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    Music, All Shook Down Six Notable Acts From Outside Lands 2016

    Six Notable Acts From Outside Lands 2016

    This year's Outside Lands was about as memorable and successful as one could ask for. In between the fancy, albeit ridiculous food stands — think ramen burgers and donut burgers — there were standout performances from Radiohead and LCD Soundsystem,…
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    Music, All Shook Down How Haywyre Punked Our Journalist at Lightning in a Bottle and Other Interesting Facts About the Electronic DJ

    How Haywyre Punked Our Journalist at Lightning in a Bottle and Other Interesting Facts About the Electronic DJ

    Haywyre has a sense of humor. When our intrepid journalist Eric went backstage last Saturday at Lightning in a Bottle to interview the DJ, he didn't know what Haywyre looked like. And he got punked. Instead of interviewing Haywyre, Eric…
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    Music, All Shook Down A Conversation With Dirtybird DJ Justin Jay: "The Deep Satisfaction Comes From the Process and the Journey, Not the Destination"

    A Conversation With Dirtybird DJ Justin Jay: "The Deep Satisfaction Comes From the Process and the Journey, Not the Destination"

    At Lightning in a Bottle last Saturday, Justin Jay, Dirtybird's Los Angeles based deep- and tech-house DJ, played a rollicking set for a packed crowd at the festival's Woogie Stage. The energy was electric and Jay's thumping, melodic beats…
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    News, Feature Find Your Festival: Your Guide to Music Festivals in 2016

    Find Your Festival: Your Guide to Music Festivals in 2016

    Welcome to the golden age of music festivals. The Sixties may have had Woodstock, but it also had Altamont. Aside from real security, we have countless more options to choose from — not to mention better venues, more food options,…
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    Music, All Shook Down The Top 15 Bay Area Albums of 2015

    The Top 15 Bay Area Albums of 2015

    2015 was a great year for music in the Bay Area. Handfuls of debuts were dropped and longtime artists who’ve been in the game for awhile proved that they’ve still got it. We scoured both sides of the Bay…
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    Arthouse listings for August 20-26, 2015

    4-Star Theatre. Straight Outta Compton: In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority,…
    News, Connecting the Dots on the Latest Political Scandal

    Connecting the Dots on the Latest Political Scandal

    Details from FBI wiretaps, made public in court filings by lawyers for accused Chinatown mobster Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow — one of over two dozen defendants in the corruption scandal that's seen former state Sen. Leland Yee and his erstwhile…
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    Arthouse listings for August 13-19, 2015

    4-Star Theatre. Straight Outta Compton: In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority,…
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    Arthouse listings for August 6-12, 2015

    4-Star Theatre. Assassination: Snipers. Marksmen. Hired Guns. Double Agents. A group of exiled rebels are planning a hit on an Army Commander in Japanese-occupied Korea, but the only killer for the job is in prison. Now, the Resistance must devise…
    News, Feature Bad Trips: The Top Terrible Places to See

    Bad Trips: The Top Terrible Places to See

    From Point Reyes to Muir Woods, the Marin Headlands down to Half Moon Bay, there are more fun, fascinating, and breathtakingly beautiful day trips to take in the San Francisco Bay Area than probably anywhere else in the country. But…
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    Arthouse listings for July 30-August 5, 2015

    4-Star Theatre. Wild City: In director Ringo Lam's first feature since 2003, the title metropolis is Hong Kong, where former cop T-Man (Louis Koo) gets pulled into a mostly deadly game of cat-and-mouse when he meets Yuen (Tong Liya), who…
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    Arthouse listings for July 23-29, 2015

    Artists' Television Access. Short Circuit: Take a brief peek at l'avenir du cinema with this collection of short works by young French filmmakers. Sat., July 25, 8 p.m. $7-$10. 992 Valencia, San Francisco, 824-3890, atasite.org. Balboa Theatre. The Dark Crystal:…
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    Arthouse listings for July 16-22, 2015

