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FEATURED ARTICLE: Mother's Day Gift Guide
We've Got Gifts
by Amy Sherman

This year instead of the flowers and brunch routine, or in addition to it, how about a present mom will brag about all year long? Reaffirm that you are the number one son or daughter with a gift that shows how well you know her style.
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MUSIC: Blood on the Walls Q&A by Matt Crawford
Soul Position - Things Go Better with RJ and Al by Ginevra Kirkland
Flaming Lips - At War With The Mystics by Matt Forsman
FILM: Mission: Impossible III by Anhoni Patel
The Promise by Mel Valentin
FOOD: Moki's Sushi and Pacific Grill by Daniel Yaffe
THE ARTS: Peer Pleasure 2 at YBCA by Nirmala Nataraj
SPORTS: Giants Baseball by Gabriel Desjardins

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SPECIAL: Tickets to the Surreal Calder exhibit at SFMOMA
Tickets to Paul van Dyk
Tickets to A Number at ACT
Tickets to the Asian Art Museum
Performances at Cal Performances
Tickets to HK Gruber's Cabaret Frankenstein!!
Tickets to 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Dinner at Impala Restaurant
Dinner at Mas Sake Restaurant
Dinner at Oola Restaurant
Tickets to ODC Theatre
Tickets to Club Six

Suite One8One
The Cellar
Tuesday, May 9, 2006 Show All Events »
Starlight Mints/dios (malos)/Octopus Project
at Bottom of the Hill (9 pm) Music
Candy-coated mod quintet the Starlight Mints sprouted through the ground in Norman, OK - the same home state as the equally oddball dream pop band Flaming Lips. MORE

Anthony Mastromatteo: Thought Patterns
New Hyperrealist Paintings
at Aftermodern (11 am - 6 pm) Galleries
Anthony Mastromatteo (b. 1970) is a hyperrealist painter of trompe l'oeil and still life. MORE

Wednesday, May 10, 2006 Show All Events »
HK Gruber's Cabaret Frankenstein!!
at San Francisco Symphony (8 pm) Performance Arts
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We don't usually leave the concert hall laughing, but those two exclamation marks in the title Frankenstein!! are a clue that we may be in for something less than serious. MORE

The Gestation Project
12 Short Films by Cara Judea Alhadeff, Cherie Aarts Coley & Ben Bolter
at Supperclub (8 pm - 10 pm) Film
A collaboration between photographer Cara Judea Alhadeff, composer Ben Bolter and designer Cherie Aarts Coley, the Gestation Project is an exploration of women's bodies and pregnancy. MORE

Drunken Public
plus Ninth of Never, Bento, and Narc
at Blake's on Telegraph (9 pm) Music
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Three chord anthems, held together by catchy melodies that you'll be singing along with after just one listen. MORE

Cathy Rigby's Farewell Performance in
Peter Pan
at The Orpheum Theatre (7:30 pm) Performance Arts
In her farewell performance as Peter Pan, Tony Award nominee and two-time Olympic Gymnast Cathy Rigby stars in the classic family musical version of the immortal James M. Barrie novel, Peter Pan. MORE

Thursday, May 11, 2006 Show All Events »
Vagabond Opera (Portland), Dr. Abacus
Scenic Sisters and Kitten on the Keys between sets
at Make Out Room (9 pm) Music
Vagabond Opera is a Portland, OR based ensemble that has been entertaining audiences with their unique bohemian absurdist style for the last four years. MORE

New Monsoon
at 12 Galaxies (8 pm) Music
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Into the Mission: An Urban Experience, featuring the music of New Monsoon with Steve Kimock and Tim Carbone of Railroad Earth, and special guests Matt Butler of Everyone Orchestra and Samantha Stollenwerck. MORE

A bold new HAPPY HOUR
at The Endup (6 pm - 10 pm) Clubs
This summer kick off your weekends right with $1 Beers and $2 Cosmos. MORE

Sex and Love in the City
at California Modern Art Gallery (11 am - 5 pm) Galleries
A series of new and original paintings by Barbara Rose Brooker, MA, SF Author, and photographs by Bay Area photographer Susan Mall. MORE

Friday, May 12, 2006 Show All Events »
Women on the Edge Festival
celebrating outstanding women artists on the cutting edgeof dancetheater
at Exit Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
A celebration of outstanding women on the cutting edge of dancetheater, Women on the Edge will showcase the work of Cynthia Adams, Chris Black, Sara Kraft, Monique Jenkinson, and Michelle Ellsworth Spenser. MORE

Black Eyed Peas
The Pussycat Dolls, Flipsyde
at Oakland Arena (7 pm) Music
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The Black Eyed Peas are an American hip-hop (musical styles: crossover rap/hip hop and alternative rap/hip hop) group from Los Angeles, California, who have enjoyed international pop success. MORE

