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Keep your walking shoes and extra supplies of hand sanitizer and napkins nearby, after a wild weekend full of music and food at Outside Lands, local chefs take center stage at the Street Food Festival. After drawing thousands of to the Outer Mission during its first two years, the festival expands this year with vendors from Seattle, New York and other foodie-friendly cities alongside all the local favorites. For more festival action, do it island style at Japantown's Hawaii Fair and Festival. Grab a laugh at the San Francisco Improv Festival or Sketchfest Summer Nights and just throw it in the bag at Chrome's 16th Anniversary Sale. Shine bright at the Black Light Costume Ball, cut a rug with Cut Chemist and go Doubledown with B. Bravo at John Colins Lounge.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011
at Top of the Mark (7:30pm)

This summer, join us every Tuesday at the legendary Top of the Mark for a relaxing evening with a glass of wine and a movie that was either filmed at, around, or from the Mark Hopkins...
at Mezzanine (6:30pm)

Pentagram is considered to be one of the most influential heavy metal acts ever, especially in the realm of the doom-metal genre. Over the years since its inception, the band has gone through a long and complicated history with many lineups...
at ArtHaus (6pm)

The brand new SoMa Art Guide is an annual guidebook to the artists, art studios, art-related businesses, art galleries and museums located in the South of Market district of San Francisco.
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Wednesday, August 17, 2011
at Hotel Vitale (5pm)

Living under the same roof and working in a shared basement studio in Bed Stuy, Matt Young, Angelica Bess and Grant Wheeler have been busy shaping a sound that swells with the blood, sweat and cheers that illuminates their live performances...
Thursday, August 18, 2011
at Asian Art Museum (5pm - 9pm)

Indonesian puppetry is a mesmerizing kind of theatre using light and shadow, designated a "Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity" by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...
at Bottom of the Hill (9:30pm)

Wooden Shjips, a quartet from S.F. heavily influenced by the experimentalism of psychedelia, classical minimalism, and garage rock excess...
at Harlot (6:30pm)

Join us for a provocative evening with porn star and proclaimed "girl-pervert" Oriana Small, Aka Ashley Blue, for a profound view of the intricacies of her last decade in and out of the adult film industry, love, and drugs, and her voyage toward what it means to live ecstatically...
at California Academy of Sciences (6pm)

Get ready to laugh your wrasse off (as in cleaner wrasse - you know, the cute little symbiotic fish that nibbles parasites off its neighbors). This week, NightLife partners with SF Sketchfest for a night of "weird science" comedy with an 80s twist...
at Mezzanine (9pm)

Cut Chemist is the performing name of Lucas MacFadden, a solo turntablist. He is a former member of the funk Latin band Ozomatli, and of the underground rap group Jurassic 5. He became known through the Los Angeles-based rap group Unity Committee...
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Friday, August 19, 2011
at 103 Harriet (10pm - 4am)

Christopher Dexter Greenspan also known as oOoOO has been buzzing all over the interweb, with his haunting beats and ghostly sounds it's not a surprise that some people are categorizing his work under "Witch house", "Drag" and "Haunted House"...
at Holy Cow (8pm)

This is a very special event with a full spectrum of house music. Ellen Ferrato Headlining, Isaiah Martin giving a sneak peak of his burningman sets and our resident Jays One starting the night off. No Cover in Costume.
at Rickshaw Stop (9pm)

Run DMT has been compared to a collision between a sun and a white dwarf, a creative explosion sending infinite shockwaves through the universe. It started as an experiment in sonic hyperbole in mid 2010 by Austin based electronic music producers Lemiwinks & Parson...
at Regency Ballroom (9pm)

Public Enemy rewrote the rules of hip-hop, becoming the most influential and controversial rap group of the late '80s and, for many, the definitive rap group of all time. Building from Run-D.M.C.'s street-oriented beats and Boogie Down Productions' proto-gangsta rhyming...
at Great American Music Hall (9pm)

