San Francisco Bay Guardian - Essential Bay Area News, Politics, Arts, and Culture http://ww.sfbg.com/frontpage/Bike%20to%20work%20day%3A%20http%3A/www.sfbike.org/%20http%3A/www.fogcityjournal.com/wordpress/2010/08/For%20a%20complete%20Noise%20Pop%20schedule%3A%20http%3A/www.noisepop.com/2010/sexsf en Gimme 5: Must-see shows this week http://ww.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/09/gimme-5-must-see-shows-week <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://ww.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/Waterstrider.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">Waterstrider perform at Slim's this Sat/12.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Hello friends and festival-goers! Did you just get back from High Sierra? Does your hair still smell of patchouli? Are you sad that you actually have to be in the world this week, possibly at a desk, while wearing all of your clothes? (Sexual harassment suits these days, lemme tell you.)&nbsp;</p> <p>Fret not, fair Bay Areans. A solid few days of music, most of it bred right here, awaits you. Read on for our picks.</p> <p><strong>THU/10</strong></p> <p><strong>WATERS and CATHEDRALS</strong><span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/07/09/gimme-5-must-see-shows-week"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://ww.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/09/gimme-5-must-see-shows-week#comments Must-See Shows Emma Silvers Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:16:14 +0000 Emma Silvers 30897 at http://ww.sfbg.com San Jose cracks down on pot clubs after eschewing SF's regulatory approach http://ww.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/09/san-jose-cracks-down-pot-clubs-after-eschewing-sfs-regulatory-approach <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://ww.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/pot_club.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">San Francisco's regulated, civilized medical marijuana dispensaries are a sharp contrast to San Jose's laissez faire approach.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">Mike Koozmin/SF Print Media Co.</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>San Jose’s current (and harsh) crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries contrasts with San Francisco’s decade-old (and still working well) regulations.<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/07/09/san-jose-cracks-down-pot-clubs-after-eschewing-sfs-regulatory-approach"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://ww.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/09/san-jose-cracks-down-pot-clubs-after-eschewing-sfs-regulatory-approach#comments Holly McDede Marijuana Medical Marijuana Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:27:07 +0000 steven 30896 at http://ww.sfbg.com The Best of Burger Boogaloo http://ww.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/09/best-burger-boogaloo <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://ww.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/crowd%20boogaloo_0.JPG" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"> <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">ALL PHOTOS BY AMANDA RHOADES</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>This weekend Oakland’s Mosswood Park was transformed into a mini music festival of adorable proportions. After two days of PBR, sunburns, and a heap of eclectic and altogether awesome music, the results are in: Here is the best of Burger Boogaloo 2014. [Check <a href="http://www.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/08/live-shots-burger-boogaloo-2014-take-1" target="_blank">yesterday's review</a> for a different sort of run-through.]<span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/07/09/best-burger-boogaloo"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://ww.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/09/best-burger-boogaloo#comments Burger Boogaloo Live Shots Haley Zaremba Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:27:37 +0000 Emma Silvers 30895 at http://ww.sfbg.com Live Shots: Nick Cave hypnotizes the Warfield two nights in a row http://ww.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/09/live-shots-nick-cave-hypnotizes-warfield-two-nights-row <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://ww.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/NC-1%28web%29_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">Nick Cave at the Warfield July 7.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">ALL PHOTOS BY CHARLES RUSSO</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>It took <a href="http://nickcave.com/" target="_blank">Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds</a> all of two songs to whip the audience into a mighty frenzy at the <a href="http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com" target="_blank">Warfield Theater</a> on Monday night [during the first of a pair of sold-out shows at the venue]. Not totally surprising, but all the more impressive when considering that Cave and company pulled it off by playing new material, a pair of tracks from their latest album<em>, Push the Sky Away</em>.<span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/07/09/live-shots-nick-cave-hypnotizes-warfield-two-nights-row"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://ww.sfbg.com/noise/2014/07/09/live-shots-nick-cave-hypnotizes-warfield-two-nights-row#comments Live Review Live Shots Nick Cave Charles Russo Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:55:25 +0000 Emma Silvers 30894 at http://ww.sfbg.com Music Listings July 9-15, 2014 http://ww.sfbg.com/listing/2014/07/09/music-listings-july-9-15-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>WEDNESDAY 9</strong><span style="font-family: Helvetica; letter-spacing: .6pt; mso-font-kerning: .5pt;"><strong><em>&nbsp;</em></strong></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top: 3.0pt; margin-right: -1.5in; margin-bottom: 2.0pt; margin-left: 0in; line-height: 14.0pt; mso-pagination: none; mso-layout-grid-align: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica; letter-spacing: .6pt; mso-font-kerning: .5pt;"><strong>ROCK</strong></span><span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/07/09/music-listings-july-9-15-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Music Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:26:59 +0000 marke 30893 at http://ww.sfbg.com Nonprofit workers shout down Board of Supervisors meeting, 11 detained http://ww.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/08/nonprofit-workers-shout-down-board-supervisors-meeting-11-arrested <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://ww.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/NonProfitArrests.jpg" alt="" title="" width="545" height="362"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"> <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">Photo by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Nearly 100 nonprofit workers and their allies, hungry for a raise, marched through the corridors of City Hall today and shouted down the Board of Supervisors at its weekly meeting.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">"Supervisors can't you see? Inequality is killing me!" the protesters shouted at the board.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">Protesters linked arms across the wooden barricade between the supervisors' seats and the audience, and 11 were detained for their act of civil disobedience.&nbsp;</span><span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/07/08/nonprofit-workers-shout-down-board-supervisors-meeting-11-arrested"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://ww.