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Tuesday, September 27 - Monday, Ocotber 3
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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: The Love X Nowhere by Matt Forsman
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: Thumbsucker by Matt Forsman
Everything is Illuminated by Anhoni Patel
Resfest 2005 by Matt Forsman
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride by Rossiter Drake
Flightplan by Mel Valentin
A History of Violence by Anhoni Patel
Hellbent by Matt Forsman
Proof by Rossiter Drake
Touch the Sound by Mel Valentin
FOOD: Masa's by Amy Sherman
SERVICES: Spa Solé by Amy Sherman
THE ARTS: Practice Makes Perfect by Maureen Hanratty
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: Classes at Yoga Tree
A Copy of China Boy, San Francisco's One City One Book Selection!
Lessons at Vima Dance Studio
San Francisco World Film Festival
ACT's The Overcoat
Xingolati: Groove Cruise of the Pacific
MOVIES:
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, September 27, 2005 Show All Events »
New Pornographers
at Bimbo's 365 Club (8 pm) Music
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The New Pornographers are a Vancouver group made up of A.C. Newman and a group of ridiculously talented people he feels are uniquely equipped to realize his musical ambitions. MORE

Chinese Radio
Calling All Monsters
at Cafe du Nord (8:30 pm) Music
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Chinese Radio started in 2001 as a project between singer/guitarist chris campisi and drummer dan chao. the two began writing and recording, drawing inspiration from the "classic" era of indie rock - catchy, driving melodies and raw, emotional lyrics. MORE

San Francisco Cityscapes
Contemporary Visions of Our City
at Newmark Gallery (11 am - 6 pm) Galleries
Newmark Gallery's second annual exhibit of contemporary paintings and drawings of San Francisco cityscapes features artists Larry Morace, Paul Madonna, Anna Conti and Toru Sugita. MORE

Wednesday, September 28, 2005 Show All Events »
Family Butchers
at Magic Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
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Magic Theatre kicks off its 2005-06 season with a world premiere by celebrated Irish novelist Edna O'Brien. A woman returns home to rural Ireland to forgive & be forgiven. But the shadow of a domineering patriarch continues to loom over the family. MORE

Ladybug Mecca and Breakestra with Steve Spacek and DJ Sake One
at DNA Lounge (9 pm) Music
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On the Corner and DNA Lounge present Ladybug Mecca (Digable Planets), Breakestra (Ubiquity Records), Steve Spacek, and DJ SAKE ONE. Mecca's world is a place filled with love, brightness and optimism, a location where genres are broken and spirits are lifted. MORE

Indulgence 9 Year Anniversary Party
at Harry Denton's Starlight Room (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
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The longest running Wednesday night party turns 9 this month! Resident DJ Bruce will rock the dance floor at this glamorous Wednesday night San Francisco tradition as you sip on fine cocktails while enjoying fabulous city views MORE

Best Sex Writing 2005 Reading
at Modern Times (7:30 pm) Literary Arts
The first in a new series, Best Sex Writing 2005 features talented newbies and renowned pros fearlessly guiding readers to the front lines of sex American style. MORE

Yosemite in Time
at Berkeley Art Museum (11 am - 5 pm) Museums
Rephotographing Eadweard Muybridge's extraordinary 1872 mammoth-plate pictures of Yosemite was only the first reason Mark Klett, Byron Wolfe, and I went to Yosemite in the summer of 2001 and returned for four more expeditions. MORE

Thursday, September 29, 2005 Show All Events »
San Francisco World Film Festival
at Various Locations Film
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This year's festival, themed EXPOSED 05, is hosting over 40 films, many of which are North American premiers, and almost all of which have never been screened in San Francisco. MORE

Rebirth Brass Band
at The Independent (8:30 pm) Music
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The Rebirth Brass Band is perhaps the best contemporary New Orleans ensemble working in vintage marching band style. Simply put, Rebirth is an institution. MORE

Electrocute
at Elbo Room (9 pm) Music
Electrocute's sound is hard to describe, but close enough to be something like electroclashpop. They release a brand new album 2 days before the show on Rykodisc. MORE

Remix Fall Classics
at United Colors of Benetton (6:30 - 8:30 pm) Fashion
Scope Benetton's Fall/Winter 2006 Collection and receive an exclusive 20% off purchases. Sip on complimentary Hip Shakers (Hpnotiq + Shakers Vodka). Savor mouth-watering sushi. Shake it up with DJ's MM & Fletcher from Club ID and DJ Donovan. MORE

Owners
By Caryl Churchill, Directed by Patrick Dooley
at The Ashby Stage (8 pm) Performance Arts
What does it mean to own property? How about a human being? Caryl Churchill, famous for her commentary on the fine line between what is personal and what is political, takes feminism and free enterprise to a disturbing new level in her first play. MORE

M83
at Mezzanine (9 pm) Clubs
Before the Dawn Heals Us is the third album from M83 and essentially the brainchild of Anthony Gonzalez, who resides in the seaside town of Antibes, France. MORE

Friday, September 30, 2005 Show All Events »
NIN
Queens of The Sone Age
at Oakland Arena (8 pm) Music
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Nine Inch Nails and Queens of the Stone Age, known to their fans and lazy journalists alike as NIN and QOTSA, have just announced the itinerary for their upcoming arena tour. If you missed them both on their separate, more intimate headlining tours this past spring, now is your chance to see them both, at the same place, on the same day, with +/- 20,000 of your closest friends. MORE

Glamour Life
Sephora and Friendster Fall Launch Event
at Roe Restaurant - Club Prive (10 pm - 3 am) Clubs
This is a casting call for the beautiful, chic and fun loving A list individuals of the Bay Area to star in the hottest event of the season. Our friends from Sephora and Friendster will be on set with us inside the ultra upscale Club Prive @ Roe, each launching new styles for the fall. MORE

