Arts + Culture
courtesy of Band of Horses
We all know that Thanksgiving is a time to hang with your crazy family and chow down on copious amounts of richly caloric foods, but sometimes there are circumstances beyond your control that might keep you from the festivities. If you’re stuck family-less in SF this year, or you’ve returned to the Bay Area to visit your clan and are in need of A+E-related distractions this is the blog for you. Drag your Tryptophan-induced self out on the town and enjoy the holiday—Hot List style!
At the star-studded 21st annual Bridge School Benefit—a non-profit concert founded by Neil Young that helps fund the Bridge School for handicapped children—established musicians like Jerry Lee Lewis and Tom Waits shared the stage with rockers Metallica, heartthrob John Mayer and quirky songwriter Regina Spektor at Shoreline Amphitheatre on Saturday, October 27.
Blame It On Fidel; courtesy of Koch Lorber Films
Hey fabulous film friends, here are some groovy film picks happening around your neighborhood. Check in next week for another exciting installment of the Reel. Until next time kids, be bad and get into trouble baby.*
Film Happenings Around Town
• Blame It On Fidel (2007) Dir. Gavras - Roxie
• Poor White Trash II Red State Cinema: Rural Auteurs - YBCA