SF Station : The Guide
Tuesday, July 5 - Monday, July 11
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MUSIC: Loud Live Local by Matthew Thayer
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: March of the Penguins by Matt Forsman
Yes by Michael Koch
Rebound by Matt Forsman
FOOD: Sellers Market by Erika Christiansen
SHOPPING: Edwards Luggage & Flight 001 by Michelle Sieling
THE ARTS: The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? by Nirmala Nataraj
SPORTS: Giants Roundup by Hubert Huang
SPECIAL: Tibet: Treasures from the Roof of the World!
Sunset Promotions: 2Mex, The Shapeshifters & Moses Mayes
Xingolati: Groove Cruise of the Pacific
Mushroom Jazz / Om Records Music Package!
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, July 5, 2005 Show All Events »
Last of the Blacksmiths, Dame Satan
at Cafe du Nord (9 pm) Music
San Francisco's Last of the Blacksmiths makes music that could be the soundtrack to rain. Dark, harmonic, meandering, lonely - it's the sort of stuff you want to put on and then sit down somewhere in the gloom to contemplate your sorrows with a beer in one hand. MORE

at Embarcadero Cinema (various times) Film
Read the Reivew
When an American woman (Joan Allen) leaves her politician husband (Sam Neill) and embarks on a passionate love affair with a Middle-Eastern man (Simon Abkarian), their journey from London and Belfast to Beirut and Havana sees them confront some of the greatest conflicts of our generation-religious, political and sexual. MORE

Wednesday, July 6, 2005 Show All Events »
i once was lost...
Found Art and experimental music Show
at Rickshaw Stop (8 pm) Music
i once was lost… celebrates the beauty that can be found in sheer randomness, circumstance, and speculation. Simple activities such as walking down the street, shopping at thrift stores and flea markets, and picking through the trash can yield many diamonds in the rough. MORE

Out Damned Spot with The Frequency and The Passionistas
at El Rio (8 pm) Music
Like the fog that crawls over Twin Peaks in midsummer, Out Damned Spot is blanketing the city with a buzz that is reminiscent of the glory days of the San Francisco music scene. MORE

Material Matters
at The Lab (1 pm - 6 pm) Galleries
The five Bay Area artists featured in Material Matters all employ a similar methodology, but don't necessarily produce artwork in the same way. MORE

Thursday, July 7, 2005 Show All Events »
Pop Crush Festival
at Rickshaw Stop (8 pm) Music
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San Francisco's smallest music festival celebrates its 4th biennial appearance with three packed summer nights of fuzz and jangle, featuring indiepop bands from all across the US and beyond. Expect shimmering melodies, catchy hooks, bashful smiles and sidelong glances. MORE

The Frisky Frolics
You've Never Danced to Anything Like Them!
at 200 Grand (9 pm - 12 midnight) Music
Every song I've heard them play makes me want to dance. There repertoire is vast, and their range is ideal for both relaxed Lindy and gentle Balboa. MORE

Arabian Night
at The Ashby Stage (8 pm) Performance Arts
On a hot summer night in a Berlin apartment house, the mythic and unexpected nightmares of five tenants twist into a dreamscape that is part fantasy and part urban thriller. MORE

The Elephant Man
at Shelton Theater (8 pm) Performance Arts
Shelton Theater presents The Elephant Man, the beautifully written story of the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century. MORE

The Art of Richard Tuttle
at SFMOMA (10am - 9pm) Museums
One of the foremost artists of our time, Richard Tuttle is often described as a maverick. Above all else, Tuttle’s art is an exercise in creative independence. MORE

Friday, July 8, 2005 Show All Events »
Silent Film Festival
at Castro Theatre (8 pm) Film
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The San Francisco Silent Film Festival, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and exhibiting silent films, provides a venue for the public to access and experience this art form for themselves. MORE

Zolar X / The Naysayers
at Great American Music Hall (9 pm) Music
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Meet the strangest known band from the pre-punk dayze of glam. A sound like no other and a story as out there as the The Monks. MORE

at The Fillmore (9 pm) Music
Esthero was much more than a one-night stand. 1998's Breath From Another was the catalyst that sparked a love movement in which the years that followed were spent waiting and longing for her return. MORE

::: VERVE :::
at 111 Minna Street Gallery (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
09:Babies is presenting another event for the SF massive :: VERVE :: a special night of bhangra, breakbeats, hip hop and soulful world grooves benefiting the AIDS Walk. MORE

