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Tuesday, September 6 - Monday, September 12
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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: Continental Q & A by Kevin Dick
Garbage by Matt Forsman
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: The Constant Gardener by Mel Valentin
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Anhoni Patel
The Memory of a Killer by Matt Forsman
A Sound of Thunder by Mel Valentin
Underclassman by Rossiter Drake
SERVICES: TruSpa by Nirmala Nataraj
THE ARTS: Painted Rooms at Hotel Des Arts by Maureen Hanratty
The Time of the Uprooted by Elie Wiesel by Tanya Khiatani
SPORTS: Giants Roundup by Hubert Huang
Bay Area Baseball by Gabriel Desjardins
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: ACT's The Overcoat
Sunset Promotions
24-Hour Fitness Membership
Tibet: Treasures from the Roof of the World!
Xingolati: Groove Cruise of the Pacific
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, September 6, 2005 Show All Events »
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
at The Independent (9 pm) Music
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Named in tribute to the legendary Rolling Stones guitarist and his influence in introducing Eastern culture and music into the world of Western rock and roll, the Brian Jonestown Massacre formed in San Francisco, California in 1990. MORE

New Work: Edgar Arceneaux
at SFMOMA (10 am - 6 pm) Museums
The latest exhibition in the recurring New Work series features artwork by Los Angeles-based Edgar Arceneaux. MORE

Wednesday, September 7, 2005 Show All Events »
14th Annual San Francisco Fringe Festival
at Exit Theatre (7 pm - 10 pm) Performance Arts
The SF Fringe 2005 will feature over 200 performances by 41 different groups. The unjuried format of the Fringe Festival allows the artists to have total creative freedom when producing their work and provides for a unique theatre going experience. MORE

The Posies, Oranger, Deathray Davies
at Slim's (8 pm) Music
The Posies are simply one of the most creative, resourceful, and influential bands to emerge from the American DIY underground in the last two decades. MORE

Midori Hamira
at San Francisco Art Commission (SFAC) (12 pm - 5 pm) Galleries
Harima makes sculpture with paper adn photocopied images. Harima explores the surface as a layer that coexists with fundamental contradictions. MORE

Thursday, September 8, 2005 Show All Events »
The LAB presents Pamela Z in
Wunderkabinet
at The Lab (8 pm) Performance Arts
The Lab is pleased to host Wunderkabinet, an experimental opera and media installation developed by composer/sound artist Pamela Z in collaboration with video artist Christina McPhee. MORE

The Devil-Ettes Get Saved!
Featuring bands, "Smile God Loves You" and "Nights of the New Crusade"
at Make Out Room (8 pm) Music
The Devil-Ettes (www.devilettes.com ) are known for their sassy devilish ways but what happens when they meet 2 bands who have met Salvation? MORE

World Affairs Council/UNAFF presents
Frontline "Private Warriors"
at World Affairs Council of Northern California (6 pm) Film
Currently, there are as many as 100,000 civilian contractors and approximately 20,000 private security forces. MORE

Dirty Rip
at Anú (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
With Sexray, Dammit, and Guest DJs. Featuring Electro, 80s, discopunk, indietronica, and techno/haus. $2 Drink specials served up by SF's most notorious bartender. MORE

Friday, September 9, 2005 Show All Events »
Get Freaky w/ Prefuse 73
at Ten15 Folsom (1015) (10 pm - 6 am) Clubs
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This week is the Get Freaky anniversary as the one that started it all is the traditional post Burning Man freakout. This is the big one, Warp Records artists Prefuse 73 LIVE, Boom Bip, Lorin, Lawgivers, 10 Sui and more, if you weren't in the desert for the last week, come and get your fix of decadence, funk and beauty at the Get Freaky of the year. MORE

Son Volt
at The Fillmore (9 pm) Music
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Son Volt was dropped from their record label contract with Warner Bros, and beginning in 2001, Jay Farrar released several solo efforts that postponed further releases from Son Volt. MORE

Labyrinth
at Club Six (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
A multi-disciolinary group exhibition spanning three downtown art galleries, each a half-block away, creating the 6th & market/Mission Tenderloin art nexus. MORE

Zepparella, The Nads
at 12 Galaxies (9 pm) Music
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Meet Zepparella, a four-piece, double rated astronavigatrix earth band whose specialty is ROCK. Landing in their shag-carpeted spacecraft at a venue near you, their mission is to bring the music of Led Zeppelin to life as only Women can. MORE

Stunt Rock
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room (7:30 pm) Film
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Heavy metal rock music has always offered a form of rebellion against authority to young people. This series examines this phenomenon, examining its nihilistic dark aspects, its craftsmanship, as well as its campy, histrionic tendencies. MORE

