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The international community turns its head to the turf this week as the 2010 World Cup gets under way in South Africa. San Francisco's best bars are preparing for an influx of soccer fans and venues. Ladies can find the perfect outfit and accessories to complement their favorite team's colors at Shecky's Girls Night Out. And you'll want to replenish yourself after the opening game Friday at Top Chef: The Tour 2010. Find the international spirit off the field at DjangoFest and the SF Ethnic Dance Festival Gala, and enjoy more than 100 international wine producers at the 7th Annual Golden Glass event. Don't forget to celebrate the City's unique local culture at the Haight-Ashbury Street Fair and Wavy Gravy's All Star Jam.

Question of the week: Win a copy of the new Wolfman DVD! Which Tenderloin bar is managed by the author of "Glorious World Cup"? First to find the answer in the Guide this week and email [email protected] wins.

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Tuesday, June 8, 2010
at Herbst Theatre (8pm)

In the '90s, Henry Rollins emerged as a post-punk renaissance man, without the self-conscious trappings that plagued such '80s artists as David Byrne. Following Black Flag's...
at The Independent (9pm)

If opposites really do attract, it makes perfect sense that Holy F*ck would chose a barn in rural Ontario to record a series of dynamic electro-noise pop that compose their latest full-length release, titled Latin. Where Holy F*ck in the past were a rotating cast of musicians...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
at 222 Club (10pm)

The Night Kitchen and FIXUP combine their innovative nightlife agendas for an explosive night of jukin' booty beats, booming bass and dubbed-out styles. Bristol dubstep legend Tony Williams, aka Headhunter makes his much anticipated return to SF with his trademark teched-out riddims...
at Roxie Theater (6:45pm & 10pm)

Sailor Jerry rum will pay homage to the life of Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins with a series of public screenings of the award-winning documentary, Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry: The Life and Times of Norman Keith Collins, written and directed by Erich Weiss...
Thursday, June 10, 2010
at Herbst Pavilion (5pm - 10pm)

Grab your girlfriends and shake off the cold with a little help from Shecky's! At Girls Night Out, you'll experience the newest warm weather fashion trends, delicious cocktails, plus sensational spring beauty treatments. Throw in our fabulous goodie bags...
at Zeum Theater (see listing for times)

This June, Killing My Lobster returns to the Zeum with KML Goes Undercover. Directors Annie O'Rourke and Ken Slattery take us into the cunningly clandestine world of espionage. It's a world of secret (and not so secret) surveillance, innovative interrogation techniques and...
at Great American Music Hall (9pm)

Sleepy Sun is a California band from many Californias. They hail from the rolling oak and sage hills of Sierra Gold Country, The San Francisco Peninsula, where Kesey raged and the Dead were once Warlocks, and the...
at Vessel (9:30pm)

A child of the acid house generation, has been busy with the beats long before genres were but a twinkle in clubland's eye. An electronic artist who defies generic boundaries, ever since his days organising the infamous motor way raves under the M42 motor way...
at Mighty (10pm)

"Working from a studio in Santa Monica, California. A young Daedelus began noodling bass clarinet notes, and soon graduated into the covenant of double-bass. After an ill-fated affair pondering classical and jazz, rave paved the way, and a burgeoning..."
Friday, June 11, 2010
at Justin Herman Plaza (10:30am, noon, 1:30pm)

Top Chef: The Tour is back again this year, bigger and better than ever, once again hitting 21 cities across the US, including the Pacific Northwest for the first time ever. This year's tour features a restaurant-style format with table seating, so you can interact with your favorite cheftestants in style...
at Southern Exposure (8:30pm)

Festa L'Animale is Portland based artist Jane Paik, a musician and dancer whose main venue has been punk clubs across the country, with musician Geoff Soule. Paik has fronted several bands and dabbles with instruments mostly in the confines of her bedroom...
at 142 Throckmorton Theatre (8pm)

DjangoFest Mill Valley, returns for a four-day festival celebrating the music and spirit of the great French/Belgian Gypsy guitarist, Django Reinhardt. Join 142 and other Gypsy Jazz fans, players and enthusiasts from around the world...
at Palace of Fine Arts (8pm)

The New York Times dance critic raves: "What other city in the world has anything like the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival?...I heartily envy the Bay Area residents..." This June, San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts will be transformed into a cultural feast...
at Great American Music Hall (9pm)

The great majority of artists spend their formative years, if not their entire careers, working to shake off the gravitational pull of their predecessors, and the many masters and masterpieces that came...
Saturday, June 12, 2010
at Sonoma County Fairgrounds (all day)

Celebrating 32 years with a mission to support progressive social values, sacred community activism, trans-partisan politics, and conscious uplifting music...
at Festival Pavilion (1pm - 5pm)

The 2010 Golden Glass will celebrate the efforts of over 100 international wine producers who strive to protect, nurture, and revive the indigenous and classic varieties of their regions. The wineries will be clustered in designated, regional areas...
at Artist-Xchange (1pm - 6pm)

At the SF Etsy Sampler, you'll find an assortment of awesome art and irresistible handcrafts -- delectable jewelry, terrific textiles, fun accessories, beautiful home decor, fabulous fashions, and yummy bath and body treats...
at Mission Rock Cafe (10pm - 3am)

Kelly's Mission Rock, with it's Bay views, sea breezes, and outdoor DJ dancing area mixed with Blow Up's five year reputation for the funnest, sexiest, banging-est parties is a killer combination...
Sunday, June 13, 2010
at Haight Street (11am - 5:30pm)

For the last 28 years, HASF has produced the annual street fair that features arts and crafts, food booths, two musical stages and more. It also serves as a means for community groups and mercantile vendors to interact with the public and expand their base...
at Live Oak Park in Berkeley (all day)

In 2010 we celebrate the fair's 40th year! A cornerstone of the vibrant North berkeley art & crafts community, this weekend in the park showcases the creative endeavors of local and Western states artists and craftspeople. Huge trees, rolling lawns and Codornices Creek make this park a favorite destination.
at Mission Rock Cafe (noon - midnight)

If you ask any electronic music professional/expert to name the top house music DJs in the world. You will likely get the following names; Erick Morillo, Derrick Carter, DJ Sneak, Mark Farina. That's how far SF's favorite DJ has come...
at Great American Music Hall (8pm)

For more than 30 years, Seva Foundation has served people around the world who are struggling for health, cultural survival and sustainability in their communities. We call our work "compassion in action"...
Monday, June 14, 2010
at Mezzanine (7pm)

For the latest edition of the popular SFFS Film Arts Forum, five well-traveled, seasoned filmmakers reveal their hard-earned wisdom about negotiating the byways of international filmmaking, touching on topics such as knowing where you're going and what you're getting into, the importance...
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