Sam Poppa of Buddha Bar (Paris)
Opening set by: Donovan
at Mighty (9 pm) Clubs
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Metro Jazz Productions and Mighty invite you to an evening with: Sam Poppa of Buddha Bar (Paris). Visuals by: SLIDE and SPIN Productions. Live Drumming and Live Belly Dancing. MORE

Closing Party
at DNA Lounge (10pm - 4am) Clubs
Remedy delivers what San Franciscans want to hear, see and dance to every week: 2 top caliber house music DJs/producers from SF and abroad, excellent costumed dancers, a team of professional live drummers and beautiful visual effects. MORE

Saturday, July 9, 2005 Show All Events »
Effection presents
A San Francisco Arts and Design Organization Hosts Fashion and Art Event
at Dog Patch Studios (7 pm - 2 am) Clubs
On Saturday, July 9th, 2005, San Francisco's creative community and beyond will converge at Dog Patch Studios for an evening showcasing the work of fashion designers, artists, DJ's, architects, and graphic artists. MORE

Brazilian Girls
at The Fillmore (9 pm) Music
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It only takes one song to feel invited into The Brazilian Girls’ playground of fantasy and hypnotic loops. Their colorful exhibition of beguiling, almost sibylline music, laced with arresting lyrics and samples, grabs hold and titillates all five senses (and maybe a few you didn’t even know you had). MORE

Blood Bucket Ballyhoo
An All-New Hypnodrome Horror Revue
at Hypnodrome (8 pm & 11:45 pm) Performance Arts
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The world's only Grand Guignol triple terror stage show is back! Following the spectacular success of last fall's wildly popular "Welcome to the Hypnodrome" Thrillpeddlers, veteran purveyors of perverse stage shenanigans, return with an even more elaborate evening of hospitable horror - Blood Bucket Ballyhoo! MORE

Sloppy second saturdays
a Breaks & Beats party
at Anú (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
DJ kitty-d is always a treat to listen to, watch, and definitely to dance to. He keeps his BREAKS clever and fresh, dropping in anything from slowed down funky electro cuts to getcha hoppin' and grindin' to uptempo ragga breakbeats. MORE

at The Gallery Lounge (9 pm - 2 am) Clubs
We are keeping the open format alive and this time around holding it at a much more intimate, regular setting and getting even more diverse in style. MORE

July Group Show, City Art Coop Gallery
at City Art Gallery (12 pm - 9 pm) Galleries
The monthly group show of Art Cooperative members of City Art Gallery. A great time to be had by all, City Art's monthly first Friday shows have become a neighbourhood favorite. MORE

Sunday, July 10, 2005 Show All Events »
2nd Sunday
2005 Season Opener
at Kelly's Mission Rock (12 pm - 10 pm) Clubs
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Please join us Sunday June 12th as San Francisco's favorite summer party returns to Kelly's Mission Rock. With DJs Jeno, Norm Stradley, DJ Seven, Dimitris Mykonos, Trevor Simpson, Andy Caldwell, M3, Ellen Ferrato, Ben Doren, Mike Ameci and Von. MORE

Sixes, D. Yellow Swans, Sixteen Bitch Pile Up
at Hemlock Tavern (9 pm) Music
Sixes- hitting SF/Oakland clubs solo performing at the organ, turntables, guitar, synth/electronics, and any other instrument he could run through massive distortion, effects, and walls of amplifiers. MORE

The Golden Gate Park Band
Michael L.Wirgler, Music Director and Conductor
at Golden Gate Park (1 pm) Performance Arts
Concerts are free of charge and take place on the lawn of the San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum in Golden Gate Park. Concerts start at 1:00 p.m. and usually end between 2:30 and 2:45. There is no intermission. MORE

Monday, July 11, 2005 Show All Events »
Zeitgeist International Film Festival
at Zeitgeist Bar and Guest Haus (9 pm - 11 pm) Film
ZIFF is the premier undiscovered, underground film festival of the Bay Area, bringing highly unusual and incredible independent film to the outdoor screen since our inception in 1999 (some with budgets of hundreds of dollars!) ZIFF is still the only film festival shown in the world famous BEER-O-SCOPE ! MORE

The Holy Kiss, Lion Fever, Bellmer Dolls
at Bottom of the Hill (7:30 pm) Music
Bay Areans the Holy Kiss began on a dissonant indie note and transformed slowly into the bastard child of the Birthday Party and Black Heart Procession. The Holy Kiss's Matty Rue Morgue channels the grit and grace of Tom Waits through the body of a modern-day Lestat. MORE

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