 "people" every week. MORE

22nd Annual
International Beer Festival
at Festival Pavilion (7 pm - 10 pm) Festivals/Fairs
Join us for a night of music, great food and over 200 incredible beers from some of the best craft brewers in the world. MORE

Sunday, April 10, 2005 Show All Events »
The Universe Within
The Human Body Revealed
at Masonic Auditorium (11 am - 7 pm) Museums
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The Universe Within literally as well as figuratively goes "under the skin,' revealing the complexity of the human body and allowing visitors and up-close, 3-D look at their inner make-up. MORE

The Young Soul Rebels present
The Soul Social: Lesson Three
at Madrone Lounge (6 pm - 12 am) Clubs
Featuring DJs 4AM, The Whooligan, Stanley Sweetheart and Keelay, with special guest The Mighty Mr. MORE

Crowns
at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts (2 pm & 7 pm) Performance Arts
Hats. Fabulous, flamboyant, and fantastical, the church-going "crowns" of black women proclaim their heritage, identity, and joyous way of life in this exuberant, soul-stirring celebration of family and fortitude. MORE

Monday, April 11, 2005 Show All Events »
Deerhoof
Death Sentence Panda, Thollem
at Bottom of the Hill (9 pm) Music
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When Satomi Matsuzaki first joined Deerhoof, she had only just moved to San Francisco from Tokyo a week earlier, she didn't speak much English, and she'd never played music in her life. But 10 years, six self-produced studio albums, and countless tours later, she and her bandmates Greg Saunier, John Dieterich and Chris Cohen have improbably, but undeniably, risen to worldwide acclaim. MORE

sfSoundSeries
Around the Bay
at ODC Theater (8 pm) Music
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Around the Bay: a concert of new works written especially for the sfSoundGroup by Bay Area composers, including John Ingle, Marisol Jiménez, Jake Rodriguez, Erik Ulman, and a new collaborative improvisational work by the group. MORE

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