SF Weekly readers probably haven't forgotten about Mark Lugo, the audacious art aficionado, who swiped a rare and pricy Picasso piece from a San Francisco gallery last year. After spending six months in jail for his crime, he's now facing more time behind bars -- in New York. According to media r ... More >>
Mark Lugo has lost a lot -- but gains a nicknameThose wondering what alleged Union Square Picasso thief Mark Lugo was thinking when he purportedly walked out of the Weinstein Gallery with a $200,000 sketch now have an inkling: It went with his other filched Picasso. A raid on the Hoboken, N.J. wi ... More >>
"Openers" is a new column here at All Shook Down in which we will dig up some of the best opening bands in San Francisco each week and tell you why it's worth showing up early to catch them. Our ambition is to uncover music that you aren't familiar with and would otherwise probably eat a burrito ... More >>
Street Eaters The Stud January 8th, 2009 Review by Brian Moss Better Than: Staying at home to sulk. After a week involving a grueling breakup and a bombardment of telephone calls from debt collectors there's definitely something to be said about the cheerful nature of a punk show held at ... More >>
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