Nightlife & Music

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WATCH: SF State Student Builds Custom Guitars From Busted Skateboards

SF State Industrial Design student Nick Pourfard is only 23, but he’s already carving out his own niche in the world of custom instruments.

03/16/2015

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Grateful Dead Reportedly Considering Farewell Performances At Levi’s Stadium Or AT&T Park

After fans of the Grateful Dead quickly snapped up tickets for this summer’s “Fare Thee Well” concerts in Chicago, the surviving members of the band could be looking at performing for Deadheads in the Bay Area.

03/13/2015

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Best Bars For March Madness In San Francisco

Here’s a look at five of the best sports bars in San Francisco to watch the 2015 NCAA College Basketball Tournament.

03/12/2015

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Scientists Find That Particular Monkey Species Enjoys Metallica Music

While several 30 second clips of the researcher playing sounds that closely resembled monkey calls provoked the most obvious reactions, only one human band actually caused them to react at all.

03/05/2015

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Best Irish Bars In The Bay Area

Take a look at five of the best Irish bars in the Bay Area for St. Patrick’s Day.

03/05/2015

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St. Patrick’s Day 2015 Events Around The Bay Area — Eventful Listings For March 17, 2015

From an 80s music bash to huge parades, singles dances, pub crawls, and more than a few brewfests, the Bay Area is exploding with Irish fun on March 17th, 2015!

03/04/2015

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Ask A San Francisco Bartender: Your Best Martini Recipe

One of the best-loved cocktails around, the martini is a true American classic enjoying a strong resurgence in recent years. While the martini has never gone out of style, San Francisco martini bars are drawing in the crowds, as bartenders whip up incredible blends of deliciousness.

02/26/2015

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Ben Gibbard Joined Onstage By Sun Kil Moon’s Mark Kozelek In San Francisco

Last week, Noise Pop headliner Ben Gibbard broke his hand. However, rather than canceling his opening night show at the renovated Swedish American Music Hall last minute, Gibbard opted for another route: tapping Sun Kil Moon’s Mark Kozelek to accompany him on guitar while he sang.

02/24/2015

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SF Transit Officials And Entertainment Board Members Aim To Improve Late-Night Transportation System

A new report by a whole host of San Francisco nightlife, safety, and transportation officials has found that the current late night public transportation system has been described as extremely inefficient, unreliable, and at times, unsafe.

02/23/2015