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Dining, SFoodie Wine Country Report: Duck Tacos and Live Music at City Winery, Passport Zinfandel Tasting in Sonoma

Wine Country Report: Duck Tacos and Live Music at City Winery, Passport Zinfandel Tasting in Sonoma

If your idea of a great music experience has morphed from brown-bagging booze and stage diving in a purple velvet skin revealing outfit to something more comfy -- say, a seated meal of local duck tacos with decent (on tap)…
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News, The Snitch Facebook Ads and Spam: What's the Difference?

Facebook Ads and Spam: What's the Difference?

People who don't closely follow the online media/advertising business might wonder: How can Facebook be such a great business, commanding a $100 billion valuation when it went public, when it's filled with cheesy, lowbrow ads that are just this side…
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Music, All Shook Down Saturday Night: Los Lobos Ring in Bill Graham's 80th Birthday at the Fillmore

Saturday Night: Los Lobos Ring in Bill Graham's 80th Birthday at the Fillmore

Bill Graham's 80th Birthday Party BenefitLos LobosJackie GreenePoor Man's WhiskeyJanuary 8, 2010@ The FillmoreAs much fun as: Two straws in a malted mushroom.Bill Graham was due to turn eighty the same day Elvis would've reached his 76th birthday. That this…
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Music, All Shook Down Celebrate Bill Graham's 80th Birthday with Los Lobos and Jackie Greene at the Fillmore this Saturday -- It's For a Good Cause

Celebrate Bill Graham's 80th Birthday with Los Lobos and Jackie Greene at the Fillmore this Saturday -- It's For a Good Cause

There are a lot of good reasons to go see concerts -- music being generally foremost among them. But there's also the supporting of good causes through benefit shows, something that the legendary Bay Area concert promoter Bill Graham was…
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Calendar, Night&Day Los Animals

Los Animals

Fans of Los Lobos probably already know all about Los Cenzontles. The local roots-Latino group recently recorded an album, American Horizon, with a couple of really, really special guests: blues mage Taj Mahal and Los Lobos' David Hidalgo. And the…
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Music, Hear This Get your improvisational noise on with the "Jyrk Jamboree"; get your Mexicali rock on with Los Lobos

Get your improvisational noise on with the "Jyrk Jamboree"; get your Mexicali rock on with Los Lobos

For fans of psychedelically experimental sound, the "Jyrk Jamboree," which hits the Hemlock Tavern on Wednesday, Dec. 14, looks to be an intriguing event. This traveling caravan of indie-noise freaks from the Bay Area and Portland includes performances by four…
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Calendar, Night&Day Old's Cool

Old's Cool

"Trad music with attitude" is the tag line of the "Crooked Jades/Los Cenzontles Cinco de Mayo Celebration," and we like the sound of that. The phrase describes the two bands to a "T," both the pre-radio Americana of the former…
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Music, House of Tudor House Of Tudor

House Of Tudor

A ringmaster once told me, "Fire is cheap, everyone likes fire." In fact, humans -- like moths -- are drawn to bright light of any kind. Taking advantage of this simple fact of human nature, "Moth Light: Artists Experiment With…
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Sound Ideas

The guitarist of a semi-famous alternative band once summed up the contributions of his producer this way: "He smoked a lot of pot, yelled at his girlfriend, and hit 'record' when we told him to." Once, during the recording of…
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Drop the Ball, Already

SFNYE The Embarcadero Tuesday, Dec. 31 It was the anniversary of our engagement. I'd popped the question to my then-girlfriend last New Year's Eve, just a few short seconds after midnight. At home, in pajamas. With the object of my…
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