As we near the end of San Francisco's beloved Indian summer, we find our cravings for margaritas, 7-11's wild cherry Slurpees (we don't care what you say; they are delicious), and frozen desserts starting to wane. But before the warm days abandon us completely, there is one final stop to make: 100% ... More >>
[Editor's note: The following post by Houston writer and ESL teacher Shea Serrano was named the best blog post of the year in the first-ever Voice Media Group music writing awards. Originally published by our sister blog at LA Weekly, It's a sidesplitting minute-by-minute account of an afternoon he ... More >>
Bay-by-way-of-L.A. these days, V-Nasty and Lil Debbie have just teamed up to drop a video for a two-minute song called "Gotta Ball," a little ditty about syrup-sippin' and cash-flippin' (and no, we're not trying to audition for the White Girl Mob). It's an improvement over past efforts for both ladi ... More >>
Mission Bowling ClubA 'before' shot of Mission Bowling Club, due to open in February 2012.In the Mission District, the dream of a brand new sporting center with satisfying, original food grows. After navigating a fiery pit of Planning Department fees that could have destroyed the project before i ... More >>
Ross Mirkarimi -- and his signature vest -- were warmly received in South AmericaEl Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi spread the San Francisco no-plastic-bag gospel to Uruguay this week, and the local press apparently went gaga for San Francisco's good-looking ambassador of green.Okay, check y ... More >>
"(Por)trait Revealed"Rayko Photo CenterReception 6 p.m., freeYour refrigerator reveals a lot about you. We've always known this, in a medicine-cabinet sort of way, but it took artist Mark Menjivar to really freak us out. He traveled around the country with a large-format 8-by-10 camera, quickly o ... More >>
Dave Thomas of East West Productions ("We're the Best, Forget the Rest") got into building parade floats because someone wouldn't let him join in a parade. He was studying martial arts and wanted to march with his class in the city's Chinese New Year Parade.Too late to grab this banana.When the p ... More >>
Two rebels take on America's most beloved computer company.
S.F. public school teachers get a whopping 50 cents per student per year for art supplies, a fact that has motivated Crème Brûlée Cart to pitch in with a fundraiser on Sunday, October 18 from 2-4 p.m. at Fabric8 (3318 22nd St. at Valencia). There, you'll be able to buy a brûlée ($4) or recei ... More >>
Hey kids, it's time for another exciting installment of Mail Call, where your friendly Editorial Assistant (that's me!) gives you glimpse into the totally bizarre promotional materials that make their way to the SF Weekly offices and onto my desk. This particular piece of swag was sent to our Managi ... More >>
Victorcab via FlickrThis just might save you from going home with your exWe remember attending a party years ago at which a guest pulled us aside and muttered, "What do they have here for the alcoholics?" Inquiries were made. The answer was water. Not even the fizzy kind. And perhaps said guest woul ... More >>
Disney's latest toon is a starry dog story.
Eight years after being swept into office, a once-disorganized band of neighborhood leftists tries to create a citywide political machine.
Despite the labels and levity, big-screen Sex and the City is a poor man's knockoff.
Not Spam-a-lot, just delicious, inexpensive, and comforting island fare
Our critics weigh in on local exhibits
Urges awakened by a trip to Russia are satisfied locally at the Cinderella Bakery and Café
What's stealing and what's not, in "Pirated: A Post Asian Perspective"
The Phone Booth: a place where hipsters, gay dudes, vegans, and music columnists can all get along
Gold Chains and Sue Cie pull digital pranks; Germany's Morr Music dispatches its not-so-heavy hitters to SF
Karen Macklin takes the temperature of a growing, meditative, and fiery dance form known as poi.
Our critics weigh in on local theatre
Our critics weigh in on local theatre
All style and no drama, full of miraculous toys
Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new
With the help of local music, Rock Ninja! attempts to inspire Haight Street's hippies to choose life
A fiery SRL show, Miss Eva Von Slut, a pancake juggler, and more
John Trani got the graduation present no red-blooded frat boy could refuse: his own Hooters restaurant
Morr Music's bands carve out the territory between indie rock and techno
The 72-year-old San Francisco College of Mortuary Science -- perhaps the country's premier institution of funeral service education -- has its last graduation and moves (gulp) into the great beyond
Split EP! (Anticon)
This wild multimedia show is crazy, for sure, but is it wise?
How much does Peter Moody love martinis? He's spent 13 years making a movie about them, if that tells you anything.
Gino Robair is living proof that anything -- anything -- can be turned into a percussion instrument
Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth
'Cue up for first-rate ribs at James & James; ambience gives a boost to the vittles at Powell's Place