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Culture, The Exhibitionist Burner: A Phone Number You Can Give To Randos Without Regretting it

Burner: A Phone Number You Can Give To Randos Without Regretting it

You know when you meet someone at a bar and they ask for your number, and they seem decent enough that you give it to them, but then they start blowing up your phone with texts, leading you to…
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Music, All Shook Down Miley Cyrus and Joan Jett Rock Out for LGBT and Homeless Youth

Miley Cyrus and Joan Jett Rock Out for LGBT and Homeless Youth

Miley Cyrus officially launched The Happy Hippie Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to rallying young people to fight the injustices faced by homeless youth, LGBT youth, and other vulnerable populations, today. Cyrus is kicking the foundation off with a new…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Hybrid Place, Hybrid Play: We Players’ <i>Ondine</i> at Sutro Baths

Hybrid Place, Hybrid Play: We Players’ Ondine at Sutro Baths

In the margin between the white lines on the asphalt parking lot and the wild crash of the sea on the west side of San Francisco lie the ruins of the Sutro Baths, created by millionaire and former mayor…
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Dining, SFoodie Get Suave with Agave Tonight at Monarch, for Cinco de Mayo

Get Suave with Agave Tonight at Monarch, for Cinco de Mayo

Tequila and Cinco de Mayo go together like Simon and Garfunkel, or Hall and Oates, or Garfunkel and Oates, so it is no surprise that the west coast chapters of the United States Bartenders’ Guild have gotten together to…
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News, The Snitch Jurisdictional Disputes a Whale of a Problem When Dealing with Whale Carcasses

Jurisdictional Disputes a Whale of a Problem When Dealing with Whale Carcasses

A dead whale has washed up on the shores of Pacifica, the second in just a few weeks, NBC Bay Area reports. The whale, which was found last evening and will undergo a necropsy tomorrow to determine the cause…
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Music, All Shook Down Cold Beat, Lié, and Ko'ban Provide a Glimpse of a Utopian Future at The Hemlock

Cold Beat, Lié, and Ko'ban Provide a Glimpse of a Utopian Future at The Hemlock

Cold Beat Lié Ko’ban Fish Breath May 4, 2015 The Hemlock Tavern Better than: scrolling through Star Wars puns on my newsfeed. If there was any take-away from last night’s show at The Hemlock it was this: shredding bass and…
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Music, All Shook Down Moment of Truth: Lyrics Born Spits Hot Fire in Explosive Hot Sauce Q&amp;A

Moment of Truth: Lyrics Born Spits Hot Fire in Explosive Hot Sauce Q&A

Yesterday we premiered Lyrics Born’s 8th LP, Real People. It sees the legendary Bay Area MC stepping into New Orleans to produce a new sonic explosion of funk and soul, but make no mistake about it — Lyrics Born is…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Impotence Has Great (Im)potential in <i>Rise</i>, Scott Barry's New One-Act Play

Impotence Has Great (Im)potential in Rise, Scott Barry's New One-Act Play

I’ve found that when men lose their erections when it’s time to get down, they often have a lot of feelings about it. Some get angry and lash out, stomping off into the bathroom. Others get horrifically embarrassed and…
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Dining, SFoodie Manresa, A16, State Bird Among Bay Area James Beard Winners

Manresa, A16, State Bird Among Bay Area James Beard Winners

The James Beard Awards were held in Chicago last evening and, on the whole, they were kind of a wash for the Bay Area. NYC, on the other hand, did very well. (The five boroughs count as their own…
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News, The Snitch Mission Development Moratorium Could Be Heading to the Ballot

Mission Development Moratorium Could Be Heading to the Ballot

A moratorium on market-rate housing construction in the Mission could be heading to the ballot in November, the San Francisco Business Times reports.  Edwin Lindo, the Vice President of External Affairs for the San Francisco Latino Democratic Club, told the…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Best of SFIFF:  Douglas Trumbull's State of Cinema Address

Best of SFIFF: Douglas Trumbull's State of Cinema Address

On Sunday, May 3, Douglas Trumbull gave the mostly-annual State of Cinema Address at this year's San Francisco International Film Festival. I say "mostly" because there wasn't one last year, for whatever reason; perhaps it's because everyone was still…
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Music, All Shook Down Boz Scaggs Tells a Story to the Masonic May 16

Boz Scaggs Tells a Story to the Masonic May 16

Boz Scaggs isn’t taking more than one day off the road until May 24. For Scaggs, 70, it’s nothing new. The iconic Bay Area guitar player has been recording and touring for a little over half a century. He’s…
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Dining, SFoodie Cinco de Mayo: Mixing Mezcal in Honor of Mexico

Cinco de Mayo: Mixing Mezcal in Honor of Mexico

Ahh, the misunderstood perplexities of mezcal. The trademark flavors of tequila's smokier, more sophisticated sibling are the result of agave roasting over a pit fire for up to three days. Although these unctuous tonalities lend themselves to comparisons with…
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Music, All Shook Down <i> We Are Hard Left</i>: A First Listen to the Debut LP by Oakland's Newest Communist Oi! Band

We Are Hard Left: A First Listen to the Debut LP by Oakland's Newest Communist Oi! Band

Hard Left is a hard mod band featuring members of Lunchbox, Boyracer, and Black Tambourine. The band wears their politics (the leftist kind, obv) on their twin-tipped sleeves. Last weekend, surrounded by clinking pints of beer and people calling each…
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Dining, SFoodie When Is a Craft Beer a Craft Beer?

When Is a Craft Beer a Craft Beer?

When Wal-Mart goes organic, does it alter the distribution systems of organic produce? When restaurants that employ off-site commissary kitchens say they make things “in-house,” is that really truthful? And when a brewing  giant enters the craft beer market,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Sandra Bernhard Roars Back into the Spotlight, With <i>#Blessed</i>

Sandra Bernhard Roars Back into the Spotlight, With #Blessed

In Sandra Bernhard's breakthrough 1987 show Without You I'm Nothing, the comedian jokes that if you can make it in New York, you can't make it anywhere else. But last Friday night she made it all the way to…
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Music, All Shook Down Listen to The Sonics' New Single and Get Hyped for Friday

Listen to The Sonics' New Single and Get Hyped for Friday

It's a reunion no one really expected, but it's here. The Sonics play the Fillmore Friday, May 8 in support of their new album This Is The Sonics. It is the Washington band's first studio album since 1966's Boom,…
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Dining, SFoodie Starbucks Express Debuts

Starbucks Express Debuts

Starbucks has opened the pilot store for Starbucks Express in Lower Manhattan. In case you want coffee without the ambient sound of people typing, or diehard fans of capitalism crowing about the stolidity of the New York Stock Exchange,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist My Struggle with <i>My Struggle</i>

My Struggle with My Struggle

Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard appears tonight at City Arts & Lectures, in conversation with Daniel Handler, to discuss his six-part epic My Struggle. San Francisco author K.M. Soehnlein (You Can Say You Knew Me When, Robin and Ruby) offered…
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News, The Snitch Failed CA Senate Candidate and Tech Executive Carly Fiorina is Running for President, Bad at Internet :(

Failed CA Senate Candidate and Tech Executive Carly Fiorina is Running for President, Bad at Internet :(

Carly Fiorina is running for president. The 60-year-old businesswoman is perhaps best known to Californians for her failed campaign to unseat Senator Barbara Boxer in 2010 and bizarre "demon sheep" campaign ad. (Despite its promising description, the demon sheep ad…
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