Your favorite episodes of
Twilight Zone: The Plays
Season III
at The Dark Room Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
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Step into the dimension of imagination, into the quixoticstate between dreams and reality (namely California), and into the Dark Room Theatre and some of your favorite episodes. MORE

A Number
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at A.C.T. (Geary Theater) (8 pm) Performance Arts
Is your identity really yours? In the gripping new drama A Number, a man is confronted by three of his grown sons when they discover that they are replicates - human clones cut from identical genetic cloth with drastically differing results. MORE

Stephen Pelton Dance Theater performs
Tomorrow Tuesday
at Dance Mission Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
Stephen Pelton Dance Theater, presents the premiere of their collaboration with playwright Brian Thorstenson, Sudden Tuesday. MORE

The Court & Spark, Jason Molina
also Black Fiction, the finches
at Great American Music Hall (9 pm) Music
With Hearts,The Court & Spark have created their meisterwerk, a rarified record that seamlessly stitches together their shimmering river hymns, fuzzy sci-fi sky songs, acoustic drone in the key of OM. MORE

Saturday, May 13, 2006 Show All Events »
The 5th Annual
San Francisco Documentary Festival
at The Women's Building (3 pm) Film
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The 5th Annual San Francisco Documentary Festival is presented by San Francisco Independent Film Festival. There will be lots of great films in this year's line up! MORE

Paul van Dyk
Extended 4 Hour set
at 1015 (Ten 15) (9 pm - 7 am) Clubs
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Paul van Dyk, The worlds #1 DJ, returns to 1015 for an exclusive 4 Hour set. MORE

The 13th annual
KFOG KaBoom!
at Piers 30-32 (4 pm - 10 pm) Festivals/Fairs
Music and fireworks synchronize at this annual Bay Area event heralding in the Summer season. MORE

Precita Eyes Muralists Presents
Celebrate the 16th Annual Mural Awareness Month Festival & Awards Ceremony
at Precita Park (1 pm - 5 pm) Organizations
The 16th Annual SF/Bay Area Mural Awareness Month is a celebration to increase public awareness of new and existing murals, promote community mural art, and to honor San Francisco/Bay Area Muralists. MORE

The Sustainable World Symposium & Festival '06
at St Mary's Cathedral (10 am - 10 pm) Festivals/Fairs
Get the A-Z overview of the most critical global issues we face, how they affect us here in the US, the best strategies and solutions, and the actions we can take to turn them around. MORE

Helio Sequence, Crystal Skulls, Audio Out Send
at Rickshaw Stop (9 pm) Music
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Sublime electro-dance-rock-groove-whatsamacallit duo from Portland, trying out songs for their upcoming album. MORE

The Volunteer Center's
The Human Race
A 5 - 10K Walk/Run
at Shoreline Park (7 am) Fundraisers
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The Human Race is the annual premier community fundraising event providing all non-profit organizations the opportunity to raise money for their programs and services. MORE

Theory Of Relativity
at Soap Gallery (12 pm - 4 pm) Galleries
In the current work of artist Erik Friedman, he has sought to investigate the fractured, noisy detritus of the urban landscape that he has called his neighborhood for over 12 years. MORE

Sunday, May 14, 2006 Show All Events »
foolsFURY Theatre Company presents
The Devil on All Sides
at A Traveling Jewish Theatre (7 pm) Performance Arts
Infused with foolsFURY’s trademark, vibrant physical style, "The Devil On All Sides" is a haunting tragedy set during the war in ex-Yugoslavia. MORE

at Studio Z (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Sphere is the long awaited alternative to the oversaturated, mega commercial, cold, club scene in San Francisco. MORE

Spring Family Festival
Celebrate Mother's Day!
at Asian Art Museum (10 am - 4 pm) Festivals/Fairs
This special event embraces and celebrates the parent-child relationship with engaging programs promising to delight children and adults of all ages. MORE

The Art of Barbara Natoli Witt & Tricia Grame
at Museo Italoamericano (12 pm - 4 pm) Museums
Dramatically and elegantly presented in the Museo Italo-Americano, audiences will view Witt's luminescent necklaces and Grame's emotionally charged paintings and sculptures. MORE

Monday, May 15, 2006 Show All Events »
Conspiracy of Beards
Plus Estereo, Jeremy Brown
at Cafe du Nord (9 pm) Music
The men dressed in suits are a rough bunch, with mismatched ties, a variety of facial fuzz and an assorted smattering of derby caps and fedoras. MORE

Lori Del Mar
The Sensual Memory - Oil on Panel
at Andrea Schwartz Gallery (9 am - 5 pm) Galleries
Lori del Mar's paintings have always captured a certain elegance and harmony that takes her viewers to a more dreamlike place. MORE

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