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This Week in Live Music: TV on the Radio, Cherry Glazzer, & More

Are you a part of San Francisco’s Shut-In economy? Don't be. You’re missing out! You’re missing the point of San Francisco, which is to see as much live music as possible while you can still hear.

YMCA Luncheon Raises Big Money for SF Youth

No startup has more potential than Bay Area youth. Which is why on Friday, March 20, investors in San Francisco's adolescents came together for the 4th Annual YMCA of San Francisco Y For Youth Luncheon, a day of celebration and fundraising for signature youth programs that improve the opportunities for children within our local community.

Weekend Guide: Rock 'n Roll Half Marathon, Earth Hour, & Tiny House Movement

This weekend, get ready to run like a rock star, go dark for an hour, and rethink the tiny house.

Neighborhood Guide: What to Do in Dogpatch

Located on the waterfront and once home to large warehouses, canning factories, industrial buildings, shipyards, and wild fennel fields, Dogpatch has turned into a hub of local makers, artists, designers, and entrepreneurs. Just hop on the T-Third to enjoy the assorted retail shop and restaurants, or simply enjoy soaking up some sun on the waterfront. 

Fifth Annual SF Green Film Festival Focuses on Bikes, Cars, 'Changing Cities'

The fifth annual San Francisco Green Film Festival rolls out its avocado-colored carpet this May 28 through June 3. With more than 60 new films and 70-plus filmmakers and special guests in attendance, this human/planet-focused fest will examine the most pressing environmental issues and the innovative solutions being created in response.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Kicks off 2015 Man and Woman of the Year Campaign

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Northern California Chapter is launching its 2015 Bay Area Man & Woman of the Year fundraising campaign.

Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith, St. Vincent to Headline Outside Lands 2015

Sure, there are some clunkers (Elton John?), some pretentious festival cliches (oh great, Wilco), and at least one ostensible punchline for the GenX set (Billy Idol!), but with names like Kendrick Lamar, St. Vincent, and Toro Y Moi, this year's Outside Lands is a must. 

Jazz Legend Marcus Shelby Dreams Soundtrack for World Premiere of 'Isfahan'

With allusions to the Duke Ellington Orchestra's 1963 tour of Iran, the world premiere of Isfahan Blues, a co-production of the African-American Shakespeare Company and Golden Thread happening in May, tells the story an American jazz musician and an Iranian actress and the improbable friendship they develop as they travel to the beautiful Persian city of Isfahan.

'So You Think You Can Lap Dance?' Comes to the Tenderloin

While others among the 7x7 editorial team instantly deleted an email this morning with the subject line, "So You Think You Can Lap Dance?" I, for one, saw promise. Turns out, the attention-grabbing one-liner is also a new monthly event at PianoFight in the Tenderloin.

Feline Seeking Human: Elegant Elsa

Welcome to the Kitty Personals, where eager furry friends put their hearts on the line while they seek their perfect human match. Each month, we'll spotlight a highly adoptable dog or cat that is currently available at the San Francisco SPCA. Read their stories, fall in love, and go adopt! Today, feast your eyes on the fabulous Elsa.

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