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Tuesday, November 8 - Monday, November 14
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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: Death Cab For Cutie by Matt Forsman
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: Jarhead by Anhoni Patel
Paradise Now by Mel Valentin
Never Been Thawed by Stefan Gruenwedel
Chicken Little by Mel Valentin
The 21st Annual Film Arts Festival by Matt Forsman
FOOD: Café de la Presse by Karen Solomon
SHOPPING: Zara by Grace Chen
THE ARTS: Veronica by Mary Gaitskill by Matt Munday
SPORTS: NBA 2005 by John Blagtas
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: Groovemasters
Help is on the Way for the Holidays VII
Classes at Yoga Tree
A Copy of China Boy, San Francisco's One City One Book Selection!
Lessons at Vima Dance Studio
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 Show All Events »
U2 Vertigo Tour
at Oakland Arena (7:30 pm) Music
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The tour follows the release of their 11th album How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb which has sold more than 8.5 million copies worldwide since its release November 23rd, 2004. The album entered the U.S. charts at #1. Vertigo//2005 will visit 13 cities in North America before arriving in Brussels on June 10th for the first of 24 scheduled European performances. MORE

Henry Rollins
at Palace of Fine Arts (8 pm) Literary Arts
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Henry Rollins is an American rock music singer and songwriter; he's also been active as a storyteller, author, actor and poet. He lives in Los Angeles, California. MORE

Wednesday, November 9, 2005 Show All Events »
Social Distortion with Mest and The Dead 60's
at The Fillmore (9 pm) Music
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The enduring L.A. punk band Social Distortion has overcome numerous personnel shifts, the demise of the Los Angeles hardcore scene that spawned them, and the heroin addiction of singer/guitarist/bandleader Mike Ness to achieve a measure mainstream acceptance for their rootsy, hard-hitting punk without compromise. MORE

Krushin'
at Mighty (10 pm) Clubs
Like Oto Island underneath Godzilla’s foot, everything is getting KRUSH’D. THE CO-OP FAMILY proudly presents live on stage applying PRESSURE to the Mic, the FORCEFUL gritty soul of TEKITHA from the WU-TANG CLAN. MORE

Fidelio
By Ludwig van Beethoven
at SF Opera (War Memorial Opera House) (7:30 pm) Performance Arts
A tyrant rules. The law is twisted. What difference can one person make? Beethoven, in his only opera, responds with the story of a courageous woman who takes on the system and wins. MORE

Thursday, November 10, 2005 Show All Events »
Busta Rhymes
Miri Ben-Ari, All Mighty Senators
at The Grand at the Regency Center (9 pm) Music
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The most idiosyncratic personality in rap and possessor of its most recognizable delivery, a halting, ragga-inspired style with incredible complexity, inventiveness, and humor. MORE

Teashi Trunk Show
Enter to win a free handbag, piece of jewelry, mani and pedi!
at Teashi (5 pm - 8 pm) Clothes/Accessories
Teashi and Trunkshow.biz are having a holiday shopping extravaganza. MORE

West Side Story
at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts (8 pm) Performance Arts
The Jets and the Sharks, two feuding street gangs, are on a collision course on the streets of New York City. MORE

Fang Zhaoling
A Life in Painting
at Asian Art Museum (10 am - 5 pm) Museums
This Hong Kong artist is widely recognized in Europe and Asia for her refreshingly "naive" style and politically charged subjects. MORE

Friday, November 11, 2005 Show All Events »
San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival
at Roxie Cinema (7 pm) Film
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The third annual San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival (SFISAFF) arrives this year on November 11, 12 and 13, giving Bay Area moviegoers a sample of classic Indian cinema, hard hitting social documentaries, innovative features and the latest in Bollywood sizzle. MORE

Youssou N'Dour
Featuring Fathy Salama's Cairo Orchestra
at Zellerbach Hall (8 pm) Music
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Senegalese superstar Youssou N'Dour is perhaps the most appealing musician on the world music stage since Bob Marley. MORE

Clyde Stubblefield, Reuben Wilson & Grant Green Jr.
three legends playing souljazz and funk classics
at Elbo Room (10 pm) Music
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Sunset Promotions presents Groove Masters: the collective sounds of musical greats, Reuben Wilson, Clyde Stubblefield, and Grant Green, Jr. MORE

Digital Bliss 2005
An Evening of Women Electronic Music Producers and Performers
at Ten15 Folsom (1015) (10 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Digital Bliss Productions present their 2nd annual event featuring women electronic music producers and performers at 1015 Folsom. MORE

