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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: Abyss: From Now On by Matt Forsman
DDM: Snow on the TV by Matt Forsman
Pelican: The Fire in our Throats Will Beckon the Thaw by Chris Ellis
FILM: November by Matt Forsman
The Warrior by Matt Forsman
Sky High by Matt Forsman
Stealth by Rossiter Drake
Must Love Dogs by Matt Forsman
FOOD: Boboquivari's by Matt McNally
SERVICES: Bliss Spa by Nirmala Nataraj
THE ARTS: Haim Steinbach @ Berkeley Art Museum by Nirmala Nataraj
SPORTS: Bay Area Baseball by Gabriel Desjardins
Giants Roundup by Hubert Huang
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: 24-Hour Fitness Membership
Planet Organics Deliveries
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, August 2, 2005 Show All Events »
Nikka Costa
at The Independent (7:30 pm) Music
Nikka Costa is no stranger to the music business. Having been raised inside some of the most influential social circles during her childhood, Costa was molded for perfection in her own right. She's the daughter of famed arranger/producer Don Costa (Paul Anka, Dinah Washington, Tony Bennett), not to mention the goddaughter of Frank Sinatra. Her first musical gig was at age five, opening for Don Ho. MORE

SoulFo'Real
at Club Six (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Featuring DJs Dusty Crates with live Jazz Trio: 5150 (feat. Top Kat), R&B, NeoSoul, open mic spoken word. MORE

Beautiful Debris: A Neo-Baroque group show
at Heather Marx Gallery (10:30 am - 5:30 pm) Galleries
Through work that is defined by a baroque effusion of form and extravagance, the artists share a common aesthetic embracing vigorous form, craft making, and eccentricity. MORE

Wednesday, August 3, 2005 Show All Events »
SFSU Live Concert
Get a guilt-free good time and rock for a cause!
at Alpha Bar (8 pm) Music
Students at San Francisco State’s Room 315 Productions invite you to a Youth Radio benefit featuring Tara Tinsley and special guests the Barbershop Quota and Reuben Anziani. Members of Barbershop Quota are Youth Radio graduates. Come see this Berkeley rap group! The Bay Area non-profit organization is involved with youth development and community outreach. MORE

San Francisco Mime Troupe 2005 Season
"Doing Good"
at Civic Center Plaza (music 12 pm, show 12:30 pm) Performance Arts
Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for another wild yet thought-provoking ride with the San Francisco Mime Troupe, which will open its new season with a brand new play, Doing Good, inspired by John Perkins’ Confessions of an Economic Hit Man. MORE

Residency Projects
2004-2005 Kala Fellowship
at Kala Art Insititute (12 pm - 5 pm) Galleries
Kala Fellowships are awarded annually to 8 artists working in printmaking, book arts, video and digital media. MORE

Thursday, August 4, 2005 Show All Events »
The Sugar Water Festival
Erykah Badu / Jill Scott / Queen Latifah / Floetry
at Chronicle Pavilion (7 pm) Music
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It's ladies first at the Sugar Water Festival, which features four of the finest and fiercest female acts in contemporary hip-hop and R&B, and none of these divas will stand for the shenanigans of no-good men - or women. MORE

Surrounded By Ninjas, Kid Beyond
at 12 Galaxies (9 pm) Music
Based in Portland Oregon, keyboardist/producer Asher Fulero and artist/turntablist Joel Barber create spontaneous art that intelligently uses electronic music techniques to pit process in a death match with content, all the while retaining a danceable and worldly-influenced core. MORE

One People Voice presents
Connect
at Project Artaud Theater (varies) Performance Arts
In collaboration with San Francisco's Project Theater Artaud, One People Voice is proud to announce Connect, 16 days of performances and workshops in San Francisco's warehouse district in the Mission. MORE

Mystic Bison Theatre and Dance Presents
Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf?
at The Next Stage (7:30 pm) Performance Arts
The classic American drama with the rare but simple casting choice of George as a minority to heighten the drama. MORE

Sore Throats
at Last Planet Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
The West Coast premiere of Howard Brenton's Sore Throats, about he sexual and spiritual liberation of an ex-housewife who seeks salvation from her past no matter has vicious she has to become to do it. MORE

Friday, August 5, 2005 Show All Events »
Forward with Tyler Stadius and Radio Active Live (Spearhead)
along with the best of the bay areas good vibe House music and Hip Hop
at Ten15 Folsom (10 pm - 6 am) Clubs
1015 Folsom and the Bay Area underground community comes together to benefit the 7th 911 PTTP Festival that will take place on September 10th at Speedway Meadows in Golden Gate Park. MORE

