Image Courtesy of: Mischa RichterGil Scott-Heron Tuesday, March 16, 2010 Yoshi's
Better than: Anything on TV Gil Scott-Heron is old. For those born in the 1980s, you might have heard his "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" for the first time in a Nike commercial, which ... More >>
Balkan Beat Box Monday, March 15, 2010 The Fillmore Better Than: Studying Google Earth's atlas to trace the gypsy diaspora. Have you ever been to a cockfight, a reggae festival, and an electro-trance party all at the same time?
"Gypsy punk" as performed by Balkan Beat Box ... More >>
There was a lot going on this weekend, so let's just get on with it, shall we? The lovely ladies of Hubba Hubba Burlesque pulled out all the stops for a their Mardi Gras celebration at DNA Lounge, and we were there to document it all.Calibree Photography
So, last weekend was Valentine's Day Weekend. Which means that people who weren't coupled up and doing something all barfy-cute were using it as an opportunity to hook-up. (Because nothing is more fun than waking up on Feb. 14 and wondering whether or not it's appropriate to wish your conquest a hap ... More >>
Several minutes before 6 p.m. yesterday in Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco writer Lars Russell read the final sentence of James Joyce's hilariously incomprehensible novel, Finnegan's Wake. Then, still gripping the tome, he executed a forward flip into the shrubbery, inad ... More >>
Some have argued that Joyce, who spent 17 years writing the book and went blind in the process, intended it as an extremely elaborate joke.Last year, we awarded the Finnegan's Wake Popcorn reading group (which meets each week in the Haight and reads aloud from the Joyce novel) "B ... More >>