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Now that Bay to Breakers madness is behind us, take a couple of days to recuperate with calmer, more intellectual pursuits. Enjoy the crisp spring evening tonight and catch the debut of Hayes Valley Farm Film Night with a screening of Dirt! Later in the week, get literary with two of the most celebrate authors of their time. City Lights hosts readings from a new collection of Charles Bukowski's work and author Chuck Palahniuk visits the Swedish American Hall for a discussion and book signing. Learn about wine and food at Uncorked! Wine Festival and impress your friends at Black & White Ball 2010, featuring Tony Bennett and k.d. lang, Kool & The Gang, and several other bands. Celebrate DIY design at Maker Faire Bay Area 2010 and join 140 independent designers at the Capsule Design Festival.

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010
at Hayes Valley Farm (7:30pm)

The first in a series of outdoor Farm Film Nights at the 2.5-acre educational farm located on the former Central Freeway site. Farm Film Night will be a fun family-friendly event, giving farm volunteers and community members the opportunity to relax...
at Great American Music Hall (8pm)

The first in a series of outdoor Farm Film Nights at the 2.5-acre educational farm located on the former Central Freeway site. Farm Film Night will be a fun family-friendly event, giving farm volunteers and community members the opportunity to relax...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
at City Lights Bookstore (7pm)

Absence of the Hero contains much of Bukowski's earliest fiction, unseen in decades, as well as a number of previously unpublished stories and essays. Editor David Calonne will be joined in conversation by Garrett Caples, along with readings from Stephen Elliott and Daphne Gottlieb...
at Great American Music Hall (8pm)

The band's sound is propelled by two live drummers playing in conjunction with sequenced percussion, balanced with intertwining guitar and synth parts. The band was formed at Wesleyan University - their first show was a...
at Madrone Art Bar (9pm)

"live electronic global jazz," combining wild improvisation with the deep rhythms of worldbeat, Latin, funk, and trance music...
Thursday, May 20, 2010
at Swedish American Hall (7:30pm)

Boy Meets Girl. Boy Gets Girl. Boy Kills Girl. The hyperactive love child of Page Six and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? caught in a tawdry love triangle with The Fan. Even Kitty Kelly will blush...
at The Milk Bar (8pm)

! Some of our favorite bay area artists are in tow for the festivities (Man/Miracle, The Splinters, Sugar & Gold, Disco Shawn), as well as Sacramento's Sister Crayon (who you'll be hearing lots about very soon, trust) and Los Angeles' Baths...
at The Fillmore (8pm)

Legendary rock n roll pioneer Roger Kynard "Roky" Erickson hails from Austin, Texas. He is, in the words of music writer Richie Unterberger, one of "the unknown heroes of rock and roll." As singer, songwriter, and guitar player for the legendary Austin, TX band The 13th Floor Elevators...
at Vessel (9:30pm)

Legendary rock n roll pioneer Roger Kynard "Roky" Erickson hails from Austin, Texas. He is, in the words of music writer Richie Unterberger, one of "the unknown heroes of rock and roll." As singer, songwriter, and guitar player for the legendary Austin, TX band The 13th Floor Elevators...
Friday, May 21, 2010
at Temple Nightclub (10pm - 4am)

Temple Fridays presented by Rock It Science, Remedy, and Back2basics brings together some of SF's best local talent this week! Richie Panic & Eric Sharp will rock the main room while Forward SF hosts the Destiny Lounge featuring Alland Byallo & DJ Adnan...
at Mezzanine (9pm)

For J.Phlip w/ Claude, Justin Martin, Worthy & Christian Martin!
Saturday, May 22, 2010
at 111 Minna Gallery (10am - 4pm)

The 2010 Rebecca Minkoff sample sale will be held at 111 Minna. Come down for great deals on fabulous handbags.
at Ghirardelli Square (1pm)

Enjoy live music, wine seminars and chef demonstrations at this free event. Tickets must be purchased to participate in wine tasting. Tickets cost $50; proceeds benefit La Cocina.
at Candlestick Park (3pm - 10pm)

The KFOG KaBoom ticket is already an overwhelming value - just $15 gets you in the door to see Melissa Etheridge, John Butler Trio, the Local Scene Vineyard, KaBoom Wackadoodle Kid's Entertainment, and the KaBoom fireworks synched to a custom KFOG soundtrack. And, just added, a special performance of "San Francisco" by Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon cast member Stephanie Harwood...
at Civic Center Plaza (8pm)

Let the good times roll! The Black and White Ball features Tony Bennett and k.d. lang in concert at Davies Symphony Hall, Kool & The Gang headlining the street party, and multiple bands on five stages throughout three historic War Memorial Arts buildings...
at 222 Club (10pm)

This killer DJ duo is definitely gonna be doing big tings in the very near future. In addition to their weekly 'Wildness' party they throw in LA along with Total Freedom, they've remixed Buraka Som Sistema and Maluca (for Mad Decent), self-released an EP that had the...
Sunday, May 23, 2010
at San Mateo County Event Center (10am - 6pm)

Maker Faire is a family fun festival to MAKE, create, learn, invent, CRAFT, recycle, build, think, play & be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology...
at Hotel Whitecomb (10am - 6pm)

One hundred and fifty exhibitors from around the world, many with international standing, showcasing fine handwork and design products, including contemporary, vintage, and antique beads, art clothing, designer jewelry, gold and silversmithing, metalwork, lapidary, textiles, hand-painted silks...
at Hayes Green (11am - 6pm)

140 independent designers presenting a full array of unique, painfully creative goods...
at Joaquin Miller Park (1pm - 8pm)

This month may or may not bring flowers, but either way the summer festival season is upon us. Perhaps you are fully prepared, having engaged a strict regimen of preparatory discipline...
Monday, May 24, 2010
at Eve Lounge (10pm)

It's Springtime at the Roxie - where twenty-eight half-forgotten film noir classics and curios will bloom boldly before your disbelieving eyes at San Francisco's first and foremost House of Noir...
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