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19 Oct 2010

Bay Area Bands With FREE Downloads: Part I

The music industry is a shit storm right now and most of us are guilty of acquiring as much music as we can for FREE. I know I do it and I am a musician. It’s not that we don’t want to support the musicians we love. It’s just that a lot

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12 Oct 2010

This Week’s Events For The 5 Senses

Wondering what to do for fun this week?  Feeling a little dead inside?  Wake yourself up with a FREE event for each of the 5 senses! SEE: There’s nothing like a Charlie Kaufman/Spike Jonze collaborative mindfuck to topple you into an existential crisis. Catch a FREE screening of Adaptation this

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05 Oct 2010

The Morning Benders: FREE Ticket Giveaway and Interview

My pals the Morning Benders (Christopher Chu, Jonathan Chu, Tim Or, and Julian Harmon) are headlining at the Fillmore on October 16th and we’ve got a pair of FREE tickets to give away (instructions below). Way back when the band played on the Berkeley campus, it was just me, Chris’s

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28 Sep 2010

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass and So Much More This Week

The 10th annual FREE Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival is going on this weekend, with possibly the most insane and diverse lineup I’ve seen in years. There are the big names like Joan Baez, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Justin Townes Earle (dude is a walking namesake), Elvis Costello, T Bone Burnett, Patty

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21 Sep 2010

Berkeley's Beehive Market Every Saturday

The newest addition to Berkeley’s already abundant series of farmers markets is the Beehive Market, a market with seemingly younger, hipper, and better-looking patrons. But this is how most Bay Area food events seem to be evolving. It used to be the scruffy, bearded old-timers buying and selling kale, but

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14 Sep 2010

DIY Mania All Month Long

Screenprinting, fermenting, hot-gluing, oh my! This month is like a DIY lover’s entry to Oz, a land where everything is more colorful because of spraypaint, mosaic tiles, and vintage fabric. Did you read that NY Times article about how we can’t grow up and get “real” jobs? Well, I don’t

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07 Sep 2010

Sam Amidon Show and Interview

On Monday, September 13th I have the great honor of opening for Sam Amidon at Café Du Nord. Sam’s a folk singer from Vermont who reinvents old Appalachian folk songs into modern masterpieces. So I’m being a bit grandiose, but everything I hear about the guy is nothing but goodness!

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