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Culture, The Exhibitionist <i>1776</i>: Good Drama, Bad Musical

1776: Good Drama, Bad Musical

Based on the Broadway musical of the same name which was produced three years earlier, 1776 (1972) was the final film of the legendary Hollywood mogul Jack L. Warner. The show was a huge hit, the film, not so…
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Calendar, Night&Day Wowie Woo Wow

Wowie Woo Wow

Hang onto yourself, Ziggy Stardust is coming to Sweetwater Music Hall to celebrate the Fourth of July with all you young Americans. The actual David Bowie has long since put away his lizard suit, yet the legacy lives on.…
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Calendar, Night&Day Bunny Priest

Bunny Priest

Brad Warner, a muscian in a punk band called Zero Defex and a regular writer for soft-core porn site Suicide Girls, stars in Pirooz Kalayeh's documentary about Warner's journey into Zen Buddhism. Ordained as a priest by the late…
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Music, Sizzle & Fizzle Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and Lows From the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and Lows From the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle • Wicked Sound System celebrated its 22-year anniversary with an all-night party at Mighty. The old-school S.F. rave crowd kept the energy high past dawn, and we're still kicking ourselves for missing DJ Markie's 5 a.m. set. "Thanks for…
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Music, All Shook Down Uncle Sam Jams: A Look at America's Musical Propaganda

Uncle Sam Jams: A Look at America's Musical Propaganda

The Fourth of July is a great day to be an American. For one day a year, every man, woman and child gets to picnic, watch fireworks, and play reverently American songs with sweet abandon. But the Internet isn't an…
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Calendar, Night&Day Fire in the Sky

Fire in the Sky

Fog (always) permitting, San Francisco will blow up stuff in the sky for the Fourth. Remember the dud that was San Diego's show last year? Ours promises to be better. Here are some of the best places to see…
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Calendar, Night&Day Fourth of July on the USS Hornet

Fourth of July on the USS Hornet

If you’re feeling particularly patriotic this Fourth of July, take your requisite fireworks and barbeque routine onto the historic USS Hornet and “support a national treasure.” As with many retired military vessels, the Hornet offers a bounce house, Celtic rock…
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Music, Summer Guide 2013: Songs for Your Fourth of July BBQ

Summer Guide 2013: Songs for Your Fourth of July BBQ

DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, "Summertime" Even if your barbecue ends up shrouded in a veil of San Francisco fog and mist, this classic hip-hop jam will warm up the crowd. Washed Out, "It All Feels Right" The…
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Music, Summer Guide 2013: Summer Music Festivals

Summer Guide 2013: Summer Music Festivals

Fillmore Jazz Festival The largest free jazz festival on the West Coast takes place over Fourth of July weekend in the Fillmore, and features locals like Crystal Monee Hall and Kim Nalley. It's a great place to savor the old…
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Calendar, Night&Day Call it a Religious Observance

Call it a Religious Observance

What's the most celebrated holiday between Father's Day and the Fourth of July? For fans of Comedy Central's absurd sitcom Workaholics, it's a special summertime yuletide miracle: Half Christmas. Take the day off work, maybe, and pick up a…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Photo of the Day: Fireworks on the Bay

Photo of the Day: Fireworks on the Bay

Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Starting off with an amazingly beautiful summer day, scores of people gathered all along the waterfront to watch the annual fireworks display after sundown. For more firework photos, check out our slideshow!…
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News, The Snitch Rick Scheuer Identified as Motorcyclist Killed in Fourth of July Accident

Rick Scheuer Identified as Motorcyclist Killed in Fourth of July Accident

Update (2:55 p.m.): The medical examiner has identified the victim in last night's crash as Rick Scheuer. Original story (9:01 a.m.): A 54-year-old man was killed on Independence Day as he rode through the city's Richmond District, police said. Officer…
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Calendar, Night&Day Old Meets New

Old Meets New

The San Francisco Symphony closes out Fourth of July weekend with a free afternoon concert in Stern Grove’s idyllic outdoor amphitheater. The San Francisco Symphony Concert is part of the Stern Grove Festival, an annual, family-friendly performance series that highlights…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Local Comedy Shows Around the Fourth of July Weekend

Local Comedy Shows Around the Fourth of July Weekend

We hope you've secured a few vacation days for the upcoming holiday week, not only for picnics, cookouts, and an opportunity to reflect on the grandness of our nation, but also to get out around the Bay for these…
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Music, Bouncer Bouncer Communes with the Pinatas at the Latin American Club

Bouncer Communes with the Pinatas at the Latin American Club

Have you read that story about the Christmas tree that was adorned with decorations and looked on with adoration? The conifer that finally felt appreciated and loved? Then the holiday ends and he is stripped down and thrown on a…
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News, The Snitch Jealous Guy Steals Girlfriend's Cellphone

Jealous Guy Steals Girlfriend's Cellphone

A local man was so sick and tired of listening to his girlfriend gabbing on her cellphone and texting away to friends, that he decided to finally do something about it.No, he didn't break up with her. He stole her…
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News, The Snitch San Francisco's Most Comfortable Barbecue

San Francisco's Most Comfortable Barbecue

Depending upon where you are, the juxtaposition of couches and barbecues evoke different results. In Santa Barbara, for example, they have a tendency to barbecue their couches. Not so here in the city. And certainly not so over the Fourth…
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News, The Snitch Fourth of July in San Francisco: Hot and Fiery

Fourth of July in San Francisco: Hot and Fiery

We warned readers on Friday that San Francisco wasn't allowed to light fireworks -- or blow anything up for that matter. And there's good reason for that. we saw what happened over in the East Bay where fireworks were responsible…
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News, The Snitch Fox News Twitter Account Hacked, Claims President Obama Assassinated

Fox News Twitter Account Hacked, Claims President Obama Assassinated

No worries, folks: Barack Obama is still the leader of the United States, much to the disappointment of Fox News followers. The Wall Street Journal reported this morning that some idiot hackers thought they'd have a little fun with Fox…
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News, The Snitch Missing Bay Area Tourists in Boating Accident Could Still Be Alive

Missing Bay Area Tourists in Boating Accident Could Still Be Alive

Mexican rescuers have officially expanded their search for seven American tourists -- most of whom are Bay Area residents -- after their fishing boat capsized over the holiday weekend, killing one. While it's been more than two days, rescuers told…
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