Arts + Culture
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Local institution Beach Blanket Babylon has been entertaining San Franciscans with its gravity-defying hats and spectacular costumes for 40 years! To commemorate their record-breakings success (and passage into middle age), the musical theatre company is hosting a special public celebration this week.
In 1967, Herman Warren sat with 49er Kermit Alexander in a bar called Emanon at 628 Divisadero Street. Warren owned Sugar Hill, a blues venue on Broadway, but joked with Alexander about opening up a low-key hangout spot. At first it was only a joke — until he threw down an impromptu offer to claim the space.
7x7 editors reveal the hottest events going on this week and give you a head's up on tickets to grab in advance (before they sell out)!
Put some aloe on those sunburns from Bottle Rock Music Festival and rally. This week’s local live music slate involves some serious gems: