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Mos Def Performs at 330 Ritch

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Hip-hop wordsmith Mos Def performed for a frenetic crowd at 330 Ritch on Wednesday, June 18.

MOS DEF





SF Ford Grand Opening benefiting the Art of Elysium

On Saturday, June 14, the new San Francisco Ford opened its doors to host a special evening benefiting the Art of Elysium, a non-profit organization bringing creative projects to children who are battling serious medical conditions. The evening included the unveiling of Ford’s newest cars, a variety of performances, amazing auction pieces by S.H. Silver Company, and special appearances by Art of Elysium supporters–Amy Smart and Dave Annabelle.

Photography by Daniel Kokin for www.notori.us

Top 7 A + E Picks


courtesy of Alexandra Lipsitz

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

1.  Blasted at Mosser Hotel
Having played to raves in the UK, British theatre company 19;29’s production of Sarah Kane's socio-political war critique Blasted, receives a transatlantic makeover for a run at the Mosser hotel through June 25.

BFD Afterparty at Mezzanine

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

On Saturday, June 7 local alternative radio station Live 105 held its annual BFD music festival afterparty at Mezzanine, which featured live appearances by Shit Disco, MSTRKRFT and Moby.

SHIT DISCO

The Roots and Erykah Badu Perform at the Paramount Theatre

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Philadelphia-based hip-hop group the Roots and sultry soul singer Erykah Badu performed at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland on Sunday, June 8.

THE ROOTS

Melissa's "I Dig Older Men" Playlist





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Snoop Dogg Performs At the Fillmore

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Iconic West Coast rapper, actor and reality TV star Snoop Dogg brought his eccentric live show to the Fillmore on Sunday, June 15. A slew of California-based hip-hop artists like Oakland's Mistah F.A.B., Warren G and Tha Dogg Pound opened the show.

Beirut Performs at the Grand Ballroom

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Indie-folk outfit Beirut performed at the Grand Ballroom on Wednesday, May 28.

BEIRUT





The Von Bondies Perform at the Independent

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Detroit's the Von Bondies played a lively set the Independent on Sunday, May 25. Die! Die! Die! and IO Echo opened the bill.

THE VON BONDIES

The Presets Perform at Mezzanine

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Sydney-based electronic duo the Presets played a high-energy set at Mezzanine on Wednesday, May 21.

THE PRESETS





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