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Adele Perfroms at Bimbos

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

British retro soul sensation Adele played an intimate set at Bimbo's 365 Club on Thursday, May 22.


M83 Performs at the Great American Music Hall

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Dreamy electronic group M83 played songs off of their latest effort Saturday = Youth at the Great American Music Hall on Wednesday, May 21.


This Month In Music

courtesy of the Tings Tings

Here’s our ultimate live music guide for June. Tune in each month to get the scoop of the Hot List’s picks of the hottest tickets in town.

Or, the Whale at the Independent on Thursday, June 5

The Eat + Drink List: This Week's Top 7

1. Allez Cuisine!
While it’s not quite Iron Chef, food-contest lovers will be flocking to Sacramento on Tuesday, June 10, for the SushiMasters State Finals Competition. Categories include morikomi, also known as “traditional style,” and signature roll.  The cost of admission ($50) covers a reception-style sampling of sushi, sake and other Japanese specialties and a traditional sake barrel-breaking ceremony. Tickets can be purchased at or charged by phone at 800-225-2277.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund’s Hope Gala

On Saturday, May 17 the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund threw their tenth annual Hope Gala. The Benefit, which raised over $ 2 million for research, was held at the Fairmont Hotel and featured a silent auction, dinner and dancing.

Betty Kay Coakley, Brian Wilsey

Luke Miller, Amy Miller, Jennifer Jeffries, Sean Jeffries

Best Movie Summers Ever

Greetings and salutations* film snots … Haven’t you heard? The Dude is not in.* Where is he? A privacy clause in his contract prohibits us from asking but we’re laying bets … 

A)    Hooker’s gone shark hunting
B)    Hooker’s finishing the pilot script for his sick and twisted TV show
C)    Hooker’s building a state-of-the-art Iron Suit to battle terrorists
D)    Hooker’s digging through Peruvian tombs in search of Conquistador mummies and the Lost City of Gold

While he’s on hiatus, in honor of 7x7’s Best of issue, MRF left a whole mess of Best of Hookers Reel(s) for all you suckers who don’t have his archives page bookmarked yet so dig in Reel Junkies.

Primary Day, Part 2: Drinking Liberally

I was amused by this article in the New York Times a couple days ago. Not that there's any sort of political angle to this blog, I just like it when people getting together to drink and talk become newsworthy. I was curious whether SF had a Drinking Liberally chapter. Unsurprisingly, we do. Here's the information and sign up list.

Plymouth Gin Pour-Off

Top 7 A+E Picks

Dengue Fever, who will be performing at Dawn ’08

Here’s 7 not-to-miss A+E happenings this week.

1.   The Cool Kids at the Independent on Tuesday, June 3
Start your week off with hip-hop outfit the Cool Kids’ retro jams that are so danceable you’ll forget it’s a Tuesday.

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