San Francisco Bay Guardian - Essential Bay Area News, Politics, Arts, and Culture http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/ en José James on Ice-T, moving forward, and stone-cold jazz http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/noise/2014/04/24/jos%C3%A9-james-ice-t-moving-forward-and-stone-cold-jazz <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/jose.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">José James plays The Independent Sat/26.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>By Micah Dubreuil</strong><span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/04/24/jos%C3%A9-james-ice-t-moving-forward-and-stone-cold-jazz"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/noise/2014/04/24/jos%C3%A9-james-ice-t-moving-forward-and-stone-cold-jazz#comments Jose James Q&A Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:39:09 +0000 Emma Silvers 30400 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com Piketty discusses Capital and inequality in San Francisco http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/23/piketty-discusses-capital-and-inequality-san-francisco <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/piketty%20crop_0.JPG" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Capital in the the 21st Century author Thomas Piketty addresses a San Francisco audience.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">Steven T. Jones</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>French economist <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Piketty">Thomas Piketty</a> got a warm welcome in San Francisco last night [Tues/22] when nearly 200 people turned out to hear him discuss what is fast-becoming the defining book of this new Gilded Era of escalating disparities in wealth: <em>Capital in the 21st Century</em>.<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/04/23/piketty-discusses-capital-and-inequality-san-francisco"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/23/piketty-discusses-capital-and-inequality-san-francisco#comments Economics Inequality Wealth Steven T. Jones Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:42:45 +0000 steven 30399 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com Promo: Win a VIP ticket package to SFCMP's Sweet Thunder Festival! http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/promo/2014/04/23/promo-win-vip-ticket-package-sfcmps-sweet-thunder-festival <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/sweet%20thunder.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="300"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>SFCMP’s Sweet Thunder Festival welcomes some of the nation’s leading alt-classical performers for four&nbsp;unprecedented days and nights of music at Fort Mason Center,&nbsp;April 24-27.&nbsp;<br />Alongside SFCMP, the Bay Area’s “premier new music ensemble,” Sweet Thunder presents:<span class="read-more"><a href="/promo/2014/04/23/promo-win-vip-ticket-package-sfcmps-sweet-thunder-festival"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:20:09 +0000 jackie 30398 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com Lawsuits go after SF landlords doing illegal short-term apartment rentals http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/23/lawsuits-go-after-sf-landlords-doing-illegal-short-term-apartment-rentals <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4745-news_airbnb_0_3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Airbnb was flagrantly defying city laws and taxes when we wrote "Into Thin Air" in August, but the crackdown has begun</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office <a href="http://www.sfcityattorney.org/index.aspx?page=594">today filed a pair of lawsuits</a> against local landlords who <a href="http://www.sfbg.com/2013/08/06/thin-air">illegally rent out apartments on a short-term basis</a>, units that had been cleared of tenants using the Ellis Act. Meanwhile, the San Francisco Tenants Unions has hired attorney J<a href="http://www.sfbg.com/politics/2014/02/10/radical-proposal-squat-airbnb-hosts-homes-create-affordable-housing?page=1">oseph Tobener </a>to file more such lawsuits, and he is preparing to file at least seven lawsuits involving 20 units. <span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/04/23/lawsuits-go-after-sf-landlords-doing-illegal-short-term-apartment-rentals"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/23/lawsuits-go-after-sf-landlords-doing-illegal-short-term-apartment-rentals#comments Affordable Housing Airbnb Landlords Tenants Steven T. Jones Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:37:25 +0000 steven 30397 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com SF may go through Marin County to bypass CleanPowerSF subversion http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/23/sf-may-go-through-marin-county-bypass-cleanpowersf-subversion <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/MCE-logo.png" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Marin Clean Energy was launched over PG&E's objections, an influence that has stalled CleanPowerSF.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Just in time for Earth Day, a renewed effort to reduce the city’s carbon emissions was introduced at the Board of Supervisors yesterday [Tues/22]. Sup. John Avalos introduced a resolution calling for a study of San Francisco joining Marin Clean Energy, which provides renewable energy to that county’s residents.</p> <p dir="ltr">The move is seen largely as an effort to circumvent <a href="http://www.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/revisionist-future">Mayor Ed Lee’s opposition to implementing a controversial renewable energy plan</a>&nbsp;called CleanPowerSF.<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/04/23/sf-may-go-through-marin-county-bypass-cleanpowersf-subversion"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/23/sf-may-go-through-marin-county-bypass-cleanpowersf-subversion#comments CleanPowerSF Climate Change Energy PG&E Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:32:56 +0000 steven 30396 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com Juana Molina on the value of repetition and how music is like cooking with an audience http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/noise/2014/04/23/juana-molina-value-repetition-and-how-music-cooking-audience <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/news_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Juana Molina plays The Independent tomorrow, Thu/24.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>By Rob Goszkowski</strong></p> <p>In the past, Argentinean singer-songwriter <a href="http://www.juanamolina.com/" target="_blank">Juana Molina</a> took her time to craft carefully looped and layered beatscapes before her audiences. Her approach has changed, per the artistic demands of her most recent release, <em>Wed 21</em>. The songs are more condensed, but the aesthetic is the same.<span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/04/23/juana-molina-value-repetition-and-how-music-cooking-audience"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/noise/2014/04/23/juana-molina-value-repetition-and-how-music-cooking-audience#comments Juana Molina Q&A Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:01:12 +0000 Emma Silvers 30395 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com A really good kiss http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/2014/04/22/really-good-kiss <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>THE WEEKNIGHTER Pucker up at Lower Haight's storied Noc Noc</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4830-food_weeknighter.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Noc Noc draws you in.