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Tuesday, November 15 - Monday, November 21
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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: Atmosphere Q & A by Roger Thomasson
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: Derailed by Ryan Wiederkehr
Zathura by Mel Valentin
The Passenger by Mel Valentin
Tennis, Anyone? by Matt Forsman
FOOD: Café Desiree by Genevieve Robertson
SHOPPING: Mercado Brasil by Michelle Sieling
THE ARTS: The Twinkie Defense by Sarah Hromack
The United States of Wal- Mart by John Dicker by Lisa Ryers
SPORTS: NBA 2005 by John Blagtas
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: 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
MOVIES:
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, November 15, 2005 Show All Events »
The Rolling Stones
With Metallica
at SBC Park (7 pm) Music
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By the time the Rolling Stones began calling themselves the World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band in the late '60s, they had already staked out an impressive claim on the title. As the self-consciously dangerous alternative to the bouncy Merseybeat of the Beatles in the British Invasion, the Stones had pioneered the gritty, hard-driving blues-based rock & roll that came to define hard rock. MORE

The Conservatory of Flowers presents
The Modern Art of Orchids
A new exhibit featuring hundreds of nature’s living masterpieces, orchids
at Conservatory of Flowers (9 am - 5 pm) Museums
With a stylish and contemporary flair,"The Modern Art of Orchids" will immerse you in the abstract beauty of the world’s most diverse group of flowering plants. MORE

Cirque Du Soleil presents
Corteo
at SBC Park (8 pm) Performance Arts
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Corteo, which means "cortege" in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown. MORE

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 Show All Events »
Veruca Salt
at Slim's (8 pm) Music
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As one of Chicago’s breakthrough bands of the early 90’s post – Nirvana alternative rock scene, Veruca Salt quickly became a word of mouth sensation, and one of the most harshly criticized bands of the era. MORE

Black Fiction, Radius / Extraordinary Forest
at Make Out Room (9 pm) Music
Black Fiction were known as Acno not too long ago. They have amassed a following in Essex and London through their numerous live shows and progressive style. MORE

Susan Tedeschi
at The Fillmore (8 pm) Music
The way Tedeschi's pipes manage to get that soul across has earned her comparisons to Bonnie Raitt and Janis Joplin. MORE

Thursday, November 17, 2005 Show All Events »
The 7th Annual
San Francisco Hip Hop DanceFest
at Palace of Fine Arts (8 pm) Festivals/Fairs
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The San Francisco Hip Hop DanceFest showcases professional hip hop dance companies and youth performance groups together in one amazing weekend of unforgettable performances. MORE

Cal Performances presents
Tania Libertad
at Zellerbach Hall (8 pm) Performance Arts
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Originally from Peru, where she absorbed the music of the descendants of African slaves, Tania Libertad is one of the most significant Latin American artists performing today. MORE

Impact Theatre presents
Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake)
at La Val's Subterranean Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
Impact Theatre is proud to present Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake), a tale of love, grief, and letting go MORE

Melissa Wagner "local artist"
at Duplex (5 pm - 9 pm) Galleries
Melissa Wagner, originally from Detroit, has been living and working in San Francisco for almost five years. MORE

The Force of Destiny
By Giuseppe Verdi
at SF Opera (War Memorial Opera House) (7:30 pm) Performance Arts
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Three lives are set on a collision course. Fate is the unseen but all-powerful master in this saga involving unknown identities, accidental meetings and dark confrontations, all playing out amidst a world at war. MORE

Friday, November 18, 2005 Show All Events »
Depeche Mode
at HP Pavilion (7 pm) Music
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Depeche Mode is one of those bands that all teens should give a good listen to. Their early works are still amazing in their search through love, turmoil, and religion. MORE

Quality SF with Haul + Mason
Every 3rd Friday of the month
at 1751 Social Club (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
LA party rockers Haul + Mason like it so much in san francisco that they decided to throw a monthly out here. MORE

Cal Performances presents
Radio Kaboul: Ustad Mahwash and Friends
at Zellerbach Hall (8 pm) Performance Arts
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Celebrate the survival of one of the world's artistic treasures when Cal Performances presents Radio Kaboul: Ustad Mahwash and Friends. MORE

DJ Jazzy Jeff @ Desire Friday
at Fluid Ultra Lounge (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
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Maybe JAZZY JEFF is best known as the onetime partner to rapper-turned-superstar-actor Will "The Fresh Prince" Smith, but what's often overlooked about JAZZY JEFF is that he was one of rap's most influential spinners from way back. MORE