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/08/nonprofit-workers-shout-down-board-supervisors-meeting-11-arrested#comments Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez Wed, 09 Jul 2014 01:04:42 +0000 Joe Fitzgerald 30892 at http://ww.sfbg.com Facebook messes with our emotions http://ww.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/08/facebook-messes-our-emotions <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://ww.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/Screen%20Shot%202014-07-08%20at%204.12.20%20PM.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">Adam D.I. Kramer designed the emotional contagion experiment for Facebook's core data science team.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>The Facebook data scientist who served as lead author in a controversial study that set out to manipulate the emotional states of 689,003 Facebook users, sparking outrage and a federal complaint last week, lists his current city as San Francisco on his Facebook page. He also calls himself “Danger Muffin.”<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/07/08/facebook-messes-our-emotions"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://ww.sfbg.com/politics/2014/07/08/facebook-messes-our-emotions#comments Rebecca Bowe Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:26:12 +0000 rebecca 30891 at http://ww.sfbg.com This Week's Picks: July 9 - 15, 2014 http://ww.sfbg.com/listing/2014/07/08/weeks-picks-july-9-15-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>WEDNESDAY 9</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;<span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/07/08/weeks-picks-july-9-15-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> This Week's Picks Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:16:02 +0000 Kate Conger 30890 at http://ww.sfbg.com Rep Clock: July 9 - 15, 2014 http://ww.sfbg.com/listing/2014/07/08/rep-clock-july-9-15-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Schedules are for Wed/9-Tue/15 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>ARTISTS' TELEVISION ACCESS </strong>992 Valencia, SF; <a href="http://www.atasite.org">www.atasite.org</a>. $7. "Cyber Beach Party" and "nanobytes," works by Gary Fembot and others, Fri, 8.<span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/07/08/rep-clock-july-9-15-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Rep Clock Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:15:15 +0000 Kate Conger 30889 at http://ww.sfbg.com Theater Listings: July 9 - 15, 2014 http://ww.sfbg.com/listing/2014/07/08/theater-listings-july-9-15-2014 <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/2014/07/08/theater-listings-july-9-15-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Stage Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:14:37 +0000 Kate Conger 30888 at http://ww.sfbg.com Film Listings: July 9 - 15, 2014 http://ww.sfbg.com/listing/2014/07/08/film-listings-july-9-15-2014 <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;">OPENING</span><span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/07/08/film-listings-july-9-15-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Film Reviews Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:12:31 +0000 Kate Conger 30887 at http://ww.sfbg.com The mayor of tiki http://ww.sfbg.com/2014/07/08/mayor-tiki <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: Laughing with strangers -- and trying not to black out -- at Trad'r Sam</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://ww.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4841_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">Colorful drinks come in punch bowls at Trad'r Sam</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><a href="mailto:culture@sfbg.com">culture@sfbg.com</a></p> <p><strong>WEEKNIGHTER</strong> The best tiki bar I've ever been to is Smith's Union Bar in Honolulu's Chinatown. It's a shitty little tiki dive bar with even shittier karaoke. It's also the oldest bar on the island. The night I was there it was full of Navy dudes, punk chicks, gay guys, and a big hulking, transgendered Pacific Islander. I had the crowd arm-in-arm singing "Tiny Dancer" and "Don't Let Me Down" while cheering me on and buying me drinks after I sang. It was pretty much what I wish happened every night of my life.<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/07/08/mayor-tiki"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://ww.sfbg.com/2014/07/08/mayor-tiki#comments Food & Drink Volume 48, Issue 41 Bars Food and Drink The Weeknighter Trad'r Sam Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:05:33 +0000 Kate Conger 30886 at http://ww.sfbg.com Turning the tables http://ww.sfbg.com/2014/07/08/turning-tables <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>'Fury Factory' unleashes ensemble-driven performances</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://ww.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4841-theater_TheImaginists.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 Imaginists debut in SF with <em>The Party</em>.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">PHOTO BY BRENT LINDSAY</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="/2014/07/08/turning-tables"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://ww.sfbg.com/2014/07/08/turning-tables#comments Theater Volume 48, Issue 41 ensemble theater foolsFURY Fury Factory The Imaginists Theater Robert Avila Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:04:20 +0000 Kate Conger 30885 at http://ww.sfbg.com Japanese dreams http://ww.sfbg.com/2014/07/08/japanese-dreams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>TABLEHOPPING</strong><span style="line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;Downtown workers, here's your new lunch spot. Sushi lovers, lock Pabu on your radar.</span></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://ww.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4841-Food_Tablehopper.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">Meet Pabu's Happy Spoon, you'll get along great.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">PHOTO BYKEVIN J. MCCULLOUGH</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><span style="line-height: 20px;"><strong>CHOW NOW</strong></span><span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/07/08/japanese-dreams"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://ww.sfbg.com/2014/07/08/japanese-dreams#comments Food & Drink Volume 48, Issue 41 Pabu Tablehopping The Ramen Bar Marcia Gagliardi Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:03:00 +0000 Kate Conger 30884 at http://ww.sfbg.com Breathing room http://ww.sfbg.com/2014/07/08/breathing-room <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner on the band's new sound, and the doubts she overcame to create her favorite record yet. Plus: BARF #2, and Viracocha is back!</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://ww.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4841-music_wyeoak.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">Wye Oak headlines Phono del Sol this Sat/12, at Potrero del Sol Park in SF.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">PHOTO BY SHERVIN LAINEZ</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><a href="mailto:esilvers@sfbg.com">esilvers@sfbg.com</a></p> <p><strong>LEFT OF THE DIAL</strong> In the spring of 2013, Jenn Wasner found herself at an unexpected crossroads.<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/07/08/breathing-room"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://ww.sfbg.com/2014/07/08/breathing-room#comments Music Volume 48, Issue 41 Emma Silvers Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:01:04 +0000 Emma Silvers 30883 at http://ww.sfbg.com