SF Station : The Guide
Tuesday, August 23 - Monday, August 29
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MUSIC: Vinyl & Sila and the Afrofunk Experience by Ginevra Kirkland
Amplifier by Misha Vladimirskiy
FILM: The 40-Year Old Virgin by Matt Forsman
2046 by Anhoni Patel
Red Eye by Rossiter Drake
Asylum by Rossiter Drake
FOOD: Squash Blossoms by Genevieve Robertson
SHOPPING: Borderlands Books by Jialin Luh
THE ARTS: Regretrosexual @ The Phoenix Theatre by Nirmala Nataraj
Man Camp by Adrienne Brodeur by Lisa Ryers
SPORTS: Bay Area Baseball by Gabriel Desjardins
Giants Roundup by Hubert Huang
SPECIAL: 24-Hour Fitness Membership
Tibet: Treasures from the Roof of the World!
Xingolati: Groove Cruise of the Pacific
Mushroom Jazz / Om Records Music Package!
ONGOING: Coupons
Guest Lists & Discounts
Tuesday, August 23, 2005 Show All Events »
Written and directed by Wong Kar Wai
at Embarcadero Cinema (1, 4, 7, & 9:50 pm) Film

The story of Chow Mo Wan from In the Mood for Love continues. In late-1960s Hong Kong, a few years after his ephemeral affair with Su Lizhen (Maggie Cheung), Chow (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) is now an out of work journalist and pulp fiction writer living in a cheap hotel. MORE

Charles Linder
at Brian Gross Fine Art (10:30 am - 5:30 pm) Galleries
A painter, sculptor, and multi-media artist, Linder presents a series of lightboxes and photo panels that reflect upon an ephemeral summer experience in Paris, France in 2004. MORE

at Pigman Gallery (11 am - 5 pm) Galleries
150+ artists & 450+ works on paper. Project room by Kottie Paloma & Andrew Vogt. Indoor forest by Suzanne Husky, Jovi Schnell, and Jill Bliss. MORE

Wednesday, August 24, 2005 Show All Events »
2San Francisco's 2nd Annual
SF Fashion Week
at Palace of Fine Arts (7 pm - 10 pm) Fashion Show
San Francisco Fashion Week™ will once again be held at The Palace of Fine Arts from August 24 to 28, 2005, and will showcase Spring 2006 Collections from up to twenty of the top emerging and established fashion designers from the Bay Area. MORE

Jungle Exotica Summer Tiki Tour
Fluffgirl Burlesque
at Bottom of the Hill (9 pm) Music
In every Flufgirl Burlesque show you will see a variety of beautiful women who all have a mutual desire to perform and keep the true art of Burlesque alive on modern day stages across the world! MORE

NU Wednesdays at Anju
at ANJU (8:30 pm) Clubs
Happy Hour doesn't have to end at 7. NU Wednesdays at Anju are your one-stop shop for the best tapas, drinks, music, art, and video. Get your culture on without the daunting circus of expectations and innuendos. MORE

Brides of Frankenstein
at San Jose Museum of Art (11 am - 5 pm) Museums
Brides of Frankenstein will exhibit experimental work by a new generation of female artists working with video, installation, robotics, the Internet, computer animation, and other digital and traditional media, to animate synthetic creatures with virtual life. MORE

Thanks for Nothing
Losers, Lucky Breaks, and Lost Causes
at 111 Minna Street Gallery (12 noon - 5 pm) Galleries
Prints by Mike Houston and Martin Mazorra. MORE

Thursday, August 25, 2005 Show All Events »
piNoisepop 9
Asian American Music Festival
at Bindlestiff Studio (8 pm) Festivals/Fairs
The festival is a community-based, all-ages event that brings together bands and independent artists who are among the best of the Asian American underground from around the nation. The event is run entirely by volunteers. This year, the festival was made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. MORE

Top of the Mark - A Soma Magazine Party
Private Invitation Only -- Click Here!
at Top of the Mark (9 pm) Clubs
After last year's smashing success, SOMA Magazine joins forces with Donovan once again to host the 2nd annual "Top of the Mark" event on Thursday, August 25th at the exclusive and elegant Top of the Mark at Mark Hopkins Hotel. MORE

Medeski Martin & Wood
In the Garden Theatre
at Villa Montalvo (7:30 pm) Music
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Think Miles Davis, the later grooves. Think East Village nightclubs packed to see a crowd-pleasing favorite: catchy riffs, sizzling organ solos, free-jazz digressions, soul-satisfying chords. MORE

The Overcoat
at A.C.T. (Geary Theater) (8 pm) Performance Arts
Dazzling and brawling, funny and sexy and sad, the international hit The Overcoat is a seamless integration of theater, music, and design. MORE

at Aura Nightclub (9 pm) Clubs
Come experience the essence of AURA as we Dine, Dance and Indulge with the most upscale and beautiful crowd in the Bay. MORE

Heroes All!
at San Francisco Art Commission (SFAC) (8 am - 8 pm) Galleries
Heroes All!, an exhibition of black and white portraits of WWII Verterans by San Francisco photographer Tom Graves open in commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the end of the war. MORE

Friday, August 26, 2005 Show All Events »
The Samples
at Cafe du Nord (9:30 pm) Music
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An important reminder that before Dave Matthews and Big Head Todd & The Monsters, The Samples were out there paving the way as far as underground college rock bands go. MORE