The 18th Annual
International Cat Show
at San Mateo County Expo Center (10 am - 6 pm) Festivals/Fairs
The CFA International Cat Show is the largest international pedigreed cat show in the Western Hemisphere, showcasing the world's finest pedigreed felines. MORE

Patty Larkin, Kaki King, Mimi Fox, Muriel Anderson
at Great American Music Hall (8 pm) Music
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In a ground breaking performance of women guitarists La Guitara explores the contribution of women to the evolution of modern guitar. MORE

Holiday Harmony
at Pier 39 (12 pm - 5:30 pm) Festivals/Fairs
A multi-cultural celebration, PIER 39's Holiday Harmony presented by Discover Network, will feature Bay Area groups performing seasonal favorites from around the world. MORE

Paul Paiement: Hybrids 4.0
at Heather Marx Gallery (10:30 am - 5:30 pm) Galleries
Directly on the heels of his successful solo museum debut at The Laguna Art Museum, and the publication of his award winning book Hybrids 1.0 - 3.5, we are excited to present Paul Paiement's second solo show. MORE

Saturday, November 19, 2005 Show All Events »
massive selector & browntempo present
Boozoo Bajou
along with Beatropolis
at 1751 Social Club (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Lovers of Kruder and Dorifmiester, Fila Brazillia, and Thievery Corporation rejoice! After the world-wide success of their debut-album "Satta", Boozoo Bajou return with "Dust My Broom". MORE

10th Annual
Miss Trannyshack Pageant
at The Grand at the Regency Center (10 pm) LGBT
Each year the contestant’s get better and better and the production values at the event get more high tech. The 10th Anniversary event will surely impress and surpass the other contests that have gone before. MORE

Top Notch & Mahogany Events Presents
OG Reunion Volume II (Back by Popular Demand)
at Paradise Lounge (9:30 pm - 3:30 am) Clubs
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The special guest DJs for this one and only unforgetable night... The world famous Rick & Russ Show, Big Bob, Pos Red, Chuy Gomez, and the Return of... Doctor Funk! MORE

Naked Souls Artists Alliance First Annual Calendar Release Party & Holiday Gift Bazaar
at Lit Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
An evening of amazing visual art, some of our favorite vendors as well as Deejay Kikkoman & DJ T.D. Camp on the decks. MORE

Chillin Productions and Effection Presents
Storm
at Fort Mason Center (8 pm - 1:30 am) Organizations
Fashion, film, art and music benefiting Habitat for Humanity and Rebuilding Together. MORE

NIN | Queens of The Sone Age
at Oakland Arena (7:30 pm) Music
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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. MORE

Missives
A World Premiere by Garret Jon Groenveld
at Theatre Rhinoceros (8 pm) Performance Arts
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In Missives, the unlikely friendship formed between a white gay man and an African-American straight woman is put to the test by an unexpected act of violence MORE

Sunday, November 20, 2005 Show All Events »
Old 97's
at The Independent (8 pm) Music
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One of the most popular bands in the alternative country movement's rock & roll wing, Old 97's hailed from Dallas and drew their inspiration from classic country, bar-band rock, the raw sound of early punk. MORE

Celebration of Craftswomen 2005
at Festival Pavilion (10 am - 5 pm) Festivals/Fairs
For the past 27 years, The Women’s Building Celebration of Craftswomen has allowed Bay Area residents, along with visitors to San Francisco from throughout the world, to discover the work of the nation’s best female artisans and fine artists. MORE

Embarcadero Center Holiday Lights Celebration
at Embarcadero Center (4 pm - 6 pm) Festivals/Fairs
The winter carnival features family entertainment, food, activities, and shop discounts. MORE

Chuck Close
Self-Portraits 1967-2005
at SFMOMA (10 am - 6 pm) Museums
Through nearly four decades of “isms” and art movements, the artist Chuck Close has remained committed to rigorous experimentation within a carefully defined practice, using his own image more than any other as subject matter. MORE

Monday, November 21, 2005 Show All Events »
San Francisco International Automobile Show
at Moscone Center (10 am - 10 pm) Festivals/Fairs
The 48th Annual San Francisco International Auto Show will feature more than 800 cars, SUV's, trucks and vans representing the work of over 40 manufacturers for the year 2006 and beyond. MORE

Pairings II
Discovered Dialogues in Postwar Abstraction
at Hackett-Freedman Gallery (10:30 am - 5:30 pm) Galleries
Featuring pairs of abstract paintings and works on paper by postwar-era artists from both coasts, this exhibition is devoted to charting the common ground within which meaningful differences and similarities exist. MORE

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