It's almost the weekend, and you know what that means. Yes, it's time for another roundup of recommended nightlife events. This week we've spread our net wide to show off a broad picture of what San Francisco has to offer. From old-school '00s electro bangers to Ibiza veterans, we've got you covere ... More >>
You've seen the headlines: Noise Pop is finally here. As you can imagine, that means your options for entertainment for this weekend are dramatically expanded. We've got big parties on the horizon with performances by heavy hitting artists like Matthew Dear, Glass Candy, and Frankie Knuckles. That s ... More >>
Masters at Work plays 1015 Folsom on Friday House, house, and more house. If nothing else, this weekend offers a lot of rare opportunities for those whose tastes tend towards all things four-on-the-floor. First there's a performance by Masters at Work, then a showcase of canonical electronic ... More >>
So long You wouldn't know it from its automated greeting, but the last of San Francisco's Borders Books is closing today. Call the store, and you'll still hear there are career opportunities available. But in reality, it is a sad day for anyone who worries about the future of bookstores, or w ... More >>
What's the craziest idea you've had lately? Covering your cat in Yves Klein-blue paint and letting it frolic on your boss's couch? Deep-frying a beet? Going to see Battle Los Angeles completely sober? Microloans for pirates? Exciting times. The University of Michigan held a TED symposium ov ... More >>
Jesse HirschAlex Hochman.You read them here, now find out who the hell they are: We give you the diverse group of men and women who cover the local food and drink scene for you on SFoodie. Alex Hochman Blogs About: Restaurants, kids' food, Jewish stuff, Danny Bowien San Francisco native A ... More >>
Mary LaddGiant dancing Jelly Belly? Why, it must be the annual NASFT Fancy Food Show at Moscone.Indulgence came in the form of cheese, oils (including a new cooking oil made from tea), cured meat, candy, chocolate, and toffee yesterday at Moscone Center, part of the annual NASFT Fancy Food Sh ... More >>
Alex HochmanZzang premium candy bars, available at Bi-Rite, Whole Foods, Canyon Market, and Cheese Plus."Freshness. It's all about the freshness." Charlie Frank, managing partner of Zingerman's Candy Company in Ann Arbor, Mich., is differentiating his Zzang bars from your run-of-the-mill ca ... More >>
Tycho's live bandNow that we've all had a chance to recover from the Fourth of July weekend, it's time to get out there and do it all over again -- though maybe with fewer BBQs and explosions. We've got a couple parties to suggest for your coming nighttime revelries, including a brilliant array o ... More >>
TortoiseDas Boton@Great American Music HallJune 11, 2010 Better than: Not watching a genre-defying band you've idolized for over a decade. Watching a band such as Chicago's jazz-influenced post-rock ensemble Tortoise perform live is completely unlike anything else in the indie music circui ... More >>
Jesse Friedman/FlickrScott Youkilis.Oops. In SF Weekly's 7-Day Dish e-newsletter, we described a benefit for leak-stricken Gulf fisherman: Mission restaurant Maverick would be setting aside proceeds May 20 for the Greater New Orleans Foundation's Gulf Coast oil spill fund. Turns out plans hav ... More >>
If only San Francisco could harness the kinetic energy generated by tens of thousands of coins being shaken in thousands of pan-handlers' cups -- we could power this city and sell off the surplus and re-invest it in coins in cups. To our knowledge, there's no accurate measure of how much loose ca ... More >>
Zingerman'sCall it delayed gratification.A medical emergency put the skids on Ari Weinzweig's last lard-flecked lap through the Bay Area. Next weekend at Omnivore Books (3885a Cesar Chavez at Church), the high priest of pork makes his triumphant return for a signing of Zingerman's Guide to Be ... More >>
Zingerman'sSpreading the swine gospelIs bacon the olive oil of North America? Care to taste some, and maybe pick up a new book while you're at it? Author Ari Weinzweig says bacon is the olive oil of North America. Weinzweig knows his swine and other delicacies; he's the cofounder of the famed ... More >>
Left Coast CateringWickett: Not exactly in love with Vegas.The 38-year-old Rochester, New York, native has an earthy, tousled vibe that makes you think of a Montessori teacher sipping post-pilates soy chais in Cole Valley. When she arrived in S.F. in 1990, Wickett started cooking at long-defu ... More >>
There'll be plenty for both foodies and music lovers to enjoy at the Great American Food and Music Fest, a one-day event running from noon to 10 p.m. on June 13 at the Shoreline Ampitheatre in Mountain View.Chef and Food Network star Bobby Flay is the host, and will demonstrate his famed grilling te ... More >>
(Photo by Robert Matheu from Ron Asheton's MySpace page)Ron Asheton, guitarist for one of the greatest rock 'n' roll bands of all time, The Stooges, was found dead at his Ann Arbor, Michigan home early this morning. He was 60 years old, and according to MTV News, the cause of his death is still bei ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs 00:00 - "Well 2008 was a big year in terms of investing in programs and solutions to reduce violence in San Francisco." Gavin, Gavin, Gavin - however big 2008 was for investing in solutions to stop violence, it was an even bigger year for violence. Why not play to our strengt ... More >>
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Thursday, October 21, 2004 at Ruby Skye
Found Magazine is "reality played out on lined paper"
An experimental approach to the sensitive story of a man abused as a child
Some say electronica's dead. We say Tadd Mullinix could be what's next.
Local sightings of a no-budget comedy about cutthroat pet-supply salesmen
Your trash is treasure to Davy Rothbart, creator of Found magazine
Warming Up to Global Warming
Ann Arbor Film Festival
Douglas Hollis combines audio with visual in his larger-than-life environmental sculptures