Nemo's great uncle/FlickrCelebrating Bitter Melon at SomArts
Where: SomArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan (at Eighth St.), 863-1414
When: Wed., Feb. 16, 7-9 p.m.
The rundown: The bitter melon, aka the balsam pear, is long, warty, and oft considered to be the world's bitterest ve ... More >>
In Store spotlights San Francisco's quirkiest, most beloved, weirdest, and/or otherwise-most-interesting record stores. Our city's unmistakable friskiness and cultural capital emanate from those dusty, creaky, hard-to-find, money-losing, insanely huge, hilariously small, and often-crowded (at l ... More >>
Mondo 2000 nailed the emerging cybersexcomputerdrug Zeitgeist with its first issue in 1989, making media mavens out of its founders, Queen Mu and R.U. Sirius. But the trippy, fractious family that was Mondo began to implode in 1993, torn asunder by inter
If Adam and Eve moved to Northern California, they'd probably note on the first day that the balmy weather, inspiring vistas, and mellow vibesreminded them of Eden. On the second day, they'd pick up a copy of "Common Ground" and enroll in a self-help cour