SFPDBarry WhiteBarry White, the man accused of brutally killing two store clerks and critically injuring the owner of a jewelry store in SOMA Friday, appeared in court yesterday afternoon where the district attorney recounted the "chilling" murder scene inside the store. White, 23, of Antioch, sto ... More >>
San Francisco police this morning released a booking photo of 23-year-old Barry White, who has been accused of shooting to death two female employees of a SOMA gift shop Friday afternoon. According to police, 23-year-old White walked into the multi-level Gift Center and Jewelry Mart on the 800 blo ... More >>
Lana Del Rey Feb. 9, 2012 Amoeba Music Better than: Going to class, according to teenage fans. "I only sing for you," Lana Del Rey said to the throng of screaming fans at Amoeba Music yesterday evening, during a free performance and record-signing promoting her debut album, Born to Die. Turns ou ... More >>
Soul and funk guru The Selecter DJ Kirk has been dubbed the unofficial mayor of San Francisco by friends and peers. Born and raised in S.F., he is recognized for his all-embracing knowledge of soul music through the decades, his extensive record collection, and for producing events like Soul ... More >>
My Morning Jacket at the Fox on Friday My Morning Jacket Everest June 14, 2011 @ The Fox Theater Better than: Smoking some kush and listening to "Free Bird" on repeat for three hours. Or was it 30 minutes? There are a few things that can be easy to forget when considering a My Morning Jacke ... More >>
Gallery 28's Vinyl Transformations exhibit (which continues through April 2) features redecorated LPs from local artists like Genea Barnes and Lawrence Ferlinghetti and benefits the North Beach Citizens. But it also begs the question: Is the 12-inch dead? Now that we've stopped playing our records a ... More >>
Cue the Barry White.Highlights from SFoodie and beyond this week:1. This week, our Portland-bound beer columnist, Brian Yaeger, conducted his last blind tasting of local and nationally distributed holiday beers, and found that the Jews outshone the Christians and heathens alike. Pick up a six-pac ... More >>
The Gutter Twins (Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan) February 11, 2009 The Independent Better Than: Joaquin Phoenix' new rap career The audience: Reg'lar folks, mostly dressed in shades of the bruise palette. Two parkas, one with a fur-lined hood. Three trilbies. Smatterings of plaid. One army coat tr ... More >>
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