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Tuesday, July 19 - Monday, July 25
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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: Daniel Lanois: Belladonna by Chris Ellis
Foo Fighters: In Your Honor by Matt Forsman
Xiu Xiu: La Foret by Chris Ellis
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Ryan Wiederkehr
The Wedding Crashers by Anhoni Patel
Happy Endings by Matt Forsman
The Beautiful Country by Ryan Wiederkehr
FOOD: Andalu by Daniel Goldstein
SHOPPING: Gypsy Honeymoon by Anthony Russell
THE ARTS: Braided Lives at Somarts by Clifton Lemon
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 19, 2005 Show All Events »
An Evening with
Robert Plant
at Paramount Theatre (7 pm) Music
In 1968, a naïve young singer from the Black Country hills in England named Robert Plant was discovered wailing the blues by veteran session guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist/keyboardist John Paul Jones. MORE

The Tribute: to Frank, Sammy, Joey & Dean
The Rat Pack live in San Francisco!
at Post Street Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
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The Rat Pack lives and is coming to San Francisco this summer! This show has been a big ol' hit in Las Vegas and is trying its hand at San Francisco. MORE

Gwen Manfrin & Terry Hoff
at Andrea Schwartz Gallery (9 am - 5 pm) Galleries
Gwen Manfrin’s work captures the essence of teenage angst, experienced by many young girls. Her drawings display seemingly chance encounters that possess both the vulnerability and strength found in teens. MORE

Wednesday, July 20, 2005 Show All Events »
The Skyflakes
w/ The Jack London Squares and Dreamdate
at Rickshaw Stop (8 pm) Music
Underneath the indie rock swirls and cuddly pop hooks are some mean words about putting bullets into yourself, dropping acid, talking shit about co-workers, and meatheads with body image problems. MORE

Harold and Maude
An Intimate Musical
at Lucie Stern Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
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From the author of The Fantasticks comes another offbeat and altogether charming musical full of life, death, love, and laughter. MORE

Lowell Darling: Flip Sides
at Gallery 16 (9 am - 5 pm) Galleries
Gallery 16 is pleased to present its second solo exhibition with the legendary California conceptual artist Lowell Darling. Darling’s career has spanned over thirty years and has earned him an international following. MORE

Thursday, July 21, 2005 Show All Events »
Sir Mix-A-Lot
at Red Devil Lounge (8 pm) Music
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Inextricably linked with his pop culture touchstone "Baby Got Back," Sir Mix-A-Lot parlayed a gonzo tribute to women with large buttocks into hip-hop immortality, even despite his failure to score another hit of its magnitude. MORE

Unearthed: A Night of Decadence & Style
at Roe Restaurant - Club Prive (8 pm - 2 am) Music
Featuring art installations in collaboration with Blasthaus and fashion designs from the best up-and-coming SF designers. Enjoy complimentary HPNOTIQ cocktails and hors d'oeurves care of Roe. MORE

The 25th
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
Opening Night
at Castro Theatre (6:30 pm, 8 pm) Film
From wacky dramas about deliciously dysfunctional families to classics by blacklisted screenwriters to insightful documentaries and the best of new Israeli cinema, the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival gives you another take on the world with a stellar lineup of international films, discussions, guests, parties and more. MORE

Kaskade Album Release Party / BPM Magazine New Issue Release Party
With Kaskade, JT Donaldson, and Frank Boissy
at Pink (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
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BPM Magazine and Nitevibe.com join Om Records in celebrating the official release of KASKADE'S mix album "House of Om." MORE

Friday, July 22, 2005 Show All Events »
The 6th International
San Francisco Photographic Art Exposition
at Festival Pavilion (11 am - 7 pm) Festivals/Fairs
The 6th annual San Francisco Photographic Art Exposition created by art fair producer Stephen Cohen, will be held at the historic Festival Pavilion at the Ft. Mason Center from July 21-24. More than 80 galleries and private dealers from the United States and around the world will be present. MORE

Summerfest/dance
at Cowell Theater (8 pm) Performance Arts
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Summerfest/dance returns to the Cowell Theater for the 14th annual West Wave Dance Festival. MORE

Santero CD Release Party
w / Orixa
at Elbo Room (9 pm) Music
Come celebrate the release of the debut album by Santero. Join Santero and Orixa for a night of Afro-Latin electronics, Roots Reggae and Hip Hop beats. MORE

