SF Station : The Guide
Tuesday, December 13 - Monday, December 19
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ARTICLES THIS WEEK
MUSIC: Charlie Hunter @ Yoshi's by Matt Crawford
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: Brokeback Mountain by Anhoni Patel
The Chronicles of Narnia by Mel Valentin
Syriana by Anhoni Patel
Memoirs of a Geisha by Anhoni Patel
FOOD: Afternoon Tea by Adrienne Fitch-Frankel
SHOPPING: Drug Store, Vintage Décor & More by Michelle Sieling
THE ARTS: A Crack at the Edge of the World by Lisa Ryers
GIVEAWAYS
SPECIAL: Bubble Lounge's LUXE New Years Eve 2006 Party! Giveaway
Metreon Holiday Giveaway
Classes at Yoga Tree
Lessons at Vima Dance Studio
MOVIES:
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 Show All Events »
The Honey Brothers featuring Ari Gold, Adrian Grenier, Daniel Posner & Andrew Vladeck
plus The Good Listeners
at Great American Music Hall (7:30 pm) Music

Glam ukulele rock that manages to reference the country-tinged sensitivity of the Silver Jews, the Beach Boys’ summery harmonies and the playful weirdness of Ween. Some seriously good rock'n'roll. MORE

The Beat Lounge
Bring'in it back to where it all began
at 1751 Social Club (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
When it comes to San Francisco nightlife, "The Beat Lounge," is a brand that made it's mark during Storyville's glory days. MORE

Richard Swift, Crystal Skulls
at Cafe du Nord (9:30 pm) Music
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The debut full-length Blocked Numbers introduces Seattle's Crystal Skulls. The album takes a snapshot of a band less than one year in the making, a preserved document of smart and stylish indie-pop music. MORE

Photographic Retrospective San Francisco Subjects
"Shooting from the Hip"
at Brooks Gallery (8 am - 7 pm) Galleries
Maurice Edelstein Retrospective, now Through January 4th. Photographic Retrospective San Francisco Subjects "Shooting from the Hip." MORE

Wednesday, December 14, 2005 Show All Events »
Sean Hayes
at Rickshaw Stop (8 pm) Music
Sean Hayes is the real thing. A songwriter and performer that penetrates your brain and body so deeply that you quickly forget who you are and what you're doing. MORE

Little Fuzzy
at Make Out Room (9 pm) Music
From the ashes of seminal San Franciso Mission band Fantasy, Little Fuzzy formed in Fall 2001 and has been playing and recording steadily since then. MORE

Small Press Spotlight featuring John Porcellino
at Cartoon Art Museum (11 am - 5 pm) Museums
John Porcellino was born in Chicago in 1968. He began writing and drawing at an early age, compiling his work into small, handmade booklets. MORE

One Love
at Club Six (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
A benefit to help end domestic violence. Featuring DJs Sake 1, Satva, Ren the Vinyl Archaeolgist, Mr. E, Kingmost, Similak Chyld, Zita, Pause, Doc Fu, and much more. MORE

Thursday, December 15, 2005 Show All Events »
SF Bay Guardian presents
Penny Arcade
A Semi Acoustic Local Music Showcase
at Bottom of the Hill (8:30 pm) Music
Penny Arcade showcases some of the Bay Area’s best up and coming artists and pairs them up with established local acts. MORE

Groovus & The Funakanauts
at Boom Boom Room (9:20 pm) Music
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The 11 piece funk phenom Groovus invades the Boom Boom Room with the funkiest brothers from another planet, The Funkanauts! MORE

Out of Doors
Emergent artists take on South Park
at AfterModern LLC (1am - 6pm) Galleries
AfterModern opens its doors with a dynamic exhibition featuring the works of fourteen artists from all over the country and abroad who explore their 'out of doors' experiences. MORE

Oranger, The Rum Diary, Halcyon High
at 12 Galaxies (9 pm) Music
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While American indie rock has splintered off into myriad factions and sub-factions, The Rum Diary holds precious the age of noisy rock bands that thrived off of good songwriting and deep melodies. MORE

Friday, December 16, 2005 Show All Events »
Von Iva, Hey Willpower
at The Independent (9 pm) Music
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If you've ever wished for Franz Ferdinand, P.J. Harvey, Gary Numan, and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs to be bottled up into a love potion, here it is. MORE