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">GUARDIAN PHOTO BY JOSEPH SCHELL</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>THE WEEKNIGHTER</strong><span style="font-weight: normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight: normal;"><em>Weekends are for amateurs. Weeknights are for pros. That's why each week Broke-Ass Stuart (<a title="www.brokeassstuart.com" href="http://www.brokeassstuart.com">www.brokeassstuart.com</a>) will be exploring a different San Francisco bar, bringing you stories about the places and people who make San Francisco one of the most phenomenal cities in the world. Who wants a drink?</em></span><span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/22/really-good-kiss"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/2014/04/22/really-good-kiss#comments Food & Drink Volume 48, Issue 30 Bars Food and Drink Noc Noc The Weeknighter Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:47:30 +0000 Kate Conger 30394 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com Sounds of silence http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/2014/04/22/sounds-silence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Nina Raine's 'Tribes' explores a specific and general deafness</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4830-theater_tribes.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Family drama: Tribes</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">PHOTO COURTESY OF MELLOPIX.COM</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><a href="mailto:arts@sfbg.com">arts@sfbg.com</a><span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/22/sounds-silence"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/2014/04/22/sounds-silence#comments Theater Volume 48, Issue 30 Berkeley Rep Nina Raine Theater Robert Avila Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:40:04 +0000 Kate Conger 30393 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com Let's pig out http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/2014/04/22/lets-pig-out <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>TABLEHOPPING Blue Plate turns 15 and wants to party, Cochon 555 returns to SF, and you can get a mapo scramble on the weekend!</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4830-food_tablehop.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">The garden (and 17 Reasons tribute!) at Blue Plate</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">PHOTO BY ALANNA HALE VIA BLUE PLATE</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><a href="mailto:culture@sfbg.com">culture@sfbg.com</a><span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/22/lets-pig-out"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/2014/04/22/lets-pig-out#comments Food & Drink Volume 48, Issue 30 Blue Plate Cochon 555 Food and Drink Izakaya Roku Lime Tree Rice Paper Scissors Tablehopping Marcia Gagliardi Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:38:47 +0000 Kate Conger 30392 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com This Week's Picks: April 23 - 29, 2014 http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/listing/2014/04/22/weeks-picks-april-23-29-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>WEDNESDAY 23</strong><span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/04/22/weeks-picks-april-23-29-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> This Week's Picks Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:37:26 +0000 Kate Conger 30391 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com Rep Clock: April 23 - 29, 2014 http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/listing/2014/04/22/rep-clock-april-23-29-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Schedules are for Wed/23-Tue/29 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times pm unless otherwise specified.</p> <p><strong>ANSWER COALITION </strong>2969 Mission, SF; <a href="http://www.answersf.org">www.answersf.org</a>. $5-10. <strong>Gold Fever </strong>(2013), Wed, 7.<span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/04/22/rep-clock-april-23-29-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Rep Clock Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:36:47 +0000 Kate Conger 30390 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com Psychic Dream Astrology: April 23 - 29, 2014 http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/listing/2014/04/22/psychic-dream-astrology-april-23-29-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>April 23-29, 2014</p> <p>ARIES</p> <p>March 21-April 19</p> <p>If you slack off this week you'll find that things get overwhelming pretty quickly. This can be a time of meaningful beginnings as long as you stay true to your vision for the future you want to create. Stay on course even if the road is bumpy or longer than you think it should be.</p> <p>TAURUS</p> <p>April 20-May 20<span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/04/22/psychic-dream-astrology-april-23-29-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Astrology Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:36:08 +0000 Kate Conger 30389 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com Theater Listings: April 23 - 29, 2014 http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/listing/2014/04/22/theater-listings-april-23-29-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern. Submit items for the listings at <a href="mailto:listings@sfbg.com">listings@sfbg.com</a>.</p> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: large;">THEATER</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: large;">OPENING</span><span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/04/22/theater-listings-april-23-29-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Stage Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:35:32 +0000 Kate Conger 30388 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com Projections http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/2014/04/22/projections <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>A long list of short takes on SFIFF 57, in chronological order</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4830-film_blurbs_Difret.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">A teen fights for her rights in Ethiopian drama Difret.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">Photo courtesty San Francisco Film Society</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-related"> <div class="field-label">Related:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/2014/04/22/reel-ality">Reel-ality</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/2014/04/22/new-direction">New direction</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><em>The 57th San Francisco International Film Festival runs April 24-May 8. Screening venues include the Castro Theatre, 429 Castro, SF; New People Cinema, 1746 Post, SF; Pacific Film Archive, 2575 Bancroft, Berk; and Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, 1881 Post, SF. For tickets (most shows $15) and complete schedule, visit <a href="http://www.sffs.org/festival-home">festival.sffs.org</a>.</em><span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/22/projections"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/2014/04/22/projections#comments Film Review Volume 48, Issue 30 Film San Francisco International Film Festival SFIFF 2014 Guardian Staff Writers Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:34:54 +0000 Kate Conger 30387 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com Film Listings: April 23 - 29, 2014 http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com/listing/2014/04/22/film-listings-april-23-29-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see Rep Clock.</p> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: large;">SF INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL</span><span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/04/22/film-listings-april-23-29-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Film Reviews Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:31:48 +0000 Kate Conger 30386 at http://jusnhlado.sfbg.com