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Tuesday, August 9 - Monday, August 15
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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: Koufax @ BOTH by Matt Crawford
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: Secuestro Express by Matt Forsman
The Dukes of Hazzard by Rossiter Drake
FOOD: RNM by Daniel Goldstein
SERVICES: Marilyn Jaeger Skincare Studio by Nirmala Nataraj
THE ARTS: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Actors Theatre by Nirmala Nataraj
Oh the Glory of it All by Sean Wilsey by Lisa Ryers
SPORTS: Bay Area Baseball by Gabriel Desjardins
Giants Roundup by Hubert Huang
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: 24-Hour Fitness Membership
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 9, 2005 Show All Events »
Leni Stern Band and Adam Levy, Live in San Francisco
at Make Out Room (9 pm) Music
Don't miss this chance to see Munich born and New York based guitar player, vocalist and songwriter, Leni Stern. During her stellar 20-year, 13-album recording career, Gibson has chosen Leni Stern as the Female Guitarist of the Year five consecutive times. MORE

Neva Dinova, Mayday
at Cafe du Nord (9 pm) Music
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Neva Dinova was born amidst the Midwestern emptiness of Omaha, Nebraska. Originally a basement-dwelling partnership between band founders Jake Bellows (vocals/guitar) and Heath Koontz (bass/vocals), the two eventually became bored of their isolated state and recruited three others to help them move their sound from the basement to the stage. MORE

Wednesday, August 10, 2005 Show All Events »
International Pop Overthrow
at Red Devil Lounge (8 pm) Music
International Pop Overthrow (or IPO, as it has affectionately become known) is a pop music festival which has been held for the past seven years in Los Angeles, and more recently in Chicago, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Nashville, San Francisco, and Liverpool, England (at the world famous Cavern Club)! MORE

22-20's
at Cafe du Nord (9 pm) Music
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22-20s formed three years ago and named themselves after the Delta bluesman Skip Jamesís piano-led 22-20 Blues, this was a group that from the start was reading from its own fairly eccentric map. MORE

Daily Dose
at Low Gallery (12 pm - 7 pm) Galleries
A new art show every day we're open. Today, Low Gallery presents the artwork of Kari Byron. MORE

Thursday, August 11, 2005 Show All Events »
The 3rd Annual Cafe Show Opening Reception
Art exhibit and performances to benefit SOMARTS Cultural Center
at Somarts (5 - 8 pm) Galleries/Music
Over 100 painters, photographers, sculptors and photographers and 50 performing artists will come together during a two week exhibition and live performance series that promises an assortment of visual arts and live entertainment even bigger and better than last year! MORE

The New Up + Zonk + Artemis
3 Potent Female-Fronted Bands Join Forces for 1 Night
at 12 Galaxies (9 pm) Music
It's a night of girls, Girls, GIRLS! featuring the lush symphonic electronica of Artemis, the fiery psychedelic rock of The New Up, and the raw, danceable trip-hop-rock of Zonk. MORE

Pelican, Big Business, Red Sparrows
at Bottom of the Hill (9 pm) Music
Unhindered by the impositions of the vocal yoke, Chicago instro-sorcerers Pelican transcend the limits of time and space to expound upon the stunning finesse and painstaking subtlety with which they command their already indelible sonic signature. MORE

The Rise and Fall of the Monkey King
at Exit Stage Left (8 pm) Performance Arts
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With influences of Brecht, Butoh dance, and Shakespearean villians, this searing satire tells the tale of a ruler gone mad, despised by his people, hellbent on invading other nations without provocation, driven by a PR machine that loves Neil Diamond. MORE

National Button Society Convention
54 Antique Button dealers from around the world
at Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport (10 am - 5 pm) Festivals/Fairs
Over 60 quality button dealers from all over the world will have hundreds of thousands of buttons for sale for the serious collector, quilter, sewer, designer and crafter. MORE

Comfort
a small group show exploring the concept of home
at Mission 17 Gallery (2 pm - 5 pm) Galleries
Is the place where you live comfortable? How does personal space translate into public view? In this show, four artists investigate the fantasies and vulnerabilities at play in our ideals of home and comfort. MORE

Friday, August 12, 2005 Show All Events »
Ruby Skye, Martel & Nabiel and Donovan Present
The 3rd Annual SUMMER LOVE Party
Donovan's Official "Summer Love 3" CD Release: GET YOUR FREE CD COPY!!!
at Ruby Skye (10 pm - 3 am) Clubs
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Hailed as one of the biggest and best Ruby Skye "theme" parties of year, The 3rd Annual SUMMER LOVE Party returns this Friday. The City's Party Elite Unite to celebrate this sexy summer theme and DJ Donovan's eagerly awaited "Summer Love 3" CD Release. MORE

The White Stripes
With The Greenhornes
at Greek Theater (8 pm) Music
Minimalist, stripped down, raw -- call it what you want. There's no denying the Detroit-based combination of Jack and Meg White packs an underhanded punch with their fierce, swaggering, cacophonous trash. MORE

