The Juke at Nap's 3Bernal Heights is often unfairly lumped in with the Mission as a whole. While it is backed up against the Mission, Bernal has its own plentiful offerings -- Indian pizza, indoor street food, and lesbian bars with three-story patios, to name a few. So, in deference to the vi ... More >>
Noisettes Rickshaw Stop
July 28, 2009
Better than: Any show I've seen in a long time.
America hasn't yet fallen under the spell of London trio Noisettes, but it's gonna happen soon. They are well known in their homeland, and their latest single, "Never Forget You," leaps out of my speakers whe ... More >>
January 29, 2009
Better than: Watching Amy Winehouse frolic a step away from death.
British singer/songwriter Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (known simply as Adele) totes a voice that's dripping with old soul, yet she's only 20. When she took to the stage last night at the Warfiel ... More >>
By Annie ZaleskiPop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Kane and the Pussycat Dolls, step right up!) But every year, a few irresistible bits of innovative ear candy rocket up the charts and seep into our subconscious. The foll ... More >>