SF Station : The Guide
Tuesday, May 24 - Monday, May 30
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MUSIC: Love's a Real Thing by Matthew Thayer
Stephen Malkmus: Face The Truth by Matt Forsman
Mercury Rev: The Secret Migration by Chris Ellis
FILM: Star Wars Episode III: The Revenge of the Sith by Anhoni Patel
FOOD: Brindisi by Thor Elliott and Margaret Meriwether
SHOPPING: Pedal Revolution/Box Dog Bikes by Jialin Luh
THE ARTS: San Francisco International Arts Festival by Nirmala Nataraj
SPORTS: The 2nd Round Comes to a close by Jay Balagtas
Giants Roundup by Hubert Huang
SPECIAL: 2005 The Black and White Ball
San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival
Sunset Promotions: Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Rachid Taha, 2Mex, the Shapeshifters & Moses Mayes
Xingolati: Groove Cruise of the Pacific
Dinner at Oola
Next Stop: France - Win a Trip for 2!
Mushroom Jazz / Om Records Music Package!
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 Show All Events »
RAWdance & the Center for Sex & Culture present
Scripting Intimacies
at Center for Sex & Culture (7:30 pm) Performance Arts
Ryan T. Smith and Wendy Rein, co-Artistic Directors of the exciting new company RAWdance, present Scripting Intimacies, a co-sponsored project of the Center for Sex and Culture, where the work will premiere May 23-25, 2005. MORE

Fashion and Anti-fashion
at Legion of Honor (10 am - 5 pm) Museums
A lively and engaging retrospective look at wearable art as it has grown and changed over the past 35 years. The exhibition of approximately 100 objects will chart the genre’s development from embroidered and crocheted hippie style, to grand, one-of-a-kind woven, knitted, and dyed garments that are equally at home on the body and on the wall, to the more fashion-oriented works of the 1990s. MORE

Another Planet Entertainment presents
at The Independent (8:30 pm) Music
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Vince Clarke's technical alchemy and Andy Bell's soulful, choirboy voice is Erasure. With their elegant dance pop mixed with flashy live show, Erasure's study in opposites has produced a luminescent collection of work that's charted dozens of hits and sold millions of records in North America, the UK and around the world for twenty years. MORE

Wednesday, May 25, 2005 Show All Events »
Wide Hive Records Presents
Variable Unit backs Pre-Scheduled Hip-hop/Jazz Open Mic for Local Vocalists, MCs, and Poets
at Red Devil Lounge (10 pm - 12 am) Music
Scout is a nine show series featuring Wide Hive artist Variable Unit and a pre-scheduled open mic. Performances will be recorded and the best will be selected for an internationally distributed compilation cd. MORE

In the Realms of the Unreal
Directed by Jessica Yu
at Red Vic Movie House (2, 4, 7:15, 9:15 pm) Film
Filmmaker Jessica Yu's innovative documentary explores the parallel lives of legendary outsider artist Henry Darger. Reclusive janitor by day, visionary artist by night, Darger had virtually no friends but lived a rich imaginary life. MORE

Thursday, May 26, 2005 Show All Events »
Soma Presents
Join SOMA Magazine and United Colors of Benetton for an evening of Spring Style!
at Bennetton (6:30 pm - 9:30 pm) Fashion
Enjoy complimentary Hpnotiq martinis, fabulous food by Sushi Groove and sounds by DJ Franky Boissy as you shop the Spring '05 line. Recieve 30% off in store merchandise. MORE

Oakland Faders, On the Corner, 4onefunk presents
Two for the Time
at DNA Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Music
Main Room: Oakland Faders: Spair, Platurn, Mere, & Joe Quixx. 4onefunk: Ales, Teeko B-Cause, & Mike Boo with drummer J-One (Freedom Park). Special guest DJ Zeph (Wide Hive / FPS). Hosted by Wonway (Secluded Journalists). MORE

With MC Armanni
at Ruby Skye (9 pm - 3 am) Clubs
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Today there are few more influential and charismatic figures on the hardcore / jungle scene than Goldie. Schooled like so many of his peers on hip-hops B-boy ethos of the early 1980's. MORE

Daylight Assassin
Free Show! With Little Yellow Perfect and Rubberside Down
at Mezzanine (8:30 pm) Music
Daylight Assassin is calling you out again to get reckless, get wild, and start your weekend early with us at Mezzanine. MORE

Friday, May 27, 2005 Show All Events »
Oranger, French Disco (CD Release)
at Bottom of the Hill (10 pm) Music
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The key to what makes Oranger's music so enjoyable is simplicity, and that's a mighty odd statement considering how much sound is coming out of those speakers. MORE

