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Music, All Shook Down Malcolm X Jazz Arts Fest This Saturday

Malcolm X Jazz Arts Fest This Saturday

For the past nine years, Oakland culture-keepers Eastside Arts Alliance have presented the Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival , an annual, free event in San Antonio park. This year's event, which happens Saturday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., features jazz legend…
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Calendar, Night&Day So Much Drama!

So Much Drama!

Set in a downtown oasis, the San Francisco Theater Festival offers stage newbies and die-hard performance lovers a potent cocktail of thespian fun, without the exorbitant cost. The festival mixes barebones, site-specific stage production with the kind of highbrow fare…
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Music, Jimi Eat World Saxophone Quartet

Jimi Eat World Saxophone Quartet

It's no wonder Jimi Hendrix killed himself with excess. His mercurial rise to fame and its debilitating pressures proved to be more than he could handle. At root, the legendary '60s guitarist seems to have been a deeply sensitive artist,…
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Music, Hear This Hear This

Hear This

What arguably gives the blues its universal appeal is its premier players' lack of pretense. Born on the back porches of backwater towns in the American South, blues truth is straight storytelling among family and friends. Or it's the big…
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Various Artists Supernatural Fairy Tales: The Progressive Rock Era, Volume 1 (Rhino) Despite having sunk deeper than the Atlantean groves often depicted in its album art, progressive rock still has its apologists. Liner notes for Supernatural Fairy Tales, an impressively…
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Wednesday, July 31 Dick Gaughan A professional musician for over a quarter of a century and an acclaimed favorite of Billy Bragg, this Scottish balladeer will give Celtic music lovers something to write home about. While Gaughan's style is steeped…
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The BaBenzele Pygmies with Louis Sarnos bayaka (ellipsis arts) The successful integration of technology and nature in music is tricky business. You've no doubt cringed at the humpback-synthesizer duets of misguided New Agers, or pitied the shortsighted vision of well-intentioned…
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