Teenage Fanclub, The Rosebuds
at Bimbo's 365 Club (9 pm) Music
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Teenage Fanclub is one of the most melodic and charming rock groups to flower from the fertile soil of the early '90s rock scene. MORE

Slow Falling Bird
at Exit Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
Slow Falling Bird weaves together the story of two families: an Iraqi refugee, Zahrah, and her recalcitrant baby, Fishchild, who refuses to be born and hovers above the camp like a malignant guardian angel. MORE

Rehab
at Red Eye Lounge (9:30 pm - 2 am) Clubs
DJ's Expel & Freq plus special guests combine classic hip-hop and funk, and just when you thought they were done. MORE

LINES Pre-Professional Showcase 2005
at Cowell Theater (7:30 pm) Performance Arts
Dancers from LINES Ballet School's Pre-Professional Program perform repertory from Alonzo King's LINES Ballet, as well as works by renowned Bay Area choreographers. MORE

Saturday, August 6, 2005 Show All Events »
The 11th Annual San Francisco Aloha Festival
at The Presidio (10 am - 5 pm) Festivals/Fairs
The Pacific Islanders of the San Francisco Bay Area offer their talents in music and dance during this Free, two-day festival of arts. Entertainment highlights include Pacific Islander music as well as Polynesian dance. MORE

Daara J + Lateef The Truthspeaker
plus DJ Mike Relm
at 12 Galaxies (9 pm) Music
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Sunset Promotions is honored to present a killer co-bill featuring two of the most exciting acts in International hip hop, Senegalese superstar Daara J. and Lateef the Truthspeaker (of Blackalicious/Fatboy Slim fame) and DJ Mike Relm. MORE

Bay Area Playwrights Festival
at Magic Theatre (various times) Performance Arts
Playwrights Foundation presents its 28th annual presentation of staged readings of new short & full-length plays by national & regional playwrights. The festival also includes a symposium & a playwrights forum. MORE

Scream Tour IV
The Heartthrobs 2005 - Bow Wow, Omarion, Marques Houston and Bobby Valentino
at Oakland Arena (7 pm) Music
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Discovered (and named) by Snoop Dogg at the tender age of six, Lil' Bow Wow has been putting in work, appearing on soundtracks like Wild, Wild, West and Big Momma's House. MORE

3rd Annual 80's Underground Tennis Party!
along with a very special 80's Tennis Fashion Show
at Location TBD (10 pm - 6 am) Clubs
Yes boys and girls it's that time of year again, time to pull out your wooden racket and your short skirts (ladies only please), boys short shorts for you. MORE

TANGO! Don Juan
A Romantic Comedy
at Cellspace (8 pm) Performance Arts
It has been said many times by many writers the Tango is a metaphor for the eternal relationship between opposites. MORE

Sunday, August 7, 2005 Show All Events »
Black Crowes
at The Fillmore (9 pm) Music
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At the time of their 1990 debut, the kind of rock & roll the Black Crowes specialize in was out of style. Only Guns N' Roses came close to approximating a vintage Stones-style raunch, but they were too angry and jagged to pull it off completely. MORE

Where Are We Going In the World?
at Brava Theater Center (8 pm) Performance Arts
Trouble is brewing in the peaceful community of Cozy Corners when the evil pirate, Uncle Stew, in an effort to lose his virginity, buys the lovely young maiden, Simone for marriage, despite her love for the diligent Sheriff Ply. MORE

The Broken Heart Series
New paintings by MariNaomi
at 66balmy gallery (12 pm - 5 pm) Galleries
MariNaomi has created a great series exploring the terrain of her heart, mind and soul. Combining personal collage elements with her trademark characters painted on found windows, we get a view into the artist's life, loves, and losses. MORE

Monday, August 8, 2005 Show All Events »
B.B. King / Kenny Wayne Shepherd / Joe Bonamassa
BB King's 80th Birthday Celebration Tour
at The Mountain Winery (7:30 pm) Music
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B.B. continues to tour extensively, averaging over 250 concerts per year around the world. Classics such as "Payin' The Cost To Be The Boss," "The Thrill Is Gone," How Blue Can You Get," "Everyday I Have The Blues," and "Why I Sing The Blues" are concert (and fan) staples. MORE

Or (My Treasure)
at Roxie Cinema (7 pm, 9 pm) Film
Dana Ivgy headlines this powerful drama which earned her the Israeli Oscar for Best Actress. With sometimes graphic intimacy, Or takes us inside the private lives of working-class mother Ruthie and her daughter Or (whose name means "light" in Hebrew). MORE

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