The Nein, The Spores
at Thee Parkside (9 pm) Music
Armed with the taut precision of vintage Wire and the arty antagonism of Sonic Youth, the Nein dispenses with any niceties and instead goes about the very serious business of melting your stereo equipment. MORE

Bebe Neuwirth in
Here Lies Jenny
at Post Street Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
Thanks to overwhelming public demand and rave reviews, the producers of Here Lies Jenny, starring two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth, have added four more weeks of performances to this smash hit theatrical event! MORE

Andy Caldwell and Lance de Sardi
Frisco's Finest May edition
at Zebra Lounge (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
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Bay Area native, Andy Caldwell embarked on a career in deejaying, producing, and songwriting in 1992, with the explosion of San Francisco's underground rave scene. Since then, Caldwell has released more than 30 records, several albums and an array of mix compilations. MORE

Saturday, May 28, 2005 Show All Events »
Carnaval San Francisco
at Harrison Street btwn. 16th & 23rd streets (10 am - 6 pm) Festivals/Fairs
California’s largest annual multi-cultural celebration and one of the City’s most spectacular traditions, Carnaval San Francisco showcases the very best of Latin American and Caribbean cultures with a diverse array of food, music, dance and artistry, including works created by the talented community of Mission District residents and Bay Area artists. MORE

¡Firme! Reggae-Rock-Salsa
at Pier 23 Cafe (10 pm - 1 am) Music
You know the party's on when Firme's eight reggae rockeros take the stage. You'll be jumpin' to reggae dancehall, mambo, ska-core, salsa-cumbia and grungy rock beats all night. Somehow they tie it all together and throw a heck of a party. MORE

Why?, Restiform Bodies
Half-Handed Cloud
at Bottom of the Hill (10 pm) Music
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A folk-pop, indie-hop, sometimes-mustachioed, psych-rock quartet that operates out of the Oakland Bay Area under the bold banner of the anticon collective. MORE

Urban Oasis
Special Event will be Filmed by ESPN
at Roe Restaurant - Club Prive (10 pm - 2 am) Clubs
Come groove to the hottest Hip hop, R&B, Top 40 and Club Classics as we transfrom Club Prive @ Roe into a chic and sexy desert cabana for your night life pleasure. MORE

Bay Slap
at Club Six (9 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Live performances by Opio, TopKat, Rich Rap. Plus DJ M-Seal spinning dancehall and roots. $10 b4 11pm, $15 after. MORE

Christopher Lawrence
at Ruby Skye (8 pm - 4 am) Clubs
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The winner of the "Best DJ" award at the Dancestart USA 2002 Awards and one of the highest ranking American artists in DJ Magazine's prestigious "Top 100" DJs of 2001, Christopher Lawrence is recognized worldwide as one of the World's top DJs and producers. MORE

Sunday, May 29, 2005 Show All Events »
at The Grand at the Regency Center (8 pm - 4 am) Clubs
Featuring DJs: Darren Tate, Thrillseekers, Mike Koglin, Doc Martin, DJ Dan, Donald Glaude, DeepVoices, Mars, Tom Silk, Enemy, Calyx, Blame, Evol Intent, and Diolas. Plus B-dub, Vega, and much more! MORE

Special Carnavale Weekend Show with
at Rickshaw Stop (8 pm) Music
Super groovy Latin funk and hip-hop from S.F., live with Carnavale drummers for this show only! Bayonics is a nine piece live hip hop, funk, salsa group from the SF Bay Area. MORE

09:Babies presents
:: ICE ::
Chill out this Memorial Day weekend
at Madrone Lounge (6 pm - 12 am) Clubs
Presenting DJs Pathos (Dirty Laundry, Cama), Kap$hure (Mighty, Club Six), Jarrett Cooper (Sake Lab), and El Juan. MORE

Monday, May 30, 2005 Show All Events »
San Francisco Memorial Day Observance
at Main Parade Ground (10:30 am) Festivals/Fairs
The Mayor's 2005 Memorial Day Citizen’s Committee invites you to be part of the 137th San Francisco Memorial Day Observance. There will be a parade at 10:30 am, staging at the Main Parade Ground (large parking lot at Lincoln Blvd. and Montgomery St.) and ending at the Cemetery where the formal ceremony will take place at 11 am. MORE

Cult Of Luna, Breather Resist, Gargantula
at Bottom of the Hill (9 pm) Music
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Formed from the remnants of a hardcore band named Eclipse, in the far-northern Swedish town of Umea, Cult of Luna have perfected an elaborate, extremely dark, progressive style of metalcore largely derived from the pioneering work of America's Neurosis. MORE

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