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Win Tickets: 14th San Francisco Independent Film Festival

Win Tickets: 14th San Francisco Independent Film Festival

SF IndieFest roars back with an abundance of awesomeness and a monstrous mix of maverick movies and mayhem.

Love Bites: Denigrate Valentine's Day with IndieFest's Power-Ballad Sing-along

Tired of Valentine's Day? Mend your broken hearts and vent your cynicism this Monday at the Roxie, where San Francisco's IndieFest will be hosting Love Bites, an '80s-themed power-ballad sing-along featuring lovelorn classics by Guns N' Roses, Journey, Bon Jovi, Warrant and REO Speedwagon.

Tease your hair, slip into your finest fishnets and be prepared to wave your cigarette lighters in defiance of the Hallmark-sponsored holiday, and in honor of the most soulful glam-rock cheese ever to grace MTV's airwaves. The festivities begin promptly at 9:15 p.m., with free beverages on hand to soothe your vocal chords. For tickets, click here.

The Skinny on IndieFest: Shows Not To Miss

Ladies and gents, IndieFest/Winter Music Fest is upon us. In case you couldn't wait another month for Noise Pop, the lovely folks at SF IndieFest and Talking House bring you some great indie movies and artists over the next week (1/29-2/4). The best part? Each show is $10 (if not free), or buy the WinterMusicPass at a reasonable $70 for all access. That's 43 bands in seven days to choose from. Take your pick. Here are some of our highlights:

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