Last night a gigantic fundraiser took place in New York's Madison Square Garden to raise money for Hurricane Sandy cleanup and relief efforts. This thing was almost six hours long. Six! We could've flown there in that time! In case you weren't inclined to spend that insane amount of time in front of ... More >>
You could be forgiven for not noticing the lamps adorning SOMA watering hole Eddie Rickenbacker's. One's attention might have been more naturally drawn to the scores of vintage motorcycles dangling from the ceiling. Or since-departed bar owner Henry Africa (né Norman Jay Hobday) in a bathrobe wi ... More >>
Lil Wayne's family-friendly fun.Lil Wayne Friday, September 2, 2011 @Shoreline Amphitheatre Better than: Rap shows without fireworks and fake gunshots "I apologize to the parents who brought their kids because of the cussing," said Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. at the end of a nearly two-hour ... More >>
Dihydrogen monoxide can kill within minutes of entering a victim's lungs.Last summer, San Francisco Chronicle citizen blogger Yobie Benjamin covered the waterfront, denouncing perceived failures in BP's oil-spill cleanup, including its penchant for using the then-controversial oil dispersant, Cor ... More >>
Bart Madson, Motorcycle USA.comHenry Africa, seen here with Mr. Higgins, has left the buildingIn late February, patrons at Eddie Rickenbacker's in SOMA had the experience everyone who entered that bar feared they would: The establishment's ever-present patron, Henry Africa, died on the spot. Afri ... More >>
Joey Joe Olivares Hernandez was just four months away from graduating from UCSF medical school when he was beaten to death at Temple Nightclub last weekend.His sister, Tonia Baca, 39, said her little brother, who the family called Joey, was out with a classmate at Temple Nightclub when he was att ... More >>
via Kanye West's TwitterKanye West was late to join the social media party, but he was caught up to speed immediately upon stepping into Twitter headquarters here in San Francisco earlier this week. At one point, he was gaining 80 followers a second. Where did we learn this? Kanye's Twitter, of c ... More >>
Our critics weigh in on local theater
If you frequent the Haight, Divisidero, or Broadway -- and you walk really slowly -- you may already be featured in one of John Paul Marcelo's paintings. Joe EskenaziArtist John Pual Marcelo paints what he sees at Haight and Fillmore"I paint every day," affirms the artist. Marcelo, a San Francisc ... More >>
The big news -- in print, on television, and here on the Internet -- is the one thing that even a deaf, illiterate caveman would realize if he bothered to poke his head out of his dwelling: It's raining. It's raining hard and people are getting wet. And if you take your dog out for a walk, it's g ... More >>
Michelle Williams finds a safe haven with outsider director Kelly Reichardt on Wendy and Lucy.
The curious case of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
The origins of the increasingly popular Biodynamic wine are steeped in the occult and bad science.
(Photo via the Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds MySpace page) Into My Cave By Hiya Swanhuyser I interviewed Nick Cave! It was amazing! The Australian garage-goth composer/baritone is everything you want him to be, and everything you've heard he is: debonair, interesting, covered in meaningful-looking jew ... More >>
This year's San Francisco Jazz Festival rings in the new.
Music takes the stage at the Film Fest.
Rebecca and Terry Solomon face charges of fleecing almost $20 million from investors, but not even the feds know where the couple is hiding.
Despite the title and the familiar genre, Mr. Explosion says something new
Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan tangle with trouble
Four plays redefine the word diva, for good and bad
TV on the Radio keeps a social conscience
Oakland's Coup takes political rap to the next level
Fliers plastered everywhere. Friends scouring the city. High-tech search logistics. And psychics. Why can't San Francisco find Jerry Tang?
Bill O'Reilly wants terrorists to bomb Coit Tower because we're a bunch of sissies. Whose side are you on?
How the fractured counterrecruitment movement includes those hoping to bring the draft back
Week of Wednesday, September 21, 2005
The politics of pork has real victims. Just look at New Orleans, or commuters on the Bay Bridge.