With Fidlar's juvenile lyrics, pro-party sloganeering, considerable punk rock chops, and commitment to DIY ethic, the L.A. foursome has garnered a deserved buzz. Only, the band doesn't seem to care. Its members primary concerns are the next house party performance and their means of delivering unbri ... More >>
Ray Wylie Hubbard
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Cafe Du Nord
Better than: Any concert that doesn't leave you sputtering in awe of the words coming out of the singer's mouth.
The joys of drunken shouting aside, it's too bad that after some four decades in music, Texas iconoclast Ray Wylie Hu ... More >>
By CRAIG HLAVATY
Bruce Springsteen's Thursday started with a keynote speech in one of the big ballrooms at the Austin Convention Center, and ended with a mythic three-hour set at ACL Live across town, in front of a few thousand people cooing "Bruce!"
The keynote and the show went hand in hand. If ... More >>
Martha reportedly eats chickens and rabbits, not nachos Nearly four years after Tatiana the tiger was shot to death when she leaped from her cage at the San Francisco Zoo and went on a bloody rampage, mauling Carlos Sousa Jr. to death, the zoo has brought in a new big feline for onlookers to admi ... More >>
Leader of the Pack
Bay Area native Chris Manak, aka Peanut Butter Wolf, is best known for his distinctive production style of jazz, hip-hop, and funk-soul beats. Starting out his career in the early 90's with the late emcee Charizma, the then-teenage duo found instant success but never chose to c ... More >>
sunovasurfboards/FlickrAdam Levine.We know there's a rockin' contestant from Santa Cruz still in the running to be The Next American Idol (be sure to over-enunciate every word, like Seacrest), but SFoodie is all about the fact that S.F. chef Traci Des Jardins is still in the running to be The ... More >>
Bright Eyes at the Fox Theater last night. Pics by Ian, more after the jump.Bright EyesApril 12, 2011@ The Fox Theater, OaklandBetter than: Whatever shit Mike Huckabee listens to.If Bob Dylan sang the universal in such exquisite poetry that it became personal, Conor Oberst shouts the pe ... More >>
kevinberne.comWill (Ryder Bach) and Mike (Jason Hite): Gay boys singing about girls. Better than: A Matthew Sweet album turned into a play about heterosexuals. Random detail: Saw author Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket) in the audience. Full disclosure: Before this week, I had never listened to ... More >>
Anti-cult crusader Ford Greene and the town of San Anselmo are staging a nasty public fight over Greene's strident anti-Bush political signs. But is that an old religious enemy we see behind the curtain?
San Francisco is spending $5 million on a flag-waving, candy-bar-giving, feel-good course called Express to Success, hoping it will move welfare recipients into jobs. But no one is measuring the success -- or failure -- of the program itself.