Perhaps it's happened to you. In the comfort of your own home, you switch on the television to watch a high-level soccer match being played on the other side of the world and being broadcast, live, at an ungodly local hour. Due to the darkness and your early morning stupor, it's only at halftime tha ... More >>
There really is something in the water here. At least that's what it seems like, judging by the number of San Francisco electronic music producers touring across the Atlantic and releasing tracks on U.K. and European labels. Dubstep and bass-driven club music producers have been especially p ... More >>
Muscat may be the most sensible, down-to-earth grape there is. Unlike so many other varieties, it doesn't play around: Ferment it into wine, age it for a time, and pour it into the glass, and it still smells and tastes like the grapes from which it was made. Muscat, in fact, is said to be the ... More >>
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has dealt harshly with those opposing his cockamamie fiscal schemes...For those wondering whether California is on its way to becoming Greece, witness an alarming pattern in which the governor comes up with ways to plunge the state even further into debt, then fires pub ... More >>
Over Halloween weekend there's no shortage of options for the costumed club-goer. But if you're into supporting a local celeb behind the decks, it's hard to beat a gig where Miguel Migs is the main attraction. The founder of Salted Music has spent most of this decade making a name for house music ... More >>
This is Wilbert, everyone. He's a a three-haired, yellow-bellied, stuffed monkey who started his world travels in San Francisco on May 4, 2008. Since then, he's hit up Paris, Jamaica, New York City, Toronto, Vegas, Tokyo, the Amazon, Rio De Janeiro, China, Greece, Oklahoma, ... More >>
Two protesters, nine photographers. This is a problem. The Prison-Industrial Complex or the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy or whatever form The Man is assuming these days can rest easy in his bed. That's because the rabble-rousing radical left (aka white kids from the East Bay wearing hankies over their ... More >>
Hoss Zaré returns to the Fly Trap with a new Middle Eastern–accented menu.
The food is as important as the wine list at the excellent Cav Wine Bar & Kitchen
City officials are trying to lure the Summer Olympic Games to San Francisco for 2016. Do you think it's a good idea? Find out where you stand!
Katy St. Clair has a big, fat Greek encounter at the Silver Crest
Funky house impresario Chris Fortier; "The Hottest Dyke March After Party" at the Rickshaw Stop
Traveling Pants is an ill fit for the screen, but teens and tweens will love it
An epic story turns human -- and fallible -- in Oliver Stone's Alexander
A tribe with many faces
Do the funky robot with Lost Sounds, then short-circuit your tear ducts with Portugal's fado diva Mariza
A show full of dream states, animal spirits, and fantastical realism
Cafe Monk closes its doors
Fixing up the welcome wagon
The sad anti-war tale gets a fresh, masterful update
Silke Tudor explores sensual songbirds, chaotic mandalas, and constipated tyrants
Catherine Johnson's musical created out of Abba's songs
Logan Five! Identify!; And the Winner Is ...
Better Make That Second Most Hated; Well, John, We'd Love to Ask Him, But He's Moved to Greece; Off the Air; Truth and Consequences; O Yee of Little Faith; Hey, If It's So Easy, You Write It; Relax and Enjoy ... Reality?
Alessandra Belloni; Lifter Puller
This year's documentaries
Autumn of the Dead