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Tuesday, July 11 - Monday, July 17

Articles This Week

MUSIC: Gnarls Barkley by Adam Pollock
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest by Anhoni Patel
The Hidden Blade by Matt Forsman
Who Killed The Electric Car? by Matt Forsman
Strangers with Candy by Mel Valentin
A Scanner Darkly by Mel Valentin
FOOD: Kiji by Sarah Sung
ARTS: Stumbling On Happiness by Lisa Ryers Hunter Gatherers by Nirmala Nataraj
SHOPPING: Primadona Premier Skincare & Spa by Nirmala Nataraj


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Tuesday, July 11, 2006
at New Langton Arts (Opening Reception: 7:00-10:00pm)
Georgopoulos places a table, a tea set for two, and two speakers in the space. In this intimate, almost cocoon-like setting, the music Georgopoulos has composed as ARP will play as a backdrop. The music itself is minimal in its use of Drone, Repetition, Inertia, Tranquility/Tension and is informed ...
at Legion of Honor (Tuesday through Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Claude Monet spent much of his life in Normandy in northern France and his art reflects his special relationship with this countryside and its topographical features, with its towns and villages, and the seasonal rhythms of the region...
Wednesday, July 12, 2006
at Arrow Bar (10pm)
Retro video games onsite and electro - 80's dancing with DJ Patrick...
at Poleng Lounge (10PM - 2AM)
Nightly excursions into the world of progressive electronica. Featuring...
at Red Poppy Art House (7:30 pm)
Jack Hirschman has published more than 100 books and chapbooks of poetry and essays, half of which are translations of poets from nine different languages. His translations of Pablo Neruda form part of City Lights' The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems...
Thursday, July 13, 2006
at SomArts Cultural Center (Gallery) (Gallery Hours Tuesday-Friday 2pm-7pm, Saturday 1-5pm)
"Encuentros" curated by Rene Yanez, will also coincide with similar shows at the Mission Cultural Center, the Galeria de la Raza and the Mexican Museum, in a large visible look at Latino art today...
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (7:30 pm)
This highly entertaining obscurity was filmed in San Francisco and penned by the screenwriter of Psycho. A wayward nephew and his beautiful girlfriend plot to kill the man's dying aunt once she agrees to leave him her fortune...
at Catharine Clark Gallery (Tu - F 10:30 am - 5:30 pm, Sa 11 am - 5:30 pm)
Raised in post-war Germany during the formative years of his childhood, Arnold's larger body of work explores the dark side of the human psyche. His compositions often present a skewed linear perspective with the viewer placed at a remove, above and beyond the unfolding narrative...
Friday, July 14, 2006
at The Monte Cristo (9pm to 2am)Donovan Present "FRENCH BASTILL...
French Bastille Day is one of San Francisco's biggest holiday party traditions. Just like Cinco de Mayo, San Francisco rages on French Bastille Day. As Donovan always pulls out all the stops for these special holidays, you can expect another classy production to get you in the spirit of French Independence Day...
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at 12 Galaxies (9 pm)
"Kooky NOLA-based pair Quintron and Miss Pussycat, bringers of Swamp Tech, puppet films, and the magical light-activated analog synthesizer known as Drum Buddy..."
at Fillmore (9 pm)
Try for a second to close your eyes and imagine a world without Sonic Youth. How would history have changed? Ever since the dawn of the band in 1981, rising up out of New York's fertile underground and the teachings of avant-garde composer Glenn Branca, Sonic Youth have more or less set the agenda. It was largely thanks to...
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at Mighty (9:00-4:00)
SOUL SLAM PARTY : MICHAEL JACKSON VS. PRINCE, . Don't miss the ultimate battle of musical marvels! On the cut, we've got DJ SPINNA rockin' the best of the King of Pop and Prince...
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at Artists' for Television Access (ATA) (8 pm)
Masks and outfits made of rice steamers, shredded rags and clanging bells transform participants of Thailand's PHI TA KHON festival into ghosts, devils, demons, and spirits unleashed for a bacchanal...
at Club Six (7PM - 2AM)
Art Opening from 7pm - 9pm & Afterparty from 9pm - 2am ...
Saturday, July 15, 2006
at de Young Museum (Tuesday through Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday: Open until 8:45 p.m.)
Hailed by The New York Times as "some of the most miraculous works of modern art America has produced," the quilts of Gee's Bend make San Francisco the final stop in their widely acclaimed nationwide tour...
at Solano County Fairgrounds (11am - 11pm)
The Solano County Fair is hotter than ever this year with a full lineup of family entertainment, spectacular scenery and endless opportunities for fun! Enjoy your favorite Fair traditions along with exciting new attractions including three nights of...
at The Crucible (7pm - 11pm)
Towering pillars of flame, cracking bolts of electricity, bodies dancing through fire - experience a four-day celebration of creation through fire & light. Come during the day to learn new skills at special Crucible workshops and classes. Return at night...
at Whisper (10p-4a)
Breaks all night on two floors, Playa fashion show begins promptly at midnight, Sleevin record release party for "Mr Shine"...
Sunday, July 16, 2006
at Golden Gate Park - Sharon Meadows (9:00 am (sign in) 10:30 (starts))
Change the course of the epidemic! Join over 25,000 people in support of California's largest AIDS fundraising event on Sunday, July 16, at Golden Gate Park. AIDS Walk San Francisco is a ten-kilometer fundraising walkathon benefiting the San Francisco AIDS Foundation...
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at Bottom of the Hill (6 pm)
The Bands [8pm]: loop!station, Schande. The Short films [6pm]: "Blind T...
at Sigmund Stern Grove (2pm)Makaha Sons and Halau 'O Keikia...
Stern Grove Festival will present its 69th Season. Hawai'i comes to San Francisco when the Hawaiian vocal ensemble M'kaha Sons serenades Stern Grove with their incomparable harmonies. The performance also features special guest Barry Kimokeo...
at Bambuddha Lounge (2:00pm - 8:00pm)
Expect lots of fun surprises, Latex bikini models, sexy cabana boys, relaxing massages, henna tattoos, and summertime giveaways. We'll have 2 DJs tag-teaming each hour...
Monday, July 17, 2006
at Elbo Room (9 pm)
The No No Spots...a retro new wave twist which brings nostalgia to some and a catch-up lesson to those born too late. One by one, the line-up has it's powerful attitudes, talents and eclectic musical flavors....
at Steven Wolf Fine Arts (11:30 am - 5:30 pm)
Steven Wolf Fine Arts will present the welded-metal and found-object sculpture of Emil "Izzy" Sher, a postwar artist way out of the mainstream from Berkeley who died there in obscurity in 1999. During the day Sher produced bent-wire objects with commercial applications such as fruit bowls and signs...
 (415) 263 3677
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