Can't Break Our Soul
a benefit to aid the survivors of Hurricane Katrina
at Club Six (8 pm - 4 am) Clubs
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Lighter Knights present "Can't Break Our Soul" A coming together of art, music, and dance to benefit survivors of Hurricane Katrina. MORE

drums n tuba
at Red Devil Lounge (8 pm) Music
Even when performing at full-tilt, the magic of Drums & Tuba's music is in its subtleties. Tempos and dynamics are emphasized. MORE

Saturday, November 12, 2005 Show All Events »
Combat Robot Championship - ComBots Cup
Fighting Robots return to San Francisco to shake the house
at Festival Pavilion (12 pm - 10 pm) Professional Leagues
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The best flame-throwing, high-energy, steel-crunching robots in the world come to SF for the championship after touring the US racking up enough points to compete for the $10,000 grand prize. MORE

World's largest travel and adventures show
Adventures in Travel Expo
The place to plan your ultimate vacation
at Moscone Center (10 am - 6 pm) Sports/Recreation
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The Adventures in Travel Expo -- the world's largest travel and adventure show is the place to go to plan your dream vacation. MORE

Triple Power
wants you to .... SHAKE THAT A*S
at Sublounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Tha Booty has a mind of its own. When the beat goes off, it starts twitchin, driving you out onto the dancefloor. MORE

Styrofoam, Dressy Bessy
Ester Drang
at Cafe du Nord (9:30 pm) Music
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"While Styrofoam is buoyed by his guest stars, tracks like "Ticket Out of Town", which wreathes gentle melodies in compressed blurps and skips, show off Van Petegem's own songwriting and production chops. MORE

Will Franken's
Good Luck With It
at The Marsh (8:30 pm) Performance Arts
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San Francisco's "Best Comedian" (SF Weekly) returns to The Marsh after wowing New York audiences at the New York International Fringe Festival with his surreal, darkly satiric, Pythonesque brand of humor. MORE

Visual Aid's 12th Annua
Big Deal
Art Sale and Benefit
at SomArts Cultural Center (Gallery) (3 pm) Fundraisers
he notorious event will be bigger than ever, with more than 600 artworks to be purchased at a fixed price, a fabulous auction featuring luxury non-art and art items, and a free drawing and party not to be missed. MORE

Mayhem
at Southern Exposure (11 am - 5 pm) Galleries
Southern Exposure's 15th Annual Entry-fee Free Juried Exhibition of Northern California Art . MORE

Sunday, November 13, 2005 Show All Events »
New Italian Cinema
Opening Night
at AMC Kabuki 8 (7 pm) Film
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The San Francisco Film Society, the Italian Cultural Institute and New Italian Cinema Events present New Italian Cinema (Nov 13 - 20 at the AMC Kabuki 8 Theatres), a film series that celebrates Italy's rich cinematic tradition and introduces audiences to the newest generation of Italian filmmakers. MORE

Fundraiser for Pakistan Earthquake Victims
at Mr Smiths (6 pm - 12 midnight) Fundraiser
Dr. Faisal Mirza, an orthopaedic surgeon from Palo Alto, California is hosting a fundraiser to raise funds to help Pakistani earthquake victims. DJ music by Ab Zerit, Ken Minn, Rachaud Reed, and Aykut, plus a silent auction. MORE

34th Annual
San Francisco Harvest Festival
Original Art & Craft Show
at Concourse Exhibition Center (10 am - 5 pm) Festivals/Fairs
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The San Francisco Concourse Exh. Ctr. will host this year's Harvest Festival. Come purchase unique art by America’s most creative entrepreneurs, dine on succulent cuisine, or just browse for gifts. MORE

Sunday Night Wind Down
great tunes, games, people and maybe even a movie
at Elixir (9 pm) Bars
Come hang out with Sean as he dazzles you with his great music selections and tantalizes your palate with delicious cocktails. MORE

Monday, November 14, 2005 Show All Events »
Social Distortion with Mest and The Dead 60's
at The Fillmore (9 pm) Music
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The enduring L.A. punk band Social Distortion has overcome numerous personnel shifts, the demise of the Los Angeles hardcore scene that spawned them. MORE

San Francisco Theatrical Premiere
Wheel of Time
at Red Vic Movie House (7:15 & 9:15 pm) Film
As a visual metaphor for the impermanence of life, the magnificent, fragile Kalachakra sand mandala, also known as the wheel of time, is a kind of meticulously orchestrated mirage. MORE

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