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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: Cibelle - The Shine of Dried Electric Leaves by Jeremy Sampson
Kim Nalley - She Put a Spell On Me by Rossiter Drake
Murs Q&A by Matt Crawford
FILM: The 49th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival by Matt Forsman
The Sentinel by Mel Valentin
On A Clear Day by Matt Forsman
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School by Rossiter Drake
Mountain Patrol: Kekexili by Rossiter Drake
American Dreamz by Stefan Gruenwedel
FOOD: Velvet Cantina by Hubert Huang
THE ARTS: Haze at Intersection for the Arts by Nirmala Nataraj
SHOPPING: ADS Hats by Michelle Sieling
SPORTS: MLB by Gabriel Desjardins
NBA Playoffs 2006 by John Blagtas
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Performances at Cal Performances
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Tuesday, April 25, 2006 Show All Events »
Brazilian Powerhouse Pop/Rock/Ska/Raggae
Paralamas do Sucesso Live in Concert!
The Greatest Brazilian Band of all times!
at Mezzanine (8 pm) Music
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Winners of two Latin Grammy Awards for Best Rock Band, with the 2000 release 'MTV Acoustic,' and again with 'Longo Caminho' in 2003, Paralamas do Sucesso is regarded as the greatest Brazilian rock band of all times. MORE

After Shock
Club Hits , Hip-Hop, Reggaeton & Soul
at Duplex (10 pm) Clubs
Celebrate San Francisco's rise from the 1906 earthquake. Hip-Hop, Club Hits, reggaeton & Soul mix by Dj Waltdigz and Eric Dembow + special guests. No Cover. MORE

An evening with
Tribolectric
at Boom Boom Room (9:30 pm - 1 am) Music
One dark boozy great sounding room. One psychedelic band that funks. Everthing you need to make Tuesday a lot better. Come kick it with Tribolectric. MORE

Wednesday, April 26, 2006 Show All Events »
Louis Logic & J.J. Brown
The Great Divide Tour
at Club Six (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Attention hip hop heads from across the Bay. High Art Productions is proud to host Louis Logic & J.J. Brown with J-Zone, Z-Man, We Are The Epidemic, Opti-Pop, and the Humboldt Rockers supporting. MORE

The Waybacks with special guest Bob Weir
CD release party!
at Great American Music Hall (7:30 pm) Music
From newgrass and western swing to jug band and jazz, from folk and fiddle music to improvisational excursions that defy categorization, Waybacks music is wild, energetic and unpredictable. MORE

Roy Zimmerman's Faulty Intelligence
at The Marsh - Berkeley (7 pm) Performance Arts
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Armed only with a guitar, a strident baritone and wicked sense of rhyme and ridicule, "Faulty Intelligence" includes a love song to the sexiest man alive, "Dick Cheney," a lesson in "Creation Science 101," a portrait in song of "Jerry Falwell's God" and the bawk-along "Chickenhawk," already a Zimmerman classic. MORE

Orientalism
Thomas Chang
at Lisa Dent Gallery (12 pm - 6 pm) Galleries
This new work addresses the portrayal of history, immigration, and ethnicity through photographs that mimic the aesthetics of historic documents and that reveal questionable aspects of the displays found at the Immigration Station. MORE

Thursday, April 27, 2006 Show All Events »
San Francisco's EXIT Theatre Presents
5th Annual "DIVAfest"
at Exit Theatre (Call for times) Performance Arts
Playwright Sarah McKereghan will premiere Guns and Ammunition, a play about communication among women under the pressures of family tragedy. MORE

Heaven and Earth Magic with Deerhoof
at Castro Theatre (9:45 pm) Film
To cinephiles, Harry Smith is best known as a practitioner of visual music, a specialized experimental film form. And, for many, Heaven and Earth Magic represents Smith's masterwork in this form. MORE

BentoBeat Presents: Rithma
at Duplex (9:30 pm - afterhours) Clubs
BentoBeat, in conjunction with Duplex SF, OM Records, and Blue Collar Entertainment bring you this great way to begin your weekend. MORE

Depeche Mode
at The Shoreline Amphitheatre (7 pm) Music
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Depeche Mode is an electronic music band from the town of Basildon, England, originally founded in 1980. MORE

42nd Street Moon Presents
Jerry Herman's "Mack & Mabel"
at Eureka Theatre (7 pm) Performance Arts
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Jerry Herman’s musical about Mack Sennett’s funny and fabulous Hollywood – and his star who dazzled in the early silent movies! MORE

Friday, April 28, 2006 Show All Events »
the Culprits & PINK Present
Jazzanova
at Pink (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Aiming to offer a broad perspective on various cultures and musical styles, Jazzanova has created a fusion of all genres dope, from Jazz to Soul, from Hip Hop to Drum & Bass, and Boogie to Latin/Brazilian. MORE

New Living Expo
Connecting Mind, Body and Spirit
at The Concourse at SF Design Center (4 pm - 9 pm) Conference/Expo
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Welcome to San Francisco's New Living Expo, an exploration of evolving world consciousness. Experience an awakening of ideas, a call to Spirit. MORE

Cal Performances presents
PRI's "Michael Feldman's Whad'Ya Know?"
Special Live Broadcast from Zellerbach Hall
at Zellerbach Hall (8 pm) Literary Arts
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This popular comedy/quiz/interview radio show ranges from humorous commentary on current events, to interviews with local notables and regular folks, to a lively general knowledge quiz featuring an unsuspecting audience member. MORE

basementSF proudly presents
Royalty
at Lucid Bar and Gallery (9:30 pm - 1:30 am) clubs
Serving vintage hip hop, sexy r&b, soothing soul, and upbeat funk for our princes and princesses of hip hop. MORE

