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San Francisco welcomes all things local and indie this week! Dig into the City's culinary culture at Dine About Town, featuring discounts at many of SF's best eateries, and feast on the sounds of indie buzz bands The xx and Local Natives. Celebrate local designers at the Om Records Apparel Launch Party and the Indie Mart 3 Year Anniversary Bash, and revisit San Francisco's rich contribution to film with the SF Film Locations Scavenger Hunt. Two of San Francisco's most recent indie music success stories, Vetiver and the Dodos, return to the stage, and the "hippest place on earth" arrives with the Indieland dance party. Take the party to the streets and go green at the annual Union Street Eco-Urban Festival.

Question of the week: What is San Francisco DJ key&kite's day job? First to find the answer in the Guide this week and email [email protected] wins two tickets to see Glitch Mob on June 12th at the Fillmore.

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at Mezzanine
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
at participating restaurants

Now through Tuesday June 15 save on a specially prepared 2-course lunch for $17.95 or 3-course dinner for $34.95...
at Great American Music Hall (8pm)

An inspired, broken and uplifting record, packed with melancholic charms that recalls the suburban disillusion of the previous burial records and portishead's 'dummy'. this is a remarkable debut record from a remarkable new act...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
at Rickshaw Stop (8pm)

Tickets at the door. Local Natives make soaring, sky-scraping harmonies, dreamy orchestral melodies, and throbbing tribal beats that bash their way into your soul. Theirs are songs you can dance to almost as well as you can swoon to them...
Thursday, June 3, 2010
at Asian Art Museum (5pm - 9pm)

Inspired by the stylish, sophisticated form-fitting qipao dress that emerged in 1920s Shanghai, this MATCHA showcases the work of designer and entrepreneur Jane Zhu. Born in Shanghai and uprooted to Palo Alto, Cambridge, New York, Paris, Singapore, and finally back to Shanghai again, Zhu...
at Azalea Boutique & Z Beauty Lounge (5pm - 9pm)

Om Apparel is launching it's Fall Collection featuring designs by Sam Flores. We will be partying and showcasing new OM styles from 6-9PM and will include live music from Om artists and complimentary beverages!
at The Warfield (8pm)

An American Grammy Award winning rapper and actor. He rose to fame with the release of his albums Get Rich or Die Tryin'...
at 330 Ritch (8pm)

The recently-signed group makes emotionally charged and intensely driving music, which harks back to the most classic of dance songs from NYC's storied underground. The band describes the EP as, "The more ethereal, gauzy side of our tastes; the Summertime-Gothic and dreamy tracks we made...
Friday, June 4, 2010
at The New Parish (9pm)

The band is named after the grass, vetiver. Their music has been described as 'surreal', 'lullingly pleasant', 'tender and accessible' and 'quirky and warm'...
at Mezzanine (9pm)

An exclusive set by Holland's outrageous electro-disco superstars.
Saturday, June 5, 2010
at Ferry Building Traffic Island (noon - 3:30pm)

Armed with a handful of film screenshots, teams will set out to capture photos of local filming locations as they explore the landscape of San Francisco's cinematic past...
at Grand Hyatt Hotel - Union Square (6:30pm - 10pm)

Guests will be treated as if they were attending a Hollywood premier as they experience what the night has to entail. The venue will be full of photographers, red carpets, lounges, designer clothing booths and extraordinary appetizers...
at The Warfield (7pm)

The painted faces of the Insane Clown Posse haunt the media like an urban legend. They emerge like phantoms amidst rumors of horror and stories of violence, shrouded in secrecy and surrounded by speculation, only to disappear back underground, beneath the streets...
at Oracle Arena (7:30pm)

With Joe Cocker. Petty and his band the Heartbreakers celebrate seventeen years on tour!
at Mezzanine (8pm)

A frenetic sound filled with unbridled enthusiasm, roughed-up dance beat and anthemic choruses. Kim plays drums, and Matt plays keyboards and sings. Together the Brooklyn-based duo Matt & Kim are on a never-ending tour for the love of rock...
at The Independent (8pm)

The Dodos join a growing list of artists that have performed on behalf of the foundation that includes Rogue Wave, Adam Stephens of the Two Gallants, Earlimart, West Indian Girl, Slackstring and Chow Nasty. The proceeds from the event will go directly toward college scholarships for underprivileged youths...
at The Endup (10pm - 6am)

San Francisco's premiere techno party, is celebrating five years of bringing the Bay Area's real party people together with a special installment featuring London's Craig Richards and Zurich's Die Galoppierende Zuversicht. Along with acclaimed residents Nikola Baytala and Alland Byallo...
at Mission Rock Cafe (10pm - 4am)

Glam SF presents "Indieland" The Hippest Place on Earth! A San Francisco Summer Dance Mini-Massive.
Sunday, June 6, 2010
at Union Street - Gough to Steiner (10am - 6pm)

In its 33rd year, The Union Street Festival is one of San Francisco's largest free annual events. In 2008 we added an eco-zone to the event where we reserved two blocks of the six block Festival for green exhibitors, businesses and educational displays...
at Thee Parkside (noon - 6pm)

It's that time's hitting the books, vintage, local designers, fun finds, ladies, fellas, jams, eats, sweets, eye candy, drunk times, shopping different...
at Shoreline Amphitheatre (noon)

Featuring Sublime With Rome, Spoon, Hole and more! In case you didn't follow all the drama around the Sublime reunion, here's the short version: Sublime become megastars playing reggae-ska-punk for grungy white kids with tattoos, Bradley Nowell dies, grungy white kids with tattoos roam the Earth aimlessly...
at The Fairmont San Francisco (5pm - 8pm)

To promote heritage pigs and breed diversity in local and national communities. A group of chefs will each prepare a 140 pound heritage breed hog from head to toe in this friendly competition for a cause. Guests and professional judges will determine...
Monday, June 7, 2010
at The Independent (8pm)

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is an American hip hop group from the Glenville section of Cleveland, Ohio. They are best known for their fast-paced rapping style and harmonizing vocals. In 1997, the group was awarded the Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance with their song "Tha Crossroads"...
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