Each week, we take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with food TV. This week, Cupcake Wars, an hour-long show about one thing, over and over, until death comes, Sundays at 8 p.m. on the Food Network.
Cupcake Wars has been on the air just two years, but they're already finishing up their fif ... More >>
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The Fox Theater, Oakland
Better than: Tim Burton meets Bobby McFerrin meets Slash meets strobe-induced seizure.
Whereas Monday night's live score by tUnE-yArDs at the Castro Theatre was somewhat restrained, front woman Merrill Garbus let loose for her ... More >>
Rufus Wainwright, dapper dandy and San Francisco favorite, just released a music video for the title track of his forthcoming album, Out of the Game, which is slated for release April 23. The video features a prim and surprisingly ordinary (dare we say, boring and predictable) Helena Bonham Carter a ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the
San Francisco restaurant scene.
Marcia G. of Tablehopper reports that Spice Hound (www.spicehound.com), a frequent presence at farmers' markets, is replacing the Della Terra Organics stand at the 331 Cortland Marketplace in Ber ... More >>
Alice in Wonderland @ the Castro Theater
One wonders what Walt Disney would've made of his studio's 21st-century, 19-year-old Alice--a tousle-haired 3-D action figure who decapitates a dragon and drinks the creature's blood. Tim Burton's Alice is off-handed in its violence and doggedly on messag ... More >>
View more pics in Edwardian Ball Part One and Edwardian Ball Part Two.The 10th Annual Edwardian Ball this past Saturday was the seductive fashion intersection of Edward Gorey, Tim Burton, and Dr. Seuss. Throw in a little Steampunk style in there and what you have is a glorified underground prom wher ... More >>