"Las Vega-Nauts"
Original comedy by the Thunderbird Theatre Company
at New Langton Arts (8 pm) Performance Arts
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The Swiss Mafia threatens to ruin America's 'City of Sin' by making it clean and orderly. One lone superhero, "E" the last son of Graceland, fights to preserve truth, justice and the American way. MORE

Saturday, September 10, 2005 Show All Events »
Spearhead and Guerrilla Management present
7th Annual 911 Power to the Peaceful Festival
Find the SF Station table and win T-Shirts, CDs and Film Passes
at Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park (11 am - 5 pm) Festivals/Fairs
For the 5th consecutive year, the Golden Gate City will be the site of the Barclays Global Investors Grand Prix, the international professional bicycle race that draws over 160 world class riders and hundreds of thousands of spectators. MORE

The Overcoat
at A.C.T. (Geary Theater) (2 pm, 8 pm) Performance Arts
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Dazzling and brawling, funny and sexy and sad, the international hit The Overcoat is a seamless integration of theater, music, and design. Based on Gogol's wildly imaginative fiction and set to the marvelously textured music of Shostakovich. MORE

Tenth Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival
at Ghirardelli Square (12 pm - 5 pm) Festivals/Fairs
The Chocolate Festival hosts more than 20 booths each day featuring a variety of chocolate delicacies from some of the best Bay Area restaurants and bakeries. MORE

Northern California Renaissance Faire
A Play Faire Production
at Casa de Fruta (10 am - 6 pm) Festivals/Fairs
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This Fall, men, women, and children will engage in an exciting first hand renewal of art, culture, and history of an English Village as Play Faire Productions hosts the Northern California Renaissance Faire at Casa de Fruta. MORE

Hayley & The Vibe
at Tongue and Groove (9 pm) Music
Hayley is a london born & raised singer/songwriter. She is on a quest to make great popular music with a mix of smooth and punchy vocals, strong hooks, cathy melodies, rocking guitar and a soulful vibe. MORE

Tropic
at Circolo Restaurant & Ultra~Lounge (11 pm - 3 am) Clubs
Crowd Control King - Mixtape Release Party. First 200 People Receive an Exclusive copy of Mixtape. MORE

Tales from the Kiln
Contemporary Ceramics
at San Jose Museum of Art (11 am - 5 pm) Museums
The art of ceramic sculpture has deep roots in California and this exhibition features an impressive range of works by some of the most well-known artists working in the field. MORE

Sunday, September 11, 2005 Show All Events »
Oasis, Jet, Kasabian
at The Shoreline Amphitheatre (7 pm) Music
For the first time in their history, they are functioning as a band. No longer does Noel feel the weight of the world on his shoulders, and Liam’s writing tunes with the enthusiasm of a toddler who’s just mastered walking. MORE

2nd Sunday
at Kelly's Mission Rock (12 pm - 10 pm) Clubs
Featuring an all day music marathon by SF's top Dj's, multi-level dance areas, visual ambiance and patio cafe with DJs Mark Farina, Marques Wyatt, M3, Ben Doren and Mike Ameci, Von, Jeno, Andy Caldwell, Norm Stradley, Ellen Ferrato, Dimitris Mykonos, and Trevor Simpson. MORE

CounterPULSE
Summer Artists in Residence Performance
at CounterPULSE (8 pm) Performance Arts
CounterPULSE presents the premier of two new works by our Summer Artists in Residence-- Paige Sorvillo and Sean Feit. Audiences are invited to witness the creative process of these two innovative choreographers, each of whom will be showing work completed during a two-month residency at CounterPULSE. MORE

Free Movie Nights
Outdoor Film Night at The Del Monte Square Courtyard
at THE CANNERY at Del Monte (7:30 pm - 10 pm) Film
THE CANNERY at Del Monte Square, San Francisco’s historical shopping center, is hosting it’s first outdoor film night at the Del Monte Square courtyard. FREE and Open to the Public!!! Featuring Invasion of the Body Snatchers. MORE

Monday, September 12, 2005 Show All Events »
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Mark Gardener
at Great American Music Hall (8 pm) Music
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Based in Los Angeles, B.R.M.C (or Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, the name of Marlon Brando's biker gang in The Wild One) combines distorted and acoustic guitars, raspy voices and pounding drums. MORE

Toys Take No Prisoners
at Super 7 (12 pm - 7 pm) Galleries
Super7 presents "Toys Take No Prisoners" - An exhibit of unique 3-D sculptures, miniature work and one-off toys by Bay Area artists John Casey, Dave Higgins and John Rogers. MORE

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