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Live Music This Week: Decemberists, Waxahatchee, Merle Haggard & More

It's full-tilt indie this week, folks.

A Modern Guide to San Francisco's Japantown

One of just three official Japantowns in the U.S., San Francisco's Japantown is a cultural hub brimming with original restaurants, quirky shops, and unique community. Here's where to hang when you're in the 'hood. 

Tartine's Chad Robertson Plans to Take Over the World

With his trademark dough, Chad Robertson has not only made a living, but the king of the Tartine empire has become a messiah on the international culinary scene. Turns out the baker of the world’s best and most imitated bread is just getting started.

Meet the Characters of FAMSF's Botticelli to Braque Exhibit

There’s a full cast of characters in Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland—everyone from a Tahitian temptress painted by Paul Gauguin, to a rowdy Dutchman by Frans Hals. But as you’d expect in a show from Edinburgh, there are also plenty of portraits of Scots, including a few with interesting backstories.

The Winchester Mystery House Will Open Its Doors for Dinner + Sleepovers

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If spending the night in a haunted house is your idea of a good time, well then we lead different lives. But you'll be psyched to learn that the Bay Area’s own Winchester Mystery House—a tourist attraction famed for its winding steps, doors to nowhere, and supernatural activity—is on its way to playing dinner and hotel host to ghost enthusiasts. 

Canine Seeking Human: Spectacular Spencer

Spencer's my name, cuddling's my game! My main motto in life? Having a good time. As my last humans dumped me for their new baby --I know, right? --I am a newly single canine, trying to find a place to call home. Shall we get into my stats? Here we go: I'm a Lab/Retriever mix, big sports guy, and I'm 9 years old...hey, like they say, 9 is the new 3. I can beat those little whippersnapper pups on the court anyday. I'm a champion ball chaser and Frisbee catcher extraordinaire! Overall, I'm quite the companion, entertainer, and all-around awesome pooch. Check me out here and let's meet for coffee, err, dog biscuits. 

'Full House' Reprise to Be Set in San Francisco, of Course

Remember back in early March when John Stamos, aka Uncle Jesse of "Full House," was spotted hanging around the old Tanner residence on Broderick Street? Turns out, the visit may in fact have been R&D: Stamos broke the news on Jimmy Kimmel last night that "Fuller House" is headed to Netflix in 2016.

Airbnb Goes to Salone del Mobile in Milan

A new way of traveling and connecting to people, from all around the world, who bring their culture, habits, and local customs intoto a foreigner's home—this is the topic of “Housewarming,” an event co-created by Airbnb and Italian company Fabrica for the Salone del Mobile in Milan last week." 

Nerdvana: A Trifecta of Sci-Fi Film Trailers Stirs up Geeky Fantasies

Thursday's launch of the new Star Wars trailer signaled the beginning of an epic movie trailer release weekend.

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