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Fred Armisen, BATS' 20th Anniversary, & More Ways to Laugh Your Ass Off

August brings us the skewering of super-cheesy romantic vampire movies, improv shows as far as the eyes can see, Muppets, and Fred Armisen, of course.

The Legendary Brio of Bimbo's 365 Club

As the legend goes, guests visiting Bimbo’s 365 were subjected to a scandalous visage. They called her Dolfina, the woman in the fishbowl, and her appearance was part optical illusion made possible by strategically placed mirrors, and part burlesque dancer, in place to entice patrons towards the bar. She appeared as a mermaid relaxing underwater, and many of the frequent visitors and workers claimed to have dated her, “the fishbowl woman,” but like Dolfina’s illusion, who really knows the truth behind the fantasy?

This Week in Live Music: Death Cab for Cutie, Beyonce and Jay Z, & More

Not going to Outside Lands but still need your live music fix? Or, headed to Outside Lands and need to start getting pumped? In either case, you might want to just camp out at the Independent this week. 

5 Topical Tidbits to Discuss Over Brunch

Sound bites from this week's viral stories, so you can impress your friends over breakfast. 

7x7's Top Stories of the Month

Here's what you, the reader, flocked to in July.

Bay Area Leaders Gather at the 2014 Glide Legacy Gala

The next generation of young professionals and philanthropists dressed to the nines and gathered at the Regency Ballroom for the 2014 Glide Legacy Gala.

Help the Castro Theatre Get a New Organ!

Did you know that the Castro Theatre's organ, a.k.a., "the Mighty Wurlitzer," isn't even owned by the theater? Alas, it is not. It's owned by a San Francisco resident who has decided to move out of town... and they're taking the organ with them. Oy. But here's how you can help:

Meanwhile, On Muni

Weekly vignettes looking at life on San Francisco's second-favorite transportation system.

Fundraising Heroes Lauded by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

After a long year of philanthropic efforts, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society held their 24th Annual Man and Woman of the Year Awards, which recognized top fundraisers in the community who dedicate their time to raising awareness about blood cancers.

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