A couple of weeks ago, you may recall we did a list of the Top Ten Music Biopics. The biopic debate raged again today, however, after we saw images of Andre 3000 dressed up as Jimi Hendrix, in the midst of making a movie. We're pretty sure Andre is going to do wonders in the role, but that doesn't m ... More >>
WWBHE? (What Would Billie Holiday Eat?)Where: Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission.
When: Thursday, June 2, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Sunday, June 5, 1:00-3:00 p.m. and 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 CJM Members, $20 General
The rundown: We had to read the event description three times to begin to und ... More >>
From this week's Bouncer column:
When you are from an area that is basically dull, you tend to latch on to any and all big personalities who spring from it. To his credit, Mark Twain seemed to make the Midwest sound beautiful, mysterious, and downright habitable -- enough that an entire tourism ... More >>
The juke at ToscaThe heyday of authentic jukeboxes is long over. With many bars installing those nasty touchscreen digital Internet boxes, the old school record-flipping kind of jukebox is a dying breed. And this is in the town that originated the concept of jukeboxes back in 1889. So what denote ... More >>
Hey, remember Garbage? No no, hear me out. If you go back and revisit their first album, the one with the pink feathers, I think you'll find time has proven them right about a few things: a balance between heavy-alternative jangle and fetching lead melodies, the virtue of buzzing guitars and a rh ... More >>
Okay, so none of these songs -- with the possible exception of one -- are technically about our transit system here in San Francisco. But this post on Muni Diaries got us thinking: What music would we play if we could be a Muni DJ for a day? And even better, what songs capture the essence of our ... More >>