In 1976, the band known as The Band decided to call it quits. Its recent albums hadn't been selling so well, the members were tired of touring, leader Robbie Robertson had (allegedly) turned into a major twit, and it would be a couple of decades before their hit "The Weight" would be used in the tra ... More >>
FeistTaking a page from onetime bitter rivals (and now just rivals) Another Planet Entertainment's handbook, Live Nation (the live concert spin-off from radio/billboard barony Clear Channel, now its own entity) have announced plans to remodel, makeover, and otherwise update SF's venerable Masonic Ce ... More >>
One would think even those with their hearts dead set on opening a restaurant would be lying low during these uninspiring economic times. So some of us were surprised to see the empty space between Panera Bread and Philz Coffee (right across the street from SF Weekly's world headquarters) evolving i ... More >>
A blogger steals someone else's life story and calls it her own.
Hard Candy turns the tables on an online pedophile
Thus arrives another musically savvy Canuck, Leslie Feist, with a sultry voice and a bottomless bag of tricks
Buck 65 is not a rapper, or is he? MCs Azeem and Nac One pull a double CD-release.
The monsters of instrumental hip hop (and Dave Matthews) invade S.F.
The Waybacks strike a chord with fans of old-timey music
The Hippy Gourmet serves up '60s philosophizing with his seafood Newberg
A Berkeley forensic mathematician, the herculean effort to identify World Trade Center victims with DNA, and the value of closure
Short-film maker Jay Rosenblatt has devoted 20 years to making remarkable movies that almost no one will ever see
With a brilliant sophomore album, Jets to Brazil both embraces and escapes the past
The Glace Bay Miners Museum
Politicos, prudes, and the paranoid protest the programming heard on Bay Area radio stations to the highest authority in the land -- the Federal Communications Commission