SF Station : The Guide
Tuesday, April 18 - Monday, April 24
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MUSIC: Matmos Q&A by Chris Ellis
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: The Notorious Bettie Page by Rossiter Drake
La Mujer de mi Hermano by Mel Valentin
Kinky Boots by Rossiter Drake
FOOD: Quince by Amy Sherman
The Enthusiast by SFS Staff
THE ARTS: Atomik Aztex by Scott Esposito
Slava's Snowshow by Nirmala Nataraj
SHOPPING: Timbuk2 by Jialin Luh
SPORTS: Baseball and Beyond by Gabriel Desjardins

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ONGOING: Club Guest Lists
Tuesday, April 18, 2006 Show All Events »
Love is Chemicals, Finest Dearest, Sholi
at Make Out Room (9 pm) Music
Finest Dearest, the self proclaimed dark indie pop band, has infiltrated the San Francisco music scene playing in a multitude of popular venues and making an appearance at the 2005 Mission Creek Music Festival. MORE

"everytime a scientist dies..."
at Ping Pong Gallery (By Appointment) Galleries
Ping Pong Gallery is proud to present New York based artist Chad Stayrook's exhibition "Everytime a Scientist Dies...", a concentration on reality and fantasy. MORE

Wednesday, April 19, 2006 Show All Events »
Burning Man Films
Beyond Black Rock and The Temple Builder Films
at Victoria Theatre (7 pm) Film
"Beyond Black Rock" is the inside story of Burning Man which reveals how it has evolved from a fringe counterculture gathering to a global community of artists and social revolultionaries. MORE

Carta, Beam, Sean Smith
at Hotel Utah Saloon (9 pm) Music
Seam Smith grew up in Monterey, CA but now lives in Berkeley, CA. He gave up on playing rock 'n' roll a while back and released his debut solo guitar album on Berkeley's Isota Records in January of 2005. MORE

Instant Messaging
An exhibition of the debris of communication
at Gallery 16 (Sixteen) (9 am - 5 pm) Galleries
Gallery 16 is pleased to present Instant Messaging, an exploration of the intersection of art, daily life, communications, and drawing. MORE

No Straight Lines
Queer Culture and the Comics
at Cartoon Art Museum (11 am - 5 pm) Museums
Exhibition curator Justin Hall assembles some of today's most influential and controversial cartoonists as they explore the remarkable diversity of queer culture and the comics. MORE

Thursday, April 20, 2006 Show All Events »
The 49th Annual
San Francisco International Film Festival
Opening Night
at Castro Theatre (7 pm) Film
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Held each spring for two weeks, the International is an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation in the country's most beautiful city, featuring some 200 films and live events with more than 100 filmmakers in attendance, presenting some 22 awards and attracting a diverse audience of nearly 80,000 people. MORE

Come celebrate 4-20 with Precise Device and Cadence Theory
A giant room full of Funk, Jazz, and happy dancing people!
at Studio Z (8 pm) Music
Come celebrate 4-20 with the bay's two most original Jazz/Funk Fusion Bands. MORE

Impact Theatre presents
Money & Run Episode 4: Go Straight, No Chaser
at La Val's Subterranean Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
Conceived by comedy genius Wayne Rawley, the Money & Run stage action series first originated from Seattle’s Theater Schmeater as a late-night underground phenomenon. MORE

bump from the core / pulse from the ether
at Mighty (9 pm) Clubs
A night of laptop breaks, jump-rope, hip hop DJs, experimental beats, and futuristic hybrids with live music by DJ Olive, Mophono, the Bastard Prince, Yoko Solo, Chachi Jones, and Circuit73. MORE

An Evening with Isabel Allende in Conversation with Patricia Holt
at Oakland Museum of California (7 pm) Literary Arts
Isabel Allende went into exile after the overthrow and assassination of her uncle, Chilean president Salvador Allende, in 1973. MORE

Friday, April 21, 2006 Show All Events »
Massive Selector, Poleng Lounge, & Club 6 present
The Summit
w/ King Britt, DJ Muro, The 45 King, and Haul & Mason
at Club Six (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
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After a 2 year hiatus, Massive Selector and friends return to the newly renovated Club Six reviving this legendary party. On April 21, The Summit resumes its quest to bridge the musical gap with a worldwide eclectic lineup. MORE

Pinback, The Jade Shader
at Bimbo's 365 Club (8 pm) Music
While a rotating cast of instrumentalists find loose assembly under the Pinback name, the partnership of Armistead Burwell Smith IV and Rob Crow is at the heart of the some of the most complex, postmodern indie pop happening on the West Coast. MORE

