Skip to Navigation Skip to Content

Picasso Lovers Lounge at the W

photography by Heather Wiley for Drew Altizer

"Where Picasso Lovers Lounge," an exhibit of Picasso's original prints including etchings, lithographs and linoleum cuts launched last Thursday in the W Hotel's Extreme Suite and "Living Room" lounge area with a reception. The exhibit, which stretches though June 17, benefits YouthAIDS (The prints are on sale).

Cleaning Out My Celluloid Closet

Poppa Hooker’s “Best Of” Stash

Greetings and salutations* Bay Area film nerds and nerdettes

Grab the Earplugs—It’s LIVE 105’s BFD

photography by rickycphotography.com

Greetings music lovers,

Saturday's BFD was a Big F'in’ Deal. It was one massive sonic explosion; earplugs were a necessity, and the backstage pass a "must have."



BFD was 12 hours of hard, loud, rockin' music; more than 25 bands; a bottle of sunscreen; and more fun than a chimp at a banana tea party.

The Case for Cinematic Civil Disobedience

… And Film Night In Dolores Park, Oh My!

Greetings and salutations* from the private screening room of the Subterranean Beatnik Library auteur scoundrel Vincent Gallo once desecrated after focus-testing a four-hour director’s cut of his biker-gets-a-blowjob epic Brown Bunny (2003) on an unwilling gang of bipolar Hell’s
Angels …

Fire Starters

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Whimsical music collective Arcade Fire wowed the enthusiastic crowd at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley last weekend playing songs off their recent release Neon Bible.

ARCADE FIRE



Break the Beat

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

As a major player in the breakbeat movement, DJ and producer Adam Freeland is no stranger to a packed dance floor. Freeland brought his skills to the dance-crazy club-goers at Mezzanine on June 1.

ADAM FREELAND



Margarita Up

Sunny days mean margaritas.




At my house, though, we always take our margaritas up, in a cocktail glass—as opposed to on the rocks, which is how most people seem to drink them. I had my first margarita up back home in Austin in 1996. Drinking it this way means that it stays undiluted and has an elegant, almost creamy smoothness, which I love. I've never gone back.

Hamburg Heaven


The best is yet to come: Clown Alley becomes Pickles.

Friends, we’re about to become a world-class burger town. If you were among those who scoffed when Daniel Boulud first presented his $40 foie gras stuffed burger at his restaurant in NYC, thinking it would never come to our shores…well, let’s just say you might be eating crow.
Daily Newsletters

Essential SF knowledge in your inbox

Sign up for our email newsletters for the latest on local food, culture, style, tech, and more.

Subscribe to 7x7
Renew
Give a Gift
FAQ's