'Tis the season for year-end lists -- best and worst albums, movies, and political gaffes. You name it, there's a curated list for it. Somewhere online you'll even find a list of the year's most annoying memes, which is a little like the pot calling the kettle desperate for pageviews.
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Popular, influential, and cult musicians come through San Francisco every day. But it isn't every day when an event comes along that you know will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and serve a good cause.
On Monday, Philip Glass' Days and Nights Festival and local promoter (((folkYEAH!))) presen ... More >>
Metallica at the Fillmore Wednesday night. Notice that James Hetfield isn't wearing a shirt.
See more of our Metallica Week coverage:
Author Brian Lew on the Early Days of Metallica and the Bay Area Thrash Metal Scene
Six Signs of Metallica's Pervasive Influence on Pop Culture
Metallica Ki ... More >>
Those of you who enjoy a feel-good read and a hearty chuckle
will be pleased to hear that Steven "Barrel Of Laughs" Morrissey is in the
process of finishing up his memoir.
So, while we sit and genuinely hope for a chapter about the punctured bicycle
on a hillside, desolate, that inspired "This Cha ... More >>
Steve Martin is a wild and crazy guy...who happens to dig bluegrass. The above video is from a performance he had last September with The Steep Canyon Rangers in that band's home state of North Carolina, with the white-haired comedian plucking away on the banjo. Martin will bring these boys and the ... More >>
Tricia Sullivan fled her Southern Oregon hometown and the confines of her family in April. Arriving in San Francisco, she melded with the street community of young castoffs, misfits, and rebels. Phoning home, she lied and told her dad she was in New Yor