Los Big Names
at Magic Theatre (8:30 pm) Performance Arts
Versatile Latina playwright/performer Marga Gomez stars in this hilarious social commentary on the New York Latin show business world of the '60s & Hollywood of the '90s. MORE

Battle of the Bay Theatresports
Improv scenes, songs, and games
at Bayfront Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
This year, BATS Improv's summer tournament features eight teams representing various cities, neighborhoods, and regions of the metropolitan area we call home. South Bay, East Bay, North Bay, and the City by the Bay will all be represented. MORE

Elan Summer Fashion Week 2005
at SOMArts Cultural Center (8 pm - 11 pm) Fashion
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8pm til 11pm / Pre-reception/Fashion Presentations/Post-Party Complimentary Hors d'oeuvres & Desserts /Wine & Champagne Bar Remote Control Rewind/Fashion rewind afterparty with DJ Hawthorne. MORE

Alcyone - live electronic
at Bambuddha Lounge (8 pm - 10:30 pm) Music
Performing a delicious 2+ hour set of deep house, breaks, future-dub, tech-house and trance... expect some surprises. MORE

Saturday, July 23, 2005 Show All Events »
The 2005 Freestyle Olympics Finals
at Club Six (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
The 2005 Freestyle Olympics Finals will feature the top 8 MCs that advanced from the preliminary round previously at the Elbo Room. The overall champion of the MIC. 8 MC's will be judged on 3 different freestyle categories to determine who is the overall champion of the mic. MORE

Books By The Bay Festival
at Yerba Buena Gardens (10 am - 4 pm) Literary Arts
Books By The Bay, San Francisco's annual outdoor, free-to-all celebration of local bookstores and authors, celebrates its tenth anniversary in July. MORE

Elevate - Grand Opening
at Roe Restaurant - Club Prive (9:30 pm - 3 am) Clubs
Come and join us for another unforgettable nitelife experience. Mingle with SF’s most gorgeous people and enjoy this elegant multi-level venue. This is the weekly saturday night event that we have been waiting for. MORE

Renee Asteria & Featured Artists
World Fusion – Debut CD Release and Tour
at Cato's Ale House (8 pm) Music
Renee Asteria - New Artist with a Global Appeal launches Debut CD and proactive record label Asteria Records. MORE

Star Trek Episode 4
Mudd's Women
at Theatre Tableau Vivant (8 pm & 10 pm) Performance Arts
Star Trek Episode 4: Mudds Women is one of the Starship Enterprises earliest and most hysterical adventures involving an intergalactic pirate and three hypnotically beautiful space vixens, performed live and entirely gender reversed. MORE

Northern State
at Cafe du Nord (9:30 pm) Music
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Northern State made their stage debut at Luna's Lounge in April 2001. They played over 20 shows in and around New York City by the year's end and, quickly, the press jumped on Northern State's impressive presentation. MORE

Sunday, July 24, 2005 Show All Events »
Stern Grove Festival
at Sigmund Stern Grove (2 pm) Festivals/Fairs
Groove to the original sound of Motown with the legendary Funk Brothers. Working as the studio band on countless Motown records, the Funk Brothers were featured in the documentary film, Standing in the Shadows of Motown. Opening the afternoon’s performance will be the eclectic sounds of Bay Area-based jazz and funk trio Broun Fellinis. MORE

Bad Movie Night
at The Dark Room Theatre (8 pm) Film
We've taken all the guess work out of the age ole question, "Will this movie suck?" It will suck. And we'll have a slew of hosts to point that out. Every Sunday for a measly 5$ you can put your feet up, enjoy a crummy movie, scarf down free popcorn, listen to the hilarious ravings of our special guests and yes, you too can yell at the movie screen. MORE

Harold and Maude
at Lucie Stern Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
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From the author of The Fantasticks comes another offbeat and altogether charming musical full of life, death, love, and laughter. MORE

Monday, July 25, 2005 Show All Events »
We Jam Econo - The Story of the Minutemen
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (7 pm & 9 pm) Film
Blasting out of San Pedro, California, in the early 80s, the Minutemen embraced a funk, punk and rock aesthetic, blending a political and intellectual foundation with DIY spirit. MORE

Elliott Sharp
Featuring Henry Kaiser and Shelly Doty
at Cafe du Nord (9 pm) Music
The finest recorded mesh of 'downtown' artjism and pure rock drive that you're ever likely to hear. Explosively rhythmic power... one of downtown's most important groups for nearly a decade... one of the scene's most fertile composers. MORE

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