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Calendar, Night&Day Light It Up

Light It Up

It’s percolating. Downtown’s old, old brick temple to money is gathering steam, preparing itself to be viewed, like Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard, readying itself for its close-up: It’s scheduled to be a sort of Bay Area history community center…
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Music, Reviewed Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright

I was initially a little immune to the baroque fabulousness of Want One, the precursor to Want Two, Wainwright's fifth album -- that is, until One's gut-ripper "Go or Go Ahead" followed me around like a larger-than-life washed-up cinema star…
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Best of San Francisco, Arts & Entertainment

Best Underdog Drag Revue

Sure, "Trannyshack" gets the nod for the most inventive and outlandish drag revue in the Bay Area, if not the world; its reputation is well deserved. But the Hot Boxx Girls at Aunt Charlie's Lounge sashay under San Francisco's drag…
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Dining, Eat Tomorrow Never Dies

Tomorrow Never Dies

"Maybe it's much too early in the game," muses Ella Fitzgerald from the depths of my stereo speakers, "oh but I thought I'd ask you just the same: What are you doing New Year's ... New Year's Eve?" Perhaps the…
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Second Time Around

Sunset Blvd. A murdered screenwriter. An idealistic young female reader working her way up in a studio. A producer who might consider pushing a baseball project if he could turn it into a musical for a female star. Hollywood luminaries…
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