It's nowhere near Halloween, but for some reason the city is suddenly full of parties leaning towards the darker side of nightlife. And while previous weeks have bordered on campy goth revival, this time around it's all about the cutting-edge of contemporary dark techno. If that's not your thing, no ... More >>
It's still a tough call, but this week sure feels like the end of a significant chapter in San Francisco nightlife history. The catalyst is, of course, the decommissioning of Mighty's epic RLA soundsystem. But while it might be a sad note for some, remember that these kinds of ends usually signal ne ... More >>
Can you believe it's almost February? We can't either. Nevertheless, the transition into 2013 is now complete, and San Francisco's nightlife is back in gear. This weekend offers plenty of evidence to support that, with so many good events that a full list was almost required. With forays into bangin ... More >>
It's true, New Year's Eve is rapidly approaching, but just because the big day is around the corner doesn't mean you have to conserve your energy. To help you get out of your post-Christmas stupor, we've put together this list of recommended upcoming events. Consider it the nightlife equivalent to c ... More >>
Well everybody, it's been a lot of fun doing this column and partying with you for the past couple of years. As you are all aware, we're currently on an unstoppable collision course with the apocalypse, due to hit sometime around Friday, with the details as yet undetermined. Considering the approach ... More >>
While some of us might be horrified to discover an 11-year-old on the dancefloor of our favorite club, Santa Cruz promoter and house DJ Robin Simmons' club experiences began at that precise age, at an underground party accompanied by none other than his mother. Inspired by the positive vibes and ene ... More >>
That's it folks, it's over. Burning Man 2012 came and went much the way it has every year. Life, however, goes on. This might be easy to forget while you lose yourself un-glueing things from the hood of your Toyota. But since research suggests that such activity has the potential to permanently hypn ... More >>
Well, here we are again, facing the imminent approach of another fully packed weekend in San Francisco. Fans of all stripes of dance music will be well-served, with artists coming from such exotic places as Holland, Japan, and Minnesota. Throw in a rare opportunity to enjoy some visual art with your ... 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 >>
House music fans will be sad to learn that Pink, the Mission's only dedicated house nightclub for the past half-decade, will be closing its doors after one last party this Saturday, January 3. Resident DJ and Pink promoter Franky Boissy will spin along with David Harness (Fag Fridays/Super Soul Sun ... More >>
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Arts, crafts, events, performances, and New Year's Eve
Arts, crafts, events, and performances for the holidays