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Tuesday, July 12 - Monday, July 18
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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
FILM: Undead by Rossiter Drake
Dark Water by Mel Valentin
Fantastic Four by Anhoni Patel
FOOD: Maya Restaurant by Michelle de Grasse
SHOPPING: Shu Uemura by Amy Sherman
THE ARTS: Richard Tuttle @ SFMOMA by Maureen Hanratty
SPORTS: Giants Roundup by Hubert Huang
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: Help is on the Way XI: The Music of Jule Styne & Harold Arlen
Tibet: Treasures from the Roof of the World!
Xingolati: Groove Cruise of the Pacific
Mushroom Jazz / Om Records Music Package!
MOVIES:
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, July 12, 2005 Show All Events »
Bastille Day Celebration!
Les Sans Culottes
at Cafe du Nord (9 pm) Music
While the band's passion for singing in French in Brooklyn might appear at first blush to be quixotic or even absurdist, as time goes on more and more people seem to realize exactly what the band is saying regardless of what language they are saying it in and even while it is filtered through assumed personas. MORE

The Crucible's 5th Annual
Fire Arts Festival
at The Crucible (10 am) Festivals/Fairs
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Get ready for six days and four nights jam-packed with innovative fire & light art, spectacular performances and out of-this-world learning opportunities. MORE

Gogol Bordello
at Slim's (9 pm) Music
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The sound of New York's Gogol Bordello is a combination of reckless fervor, foot-stomping rhythms, outlandish lyrics and a circus of surreal stimuli that leaves progressive minded music fans spinning in their wake. MORE

Wednesday, July 13, 2005 Show All Events »
2Mex, the Shapeshifters & Moses Mayes
live underground hip hop, and futuristic funk
at Elbo Room (9 pm) Music
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Southern Cal underground hip hop stalwarts 2Mex (of the Visionaries) and the Shapeshifters battle a 9-piece Toronto future-funk outfit, Moses Mayes for supremacy of your mind. MORE

Future Sounds of SF
energetic drum'n'bass & downtempo grooves
at Madrone Lounge (8 pm) Clubs
Adventurous music from two of the Bay Area’s "live electonica" projects bridging the gap between punchy electronic resonance and uplifting organic grooves. Be prepared to rethink music. MORE

Family Style
Found Art and experimental music Show
at Club Six (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Featuring DJs: Doc Fu, Golden Chyld, Spair, Ross Hogg, Cuio, Dubbs, B. Cause, Pause, Yusai, Big Taka, Toph One, Deedof, Rascue, Nefa, Solace, Similak Chyld,Tomas, and Cense. MORE

Vintageous
at Fluid Ultra Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
A vintage couture fashion show and after party with DJ Skribble. MORE

Thursday, July 14, 2005 Show All Events »
Bastille Day Celebration
at Cafe Bastille & Cafe Claude (12 noon) Festivals/Fairs
Bastille Day is a National holiday in France. It is very much like Independence Day in the United States because it is a celebration of the beginning of a new form of government. MORE

Built To Spill
Ape Shape, Steven Wray Lobdell
at Slim's (9 pm) Music
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One of the most critically acclaimed and respected of alt-rock bands, Built to Spill continues its assault on the mainstream with each new album. MORE

Satoru Oda with the Vince Lateano Trio
Leading sax man from Japan joins top Bay Area drummer
at Jazz at Pearl's (8:30 pm & 10 pm) Music
Saturo Oda is a legendary saxophonist from Japan with a lyrical style and a sound reminiscent of Lester Young's. MORE

Sonoma County Showcase of Wine & Food
at Various Wineries (10:30 am) Festivals/Fairs
On behalf of the Sonoma County Wineries Association, the Sonoma County Wineries Foundation Board of Directors as well as staff we hope all who attended the 2004 Sonoma County Showcase of Wine & Food, enjoyed this enchanted weekend of wine, food and celebration of Sonoma County. MORE

A Boy and His Soul
at Thick House (8 pm) Performance Arts
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The world premiere of Colman Domingo's A Boy and His Soul is now up and running, and gathering more praise every day! Our new one-man musical got standing ovations all last weekend, and the rave reviews are beginning to hit. MORE

Friday, July 15, 2005 Show All Events »
Opening Night Party: Bay Area Now 4
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (8 pm - 11 am) Museums
Kick off the Bay Area Now 4 festival with YBCA's blow-out Opening Night Party! Rub elbows with the artists featured in the exhibition, and be the first to view this critically acclaimed survey of visual art, performance and film, with beverages, music, and more! MORE

Basement Jaxx
with Frenchy Le Freak
at Ruby Skye (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
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The production duo of Simon Ratcliffe and Felix Buxton released several of Britain's most respected and enjoyable progressive house anthems of the '90s from their base in South London. MORE