"i, Mascot"
A multi-media comedy travelogue
at The Dark Room Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
Bay Area Comedian & Cartoonist, Michael Capozzola tells the tale of a four-month road trip spent in a dot-com mascot costume. MORE

Mates of State, Viva Voce, The Botticellis
The most competitive Theatresports there is!
at Great American Music Hall (8 pm) Music
Mates of State has been described by critics as unabashed joy, honesty at its best, a two piece with balls, and a band that you must see live. MORE

Jon Sims Center and Three Wise Monkeys presents
The History of Stone
Best Play of the 2006 Bay One-Acts Festival
at The Jon Sims Center for the Arts (8 pm) Performance Arts
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wo months after Ian Walker’s The History of Stone moved audiences in San Francisco’s Eureka Theatre, it is back to tell the story of oppression and redemption with South Africa’s racial divide serving as backdrop. MORE

Saturday, April 29, 2006 Show All Events »
Maisha Productions Proudly Presents
A Fela Kuti Tribute Featuring Afrobeat Down & Goddess of Funk (East African Famine Benefit)
at Elbo Room (10 pm) Festivals/Fairs
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A night of heavy, gritty, funky Afrobeat Music (East African Famine Relief Benefit). Continuing in the tradition of Fela Kuti, LA-based band Afrobeat Down is spreading the afrobeat vibe of social awareness and funky living. MORE

Gen Art presents
THE NEW GARDE
A Celebration of Innovative San Francisco Fashion
at San Francisco City Hall (7:30-11:30 pm) Fashion Show/Party
An Inspirational evening of fashion showcasing 7 of the best emerging fashion and accessories designers in the west, including Dema, Erica Tanov, Galya Rosenfeld, Gytha Mander, HMA Designs, Liza Sonia, SUKifresh. MORE

Editors, stellastarr* and Monsters Are Waiting
at Mezzanine (9 pm) Music
Mezzanine means it when they say they are making it a ‘Coachella Weekend’ during the two days of the Southern California-based festival. MORE

Liz Lerman Dance Exchange
Ferocious Beauty: Genome
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (8 pm) Performance Arts
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One of the most influential dancemakers of our time creates works that are atmospheric, arresting, metaphorical, beautiful. MORE

Dhamaal 7yr Anniversary
at Club Six (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
7 Year Anniversary! 3 rooms of Bangin Bass Heavy Breaks, Bhangra, D'n'B, S. Asian Folk & Classical, plus live Tabla & MC! MORE

Pato Banton, Half Pint, Dubcat
at The Independent (9 pm) Music
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Birmingham, England reggae singer/toaster Pato Banton (born Patrick Murray) made his debut on the English Beat's third album, 1982's Special Beat Service, helping out Ranking Roger on the track "Pato and Roger a Go Talk." MORE

Alibi
Spring Party
at Paradise Lounge (10 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Its Official! The next Alibi Event will be Saturday April 29th at Paradise Lounge. Visuals by III and Go Go Dancers by Liv Lively. DJ Line Up: Ismael Rodriguez, DJ Turbine, Kelly Kane, and much more. MORE

Telegraph Hill Cooperative Nursery School presents
23rd Annual International Beer Festival
at Fort Mason Festival Pavilion (7 pm - 10 pm) Festivals/Fairs
This popular event benefits the Telegraph Hill Cooperative Nursery School in San Francisco (a non-profit corporation) and is produced entirely by the school's families. MORE

The Ghost Trackers Paranormal Research Group presents
2006 California Ghost Hunters Conference
at Mendocino Hotel (8 am - 6 pm) Conference/Expo
Learning about a spirit circle, EVP circle, ghost hunting, equipment, photography and more!! This is a must attend event for anyone interested in the paranormal field. MORE

Sunday, April 30, 2006 Show All Events »
Drunk Horse, Birds of Avalon, Makes Nice
at Hemlock Tavern (9:30 pm) Music
These dreamers came together sometime in 2004. Four dudes and a lady. Together, they are the Birds of Avalon. Maybe you can live on the moon in next century. MORE

First Anniversary May Day Party
CounterPULSE Fundraiser
at CounterPULSE (7 pm) Performance Arts
An evening of song, spoken word, dance and performance, followed by a dance party. MORE

The First Annual Youth for Youth World Music & Arts Fest
at Cowell Theater (3 pm) Festivals/Fairs
Featuring Bay Area’s young people, ages 5-17, students of world music masters share their musical heritage in an afternoon performance showcase. MORE

Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday Concerts
at Golden Gate Park (1 pm) Parks
The Golden Gate Park Band has been playing free public concerts on Sundays in Golden Gate Park continuously since September of 1882. MORE

Monday, May 1, 2006 Show All Events »
Sigur Rós
With Amiina
at Marin Center (8 pm) Music
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Named in part after a sister of one of the bandmembers, Reykjavik, Iceland's Sigur Rós ("Victory Rose") was formed by guitarist and vocalist Jon Thor Birgisson, bassist Georg Holm, and drummer Agust. MORE

The Sounds, Morningwood, Action Action
at Slim's (7:30 pm) Music
When we are performing I feel so good. It's not that I think I'm better than anyone else, but… In Sweden, we have this expression called the Jante Law. MORE

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