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World's Largest Hybrid Organ Is Headed for Castro Theatre

If Castro Theatre organist David Hegarty can raise enough funds to finish his custom-built organ, the neighborhood landmark will be home to the world's largest hybrid pipe/digital organ. 

We Wanna Be Friends With ‘Psycho’ Comedienne Margaret Cho

We f*#@$*g love Margaret Cho. The San Francisco native with the chutzpah to tackle all our issues head on—and the surrogate daughter of Robin Williams and Joan Rivers, and the mother of Amy Schumer—begins touring her new show, “PsyCHO,” on October 2, with two shows scheduled at SF's Castro Theatre on October 15. We sat down with Cho to find out just how psycho she really is.

The Week in Local Music News

XLR8R streams local witch-house producer oOoOO's highly anticipated debut [via XLR8R]

AIDS Wolf, Ganglians, The Fresh and Onlys, Wounded Lion, Mattress, Greg Ashley, Young Prisms, Psychic Reality and more lined up for the this weekend's 10th Annual Operation Restore Maximum Freedom [via The Bay Bridged]

Pitchfork has some less-than-kind words for SF's Eskmo [via Pitchfork]

Tonight at Sketchfest: Monty Python Discussion

Monty Python fans have a great reason to go to Sketchfest: Tonight, the the Castro Theater will host an onstage discussion with Monty Python's Terry Jones, followed by a 35th Anniversary screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. If it's not enough to be quoting Grail all day Friday, stick around afterward for Monty Python's Life of Brian—introduced by director Terry Jones—and let the guys remind you to always look on the bright side of life. The discussion starts at 7 ($20), followed by Grail. Life of Brian starts at 10 ($10).

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