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5/17/2012

     Based in Oakland, this self-described “literature and rock & roll” biannual is like Lapham’s Quarterly... More»

5/17/2012

A few years back, Emily Jane White described her job as “writing sad songs.” If her third CD, Ode to Sentience, is any indication, the... More»

5/17/2012

Known fact in the Bay Area: It’s fun to make fun of hipsters, and there’s no dearth of targets here. But the San Francisco–based YouTube... More»

5/17/2012

The sixth album by local pop trio Train follows the milquetoast-y sonic blueprint of the group’s earlier work. While there are a few departures (see... More»

5/16/2012

     The new Wes Anderson movie, cowritten by Anderson and Roman Coppola, certainly is a richer pastiche than anything else you’ll... More»

4/19/2012

     With its slumbering warehouses and block-long empty lots, Folsom Street, in the Mission,... More»

4/17/2012

Most San Franciscans already have at least a passing familiarity with the history of our famously liberal politics. But David Talbot's new book delves to... More»

4/17/2012

Loquat's third full-length album achieves an impressive feat - it blends folky soft rock with synthy pop and makes it sounds great. This spunky record... More»

4/17/2012

Duane makes an appearance at Omnivore Books May 15 at 6 p.m., 3885A... More»

4/17/2012

These days, it's nigh impossible to swing a dead cat in San Francisco without hitting a '60s-style garage-rock band. All you need is a couple of guitar amps... More»

4/16/2012

Coachella is running two weekends this year and because all the bands had to agree to not perform at nearby venues, they’ve all trekked up to the Bay... More»