Plug Research
at Mighty (10 pm) Clubs
Featuring a live performance from: Thomas Fehlmann (Plug Research, Kompakt). With DJ sets from: Dntel of Postal Service (Plug Research, Sub Pop), Safety Scissors (~scape, Plug Research), Ms. Light of the Lovemakers (Interscope), and Actual Jackshun (Incomplet). MORE

Hyphen Magazine Release Party
An environmental art installation
at Social Club (9 pm) Literary Arts/Clubs
Come out for a night of music, good vibes and, of course, some hot bods. DJs will be spinning hip hop, soul, house and electronica. MORE

Vinyl
at Sweetwater Saloon (9:30 pm) Music
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The infectious music of Vinyl blends old-school funk, Latin percussion,reggae and R&B into signature instrumental grooves. MORE

Middle Flight
John Milton's Journey into Paradise Lost
at Off Market Theatre (7 pm) Performance Arts
John Milton is exiled, blind and mourning his wife's death, as he struggles to compose Paradise Lost, aided by his Quaker secretary, who harbors an adulterous secret. MORE

Estuary
An environmental art installation
at Crissy Field Center (9 am - 5 pm) Galleries
Artist and director Rebecca Haseltine, award-winning filmmaker Barbara Klutinis, and internationally recognized cellist Joan Jeanrenaud formerly of the Kronos Quartet, create a multi-sensory experience of the estuary with drawings, video projection and sound. MORE

Saturday, October 1, 2005 Show All Events »
Sigur Rós
at Paramount Theatre (8 pm) Music
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Named in part after a sister of one of the bandmembers, Reykjavik, Iceland's Sigur Rós ("Victory Rose") was formed by guitarist and vocalist Jon Thor Birgisson, bassist Georg Holm, and drummer Agust. MORE

Eric McFadden Trio
at Elbo Room (10 pm) Music
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Like protagonists from some epic western novel, the Eric McFadden Trio arrives on the jaded contemporary music scene preceded by anxious rumors and curious anticipation. MORE

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival
at Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park (1 pm) Music
Featuring Buddy Miller, Dolly Parton, Earl Scruggs, Emmylou Harris, Gillian Welch, Joan Baez, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Michael Fracasso, Rykarda Parasol, The Knitters, Willow Willow and more. MORE

Naughty
Co-hosted by Adrian and Raffy
at Loft 11 (9:30 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Sebastien Entertainment and Tony Presents invite you to come get Naughty this Saturday at SF's most notorious loft! With special performances by the Naughty go go dancers and sounds by even naughtier DJs, this once a month event is one not to be missed. MORE

Film in the Fog
at Main Post Theatre (5 pm, 6:45 pm, 7 pm) Film
An annual free outdoor movie event at the Presidio Presented by San Francisco Film Society and The Presidio Trust. This year we are featuring the sci-fi 50's classic The Day the Earth Stood Still. MORE

Not A Genuine Black Man
at The Marsh (5 pm) Performance Arts
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A solo performance about laughter, tears and sociology. KGO talk show star and stand-up comic, Brian Copeland premieres his first solo show about growing up in the suburbs. MORE

"No Place Like Home"
New work by Kirk Stoller and Alex Munn
at 33 Grand (12 pm - 5 pm) Galleries
Alex Munn’s project is his first video game level created for a gallery space. Munn has recreated his childhood home as a fully-navigable computer-generated environment. MORE

Sunday, October 2, 2005 Show All Events »
Hackensaw Boys
at Cafe du Nord (8 pm) Music
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With banjo, mandolin, fiddle, junkyard procession and occasionally harmonica and accordion, the group produces a full, textured sound that all six members topped off with vocals, often in tight, rustic harmonies. MORE

My Chemical Romance, Alkaline Trio, Reggie & The Full Effect
at Event Center, San Jose State University (7 pm) Music
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Based in New Jersey, My Chemical Romance is an alternative pop/rock and punk-pop band that has been compared to Thursday and, to a lesser degree, Cursive. MORE

Vestiti Roupa
A fun shopping experience!
at CANVAS Gallery (12-5 pm) Fashion
The Bay Area's most innovative clothing, jewelry, handbag, and accessory designers come together in a pleasant café ambiance. Admission is free and their will be FREE goodie bags for the first 25 customers! MORE

41st Annual Big Book Sale
at Festival Pavilion (10 am - 6 pm) Books
The annual sale benefiting the city's libraries features more than 200,000 donated volumes. This fund-raiser by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library offers quality books of every type at fantastic prices. This year's sale features a members' preview reception w/a book signing w/China Boy author Gus Lee. MORE

Gross, Gruesome and Gothic
at Cartoon Art Museum (11 am - 5 pm) Museums
From the darkest depths of the cartoon vaults comes the Cartoon Art Museum's latest exhibition, Gross, Gruesome and Gothic. This horrifying display features over 50 original cartoons from a wide array of artists and comics, from spine-tinglers to rib-ticklers and everything in between. MORE

Monday, October 3, 2005 Show All Events »
Four Tet
Jaime Lidell, Koushik
at The Independent (9 pm) Music
Everything Ecstatic is an album that cross- pollinates colorful beats from around the world into a concise 42 minute disc. A glimpse into Kieran Hebden's mind and you might be following the long winding path back 80 some years ago when the Dada art movement was just blooming. MORE

Genesis
at Red Vic Movie House (7:15, 9:15 pm) Film
In the beginning, there was muck. But first, there was darkness, followed by fire, then lots and lots of rain, which caused the muck. And from the muck oozed life, which is when Claude Nuridsany and Marie Pérennou's evocative, meta-nature film, "Genesis," begins to take off. MORE

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