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The Legendary Rescue of the Fox Theater Oakland

Mario and Erma DeLucchi were running late to the auction. It was 1978, and the historic Fox Theater in Oakland was going up for sale at any moment. One company wanted to turn it into a parking lot, but the DeLucchi family were determined to save it. Mario dropped off his wife so she could get inside while he searched for parking. She arrived just in time to win a bid on the Fox for $340,000.

We Wanna Be Friends With Author + Riot Grrrl Carrie Brownstein

You might initially recognize her as "that girl from Portlandia," or as a recurring guest star on the dramedy series Transparent. But there is much more to Carrie Brownstein than just a resumé of great TV. 

Jam Out on Mt. Tam This Weekend at Sound Summit Music Festival

Festival junkies who're lamenting the official close of the summer season can look forward to Sound Summit, a musical night atop Mount Tamalpais, this Saturday, September 19, 2015.

Live Music This Week: Ariana Grande, Brian Wilson, and More

Tuesday: Ariana Grande at Shoreline Amphitheater

Ariana Grande’s been so busy she couldn’t even make time for the VMA’s, and apparently that's a problem for some people. The universe-famous pop star comes to Shoreline on her "Honeymoon Tour" in support of her 2015 album My Everything. She made time for us so please reciprocate.

We Wanna Be Friends With Teen Blues Prodigy Ray Goren

Meet the soon-to-be-legend who has performed with B.B King, Buddy Guy, and Bonnie Raitt...all before getting his driver’s license.

7 Bay Area Bands to Put on Your Summer Playlist

Get ready to expand your iTunes library because these Individuals are killing the music game.

We Wanna Be Friends With Blues Singer Fantastic Negrito

Brush up on Oakland favorite Fantastic Negrito, who takes the stage at Outside Lands on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 2:55pm. 

Live Music This Week: Jamie xx, Ty Segall, and More

Is tonight the most important show Bimbo's has ever put on? Perhaps.

Best of San Francisco 2015: Live Music, Art Galleries, Craft, Movies + More

Whether you're headbanging at the Fillmore, streaking naked down Hayes Street, or hitting up a printing class in Emeryville, there's always something fun to do in the Bay Area. Here are some of our favorite pastimes in 2015.

See Rare Photos of the Jazz Age in San Francisco in This New Exhibit

Legendary composer and pianist Duke Ellington often sang "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" as part of his sets, and with good reason: The city by the bay hosted a booming jazz scene in the early 20th century. If you can imagine, it wasn't unheard of to see Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, or Louis Armstrong, trumpet in hand, strolling down the Embarcadero. 

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