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Amoeba San Francisco Expands its Books & Zines Section

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, July 9, 2012 02:30pm | Post a Comment
Amoeba Music San Francisco has big news for lovers of the written word (and pictures too). We've
If you build it, they will come.
 expanded our Books & Zines section! We have TONS of new and used music, film, and pop culture books, including many out of print titles from a huge, recently acquired collection. We also now stock a wider range of music mags and back issues!

This also means that we now buy good quality used music and pop culture books for cash and credit, so trade in your old books for new!



Peaches Christ Presents: The Silence of the Trans! SF, July 28th

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, July 8, 2012 05:30pm | Post a Comment
The Silence of the Trans Peaches Christ

Peaches Christ Productions advises you to rub the lotion into “its” skin to celebrate the world premiere of THE SILENCE OF THE TRANS, a blood-soaked summer spectacular exploding at San Francisco’s historic Castro Theatre on July 28th. Famed Midnight Mass hostess Peaches Christ will debut a sparkling musical pre-show featuring Ms. Christ as Trannibal Lector and special guest, season 4 winner of Rupaul’s Drag RaceSharon Needles as Buffalo Jill!

TWO shows will be presented on July 28th with a murderous matinee at 3pm and the night showing at 8pm. Both programs will feature a pre-show musical extravaganza, a Serial Killer Costume Contest with prizes gore-lore and a screening of the award-winning horror/thriller The Silence of the Lambs. Sharon Needles will also be available for post-show fan meet, greet, and autograph signing in the Castro mezzanine once the film begins.

Get your tickets HERE before they're all GONE!



City Scenes: The Sean Smith Trio & John Vanderslice Present their Favorite Flicks! August 1st & 2nd

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, July 8, 2012 04:30pm | Post a Comment
 

On August 1st and 2nd, Cinema SF and folkYEAH present the third and fourth installments of City Scenes, the on-going series that pairs musicians with their favorite films.

This time around, local guitar-wizard Sean Smith (Citay) will perform Kraftwerk’s 1974 krautrock masterpiece Autobahn in its entirety followed by a screening of the Coen Brothers’ 1998 cult comedy Big Lebowski (1998).

The following night, master songsmith and Tiny Telephone founder John Vanderslice performs David Bowie's dystopian glam opus Diamond Dogs in its entirety, followed by a screening of Michel Gondry’s meta love story The Science of Sleep (2006).

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Follow @AmoebaBerkeley on Twitter to Win PJ Harvey Giclee Print

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, July 6, 2012 11:26am | Post a Comment
PJ Harvey
We're giving away a 24” X 24” Giclee print of PJ Harvey's Let England Shake album cover on Twitter! Just follow @AmoebaBerkeley on Twitter and keep your eyes peeled on July 14.

Oh, and brush up on your Polly Jean knowledge because winners will be chosen through correct answers in a PJ Harvey Trivia Contest. Good luck!

PJ Harvey Poster

Jonathan Demme’s "Neil Young Journeys" Opens in SF 7/6. Win a Gift Certificate to Amoeba SF!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, July 2, 2012 06:00pm | Post a Comment
Hey music and film lovers! In honor of the San Francisco premiere of Jonathan Demme's new documentary NeilNeil Young Journeys Young Journeys, Sony Pictures Classics, Amoeba Music, and Campus Circle invite you to enter to win a gift certificate to Amoeba Music. Just enter HERE at Campus Circle.

Neil Young Journeys is a look at Neil Young's 2011 solo tour to Toronto's Massey Hall, an iconic venue in the city of his birth. At 65, Young retains a youthful vitality and musical curiosity. Concert footage of the Massey Hall performances is interspersed with scenes from a road trip through Ontario. Driving a 1956 Ford Crown Victoria, Young visits the rural town of Omemee, where he spent a key part of his formative years, and reminisces about his former neighbors. As he drives past the dramatically changed landscape, Young fondly embraces his memories of the past. 

Neil Young Journeys
 opens in San Francisco at the Century 9 San Francisco Centre this Friday, July 6th!  

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