Sunday, March 21, 2010

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10 Things To Do This Weekend For Under $10
While most of the music world is far away drinking excessively and waiting in line for sweaty, packed shows at SXSW, we San Franciscans still have plenty of homegrown activities to keep our culture palette satisfied [...]

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Former S.F. man spans the globe for rhythmic adventures
During a journey to India last year, Jacob Edgar ate goat brain, learned how to play cricket and listened to a lot of local music [...]

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Yoko Ono Plastic Band at The Fox Theater
When I told friends and Facebook contacts that I'd be seeing Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band during Noise Pop, the reactions were split down the middle. Half the responses were incredulous. You'd pay money to see her? The other half was excited, and dare I say it - a little jealous? But this is to be expected with Ono, whose artistic efforts have always had a galvanizing affect [...]

Sunday, March 7, 2010

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Ten Bands That Have Rocked 90210 - Then and Now
With the return of The CW's humdrum spin-off soap 90210 this week (March 9), we guilty-pleasure seekers are likely to be treated to a season of catfights, trysts, and--most importantly--new music cameos [...]

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It Should Have Been Grandma's First Bat Mitzvah
Every time my endlessly sharp 90-something, Polish-Catholic Grandma Florence walks by one specific framed series of three photographs on her wall, she curses the memory. She grumbles and shakes her head at the disappointment--she should have been in this particular set of pictures [...]