Category Archives: Only in SF

A Maverick Masterpiece: SFSymphony Celebrates Steve Reich at 80

Is Steve Reich’s “Different Trains” the sneakiest piece of Holocaust art ever? At first, it sounds like a garden-variety Laurie Anderson-inspired piece of electronica. But then it turns into something different and wonderful and even a little horrible.  

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February Wrap-Up: Margaret Cho, Batkid & Other Super Heroes

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On a “Cold, Gray Night,” Wilson Sisters Leave Heart in San Francisco

On a cold, gray night, the Wilson Sisters left their Heart in San Francisco. Continue reading

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A Million Miles Away & 3 Feet from the Stage: Peter Case at the Red Devil 3/5/12

Former Plimsouls frontman and all-around musical uberguy Peter Case kept the former club kids up late — and entertained — on a school night in San Francisco. Continue reading

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The Smartest Men in the World: Greg Proops Hosts SF Sketchfest Tribute to Eddie Izzard

For 10 years, SF Sketchfest felt like my own personal holiday: The schedule arrived in my inbox in late December, like a holiday newsletter I actually wanted to read, and I acted quickly to snag tix to shows, tributes and … Continue reading

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A Cool Jewish Clubhouse: Tikva Records Pop-Up Store Opens in the Mission

The Tikvah Records Jewish music pop-up store — a cool Jewish clubhouse of sorts — opened tonight. Music events, kitschy album-cover perusing and CD sales run through the December 28. Continue reading

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High Wire Act: Tuan Tran’s WireWear Show Jolts San Francisco Out of Tryptophan Coma

The Saturday night after Thanksgiving isn’t typically a nightlife high point in San Francisco. But there was plenty of heat at Gallery 4N5, where artist Tuan Tran’s WireWear couture collection had the place buzzing. Continue reading

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