Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
Better than: A cyborg prom.
Noise Pop festival organizers probably envisioned a thematically cohesive night when they booked Grimes and oOoOO as co-headliners for Wednesday night's show at the Rickshaw Stop. After all, the two art ... More >>
Giorgio CalaceIt's been awhile since we've heard from Italian duo Crookers, but this year they're back with the non-Hunter Thompson-related-album Dr. Gonzo. Producing music together since 2003, Phra and Bot may be best known in mainstream music for their "Day N Nite" remix of then little-kno ... More >>
Once upon a time, depicting actual nudity or sex in a music video was basically pointless: It wouldn't get shown on MTV with those things in it, and there wasn't much use in making a video that wouldn't air on MTV (or any other TV channel).
That still applies for larger mainstream artists, ... More >>
Richard HaickSimian Mobile Disco at the Fox Theater Friday night.Richard HaickThe crowdSimian Mobile Disco, Fake Blood, Destructo, Mumbai Science, EgyptrixxHard Fest 2011March 11, 2011@ Fox Theater, OaklandSimian Mobile Disco -- the Brit dance duo with a curious fondness for the names of absol ... More >>
Uh, that'd be us. And we're paying for it, too. The Bay Citizen this past weekend followed up on our series of scoops begun in February about Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's rotten deal to sell prize California government buildings for an upfront payment, and then lease them back at exorbitant cost. ... More >>
He sat there, legs crossed, large yellow bag splayed open on the empty seat next to him -- last night, on the inbound 6 Parnassus, around 8:20 p.m. -- and engaged in what must be a frequent ritual for San Francisco music lovers.The old man pulled smaller yellow paper bags out of one large plastic ... More >>
He had no license to practice medicine in California or the United States, and no affiliation with the University of California, San Francisco, as he claimed. But 66-year-old Timothy Andersson (who also went by Dr. Tanweer Ahmad Syed) saw scores of patients in ... More >>
Traveling at just one-thirteenth the speed of a slow news day...Like everyone of a certain age, I fondly recall those old commercials featuring pre-teen Anna Paquin wearing Mrs. Dewson-caliber hats and talking about something called the "Information Superhighway" -- though it sounded much better in ... More >>
su-lin/FlickrGet 'em while you still can.Yesterday we gave props to Sandip Roy's meditation on the Alphonso mango, an extra-lush variety okayed for import from India in recent years. Thanks to the blog Burrito Justice, we found out that food delivery company Indian Bento blends up hyper-delicious fr ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs
00:00 - "Well 2008 was a big year in terms of investing in programs and solutions to reduce violence in San Francisco."
Gavin, Gavin, Gavin - however big 2008 was for investing in solutions to stop violence, it was an even bigger year for violence. Why not play to our strengt ... More >>