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Welcome to spring Scene 2008
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Ah, spring. Strange birds are chirping, cherry trees are blossoming, pretty but misguided girls are puking on their Luichiny strappies outside North Beach bars, and adorable elderly gentlemen are grabbing my unmentionables on the Muni. Time for a couple of pomegranate liqueur shots and some neon butterfly nail decals. Or fuck it, just hand me the Chivas and let's go dancing. Party time.

In my fondest dreams, the floors always hop, the clubbers look fierce, the jams never stop, and last call's just past dawn. Read more »

Girls Rocked!

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By Justin Juul

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What? You haven't seen "Girls Rock! The Movie" yet? It's a documentary about a rock n’ roll camp in Portland Oregon that teaches young girls how to overcome oppression, fight off attackers, and most importantly how to rock! Read more »

Kewl Tun3: Santogold gets LES Artistic

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I've made no secret of my audiolust for Brooklyn grime-pop chanteuse (and former punk band Stiffed frontwoman) Santogold, but the new vid for her "LES Artistes," directed by Nima Nourizadeh, is blowing me away:Read more »

Dolores Park drunkard makes fools of us all

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By Justin Juul

Remember when the sun finally came out after a long harsh winter and you met up with all your friends in the park? Oh it was awesome! Sure you drank a little too much, but that only made your boisterous and entertaining side shine through. You were the life of the party, dude! Everyone loved you. Even those poor young girls you flashed and that group of five-year olds you made cry. Read more »

Guardian Eye: Dreaming in orange

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We've invited fab local photog Darwin Bell to share some of his photos with us throughout the next month, and tell us what the heck he was thinking when he took them. Read more »

Wear orange for prisoner awareness

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By Vanessa Carr

Bay Area multimedia project Plain Human calls this Tuesday, March 11th "Prisoner Awareness Day." They ask that people wear orange – the color of most prison uniforms – in an effort to spark daily conversation about imprisonment and its effects on our communities. Read more »

Kewl Tun3: Hercules and Love Affair blind us

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NYC socialite Andrew Butler and warble-meister Antony Hegarty of Antony and the Johnsons have teamed up with slinky songstresses Nomi and Kim Ann Foxmann to create Hercules and Love Affair -- and have produced killer club tune "Blind" that's been rocking after-dark boxes from the Transfer to Pink lately. Read more »

SPORTS: Willie A(Mays)ing

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By A.J. Hayes

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He hasn't made a basket catch since the early 1970s. He's not the best at remembering names. And his pride-and-joy godson has decamped the scene for good. But at age 76, is still the San Francisco Giants MVP - Most Valuable Personality.

Last week in Scottsdale, AZ, the baseball living legend held court in the spring training clubhouse and the room was riveted. Read more »

Hey napkin-doodler! Win this ...

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Yep, it's that time again -- time for the Mama's Royal Cafe Annual Napkin Art Contest! Read more »

Quirkyalone gets quirkytogether

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"It's okay that I'm alone."
"But maybe there's something wrong with me?"
"Maybe I'm just too picky."
"I'm young, I should be having sex."
"But I hate having sex with people I'm not really attracted to."
"Except when I'm traveling."

Thus were the questions plaguing San Franciscan Sasha Cagen that lead her to coin the term "quirkyalone." It started as a concept, then became an es Read more »