Born and bred in Northern California, residing in Southern California and with a place in his heart for Nashville, Nick13 crafts storytelling songs of heartbreak, experience and passion, driven by his haunting and distinctive voice and acoustic guitar...
SF Station Deal
Saturday, August 20, 2011
at The Mission (11am - 7pm)

La Cocina's San Francisco Street Food Festival brings all of the best food (and music) in the Bay Area to one street, once a year, to celebrate the talent, the taste and the entrepreneurial spirit of people who make a living doing what they love to do.
at Alamo Square (9am - 3pm)

The 28th Annual Alamo Square Flea Market features great local vendors, and returning this year will be Indie Mart! We are setting aside a dedicated kid area off the shopping path. New this year: Off The Grid will be on hand to provide food and refreshments!
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) (1pm - late)

Join us for the second installment of BAN6 Push Play> featuring Literary Death Match, heavy metal quilting with Ben Venom, a listening party with David Harrington of Kronos Quartet and much more. This event is free and includes admission to the BAN6 exhibition...
at Japantown (2pm)

The Japan Center Malls invites you and your family to join in a FREE Hawaiian celebration featuring arts & crafts for the kids. Experience Hawaiian music and hula from the different eras of Waikiki...
at California Academy of Sciences (6pm)

Why count sheep when you could count geckos, butterflies, sharks, and penguins? Camp out for a night at the Academy and see the museum in a whole new light. For a limited time, get $20 off each ticket with promo code PPAUG20.
at Regency Ballroom (8pm)

Whether billed as the Doors of the 21st Century, Riders on the Storm or Manzarek/Krieger, rest assured that these Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will play a full night of classic Doors material circa 1967-'71. Led by the incendiary keyboards energy of Manzarek...
at Chrome Store (10am - 8pm)

We're celebrating 16 years strong on August 20th! Swing by for some awesome deals, cold beer, and live music all day long. And don't forget to enter to win a pair of new shoes from Chrome & SF Station!
Sunday, August 21, 2011
at Mighty (1pm)

Prepare for the Playa by shimmying as you shop for your Burning Man Festival get-up at Mighty's 5th Annual Trunk Show, which highlights over 30 local, independent designers selling duds perfect for the desert.
at Eureka Theatre (7:30pm)

Tim Meadows (performing with Uncle's Brother), Improv Everywhere, and Dr. God are just a few of the acts in this year's impressive lineup helping with that mission...
at Sigmund Stern Grove (2pm - 5pm)

The San Francisco will once again be closing out the summer at Stern Grove! Featured artist mezzo-soprano Dora Zajick and the other artists will be performing selections from the current repertoire...
at Fort Mason Center (3pm - 6pm)

This is the most comprehensive tasting of California wines in the world -- the largest number of wineries; an enormous range of varietals; wine growing appellations from all over the state. This is a Family Winemakers tasting...
at Manor West (1pm)

Sunday Fundays in San Francisco just got a whole lot more interesting. The EyeHeartSF guys have teamed up with Justin Roja presents & Manor West to bring a new element of excitement to the city...
at Hemlock Tavern (9pm)

Sometimes taking it outside works best. Ganglians, a beardo four-piece from Sacramento, do just that. Their brand of psychedelia is the latest offering from Woodsist, a Brooklyn label putting out records by what could be considered lo-fi's new guard...
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Novellus Theater (7:30pm)

On the occasion of SFMOMA's landmark exhibition The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde and YBCA's Bay Area Now 6, SFMOMA in association with YBCA presents a new production of Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein's opera...
Monday, August 22, 2011
at Bottom of the Hill (9pm)

Will this be a "yelly" record? No, it will not. Rick Froberg doesn't yell any more. It makes him uncomfortable. Hurts his throat. He's not going to do it. Unless he sees a fire in the engineer's booth, or a crazy man with a knife hiding behind one of the amps. And even then, it's doubtful that Rick's yelling would make it onto tape...
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