Last week in Charlotte, Bill Clinton stepped to a podium in front of his party's delegation and delivered a speech. Maybe you saw it? What I remember are words -- lots of words. Some of them wrapped around statistics, others glaring back at me like bumper stickers on chrome. Clinton's words flowed f ... More >>
You may have heard this week that Paul McCartney's son, James, wants to get together with the children of John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr and be a Beatles: Next Generation band. Truthfully, that might be one of the saddest and most desperate concepts for a musical project we've ever he ... More >>
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 >>
Yesterday, the Chronicle's Henry Schulman penned a truly entertaining article about how former Journey frontman Steve Perry is peeved because the Dodgers play "Don't Stop Believin'" when the team needs a rally in the bottom of the ninth -- and Perry is a Giants fan. Any article in which Perry utt ... More >>
Taking a page from onetime bitter rivals (and now just rivals) Another Planet Entertainment's handbook, Live Nation (the live concert spin-off from radio/billboard barony Clear Channel, now its own entity) have announced plans to remodel, makeover, and otherwise update SF's venerable Masonic Center ... More >>
Take a trip down to Rio for a taste of Carnaval.
Better than: your VHS copy of Oye Esteban! Download: a performance of the new single "That's How People Grow Up" on Letterman By Oscar Pascual There’s something about a great voice that just won’t quit. Some of our best crooners have crooned way into their late lives. Before he was about to die ... More >>
Katy St. Clair discovers the Marilyn Monroe of dive bars: Randy's Place
Juliette Lewis and Minnie Driver have started bands. Come on, you know you're curious.
A seminal anti-war documentary exposes the horrors of the United States' presence in Vietnam
Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new
Peep snow job?
Live at Sin-é -- Legacy Edition
Mourning the passing of Gordon's, but encouraged by its sister restaurant, Verbena
Nina Hagen is the original disco diva
Some bars in the Sunset are made for regulars
Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant
What Women Want is a better movie than this two-hour Nike ad
Day Glo Abortions; Sunshine; Nina Simone
As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad
Master Musicians of Jajouka, OtherStarPeople, "Musical Atrocities and Eccentrics, 1926-52," and New Music on the Mountain
The Bay Area bluesman's influence was recognized as massive eventually
At Rocco's Cafe, the answer could easily be: Not quite
From San Francisco to London, women are donning men's clothes, assuming males personas, and challenging the very concept of gender. Just what is male and female, anyway?