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Music, All Shook Down Saturday: Joshua Redman and Brad Mehldau Trade Solos at Herbst Theatre

Saturday: Joshua Redman and Brad Mehldau Trade Solos at Herbst Theatre

Joshua Redman and Brad Mehldau Oct. 24, 2011 @ Herbst Theatre Better than: Occupying Wall Street. As an art form, one of the strengths of jazz is its refusal to prioritize the individual over the group, even in the throes…
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Music, All Shook Down Sunday: Jazz Royal McCoy Tyner Showcases Coltrane at Herbst Theatre

Sunday: Jazz Royal McCoy Tyner Showcases Coltrane at Herbst Theatre

McCoy Tyner Oct. 16, 2011 Herbst Theatre Better than: Listening to a scratched up jazz record from the '60s for the thousandth time. When 72-year-old McCoy Tyner walked onstage, his steps were small and almost fragile. When he spoke, his…
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Music, All Shook Down Friday: Smashing Pumpkins Press on with New Faces and New Songs at the Fox Theater

Friday: Smashing Pumpkins Press on with New Faces and New Songs at the Fox Theater

Smashing Pumpkins Oct. 7, 2011 Fox Theater Better than: Fasting. Perhaps we shouldn't use Friday night's Jewish holiday for the purposes of a rock concert review, but Billy Corgan has a lot he should probably be atoning for: being…
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Music, All Shook Down Sunday: Wayne Shorter Pushes the Limits of Jazz, Music at Herbst Theatre

Sunday: Wayne Shorter Pushes the Limits of Jazz, Music at Herbst Theatre

Wayne Shorter Oct. 2, 2011 Herbst Theatre Better than: Listening to songs shorter than 40 minutes long. Stripped of his pen, notebook, and incredibly necessary glasses, the concert reviewer can't help but feel out of his element, totally unprepared to…
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Music, All Shook Down Sunday: Vinicius Cantuária Fittingly Inhabits a Museum

Sunday: Vinicius Cantuária Fittingly Inhabits a Museum

Vinicius Cantuária Sept. 25, 2011 @ Florence Gould Theater at the Legion of Honor Better than: Admiring paintings by the Dutch and Flemish masters. For the uninitiated, the Florence Gould Theater sits in the basement of the Legion of Honor,…
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Music, All Shook Down Friday: Two Door Cinema Club Woos the Teens at the Warfield

Friday: Two Door Cinema Club Woos the Teens at the Warfield

Two Door Cinema Club Sept. 23, 2011 The Warfield Better than: Dancing suggestively. Okay, we know we shouldn't harp on this, so we'll just say it straight out and then leave it be -- Two Door Cinema attracts a young…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist <i>Dumbest Generation</i>'s Mark Bauerlein Berates Baby Boomers and Text-Obsessed Teens

Dumbest Generation's Mark Bauerlein Berates Baby Boomers and Text-Obsessed Teens

Mark Bauerlein is an English professor at Emory, and he speaks like one -- calmly and confidently, like conversation is just another lecture on late Romantic poetry. In his 2008 bestseller The Dumbest Generation, Bauerlein made a name for himself…
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Dining, SFoodie Eat Piranhas Without Having to Catch Them: Wild Game Dinners at the Big 4

Eat Piranhas Without Having to Catch Them: Wild Game Dinners at the Big 4

Private Wild Game Dinners Where: The Big 4, 1075 California (at Taylor) When: Now through November Before settling into my job as a music/food/everything writer this summer at SF Weekly, I did something that every college student dreams of (and…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Bukowski's Sensitivity Shines Through the Horror in <i>More Notes of a Dirty Old Man</i>

Bukowski's Sensitivity Shines Through the Horror in More Notes of a Dirty Old Man

More Notes of a Dirty Old Man Reading and Release Party Where: City Lights Books When: Sept. 8, 7 p.m. He's been gone since 1994, but Charles Bukowski continues to fascinate us. His tales of sex, drugs,and booze, and more…
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Music, All Shook Down J-Boogie Gets Down Like an Indian John Travolta in New "Undercover" Video

J-Boogie Gets Down Like an Indian John Travolta in New "Undercover" Video

Local DJ and All Shook Down 2011 alumnus J-Boogie has explored many genres, including reggae, Latin, funk, disco, and house. His new video for "Undercover," the single from his upcoming album of the same name, adds one more to the…
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Dining, SFoodie You're All Skin and Bones! Old World Dinner Pop-Up Brings Jewish Food to the Mission

You're All Skin and Bones! Old World Dinner Pop-Up Brings Jewish Food to the Mission

Old World Dinner: An Evening of Eastern European and Jewish Soul Food Where: La Victoria Bakery When: Wednesday, Sept. 14 (sold out) and 21, 7 p.m. Cost: $25 In his quest to join the frenzy and buy a food truck,…
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    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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