Chris Metzler fits in perfectly in the eclectic documentary circles of his adopted S.F. home, even if he hasn't shed his L.A. roots. Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, the high-energy follow-up to Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea (co-directed with Jeff Springer), tracks the stormy histor ... More >>
Lady Tragik plays Elbo Room on Friday
I have a theory. The reason there's been so many good parties recently has been due to our rapid approach to 2012. As you are no doubt aware, the Mayan calendar ends in the year in which we've just found ourselves. Perhaps savvy local promoters with an ey ... More >>
Romana MachadoMark Eitzel and Bart Davenport performing at the Hemlock Tavern last nightMarc & the CasualsPersephone's BeesDecember 29, 2010@ Hemlock TavernMore fun than: Same time next week, likely as not. Last Wednesday's fundraiser for the S.F. Food Bank at Thee Makeout Room being mem ... More >>
Who better to Christmas-cheer you up than the ever-chipper Jonathan Richman?Parker Gibbs' Christmas Craptacular w/ Jonathan Richman, Mark Eitzel, Marc and the Casuals, Carletta Sue Kay, Los Cenzontles, and othersDecember 22, 2010@ The Make-Out RoomBetter than: Face down in Burl Ives' swimming poo ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs
It could just be me, wading through the hell of Gavin Newsom's fevered imagination the way Peary crossed the arctic, but I kind of feel like all of San Francisco is governmented-out this week.
The Mayor pummeled us with 7.5 hours worth of speeches last week, not a single minut ... More >>