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Top 7 A+E Picks

Elliot Smith
Elliott Smith; courtesy of Autumn de Wilde

Here are 7 not-to-miss A+E happenings this week.

1. David Spade at Cobb's Comedy Club on Tuesday, February 26
Saturday Night Live and Just Shoot Me alum David Spade brings his sarcastic sense of humor to SF.

Noise Pop Ticket Giveaway!

The Virgins
courtesy of the Virgins

Anti-Noise Pop Guide

Jay Farrar
Jay Farrar; courtesy of
Josh Cheuse

Can’t afford Noise Pop this year or can’t be bothered trying to score last-minute tickets? Although we here at the Hot List will be out in full force, bringing you up-to-the-minute Noise Pop coverage, we don’t want to forget about those of you who can’t make the weeklong SF music fest. Here are 7 Noise Pop alternatives happening in your area.

Top 7 A+E Picks

Sophia Loren
photography by David Seymour; courtesy of the de Young Museum

Here are 7 not-to-miss A+E happenings this week.

1. “Chim: The Photography of David Seymour” at the de Young Museum
Don’t miss legendary photojournalist and celeb shutterbug David Seymour’s retrospective show before it ends on Sunday, February 24.

Top A+E Picks

"Freedom of Art"
courtesy of YBCA

Check out our 7 not-to-miss A+E happenings this week.

1.   “Freedom of Art” featuring art by Lawrence Ferlinghetti at YBCA on Tuesday, February 12
Come check out prominent Beat poet and City Lights founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s paintings that evoke scenes of freedom and act as visual statements against censorship.

Top 7 A+E Picks

Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait; courtesy of Anna Lena Films

Here are 7 not-to-miss A+E happenings this week.

1.    Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Come watch this artsy documentary about a day in the life of French soccer star, Zinédine Zidane, which utilizes 17 synchronized cameras and features a soundtrack by Scottish group Mogwai. (Ends Thursday, Feburary 7.)

This Month In Music

Black Lips
courtesy of the Black Lips

Here's our ultimate SF live music guide for February. Tune in each month to get the scoop on the Hot List's picks of the coolest shows coming to town.

Howlin' Rain at the Independent on Monday, February 4

A Valentine’s Day Massacre

The Kills
courtesy of the Kills

Top 7 A+E Picks

Bad Moon Rising
courtesy of Silverman Gallery

Here are 7 not-to-miss A+E happenings this week.

1.    “Bad Moon Rising” at the Silverman Gallery
This arresting group exhibition delves into the dark side of American culture through multiple artistic mediums.

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