Future Primitive Soundsession 10 year anniversary
Feat: Z-Trip & Radar reunion
at Mighty (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
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Featuring DJ Z Trip and Radar (Bombshelter DJ's reunited on 4 turntables) + Special guests from DJ Radar’s Concerto for Turntable featuring a 5 piece String Quartet. MORE

Hit The Floor!
The Breakestra, Cut Chemist & Ohmega Watts Live
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at DNA Lounge (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Fresco, Massive Selector, and on the corner are bringing a heavy dose of that live hip-hop sound and flavor to heat up the Bay Area this winter. MORE

2nd Annual Very Nasty X-mas featuring
Chow Nasty / Postcoitus
at Red Devil Lounge (6 pm) Music
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Sweet jams and beats that go boom, it's 21st century soul music as played by three kids with a.d.d. and a cursory knowledge of radio shack electronics. MORE

Confessions of a Dope Dealer
at Climate Theater (8 pm) Performance Arts
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Confessions of a Dope Dealer returns to the Climate Theater after wowing New York critics this summer. MORE

The Aristocrats
at Red Vic Movie House (7:15, 9:15 pm) Film
Comedy veterans and co-creators Penn Jillette and Paul Provenza capitalize on their insider status and invite over 100 of their closets friends. MORE

Love and other Natural Disasters
Recent paintings by Michael Thrush
at Rx (Gallery) (5 pm - 9 pm) Galleries
Post-pop artist Michael Thrush has his second one-person show at Rx after last year's acclaimed exhibition when all but 2 of the 15 large-scale works made their way into important collections around the world. MORE

Saturday, December 17, 2005 Show All Events »
"Three Kinds of Stupid" & Rickshaw Stop Holiday Dance Party
w/ live set by Scissors for Lefty
at Rickshaw Stop (9 pm) Music
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One of the "funnest and friendliest" dance nights in town returns for it holiday mish-mash booty breakdown. MORE

[KONTROL]
at Rx (Gallery) (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
History is in the making as Palette Recordings owner John Tejada and production partner Justin Maxwell team up behind their gear for a world premiere Collaborative Live PA! MORE

The Guardsmen Christmas Tree Lot
at Festival Pavilion (9 am - 9 pm) Home & Garden
Annual sale of Christmas trees, ornaments & wreaths by this SF service organization. All proceeds benefit Bay Area programs for at-risk youth. MORE

Cirque Do Somethin'
at The Marsh - Berkeley (1 pm) Performance Arts
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The Marsh Berkeley presents Cirque Do Somethin', an afternoon of fun and surprises with internationally acclaimed clowns Unique Derique and Mr. YooWho. MORE

Artist-Xchange Holiday Gift Fair
at Artist-Xchange (12 pm - 6 pm) Galleries
Local area artists & designers selling accessibly priced one-of-a-kind, handmade, crafted gift items directly to you. Avoid the crowded malls and shop locally this holiday season. MORE

Well All Right
at Hallway Bathroom Gallery (12 pm - 6 pm) Galleries
Hallway Bathroom exists as a forum, which challenges the conventions of traditional gallery programming. MORE

Sunday, December 18, 2005 Show All Events »
Fishbone, The Expendables
at The Independent (8 pm) Music
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Fishbone is an very influential band that plays a unique fusion of funk, ska, punk, reggae, heavy metal and more. MORE

Funk n' Trunk Show: Holiday Shopping
Best of the Best
at Levende Lounge (4 pm - 7 pm) Fashion
Funky fashion, brunch and beats! SF's hottest talents with wears for men & women at special discounted prices! MORE

Barbarasteele, Sugar and Gold
at Make Out Room (9 pm) Music
A band that plays a unique brand of progressive art punk soul. The band name was inspired by the actress Barbara Steele. MORE

Monday, December 19, 2005 Show All Events »
I Am Cuba
at Red Vic Movie House (8 pm) Film
Inspired by the films of Sergei Eisenstein, and designed as an uplifting propaganda piece for Fidel Castro's Cuba - a cinematic poem to the cure-all of Communism. MORE

Hella
With Electro Group, Frienemies
at Bottom of the Hill (8:30 pm) Music
The groundbreaking spaz-rock duo freak-out that is the one and only HELLA are back after the massive success of their last double CD, "Church Gone Wild/Chirpin' Hard." MORE

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