SF Station presents The Guide: A list of the best events happening this week
Tuesday, July 18 - Monday, July 24

Articles This Week

MUSIC: Too Short Q&A by Matt Crawford
Thom Yorke - The Eraser by Rossiter Drake
Ferry Corsten - L.E.F. by VinCi Chan Birdmonster - No Midnight by Jenny Miyasaki Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man by Rossiter Drake
The OH In Ohio by Matt Forsman
You, Me, and Dupree by Mel Valentin
San Francisco Silent Film Festival by Stefan Gruenwedel
FOOD: Coi Restaurant by Gloria Tai
ARTS: Naughty at Heather Marx Gallery by Nirmala Nataraj
SHOPPING: The French Quarter by Jialin Luh


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Tuesday, July 18, 2006
at the Fillmore (9pm)
"The Gnarls Barkley collaboration didn't bring producer Danger Mouse to the top of the British charts for the first time, but it did mark his debut as the pilot of a hit record. Mouse, born Brian Burton, first gained the ears of discriminating listeners when he concocted...
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at Pacific Film Archive (PFA) (7:30pm)
"The teenage state of being-poised between childhood and adulthood, one's identity not yet fully shaped, one's ideas and passions subject to the pull of emotions-has a raw, compelling power. It is why youth are often used figuratively...
Wednesday, July 19, 2006
at the Hemlock Tavern (9:30 pm)
Originally a side project from Danny Grody (Tarentel) and Trevor Montgomery (Lazarus), San Francisco's The Drift very quickly matured into a full-time dub-jazz-rock ensemble...
at Mars Bar and Cafe (8pm)
Hottest Electro, Progressive Beats By Jared F. Nima G. and Ben Maybe. Come join us for great Music and Drinks and see if you can Connect the Dots...
at Landmarks Lumiere Theater ((2:30pm, 5pm) 7:30pm, 9:35pm)
Priscilla Chase (Parker Posey) seems to have it all-the perfect job, the perfect house, the perfect husband (Paul Rudd). In bed, however, sex has always left her a bit short of the finish line. When the problem drives her husband to...
Thursday, July 20, 2006
at 21 Grand (8pm)
Sawako is a Tokyo/NYC based sound sculptor who understands the value of dynamics and the power of silence. Once through the processor named Sawako, sounds in everyday life field recordings, instruments, voice and electronic sounds float in space vividly with a digital yet organic texture...
at the Commonwealth Club of California (6:30pm)
What is it about Burning Man that draws thousands of revelers each August to the unforgiving Nevada desert, with its scorching daytime heat, frigid nights and choking dust storms? The annual temporary community has become a pilgrimage for a generation of artists, dreamers and people who wish to make a viable commerce-free...
Friday, July 21, 2006
at the Independent (9pm)
"A few distinct factors distinguish the resultant White Pepper from the rest of the Ween catalog. Firstly, the entire record is recorded in a "band" format, more parallel to the Ween live experience...
at Landmarks Bridge Theatre (midnight)
Hostess Peaches Christ is back again with eight more weeks of midnight movie insanity. She assures us however that the films are only the beginning. Be more afraid of her legendary and award winning pre-show! Midnight Mass has grown to become a uniquely San Franciscan phenomenon attracting sell-out crowds...
at the Fillmore (9pm)
"Paul Oakenfold is the DJ, remixer, and producer who did more than anyone else to break house music in Britain during the late '80s. During 1987-88, Oakenfold hosted a series of crucial club-nights which introduced thousands of Brits to house music...
at the Mezzanine (9pm - 3am)
Om Records and Sound In Color combine to bring you 'on the verge' talent that has the underground hip hop scene buzzing with the Time Has Come Tour. Headlining the San Francisco leg of the tour, SF legend and Om superstar, Mark Farina, presenting his Mushroom Jazz series live and in color...
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at Poleng Lounge (10pm - 2am)
Featuring the sounds of Drum & Bass sensation Breakage (UK - Bassbin/Scientific Wax)...
Saturday, July 22, 2006
at Precita Park (1pm - 6pm)
All youth, youth activity coordicators, family and friends are invited to come and be a part of positive and creative expression with San Francisco/ Bay Area artists...
at ABCo Artspace (7pm)
Free admission, donations encouraged, Music by Kid606 and friends: Jessie Quattro, Dead Swayze, 16 Bitch Pile-Up, and Cancer Fad...
at Temple Nightclub (8pm - 11:30pm (venue open until 2am))
Join us for an evening of art, film, and performance at the 2006 Gen Art San Francisco Ignite! Featuring The 7th Annual NewFangle Art Exhibition, focusing on technology-driven photography and video art, The Gen Art Screening Room, showing independent short films from the Bay Area...
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at SF Weekly's Warfield (8pm)
"Expectations were sky-high, but the Raconteurs exceed them all." *...
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at the Fillmore (9pm)
Jurassic 5's roots lie in the L.A. Underground, a hip-hop movement centered around The Good Life Café open-mic space in the heart of South Central Los Angeles' old jazz district, where dozens of MCs and DJs would congregate regularly to perform...
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at de Young Museum (9:30am - 5pm, open til 8:45pm on Friday)
Mexican-Americans are the nation's fastest growing ethnicity, accounting for 58% of the 35 million Latinos in the last U.S. census. Their presence has been manifest at every level of American culture. In order to capture the vitality and impact of the specific cultural...
Sunday, July 23, 2006
at Festival Pavilion (noon - 7pm)
Galleries & private dealers from the US & Europe present the finest photographic art from the 19th century to the most progressive contemporary photo-based art. This year's show includes artist installation booths...
at Yerba Buena Gardens (11am - 5pm)
The event runs the gamut from comedy to drama, musical to improv, hip-hop to Shakespeare and includes 10 shows for children. Admission to all shows is FREE...
at Make-Out Room (8:30pm)
QUINCY is a musical melting pot. She is the rock n' roll, the country, the atmospheric, and the swing and somehow has the ability to string them all together as if they were made for each other. A native of Los Angeles, Quincy is captivating audiences regularly...
Monday, July 24, 2006
at Fillmore (8pm)
"...to fully understand Os Mutantes, you must first try to understand Brazil, 1968. The Right Wing military overthrow of 1964 had not been entirely successful. Through the succession of four (or more) leaders over the years leading up to 1968 there was large student unrest...
at Castro Theatre (see festival schedule)
As the first and largest Jewish Film Festival, we remain the world leader and a source of inspiration for nearly a hundred other Jewish film festivals. Our ongoing programs include the summer...
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