36th Annual
Earth Day Celebration
at Natural History Museum (9 am - 5 pm) Music
Ever wonder how you can help save the planet? Celebrate the 36th Annual Earth Day at the California Academy of Sciences, where you can learn about current environmental issues and come away with ideas for how to help. MORE

Kronos Quartet With Matmos and Walter Kitundu
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (8 pm) Music
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Kronos Quartet joins forces with local experimental music superstars in this celebration of sound art. MORE

BATS Improv's "King of the Hill Theatresports"
The most competitive Theatresports there is!
at Bayfront Theatre (7:30 pm) Performance Arts
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In this no-holds-barred tournament from our Main Stage Company, six teams battle to reach (and keep) their perch as "King of the Hill." MORE

Don Q
at NOHspace (8 pm) Performance Arts
When a man speaks the truth we call him wise. When he walks into danger we call him brave. When he tilts at windmills we call him mad, and when he does all these things we call him Don Quixote. MORE

Saturday, April 22, 2006 Show All Events »
Bay Area
National Dance Week
All free! All dance! All week!
at Various Locations (Various Times) Performance Arts
Bay Area National Dance Week is an annual 10-day week of free public dance events in the Bay Area. MORE

The 14th Annual
Earth Day Digital Be-In
at SomArts Cultural Center (Gallery) (5 pm - 4 am) Conference/Expo
A combination symposium, exhibition, rally, and multimedia entertainment extravaganza. MORE

Asian Fusion Experience
A Night in Hong Kong
at Herbst Pavilion (7 pm - 10 pm) Festivals/Fairs
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A culinary adventure on the San Francisco waterfront! Exquisite flavors and colorful sights – a Hong Kong street scene of food booths, vendors, performers and live music. MORE

The 2nd Annual
Cuba Caribe Festival
Dance, Music and Theater
at Dance Mission Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
Three provocative weeks of performances and celebration featuring the choreography of Ramon Ramos Alayo, Allen Frias, Susana Arenas Pedroso Michelle Martin and many other Bay Area artists and dancers. MORE

Dandelionblack Exhibit 5
at Club Six (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Featuring photographs by Norma Cordova, Angela Decenzo, Michelle Gibson, Marianne Larochelle, Amanda Lopez, Linda Nguyen, and much more. MORE

Magnitude X: Quake Science and Survival
at Exploratorium (1 pm) Museums
In the centennial month of San Francisco’s legendary 1906 earthquake, the Exploratorium shakes up the Bay Area with an interactive, informative, sometimes sobering, and always engaging month-long series of exhibits and programs. MORE

Best in the West Conference
Celebrating the Past ~ Inspiring the
at The Presidio (8:30 am - 6 pm) Conference/Expo
A two day conference with nationally recognized authors and speakers exploring four Organizational Development focus areas. MORE

60's Teen Idol Now Out and Proud!
Lesley Gore
at Brava Center for Women and the Arts (8 pm) Music
Brava! for Women in the Arts is pleased to present two shows with 60's teen icon, Lesley Gore. MORE

Sunday, April 23, 2006 Show All Events »
Earth Day at the Zoo
at San Francisco Zoo (10 am - 5 pm) Parks
Earth Day began in 1970 as a way to help draw attention to growing environmental concerns. Since then, it has become an international holiday and is celebrated world-wide. MORE

Bay Area Cartoonists Look at 1906, 1989 and Beyond
at Cartoon Art Museum (11 am - 5 pm) Museums
Earthquake!!! features the works of two dozen local cartoonists as they reflect on the long history of natural disasters in the San Francisco Bay Area. MORE

Second Chance Rescue's
Canine Wine & Dine
at Mill Valley Community Center (4 pm - 7 pm) Fundraiser
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The best doggone party of the year is the Canine Wine and Dine, Second Chance Rescue's annual fundraiser. MORE

Monday, April 24, 2006 Show All Events »
From the Fire: Contemporary Korean Ceramics
at Asian Art Museum (10 am - 5 pm) Museums
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Featuring 108 artworks by 54 artists, this exhibition is the largest survey ever to come to North America of Korea's finest contemporary ceramics. MORE

The Illusions of Lawrence Khong
at Paramount Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
The Illusions of Lawrence Khong - A must-see for families of all ages, A magical musical adventure brimming with mystifying illusions. MORE

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