As if Outside Lands wasn't enough of a doozy on its own, their special night shows take the weekend of August 9-11 to the next level. From King Tuff to The Tallest Man on Earth to Vin Sol, they feature some of the hottest acts at this year's festival–including PayPal's very special presentation of psych-pop party-starters Yeasayer.
When Boston comes to town, something curious happens: Die-hard San Franciscans (who we used to call "friends") suddenly remember their East Coast roots, pull out their dirty red caps, and start cheering for their native Beantown. Traitors in our midst! Even 7x7's own Digital Media Director is a culprit.
The first and still the largest of its kind, the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival continues to deliver the very best in independent Jewish cinema—offering the full gamut of films, festivities, special programs and international guests to highlight 5772 years of illustrious culture.
From July 25th 'til August 12, the SFJFF takes over the Castro Theater, the JCCSF, the Cinearts Theatre in Palo Alto, the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael as well as The California Theatre in Berkeley, and the Grand Lake Theater and New Parkway Theater in Oakland–so you can explore the Bay Area while taking in the fest's awesome programming.
If you think Ghirardelli Square is just for out-of-town visitors, think again. Whether you go to sip Wattle Creek Winery's delicious chardonnay in the sun, or simply stop by to take in some live music outdoors, Ghirardelli Square is a well-kept secret spot where locals can have a total blast–especially in the summer months!
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