You've probably already heard about Nicki Minaj's Mitt Romney-related lyrics, in which she claimed she was going to vote for the Republican presidential candidate. So, did she mean it? Was she being ironic? Is this a publicity stunt? The only thing we know for sure is that the online furor over this ... More >>
A couple of weeks ago, you may recall we did a list of the Top Ten Music Biopics. The biopic debate raged again today, however, after we saw images of Andre 3000 dressed up as Jimi Hendrix, in the midst of making a movie. We're pretty sure Andre is going to do wonders in the role, but that doesn't m ... More >>
Los Angeles rocker Hanni El Khatib comes off like a badass. Car crashes adorn his release covers, his songs are inspired by '50s blues and '60s garage, and in at least one tune ("You Rascal You," a cover), the song's narrator stalks an adulterer with murderous intent. Khatib's image -- that of a my ... More >>
Christopher FairmanAgent Ribbons perform on Friday Friday. Countdown until we get our weekend on. Countdown of the options to consider if you want to spend less than $10 going somewhere. Agent Ribbons @ The Knockout (Friday)Sacramento's Agent Ribbons give old-timey music a swift punk kick. The ... More >>
Harmony Korine creates a Neverland for celeb impersonators in the singular and sincere Mister Lonely.
Creating new memories with French soul.
RIP James Brown
Too much nostalgia and not enough spark spoil the comedian's autobiographical show
Liev Schreiber adapts a best-selling novel, without the best results
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Come fly with them to a time of martinis, broads, and Vegas nights
Nothing you really wanted to know about Scott Peterson's paramour, presented tediously, for just $20
In Madagascar, the wild things romp, then roam
Things get ugly when Infiltrator is unmasked at a celebrity impersonator convention, but all ends well when fake Arnold Schwarzenegger marries faux Shania Twain
Week of May 21, 2003
Thick Description presents a stylish study in evil
The gloriously unambitious world of John Patrick McKenzie, who doesn't care that he's a rising star in the visual arts. And who, as it happens, is autistic.
The life of Will "The Thrill" Viharo -- the Bay Area's undisputed B-movie lounge king -- would make a good B-movie of its own
D.A. Pennebaker doesn't make history, but he's captured so much of it
Spike Lee's new racial satire starts out strong, but ends up wasting ammunition
The S.F. Jazz Festival pays tribute to Fayard and Harold Nicholas