Billy Corgan
at The Fillmore (9 pm) Music
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As the guitarist/singer/head-songwriter for the Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Corgan was one of alt-rock's leaders and focal points for much of the '90s. With each subsequent album (1993's classic Siamese Dream, 1995's double-album Mellon Collie), the Pumpkins grew in popularity, until they were one of rock's top dogs by the mid- to late '90s. MORE

Special guest DJ Wally Callerio & the SF-Vibe Crew
at Levende Lounge (10 pm - after hours) Clubs
SF-Vibe presents: Fabulous! with special guest Wally Callerio (Digibag / Dufflebag) - LA. SF-Vibe is very proud to bring you yet another house music legend to the intimate Levende Lounge. MORE

Sleeper
A Chronicle of the Return of The Remarkable
at Bindlestiff Studio (8 pm) Performance Arts
Addicted to playing cards and the half-hearted pursuit of job interviews, a young woman is visited by a young man with a strange invitation. MORE

The Animation Show 2005
at Red Vic Movie House (7:15 pm, 9:15 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

Saturday, July 16, 2005 Show All Events »
Solano County Fair
at Solano County Fairgrounds (11 am - 11 pm) Festivals/Fairs
Get ready for the magic of Fairtime! Take a ride on the horse-drawn trolley, taste exotic and traditional Fair food, wander the wonderful crafts and products, be wowed by custom cars, and much more! MORE

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Tom Freund
at The Warfield (8 pm) Music
One cannot simply classify the raw appeal of Ben Harper. He is a musician, an artist, and an individualist. Whether it's through the soul dances of southern Gospel, 70s funk or electric blues, Harper maintains a stance for a simple beauty. MORE

Enter the Dancehall 1 Yr Anniversary
at Club Six (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
DeeCee's Soul Shakedown wants to invite you to the hottest reggae party in the Bay. This is gonna be a family affair with over 16 DJs and special guests helping me celebrate one year of positive dancefloor madness. MORE

Deep Dish Featuring Dubfire
at Ruby Skye (8 pm - 4 am) Clubs
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Grammy award winning DJ duo Deep Dish are two of the most well-known and respected artists/producers in electronic dance music today. MORE

Gen Art's Ignite
Art-Film-Performance Event Extrordinaire
at Gen Art Ignite (8 pm - 12 midnight) Galleries
A multi-media extravaganza featuring ground-breaking films, new media art, and live performances - a smokon' hot event celebrating Bay Area culture. MORE

Lovesick
The Cat Allergy Musical
at The Dark Room Theatre (7:30 pm) Performance Arts
One woman’s search for love is thwarted at every turn by her mangy cat who runs off her suitors with his innate ability to disgust, torment and charm. MORE

Sunday, July 17, 2005 Show All Events »
AIDS Walk San Francisco
at Sharon Meadow (8:30 am) Fundraisers
8:30 a.m. Sign In opens in Mother’s Meadow. Walkers turn in donations and pick up fundraising awards, as well as the official 2005 AIDS Walk San Francisco walker button and AIDS Walk Guide. MORE

Funk n' Trunk Show
at Levende Lounge (4 pm - 7 pm) Fashion
Funky fashion, brunch and beats! SF's hottest talents with wears for men & women at special discounted prices! After Boogie Brunch at Levende Lounge (11a-3p), kick it up a notch, sip some cocktails and shop 'til you drop to our Dj's funky beats! MORE

The Magic Flute
Intimate Opera Sung in English
at Legion of Honor (2 pm) Performance Arts
The handsome young Prince is called to the rescue of the Queen of the Night's daughter who has been mysteriously adbucted. MORE

Monday, July 18, 2005 Show All Events »
Beck
plus Le Tigre
at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (7:30 pm) Music
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It seems with every album, Beck pushes the envelope a little bit more and the depth of his talent and creativity has grown to the point where I wouldn’t be surprised if his next album was polka covers of death metal. MORE

Independent Exposure X
Spring Edition 2005
at 111 Minna Street Gallery (8 pm) Film
An international collection of short films and videos from animation to documentary and experimental to dramatic narrative. Like a field of wildflowers, this eclectic and diverse collection of shorts ushers in Spring with beauty, creativity, life, and possibility. MORE

Felix Macnee - 500 drawings, 1 Painting
at Hayes Valley Market (12 pm - 6 pm) Galleries
Located on the northeast corner of Hayes and Laguna, in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood, the Hayes Valley Market is a brand-new, transitory and experimental art space/gallery that will be operating for about one year before the building it resides in gets demolished to make way for senior housing. MORE

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