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Summer Nights at Oakland Museum of California, Fri. 7/27! Daniel Clowes, Chris Ware, & Hippies Too!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, July 12, 2012 03:00pm | Post a Comment
Summer Nights Oakland Museum OMCA

 

Join Amoeba Music and the Oakland Museum of California for another action-packed installment of Summer Nights at OMCA on Friday, July 27th!


Held on the final Friday of each month from Friday, April 27 through Friday, October 26, Summer NightsRevolution hippies haight san francisco features special evening hours and half-price Museum admission after 5pm! With classic '68 film screenings in Oak Street Plaza, Amoeba Music DJs spinning '60s-inspired sets, and sizzling special activities throughout the Museum, you won't want to miss Summer Nights!

On Friday, July 27th, Amoeba's own DJ Michael Henning will be spinning international and psychedelic gems of the era and you can watch this classic 1968 film under the stars at Oak Street Plaza:

Revolution
Starring Herb Caen and featuring interviews and performances by Country Joe & the Fish, Quicksilver Messenger Service, and the Steve Miller Band.

NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences: Dan The Automator, 7/19

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, July 9, 2012 06:01pm | Post a Comment
California Academy of Sciences' NightLife series rocks your world every Thursday night! It's where music, creatures, and cocktails come together. Thursday, July 19th, NightLife really stirs things up as they team up with Noise PopDan the automator

Watch Shane McKnight and the mixologists at Cocktail Lab work their magic during demonstrations using seasonal ingredients. 

The San Francisco Mixtape Society
 will host a mixtape swap, so come prepared with a mix tape, mix CD, or mix USB stick inspired by the theme of Night Creatures. You’ll walk away with someone else’s mix and a smile on your face.

Watch masterful DJs remix a track before your eyes and ears in the Remix Lounge, featuring Friendzone at 6:00, Yalls at 7:00pm and Giraffage at 8:00pm.

And last but certainly not least, Music in the Piazza (presented by Noise Pop) is by Heathered Pearls (Ghostly International, ISO50) followed by Dan The Automator of such awesome projects as Handsome Boy Modeling School and Gorillaz!

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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
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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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