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Sunday Bloody Sunday: Halloween at Amoeba Music San Francisco, 2010

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, November 2, 2010 10:48am | Post a Comment
by Audra and Tarin

On an uncharacteristically sunny Sunday in San Francisco, a skeletal hand released a needle onto the crackly ridges of Bauhaus’s “Bela Lagosi’s Dead.” Ghouls flocked from the far reaches of their cavernous haunt to the stage as the lights dimmed over the oldies section. The omnipresent CLACK-CLACK-CLACK of browsing slowed to a near stop. It could mean nothing else…it was time for Amoeba San Francisco’s annual Halloween employee costume contest!

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The festivities were led by the musical styling of DJ Tay the Ripper (also known as Security Taylor). Luckily, Tay the Ripper was able to take off time from his busy schedule of murder and mayhem to spin spooky songs all afternoon. The set was perfectly chosen to get everyone in the mood for a fierce costume competition. And fierce it was. Kaitlin, our mistress of ceremonies for the afternoon, rallied the ghoulish group together and brought them out one by one.


First up was Willie as "Beavis, from down the block."

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East Bay Mini Maker Faire in Oakland this Sunday

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, October 22, 2010 12:36pm | Post a Comment

The East Bay Mini Maker Faire comes to Oakland 10/24! DIY science and technology, urban farming and sustainability, alternative energy, bicycles, hand-made crafts, music, local food, and much more! More info.

 

Die Antwoord Instore Brings the Zef to SF

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, October 21, 2010 05:22pm | Post a Comment
Last Friday's Die Antwoord instore completely packed the house and got everyone in attendance fully revved up and ninja-like. If you missed it and wanna see a whole lotta shakin' goin' on, here's the full performance. Truly, it's a must-see...






Before the in-store, we had the pleasure of interviewing Die Antwoord. Check out this clip on YouTube.
 

Zooey Deschanel to Perform at Giants/Phillies Game Today

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, October 19, 2010 11:47am | Post a Comment
Giants fever has reached a frenzied, fevered pitch here in San Francisco and today's Giants/Phillies game is gonna be crazy!

A random item of note for indie rock fans: She & Him's Zooey Deschanel will be singing "God Bless America" in the 7th inning stretch at AT&T Park! While she may not reach the heights of Whitney Houston's famous rendition of "Star Spangled Banner" back in 1991, Zooey's no doubt gonna be putting those pipes to the test! And whatever will the fashion plate wear?! Tune in to find out!

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Peaches Christ's All About Evil Haunted Theater Spectacular

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, October 19, 2010 09:54am | Post a Comment
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For the ultimate evil experience, don't miss All About Evil: The Peaches Christ Experience in 4-D, hosted by Peaches Christ, of course, and a host of Midnight Mass players Oct 21-24 at the Victoria Theater in San Francisco! Peaches' alter ego, Joshua Grannell, has created a fabulously fearsome feature film, All About Evil, and it was shot at the Victoria Theater here in San Francisco. You can visit the Victoria Theater and experience the horror All About Evil brings for yourself, if you dare!

Tickets are just $20 and are available here.

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