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23 May 2011

FREE School Teaches You Belly Dancing, is FREE

Did you guys know about this little collective called “The Free School“? It’s just what it sounds like: It offers FREE classes and collaborations on a contribution basis. So if you have something you’re willing to teach for FREE, you should totally let them know. But today we’re going to

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22 May 2011

Hangover Cures You Might Not Have Tried Yet

So after reading my five-part series in which you set up and became master of your home bar, you probably woke up feeling shaky and vomitose with a splitting headache. That’s called a hangover, n00b; welcome to life. Or perhaps you’ve felt this way before, but you spend all day

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17 May 2011

Tonight! Mangled Bohemians, Liquid Indian, and More at the Hemlock

You know what I love about the Hemlock? You can go in and drink when the bar is having a show, and you don’t have to watch it. But if for some reason you want to rub shoulders with other dirty hipsters and nod your head to a set straight

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16 May 2011

Let’s Talk Particle Physics!

I exist in the realm of unicorns and rainbows. I like a glass of wine, a spinning record, and a fanciful retelling of an unfortunate seduction. Personally, I can’t imagine anything more boring than something called “particle physics.” But even if you are like me, you might enjoy tonight’s talk,

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10 May 2011

LADEEZ! Get your Shecky’s on Tonight! And Tomorrow Night!

Hooo girl, you know we go out with other girls. But why not toss a goodie bag, merchant designers, artisan jewelers, snacks, and drinks (BOOZE Y’ALL) into the mix? Event promoter Shecky’s is bringing you $10 off tickets to its 10th anniversary of Girls Night Out. With your ticket, you

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09 May 2011

A Good Enough Reason to Go All the Way out to the Presidio!

Hey, remember the Presidio? It’s that hard-to-get-to green place between here and the Golden Gate Bridge. Well, they’re having art out there now, and this was originally the last week to get to it! Sponsored by the For-Site Foundation, Presidio Habitats showcases works designed to help out the animals living

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04 May 2011

Your Home Bar, Part V of V: The Proof Is in the John Collins

Congratulations, you’ve made it to the end of my home bar tutorial! This means you’ve got the ingredients, the tools, and the know-how to build your liquor cabinet and entertain imbibing guests — or just yourself! So now you can reap the rewards: HUGE SAVINGS! Plus nobody will throw you

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03 May 2011

Your Home Bar, Part IV of V: Stretch That Booze, Son!

At this point, your home bar should be nearing completion. You’ve likely dropped a month’s burrito money on stocking your shelves with the booze, the tools, and the other essentials, but it’d be a crime for me to turn you loose now. This week, we’re going to chat about getting

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