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Music, All Shook Down Soul Scholar Nick Waterhouse Sings the Opposite of What He Means

Soul Scholar Nick Waterhouse Sings the Opposite of What He Means

As if tailored to match San Francisco's schizoid weather patterns, this week's selections -- Sharon Jones, St. Vincent, Damien Jurado Nick Waterhouse and Chuck English - oscillate between wintry, kinetic and utterly peculiar. We tried to cover all our bases…
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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 • Friday night at Bottom of the Hill, Mike Watt reminded us what a natural talent he is on the bass. Between bringing up a former member of the Stooges onstage and reprising some material from his years with…
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Music, Hear This Sunday Morning Fever

Sunday Morning Fever

Sharon Jones is the queen of funk, the godmother of soul, the preacherwoman of sweat-steeped gospel. Hailing from Georgia via Brooklyn, the vocalist gives contemporary R&B the double shot in the arm of full-body rhythm and no-foolin' power-blues it's been…
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Music, Children’s music aims for the sophisticated tykes

Children’s music aims for the sophisticated tykes

The stigma that children's music is pure sonic piffle is going the way of Barney the purple dinosaur. The industry that once proffered artists like Raffi Cavoukian, who would shake his sillies out — and make parents tear their hair…
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Music, All Shook Down LastNight: Sharon Jones Adds Soul to Bimbos 365 Club

LastNight: Sharon Jones Adds Soul to Bimbos 365 Club

New York soul star Sharon Jones has finally broke through, thanks to the Dap-Kings and Amy Winehouse. Her show last night at Bimbos wasn't easy to get into, and the crowd ate it up. More flicks when you click…
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Music, Forget Amy Winehouse: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Choose R&B Over Rehab

Forget Amy Winehouse: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Choose R&B Over Rehab

Much has been made of British soul sensation Amy Winehouse employing Sharon Jones' soul-funk band, the Dap-Kings, to create the sound — and success — of her album Back in Black. But "rivalry" is really the wrong word to use…
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Music, All Shook Down Your Friday Morning Pre-Party: Sharon Jones, Hunter S. Thompson, Bob Dylan

Your Friday Morning Pre-Party: Sharon Jones, Hunter S. Thompson, Bob Dylan

Oh, god, we ate too much turkey, and now we feel like fat land whales. Blegh. I think I just vomited a little in my mouth. Today's pre-party will be chill, because we don't have any room in our…
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Dining, SFoodie Your Friday Morning Pre-Party: Sharon Jones, Hunter S. Thompson, Bob Dylan

Your Friday Morning Pre-Party: Sharon Jones, Hunter S. Thompson, Bob Dylan

Oh, god, we ate too much turkey, and now we feel like fat land whales. Blegh. I think I just vomited a little in my mouth. Today's pre-party will be chill, because we don't have any room in our…
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News, The Snitch Your Friday Morning Pre-Party: Sharon Jones, Hunter S. Thompson, Bob Dylan

Your Friday Morning Pre-Party: Sharon Jones, Hunter S. Thompson, Bob Dylan

Oh, god, we ate too much turkey, and now we feel like fat land whales. Blegh. I think I just vomited a little in my mouth. Today's pre-party will be chill, because we don't have any room in our…
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Music, All Shook Down Sharon Jones Channels James Brown at Bimbos December 5

Sharon Jones Channels James Brown at Bimbos December 5

Sharon Jones got soul. She's also got life lessons. Here's a chance for some hip-shaking, gyrating birds and bees: Sharon Jones at bimbo's 365 club on December 5 to Reverb Eco Fund 21 over are welcome Wednesday December 5…
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Music, All Shook Down Sharon Jones' <em>100 Days 100 Nights</em> Life Lessons

Sharon Jones' 100 Days 100 Nights Life Lessons

So we're loving former Riker's Island corrections officer turned neo-retro-vintage soul queen Sharon Jones latest album '100 Days, 100 Nights.' The 50-something soul singer has a ton of life experience yet she remains more vital and relevant than ever…
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Megan's Law Goes to Class

Parents in the East Bay cities of Fremont, Hayward, Newark, and Union City will soon receive maps -- in some cases sent home from school with their children -- showing the general locations of the homes of registered sex offenders…
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