This week, San Franciscans such as Cooking with Amy's Amy Sherman and SFist editor Brock Keeling are taking the Hunger Challenge, an annual consciousness-raising event organized by the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks. During the week of September 11-17, they're eating on $4.72 per person per d ... More >>
Hoss Zaré.One of San Francisco's genuinely nice-guy chefs suffered a heart attack yesterday. SFist's Brock Keeling reports that chef/owner Hoss Zaré of Zaré at Fly Trap was struck with Keeling suggests was a mild attack (though on his Facebook page last night, Zaré described it as "massiv ... More >>
The Appeal's Beth Spotswood and SFist's Brock Keeling investigate the mysterious disappearance of women in Point Reyes. (VIDEO) [SFAppeal]Is Plumpjack Winery the next stop for Newsom? Mayor is coy about his next step. [City Insider]Patty Hearst rides amok through San Francisco. [SF Citizen]San Fr ... More >>
Week of 5-30-2007
Ghosts love Haight
Katastrophe and Bambi Lake worship at the throne of cock rock; Sun Burned Hand of the Man shows off its mastery of the communal hippie jam
We find, sitting next to us, a petite and smiling Amy Tan, sadly without her legendary posse of yapping dogs
Marga's family album
DJ Toph One mixes it up at a new Friday happy hour; Digital Underground offers a silly reprieve from silly hip hop
"Gay Bash" at Trax toys with your queer biological imperative; Digable Planets do the "all original members" thing
The pioneering Platinum Pied Pipers give neo-soul its due; "The Club Scene" at the Endup is the real deal
Autechre's jagged beats, Trillville's funky crunk, and "Jigga"'s hip hop for homos
Trainspot great hip hop breakbeats at "The Breaks"; get transported to Jamaica at "San Fiasco"
"Bump" offers a reason to get down in downtown; the Blood & Fire Soundsystem makes its Bay Area debut.
Aunt Charlie's Lounge gets cooler with "Suicide Tuesdays"; "Descarga" delivers Brazilian funk for free
Magic Theatre takes a Swing
Swayzak's techno ain't what it used to be, but Matthew Dear is picking up the slack; the Nortec Collective brings beats from Tijuana.
Gold Chains and Sue Cie pull digital pranks; Germany's Morr Music dispatches its not-so-heavy hitters to SF
Diplo teaches dancefloors new Hollertron-icks; the EndUp turns 31; rapper Nas makes a rare live appearance
Dog Bites sniffs the Public Health Department's new Crystal Mess ad campaign
Cool sounds abound at "Beats Vs. Bush"; "Mad Mexi Monster Party" combines erotic wrestling and saucy beats
Jedi Mind Tricks and its horror-core hip hop; "Die Maschinen" and its non-pretentious industrial beats
DJ Krush lays down the moody beats; "Remember" takes you all the way back to the '70s, for better or worse.
Hip hop harbingers Tackhead take to the Independent; French fun is the name of the game at "Diabolik."
The return of hip hop legend Pete Rock, the pop sphere of "Vanguard," and a strip club with a new M.O.
Experience "Better Days" through house music or live viciously at the "Punk Rock Sideshow."
Music videos rule "The Crib," Ladytron's Danny Hunt gets party-tastic, and "Peppa" shakes with lusty ladies
Devendra Banhart's mystical trip
"Turntables on the Hudson" brings a New York feel to 111 Minna; "The Big Payback" does just that with its stellar DJ line-up
The homo dance scene gets a makeover with "White Swallow" and "Macho"; Felonius brings its live hip hop to 12 Galaxies.
They got the beat
"Real People" is a breath of fresh air at the Oxygen Bar; Ghostface Killah proves he's Wu Tang's No. One.
Get to "Wrasslin'" at Powerhouse, experience the "Deep House Project" at Wish, and sing the Tenderloft's swan song at "Dishonorable Discharge"
Arts patronage is alive and well
Nate Cavalieri goes "Under the Radar"; Brock Keeling makes the "Tubesteak Connection."
"White Out!" promises frivolity, "Guilty" assures bastard electro, and the Pound Boys exhibit their "Devotion"
Serial sagas meet high camp
Get your frown on at "Dark Sparkle" or put on some stilettos and check out "High Heels"
Bar hosts bee
Island boogie hits S.F.