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The 10 Best Modern Christmas Songs, Ranked

Now that Thanksgiving is done, it's time to saturate yourself with copious amounts of unbridled holiday cheer. String up your strands of twinkly white lights. Get your pocketbook ready for Small Business Saturday. And bombarded your eardrums with glorious Christmas music. To help, we've complied and ranked the top 10 modern holiday songs.

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.

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