The Owl Mag is honored to partner with Tremolo for an unprecedented CD release BENEFIT
at Slim's (8 pm) Music
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On August 12, 2005 Tremolo drops its Idea on the world as the band celebrates its first full-length album, Love Is The Greatest Revenge, with a benefit show at Slims. MORE

San Francisco Craft Show 2005
American Craft Council
at Fort Mason Center (10 am - 6 pm) Festivals/Fairs
San Francisco Bay Area collectors and craft enthusiasts will enjoy the rare opportunity to meet the nation's premier and emerging craft artists and purchase the latest pieces by these trend-setting artists. MORE

Vernon Bush CD Release Concert
at Cafe du Nord (9 pm) Music
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Vernon Bush is a singer/songwriter, musician and recording artist, who has worked with Whitney Houston, Wesley Snipes and jazz legend and song stylist, Nancy Wilson. MORE

Aquavitae
With Drop Culture, Hesohi, and Dubtribe performing live!
at Polo's Blue Cube (8:30 pm - 4 am) Clubs
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This is an art and music event celebrating San Francisco's creative spirit and cherishing the contribution that DUBTRIBE has made to our house music scene over the past decade+. MORE

Invisible Cities (Notes from the SF Underground)
at The Oakland Metro (8 pm) Performance Arts
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"Invisible Cities" is an interwoven set of narratives about San Francisco & Oakland, brought to life through beatboxing, body-percussion, and spoken word. MORE

Sound and Vision: Closing Reception
artwork influenced by music
at auto3321 (8 pm) Galleries
Artwork honoring musicians of various genres of music from the Bay area and beyond will be on display. MORE

Saturday, August 13, 2005 Show All Events »
Ozzfest 2005
at Shoreline Amphitheatre (10 am) Music
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2 stages: A Dozen Furies, Arch Enemy, As I Lay Dying, Black Label Society, Black Sabbath, Bury Your Dead, In Flames, Iron Maiden, It Dies Today, Killswitch Engage, Mastodon, Rob Zombie, Shadows Fall, Soilwork, The Black Dahlia Murder, The Haunted, and Trivium. MORE

San Mateo County Fair
at San Mateo County Expo Center (12 pm - 11 pm) Festivals/Fairs
The 2005 San Mateo County Fair will be the 71st celebration of San Mateo County. From food, to rides, concerts, to exhibits and more, the fair is a full days worth of fun and excitement. MORE

Antique Faire in the Park
"In the Good old Summertime"
at SF County Fair Building (10 am - 6 pm) Festivals/Fairs
An indoor and outdoor market of over 50 vendor of antique and vintage wares. Also featuring live music, children' s activities, carnival style games, an organic wine and beer tasting garden benefiting California Certified Organic Farmers and more! MORE

Taste: A Wine & Chocolate Experience
at Loft 11 (6 pm - 9:30 pm) Wine
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Summer nights, wine & chocolate. The perfect setting to chill out with friends, meet new ones, & learn how to taste the finest Bay Area wines and chocolates. MORE

Single And Loving It!
at Exit Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
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Back to turn up the summer heat the mischievous malcontents of Single Entendre return with a whole new rollicking comedy incident. MORE

The Cafe Show
at SomArts Cultural Center (1 pm - 5 pm) Galleries
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A variety show in the gallery/theater featuring The Legal Briefs-Improv comedy, Gloria Bromberg-Ali- Poety, K.C. Jiang-Music, Mikel Kovach-Long and Sandi Kovach-Long-Music and improvasational poety and dance. MORE

Sunday, August 14, 2005 Show All Events »
Ryan Adams and the Cardinals
at Paramount Theatre (8 pm) Music
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Ryan Adams and the Cardinals is one of the best and most prolific musicians of this generation's alternative country rockers. MORE

Styx
at The Mountain Winery (7:30 pm) Music
Although they began as an artsy prog-rock band, Styx would eventually transform into the virtual arena rock prototype by the late '70s and early '80s, due to a fondness for bombastic rockers and soaring power ballads. MORE

Executive Order 9066
Performed by the Lunatique Fantastique Ensemble
at The Marsh (7 pm) Performance Arts
Using a Japanese tea set, table cloth, sand, brown paper, and an old suitcase, the ensemble creates the poignant, moving story of one family's forced evacuation from their home in Berkeley to Topaz, Utah during WWII and their return at the end of the war. MORE

Monday, August 15, 2005 Show All Events »
The Get Hustle
Athletic Automaton (ex-Arab on Radar)
at Hemlock Tavern (7:30 pm) Music
This Portland-based four-piece has been called everything from "Ian Svenonious doing spoken word in the lower bowels of hell" to "The Birthday Party getting broken up by girl-gang crashers" but the truth of the matter is, this is a band you must hear to truly understand. MORE

Indian Cultural Awareness Day
at World Affairs Council of Northern California (6 pm) Organizations
This event will feature several aspects of the Indian culture including Bollywood movies and dance performances. This event will promote and foster awareness of India and its influence on the West. MORE

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