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Calendar, Night&Day Excavating the Canyon

Excavating the Canyon

San Francisco has always been a nexus for independent thinkers, but the 1960s saw a wholesale, albeit brief, rejection of the cultural mainstream on nearly every front. There were free concerts in the park and free stores in the Haight.…
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Calendar, Night&Day Get On the Bus

Get On the Bus

We like to ride the bus. The daily Muni, partytime on Chicken John's old Green Tortoise, a long haul aboard Greyhound – they cheer us up. Besides, to us, bus rides evoke Beat-era writers, Merry Pranksters, touring musicians, and other…
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Music, Dark Meat drags underground rock below the Mason-Dixon Line

Dark Meat drags underground rock below the Mason-Dixon Line

On first pass, Georgia's Dark Meat fits snugly into underground rock's current zeitgeist. Like Feathers and Espers and all those other hairy freak-folkies, it's a large quasi-hippie ensemble wrapped in a cultish aura. The 17 or so members are known…
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