Arts & Culture


Tue January 10, 2012
Arts & Culture

John Garcia Band

John Garcia Band
Photo courtesy of John Garcia Band

The John Garcia Band has performed with everyone from John Lee Hooker to Johnny Winter, B.B. King to Albert King. He has also taught blues guitar in the Bay Area for several years. Now, he’s playing with his own band on Sunday (January 15) at Biscuits and Blues, near Union Square in San Francisco, starting at 8pm.


Mon January 9, 2012
Arts & Culture

The HeavyThin

It’s important to stand out in the music world. That’s why The Heavy Thin – who you’re hearing now – is described as “the Bay Area’s only almost all-photojournalist rock band.” Most members work as photographers for their day jobs. They’re on the program Friday the 13th (01.13) at The Stork Club in Oakland, along with five other bands!


Fri January 6, 2012
Arts & Culture

Written on the Dock of the Bay: Friday, January 6

In Daniel Handler's 'Why We Broke Up' the reasons for a break up are explained through an assortment of boxed objects, illustrated by Maira Kalman


Hey, so, just wondering, why did the love of your life break up with you? Actually, it’s not just me who’s wondering. David Handler, also known as Lemony Snicket, would like to know as well. So if you could post your break up tale here, that would be great.

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Thu January 5, 2012
Arts & Culture

Natural Gas Jazz Band

The Natural Gas Jazz Band

The Natural Gas Jazz Band will be playing traditional jazz at the 19 Broadway club in Fairfax on Sunday, January 8. Music starts about 4pm.



Wed January 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

The Secret Identities

The music is by The Secret Identities, composed of three East Bay performers who have teamed up to sing three-part harmony on each other’s songs.

They’ll be at the Bazaar Café in San Francisco on Saturday, January 7th along with Daryl Scariot.  Music starts at 7pm.