    4-Star Theatre. Ardor: Pablo Fendrik's Rainforest Western is essentially George Stevens' Shane set in wettest Argentina, with the distractingly handsome Gael García Bernal in the Alan Ladd role. In addition to a great deal of violence and pwnage, the frequently…
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    Arthouse listings for July 9-15, 2015

    Artists' Television Access. Hanky Code: The Movie: Periwinkle Cinema presents an encore screening of 20+ short films that take turns interpreting each color-flagged sexual preference/fetish indicated by the fabled LGBT handkerchief code. Wed., July 15, 8 p.m. $7-$10. periwinklecinema.com. 992…
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    Arthouse listings for June 18-24, 2015

    Artists' Television Access. Collective Gaze: Ashley George curates short films by current and former San Francisco residents, including Gina Basso, Cali Bondad, David Enos, Maria Eugenia Mealla, Miles Votek, and more. Thu., June 18, 8 p.m. $7-$10. Multiple Persuasions: Chicago-based,…
    Culture, Summer Guide Choice Summer Festivals

    Choice Summer Festivals

    Juneteenth Yeah, it's nominally a Texas thing, but since 1951, San Francisco has been acknowledging the day when enslaved people in Galveston found out the Confederacy had lost and they were now free. The Fillmore, still the spiritual heart of…
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    Arthouse listings for June 4-10, 2015

    4-Star Theatre. Police Story: Lockdown: In this second start-from-scratch reboot of the Hong Kong Police Story series, recently widowed police captain Zhong Wen (Jackie Chan) seeks to make amends with his estranged daughter Miao (Tian Jing) in the nightclub owned…
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    Arthouse listings for May 21-27, 2015

    Balboa Theatre. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story: Dave LaMattina and Chad N. Walker's documentary takes us inside the man inside the world's first favorite muppet. A slathering of sentimentally triumphant music emphasizes what seems like a feeling…
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    Arthouse listings for May 7-13, 2015

    AMC Van Ness 14. Pussy Riot: The Movement: San Francisco premiere of Natasha Fissiak's documentary about the Russian agit-punk feminists, with the filmmaker appearing in person to participate in a Q&A session after the screening. Thu., May 7, 7:30 p.m.…
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    Arthouse listings for March 26-April 1, 2015

    Artists' Television Access. Bitter Lake: The latest documentary from the BBC's Adam Curtis (The Century of the Self, The Trap, etc.) examines why Western political narratives keep becoming more simplistic in a world that is growing exponentially more complex and…
    News, The Snatch

    The Snatch: Time For Your News Confessions

    No More Puppy Chow More than four dozen adorable dogs were recently rescued from a South Korean meat farm, and are enjoying a new life in San Francisco. The Humane Society International worked to remove 57 dogs from a miserable…
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    Arthouse listings for March 19-25, 2015

    Artists' Television Access. Other Cinema: Optronica: For two consecutive weekends, Other Cinema mixes live music performances with its (ir)regular experimental movie projections, conjuring hallucinatory combinations of vox/video, synths/imagery, and other miscellaneous audio/visual oddities. Sat., March 21, 8:30 p.m.; Sat., March…
    News, The Snatch

    The Snatch: aka: The Shit-Disturber

    Yelp This Marin has always been one of those picture-perfect areas that can do no wrong. Until now. Like many other Yelpers/commuters, we, too, are both puzzled and a little pissed about how much this Sausalito gas station is charging…
    Drink, Drink 2015: The More Booze Changes, the More It Stays the Same

    Drink 2015: The More Booze Changes, the More It Stays the Same

    San Francisco is changing. You hear the lament echoing off the walls in former dive bars, see it in the graffiti on the streets of the Mission, read it on the endless ebb and flow of the internet. The sentiment…
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    Arthouse listings for March 5-11, 2015

    Artists' Television Access. Other Cinema: Theater of the Absurd: Gibbs Chapman screens Mother Mortar, Father Pestle — the 2014 B+W feature he alternately describes as "a sweaty, claustrophobic noir" and "a weekend seminar on the irrelevance of human achievement in…

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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    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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