When we reported on the Oakland Soldiers summer league basketball team for our June feature, Swoosh Dreams, its best player, Aaron Gordon, was sidelined with a broken foot. It's second best player, Jabari Bird, was also out with an injury. So when the Soldiers took the court against the Houston Ho ... More >>
As You Like It In the Clouds: Tiger & Woods, Laura Jones March 31, 2012 The W Hotel Better than: Yet another all-nighter in a converted warehouse. The As You Like It collective has only been going for about a year and a half, but in that short time, the loose-knit mélange of electronic DJs and pr ... More >>
Fashion faux-pasNow that we think about it, it was about this time last year that Giants closer Brian Wilson started growing his now ubiquitous black beard. He had told his fellow teammates that he'd shave it when they lost -- and well, that day never came.So now, a year later, Wilson talks about ... More >>
"Shoe game is crazy but still elegant/With my Jordan threes, boy, I'll stomp you like an elephant." So spits Honor Roll Crew member Josie Stingray on her new, free-to-download, Trackademicks-produced song, "Josie." One of the Bay's brightest and feistiest upcoming rappers, we got the self-co ... More >>
Brian YaegerIn 2009, craft beers and ales were big news in San Francisco and beyond, with upscale restaurants turning to cicerones (beer sommeliers) to design menus. Brian Yaeger, the San Francisco author of Red, White, and Brew, put on beer goggles for SF Weekly's Joe Eskenazi to examine the ... More >>
The adoring public may have a problem with what San Francisco has in store for its troublesome invaders, the sea lions.
There appear to be no in-betweens for Gavin's hairstyles, as revealed by this photo from the Newsom scrapbookThe photo of Mayor Newsom on the front of the Chron this week as a snot-nosed tyke in a sailor suit certainly livened up the Monday BART commute. The fun continued in learning that ... More >>
A new treatment for transgender kids puts puberty on hold so that they won't develop into their biological sex
Can pro basketball's second-winningest coach put the Warriors back on the warpath? Don't count him out too quick.
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How a Zorro clothed in pop culture makes us laugh and think
It's smooth, sleek, and ready for commercials, but the music of Four Tet is so much more
Americana DJ/Selector/Turntablist Electronic/Electro Hard Rock/
Metal Hip Hop/Rap Jazz Latin/
International Lifestyle Music New Genre/Beyond Pop Punk Rock/Indie Rock Soul/Funk/ R&B
If music be the brandy of the damned, then we're drunk off our asses
Monkey Knife Fight is everywhere, but what -- oh what -- does it mean?
When the captain brought the journalist along on the whale hunt, the elders predicted trouble. The elders were right. The whale tried to kill them all.
Douglas Ewart's "3 on 3 Music Is the Game"
Actor and rock video director Spike Jonze's Being John Malkovich is an odd masterpiece. So why is Jonze scared of his own shadow?
San Francisco's once-hot film industry is in a slump; will it come back?
In a landmark case, Amanda DuValle, allegedly brutalized in Nicaragua because she is a transsexual, escaped deportation from the U.S. by invoking the U.N. Convention Against Torture. But if she won, why is she still in jail?
Michael Sragow finds eight good films, and countless condescending duds, in a year at the movies
Conventional wisdom nothwithstanding, chain stores and restaurants find it easy to locate and thrive in San Francisco. Tara Shioya explains why pretending otherwise is bad for the city.
A serious talk with Sassoon on his official day in S.F.
Gamelan lives (slight return)
In Dangerous Minds, poetry transforms rough-and-tumble school kids