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Electro-cumbionics at Zizek, flying fur at Beast, and more breathless nightlife hits
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SUPER EGO Sorry to sound so breathless this time around, nightlifers, but I've got a couple of hot caballeros waiting on me in a beat-up Camry outside, and, you know — meter's running. I swear I'll sprinkle some cybernetic glitters on your Facebook if I get back — poke me — or scam us up some apologetic kumquat caipirissimas from the Americano. If you're lucky, I may even stop spewing hot chunks of drama long enough to let you get a word in edgewise. Read more »

Guardian Eye: Always look up!

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We've invited one of our favorite photogs Darwin Bell to share some of his extraordinary local snaps with us, along with what the heck he was thinking when he took them. Read more »

And the worst sports Oscar goes to ...

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By A.J. Hayes

It's been said every star athlete secretly wants to be a rock star, and vice versa. Unfortunately, some sports icons also want to be actors. Read more »

Queer that WonderCon

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Gird your loins, beautiful nerds like me. It's time again for comic cornucopia WonderCon, at the Moscone Center this weekend -- and Glamazonia, our favorite Uncanny Tranny superhero, is bustin' loose!

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Who could doubt her power, her glamour, her sheer ... syntheticism? Read more »

Noise Pop video attack

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Curious about what some of the groups we feature in this week's Noise Pop cover story sound like? Anyone remember when reading about music meant that the quality of the writing alone had to convey individual sonic textures? Well, no more! Thank you, Internets! Read more »

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Gilbert and George crap out rainbow wonders
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REVIEW Holy glowing gonads! That's what popped into my head — as my eyes popped out — when I entered the second room of the de Young Museum's gorgeous "Gilbert and George" exhibition, which encompasses 30 years and 65 pieces of the British duo's video, graphic, and two-dimensional sculpture work. Read more »

SPORTS: Scoring votes -- the faceoff

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By A.J. Hayes

Turn on cable television or AM radio any afternoon and you might be hard-pressed to tell the difference between the sports and political news programming. Whether it’s ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption or Fox’s Hannity and Colmes, it seems as if everyone is yelling with the fervor and conviction of a roided-up high school P.E. teacher. Read more »

Club Sandwich bites into all-ages hunger

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By Vanessa K. Carr

There's club sandwich and then there's Club Sandwich: one is a chicken-bacon-mayo-double-decker, and the other is a Bay Area show promotion collective committed to hosting all ages shows for under-the-radar local and touring bands. Both layer elements that don't necessarily seem like they'd go together – but are notoriously tasty for that precise reason. Read more »

She get mad? Get MADE

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By Candice Chan

In the (likely?) event that you forgot yesterday was, you know, that big romantic day, then be your own savior and invite your lady friend out on Sunday, February 17th for a night at Poleng Lounge. In all their glam and glory, the designers of MADE Jewelry – Debbie Sheen and Abigail Rivamonte – will be debuting their handmade feminine designs at a reduced price for all the event’s attendees. Read more »

Joakim: Very tall, very French

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By Vanessa K. Carr

It's hard to tell sometimes with the French: how much of their dry humor and peculiarity is due to their French-ness, and how much is straight up eccentricity? For French electronic music producer and Tigersushi label manager Joakim (Versatile, K7), it's most definitely the later. Read more »