On Friday, Feb. 6, seven visual artists, seven fashion designers and seven culinary artists interpreted the Seven Deadly Sins in their mediums of choice. Ladies clad in American Flag corsets danced around smearing cake on each other in the name of gluttony. A sloth dressed in a silky feather-puff dress had the audience perform exorcisms on her slothful demon self. Sinners spilled out into the streets. Photos by Hanna Quevedo.
When American Apparel announced plans to open one of their shops on Valencia Street, some merchants and residents were less than thrilled. The fight to keep formula retail out of the shopping corridor came to a head at Thursday night's (02/05) Planning Commission meeting. Photos by Andy Wright
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Three of the city's iconic monuments - City Hall, Coit Tower and the Ferry Building - have turned green in honor of Broadway hit Wicked and its Bay Area roots. The landmarks will be lit past sunset till Friday, Feb. 6, when the production opens at the Orpheum Theatre. Photos by Cece Hugo.
Avenged Sevenfold amazes the Oakland crowd with a near-perfect 02/03 show, Buckcherry supports with a high energy set, but Vacaville's Papa Roach steals the show in their homecoming concert. Photos by Richard Haick.
Part of the fun of a visiting a Japanese supermarket is spotting odd uses of English words and phrases on the product packaging. Here are some of the highlights from the hour I spent wandering around San Jose's Mitsuwa --Robert Lauriston
Saturday's much blogged-about American Apparel protest outside the storefront the chain plans to move into on Valencia Street had a pretty low turnout. Photographer Gretchen Robinette showed up at 10 a.m. and was the only one there. An hour later, around 10 people arrived and assembled signs...
Better than a yard sale, price tags were banished from Saturday's (1/31) Really Really Free Market on 18th and Mission. In fact, no money was exchanged at all. All were welcome to come, give and receive without expectation or price of admission. Take that, Capitalism. Photos by Hanna Quevedo.
The legendary king of samples, Brazil's own Amon Tobin, took over SF last weekend, playing two sold out shows at The Independent on Friday, 1/30 through Saturday, 1/31. Local artist Mophono and JK47 featuring DJ Push welcomed the masses before Amon took-over the decks. Photos by Mekuria Getinet.
In January we watched the No Pants brigade invade BART and MUNI. We put on the pale for the Edwardian Ball, took a tour of the Good Vibrations warehouse and snuck inside a tepee we found in SoMa. And then we said goodbye to Dum Dum with other like-minded folk at City Hall. Financial crisis...
Meet Pink Man: a unicycling, singing superhero from the 13th dimension (in galaxy mmmm). On a recent Tuesday, he let the SF Weekly follow him around as he saved earthlings from boredom and depression. Photos by Paul Trapani.