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  • Lipstick and Kisses: Flaming Lotus Girls Extravaganza
    The decade old, female-driven fire arts sculpture artists The Flaming Lotus Girls create massive metal works of art that shoot flames up to (and sometimes over) 150 feet high. And when they throw a party, they like to play with fire. All photos by Hanna Quevedo.
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  • Santa Con 2010: Santarchy in the Streets
    The weather has cooled, it's getting dark earlier, soy nog is cropping up at the supermarkets, and hundreds of stumbling, debauched, intoxicated Santas are surging through the streets confusing the hell out of children. It's Christmas in San Francisco! All photos by Joseph Schell. Want...
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  • Roger Waters Plays 'The Wall' at Oracle Arena
    In September of 2010, Roger Waters of Pink Floyd began 'The Wall' tour, in which he plays the band's legendary album in its entirety. He hit Oakland this weekend, and was met by fans sporting their finest Pink Floyd t-shirts (and at least one Pink Floyd art car.) All photos by Christopher...
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  • Burning Man 2012: A Fiery Heart
    For many, fire performance and art form the heart of Burning Man. The first conclave-wide fire choreography from 2004 was referred to as the pulse, and a relationship with fire is seen throughout the art, art cars, and performances throughout the week. Here is a small sample of fire culture at...
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  • Overexposed: Castro Nudists
    In this week's feature story, "Overexposed," Lauren Smiley dissects the growing trend of naked men taking advantage of San Francisco's relaxed interpretation of indecent exposure laws. These pictures were taken over Halloween weekend, when the nudists improvised costumes while still remaining...
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  • Exploratorium After Dark: Sugar
    The Exploratorium's after hours themed events for grown-ups continued this month with an installment on sugar. Culinary historian Michael Krondi talked desserts, master chef Alexandre Trouan created sugar art, and massive art installation the Cake Vault (an enormous fanged, candy house that...
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  • DNA Lounge 25th Anniversary Party
    DNA Lounge celebrated twenty-five years of making people sweat on the dance floor with a party that featured aerialists, 80s music, an open bar, and more. All photos by Hanna Quevedo.
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  • Run Wild for a Child Costume Race
    Run Wild for a Child is the less-spotlight grabbing of the costumed San Francisco races (Ahem, Bay to Breakers, cough, cough.) The annual 5 or 10K begins in Golden Gate Park and traverses the panhandle, all to benefit the San Francisco Fire Fighters toy program. The catch? The runners dress up...
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  • Weezer Memories Tour at Nob Hill Masonic Center
    Weezer is calling it the Memories Tour; some fans have dubbed it Blinkerton. The band has just hit the road to do two nights per city -- the first to play its self-titled debut "blue album" in its entirety, the second to perform Pinkerton. So this'll be pretty straight forward, right?...
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  • Hard Eight with Mickey Avalon @ Roe
    Saturday night at Roe was all about dirty dancing. DJ's PlayBoi and Rich Era kept the people dancing on the third floor, while Chris Clouse and Bishop/Magnetic got everyone moving on the main stage with live drumming, guitar, and DJ sets. The main attraction was Mickey Avalon, who had...
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  • Yo Gabba Gabba! at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
    Yo Gabba Gabba! is the technicolor brainchild of Aquabats front-man Christian Jacobs. A retro-style kids show with characters like DJ Lance Rock, Muno, Foofa, and Broobee, the team took their high-energy, quirky antics to the stage at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. This is the kind of kid's show...
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  • Off the Grid Winter Farewell @ Fort Mason
    When it launched in late June, Off the Grid Fort Mason Center was San Francisco's first weekly food pod. On Friday, it says farewell to the 2010 season (it'll return in March 2011). Organized by Matt Cohen and La Cocina, OTG Fort Mason paved the way for the four other Off the Grids that set up...
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