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Kweller on the Train Track

Alt pop singer/songwriter Ben Kweller played a show at Bottom of Hill that had him crooning sweet nothings from his latest self-titled album, which came out last year.

Ben Kweller at Bottom of the Hill

Ben Kweller at Bottom of the Hill

Ben Kweller at Bottom of the Hill

Fiddy Strikes Again

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Gangsta rapper 50 Cent blew through SF's 106 KMEL in advance of his third album, Curtis, released on Sept. 11 and comprising a string of tracks like "Ayo Technology," "I'll Still Kill" and "All of Me" that feature heavy hitters like Timbaland, Akon, Dr. Dre, Mary J. Blige and Eminem.


Show Me the Music

The next few weeks are packed full of great not-to-miss shows coming to an SF venue near you. Here are three of them that are definitely worth checking out:

Editors at the Fillmore on Thursday, September 20.


courtesy of Editors

Poppa H's Weekly Film Picks

Fitzcarraldo; Anchor Bay Entertainment

Greetings and salutations
film nerds and lovely film nerdettes, while you're busy salivating over the promising Fall film releases, check out some of these film happenings around town. And as always, don't forget to be bad and get into trouble baby.

Island Fever

courtesy of M.I.A.

And now, an excerpt from an as-yet-untitled play I’ve been working on.

Me: Hey, what are you up to this weekend?
You: Dunno, I mean, the week just started…

Blaqk Magic

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Blaqk Audio, the electronic side-project of AFI's Davey Havok and Jade Puget, played at Popscene on Thursday, August 30.


Old World Punk

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

New York-based eccentric gypsy punk group Gogol Bordello put on a spectacular show at the Fillmore on Saturday, August 29.


Feeling Beastie

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Original white rappers and multi-instrumentalists, the Beastie Boys played the Greek Theater on Friday, August 25.


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