The No. 29 bus, which will transport you from Baker Beach to Candlestick Park, is the longest route in the city. But it won't get you to Wyoming. Yet, via an image currently wending its way about the internet with faster-than-Muni rapidity -- supposedly snapped by a musician touring through Wyoming ... More >>
On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, a.k.a. Holy Ship!! (There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s Hard Events.) T ... More >>
The Weakerthans at the Independent on Friday. The Weakerthans Dec. 2, 2011 The Independent Better than: Listening to the Weakerthans alone in your room while drinking a whole bottle of wine. For die-hard Weakerthans fans, the concept of a four-night run wherein the band plays each of their ... More >>
This week, tens of thousands of people are going to a patch of desert to watch a pile of bands at Coachella. It's not going to be comfortable, but it's not the worst place in the world to play. How do we know? Because of the following -- the top six weirdest gig venues ever. 6. Against Me! at 1 ... More >>
Don't you wish you had thought of this one? And yes, it was a real band, with a real member named Bagpipes McDonald. Weather Station 1 informs us:Turds of Misery played only six shows during their short existence. Based in a small town on the outskirts of Winnipeg, Manitoba, the three-piece act q ... More >>
San Francisco Department of Public HealthThe Penismobile is a hybrid? We were sure it'd be a Jaguar XKEYou don't always say this about penises, but in San Francisco, they come in threes. First there was the walking, advice-dispensing dong featured in a locally produced health film/soap opera.Then th ... More >>
Guy Maddin pays homage to the tundra of his youth in My Winnipeg.
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain
The gypsy heart of "Lamento"
Nobody does nostalgic melodrama like Guy Maddin
The Waybacks strike a chord with fans of old-timey music
Experts debate the evolution of gay filmmaking
Someday we won't need the Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, but for now it's good fun
Letters from August 30, 2000
For over three decades, the San Francisco Taiko Dojo has offered a fresh approach to traditional Japanese percussion
Streetcars that are too wide, long, and heavy (136 @ $3.5 million per). Bus engines that don't fit and are scrapped (20 @ $116,000 a pop). Manhole covers that take 10 engineers and three months to design (cost: $243,000). Muni's management has produced su