Particle, Gabby La La
at Great American Music Hall (9 pm) Music
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Particle's star keeps rising as they continue to appeal to a wide range of fans drawn from the dance, electronic, and jam-rock realms. MORE

"Girls Girls Girls"
at Mighty (7:30 pm) Clubs
Mighty will be revamping their current exhibit to spotlight fresh art ranging from David Ho's dark, surreal images to Eric Kroll's suggestively arousing photography. Presenting the latest in SF female artists, musicians, dancers, models and male artists who use them as their subjects. MORE

Barbarasteele plus Scissor for Lefty
Mister Loveless , Catholic Comb, Climber
at Red Devil Lounge (8 pm) Music
We're thieves in the night with honey lips, tease from lands beyond, was it wrong to trade our ways for honeybees... MORE

Ultraman Festival
at Castro Theatre (7 pm, 7:40 pm) Film
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Bay Area Film Events, the producers of Godzillafest, are proud to bring Ultramania to the Castro Theatre! Ultramania showcases the SF Bay Area premier of Ultraman: The Next (2005). MORE

Anna Maria Flechero "Live"
at Maxwell's Lounge (8 pm) Music
San Franciscan-born singer/songwriter Anna Maria Flechero has thrilled audiences from Club Jazz Nouveau to the African Sounds at Kimball’s East in Emeryville. MORE

Saturday, August 27, 2005 Show All Events »
The Funk Motherhisp presents
Vinyl plus Sila and the Afrofunk Experience
at Great American Music Hall (9 pm) Music
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The Funk Motherhisp invites you to a Night of Gritty, Ripping, Hard-hitting Funk, Latin, Reggae and AfroFunk Dance Music featuring two of Bay Area's FUNK heavy weights Vinyl Plus Sila & the AfroFunk Experience. MORE

3 Drops of Blood VII - Dance & Music Performance Series
at Project Artaud Theater (8 pm) Performance Arts
Featuring: Frank Pahl, Nanos Operetta, Sha Sha Higby, Rapt productions & the music of Arnold Dreyblatt performed by Chepikov String Quartet. MORE

Missing Persons
Harsh Kreiger / Thomas Cunningham Band
at Red Devil Lounge (8 pm) Music
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In 1981, the band released its self-titled debut EP; after signing to Capitol, the label reissued the record in 1982, and the singles "Words" and "Destination Unknown" both nearly hit the Top 40. MORE

The 2nd Annual
Golden Gate Renaissance Faire
at Golden Gate Park (10 am - 6 pm) Festivals/Fairs
5 Acres of Continuous Entertainment on 4 Stages, 100s of Merchants & Over 1000 Actors, Hard Hitting, Lance Splitting Jousting, Live Sword Fighting, Children's Games, Jugglers, Magicians, Minstrels, Two Royal Courts Battling for Power, Food, Beverages, & Beer. MORE

San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival
at Treasure Island (10 am - 5 pm) Festivals/Fairs
A weekend of world class dragon boat racing, spectacular cultural performances, and fun-filled activities for the whole family at the largest competitive dragon boat festival in the United States, with nearly 100 dragon boat teams and 2,500 dragon boat paddlers from across North America. MORE

at Bayfront Theatre (8 pm) Performance Arts
BATS Battle of the Bay winners take on their SoCal rivals - Los Angeles Theatresports (LATS). MORE

2005 Run For Life
at UC Berkeley (CAL) (8 am - 10 am) Fundraisers
The event is produced by the Run for Life Foundation as a fundraiser for children and youth groups in the Bay Area as well as a wonderful opportunity to teach and benefit from community service. MORE

Sunday, August 28, 2005 Show All Events »
ANA Cable Car Chase - 5.67 Mile Run
at Aquatic Park (8 am) Festivals/Fairs
Come experience the thrill of chasing a cable car through the streets of San Francisco! Runners will be treated to a spectacular 5.67 mile course through Fisherman's Wharf & Pier 39, along the Embarcadero and California Street, and through the City's eclectic Nob Hill and Russian Hill neighborhoods! MORE

Black Mountain, Parchman Farm
at The Independent (8 pm) Music
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After founding Jerk With a Bomb in the late '90s, Stephen McBean had by the mid-2000s transformed the Vancouver-area band into a group called Black Mountain. MORE

If Dreams Come True
My Life So Far
at New Conservatory Theatre (2 pm) Performance Arts
The New Conservatory Theatre Center's 2005 In Concert Series, Now and Then, presents If Dreams Come True - My Life So Far starring Wesla. MORE

Whale Watch Cruises
at Fort Mason Center (7:45 am - 4:30 pm) Outdoors
Naturalist-led day cruises head toward the Farallon Islands, the largest seabird rookery in the contiguous US. MORE

Monday, August 29, 2005 Show All Events »
John Wesley Harding
Kelly Hogan
at Cafe du Nord (8:30 pm) Music
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John Wesley Harding may take his name from a Bob Dylan album and he's a modern-day folksinger, but with the biting, cynical observations in his songs and sharp sense of humor combined with winning melodies, he shows his true forefathers are Elvis Costello and Nick Lowe with a hint of Billy Bragg. MORE

Directed by Franny Armstrong
at Red Vic Movie House (7:15 pm, 9:15 pm) Film
The true story of gardener Helen Steel and postman Dave Morris, two ordinary people who were sued for libel by McDonald's after refusing to apologize for distributing a leaflet that asked consumers to ponder the question "What's Wrong with McDonald's?" MORE

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