By most measures, Harborside Health Center's fight with the federal Justice Department is going well. The nation's largest medical cannabis dispensary went untouched for nearly a year during the recent federal crackdown that began Oct. 2011. Even now, it's been nearly seven months since U.S. Attorne ... More >>
Colin Young-WolffWe've seen this before... The good folks of Identity Festival, which comes to Shoreline this Saturday, don't want to lie to you. Yet despite what they've claimed, they're not the first-ever electronic touring festival ever seen in America. It's merely the first electronic-onl ... More >>
Otherwise known as the Blank Tapes, Matt Adams is a bit of a music machine -- since 2003's Country Western Honky Tonk Saloon Blues, he has released over 100 songs and played almost all of the instruments on each one. Adams has toured the country, written music in a van -- well, sort of -- an ... More >>
Watch What You Eat, Pray, Love Where: Oddball Film and Video, 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112 When: Sat., Mar. 26, 8:30 p.m. Cost: $10 The rundown: After dinner tomorrow night, Oddball Film and Video invites you to a visual feast. Mining deep in the archives, conscience-driven filmmaker Soum ... More >>
Wonder, wonder, wonder no more: Kathleen McGowan wrote The Book of LoveIn San Francisco, libraries serve many more purposes than they do in other towns -- in which they're mainly used by 14-year-olds to loudly check their Facebook accounts until the librarian boots them out. Here they serve as de ... More >>
View more pics in Edwardian Ball Part One and Edwardian Ball Part Two.The 10th Annual Edwardian Ball this past Saturday was the seductive fashion intersection of Edward Gorey, Tim Burton, and Dr. Seuss. Throw in a little Steampunk style in there and what you have is a glorified underground prom wher ... More >>
Pretty much a classic in the making here. Snoop Dogg offered a holiday good night story on Friday's Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, when the rapper sat fireside and read the classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Of course, he had to give the Dr. Seuss classic a Dr. Snoop twist, throwing in referenc ... More >>
WhatKnot/FlickrBeer goes with the Fourth of July like hot buttered rum at Christmas or a sazerac on Bourbon Street. All those thick burgers, molten enchiladas, smoky platters of barbecue, and big slabs of pepperoni pizza cry out for a tall, cool beaker of suds in all its thirst-quenching glory. Th ... More >>
Dr. SeussEighteen bucks for green eggs and ham? You're ripping me off, Sam I Am!San Francisco has become the country's most expensive place for business travelers to eat, according to the New Jersey-based Institute of Management and Administration. "San Francisco has unseated New York City as t ... More >>
It's anime on overdrive in the Wachowski brothers' souped-up, tricked-out Speed Racer.
After the unspeakable Grinch, a surprisingly strong Seuss adaptation.
Lonely art-folkie P.G. Six makes new friends
Prey should be called Dances With Tedium.
A malfunctioning windup toy of a show, meant for adults but good for kids
Week of Wednesday, October 26, 2005
A boisterous play in verse nearly lures our critic into poetic excess
Everything we try at this Afghan restaurant in North Beach is unusual and delightful
Cartoon Art Museum
The squirlly Full Moon Partisans square off against the folky Two Gallants; puppets give the cat the hatchet
Commemorate a Seussian century
Taking children's books back where they came from
The Cat in the Hat forms clumps for easy scooping and disposal
Week of January 29, 2003
Stars in bars, stars in cars, stars with plastic surgery scars.
Holiday Films for Children
Philip Kaufman's Quills is a harsh, lush lecture on sensuality and censorship
Zmrzlina, Little Jimmy Scott, Hank Crawford, and Jimmy McGriff
Metal roolz at Lolla VI