When local folk-rock outfit Port O'Brien disbanded in 2010 after years of relentless touring, frontman Van Pierszalowski needed to clear his head. So, naturally, he headed to Norway, which promised both the isolation necessary to reboot, and the budding romance necessary to write a batch of compelli ... More >>
Marianne WilliamsFools Gold plays the Clift Hotel this Saturday The pre-Valentine's Day weekend: If you're in a relationship, spend it smooching and taking in a romantic folk show, art exhibit, or do whatever it is you young lovers like to do. If you're on the prowl, hit the clubs and flash that ... More >>
'Nothing' hits the streets and the web Nov. 2So what's up with N*E*R*D's new album? Oh, nothing.No seriously -- Nothing is what it's called. The trio's fourth album -- whose new single, "Hypnotize U," was produced by Daft Punk -- comes out Nov. 2. But you can hear it in advance at an S.F. li ... More >>
DJ Salva is such a busy dude he had to invent multiple pseudonyms just to keep track of the music he's producing. The Chicago native runs the Frite Nite label, helping folks in the experimental hiphop and bass-heavy dance genres get their tunes licensed, and that's when he's not DJing or crafting ... More >>
Cleaning up the latest drivel from San Francisco's leading bull-goose loony
Is the Bay Guardian's lawsuit against SF Weekly connected to Bruce B. Brugmann's unfortunate business judgments?
A brash Iranian-American wins $1.4 million at poker -- and knows his lucky streak has just started
Even at a benefit for kids, the spotlight still shines on the world-famous author
The who's who at the opening of the Clift Hotel
Socializing With the MayorZen and the Art of Shopping
The new Clift Hotel swings open July 31
Clift Hotel; Roy's; Perlot; Jardinière
Some see a Starck-designed hotel as progress.
The diner manager told the cook not to prepare the poached eggs a pretty woman had ordered. The next day, the cook shot the manager to death. They had worked together amicably for 20 years. The unanswerable why of it all will haunt family and friends fore