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  • Art Explosion: S.F. Open Studios
    Artists in neighborhoods throughout the city threw open their doors to welcome visitors into their studios where they create art, for S.F. Open Studios. Participants had the chance to meet the artist in their natural environment and purchase art. All photos by Hanna Quevedo.
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  • Burning Man Decompression 2010
    Every year, San Francisco goes silent while a large contingent of the city descends on Black Rock Desert for Burning Man. The return from the Playa to everyday life can be tough, so there's always one last party to ease everyone back into civilization, aptly named Burning Man...
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  • Third Eye Blind in Union Square
    Third Eye Blind, who hails from San Francisco, played a free show on Thursday in Union Square as part of a promotion for Tommy Hilfiger and Macy's. Preppy clothes and infectious pop songs about meth -- they go together like peanut butter and jelly. Read Daniel Levin Becker's review of the...
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  • Ippuku: Using Every Part of the Bird
    Jonathan Kauffman reviews Ippuku, where they use every part of the chicken to its best effect. Read more in Devoted to Chicken. All photos by Lara Hata.
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  • Hardly Strictly Bluegass 2010
    San Francisco's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
festival sings America. The annual outdoor concert is about coming together:
scores of rootsy musicians, a half-million or more concertgoers, BYO picnic treats
(adult beverages and brownies included). And it's all free and breezy -- a gift
from local...
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  • The Flaming Lips @ Fox Theater
    non waddled out Wayne Coyne, the chief Lip, looking more manic than usual as he launched into an endearing Captain Kangaroo-flavored warning about the extreme nature of the giant strobe lights as well as the utter harmlessness of the laser pointers we were all handed upon entry. "We would never...
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  • Arcade Fire @ the Greek Theater
    Drumstick battles, microphones hurled into the crowd, pianos turned into standing platforms, a rolling tom-tom that looked more like a piece of artillery than a musical instrument, and a box out in front of the stage onto which Arcade Fire's Win Butler stepped to howl at some of his 8,500...
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  • SF Weekly's 3rd Annual Dish 2010
    Now in it's third year, SF Weekly's Dish Event brought together 30 of the Bay Areas top restaurants, multiple bars, and ten wineries for a mouth-watering night of fun. Warning: photos may cause drooling. All photos by Gil Riego Jr.
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  • VonGutenberg Fetish Ball @ Supperclub (NSFW)
    Every year VonGutenberg(a website, magazine, and store that caters to fetish subculture) and fetish-wear boutique Madam S present the the pansexual VonGutenberg Fetish Ball (how many times can we say 'fetish'?), where men and women come out to play. The event is undoubtedly kinky, but the kink...
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  • Folsom Street Fair 2010 (NSFW)
    You know it's Fall in San Francisco when you spot he undulating sea of black leather in SOMA that is the Folsom Street Fair. This year's celebration of all that is kink and fetish enjoyed exceedingly warm weather, which is for the best since most attendees weren't wearing many clothes. Can't...
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  • International Hemp and Cannabis Expo 2010
    Fans and advocates of the hemp industry and medical marijuana from all walks of life came together for the International Hemp and Cannabis Expo 0f 2010, where they enjoyed 100,000 square feet of speakers, exhibitions, a "patient consumption area" and VIP lounge, and more. Check out scenes...
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  • Macy's Passport Fashion Show 2010: Glamarama
    Macy's Passport Fashion Show 2010 trotted out cutting edge fashion via a theatrical runway show that featured...muscular angels in underwear? Oh, my. Proceeds benefitted HIV/AIDS research. All photos by Otto Chan and Diana Dinou Nitescu
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