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Green Bash
After Green Festival shuts down for the day, the night comes to life with Green Bash afterparties to keep the green vibe going. The official opening night party at 1015 will kick off the weekend Friday night with Delhi 2 Dublin and the Non Stop Bhangra crew. For Saturday they've got a massive lineup with a planetary pulse at the Regency Ballroom, which will also benefit the eco-conscious non-profit Common Vision. To close out the festives, they're hosting two parties on Sunday: Pulse of the Green at 1015 with underground hip-hop legends Dead Prez, and Evolve Culture at Temple featuring over a dozen DJs, including the deejay/emcee duo Souleye & DC. Date: Fri 11/13--Sun 1/15, Time: varies, Place: varies, Cover: varies, link More Info (EB)

DJ Spooky
DJ, music producer, avant-garde multi-media artist and college professor, DJ Spooky is bringing the knowledge tonight to SF. Spooky brings a mix of world music, philosophical samples and hip-hop into one deconstructed and then reconstructed composition. This isn't your average hip-hop show. This is art. This is communication. Combined. Date: Mon 11/16, Time: 9pm, Place: The Independent, Cover: $15 presale, $17 door, link More Info (WF)

Strength in Flavor
The ultimate dance competition is going down this Saturday at DNA Lounge as part of Scion's Dance Week. They're flying in some of the best dancers from around the country to show off their fancy footwork and battle it out for the $2000 prize. This all ages, all styles dance tournament will showcase hot floor rocking moves in honor of hip-hop month and the evolution of dance culture. The afternoon will be topped off with a celebratory toast to one of hip-hop's founding father DJ Kool Herc. When this event ends the night will still be young, but the older crowd can keep their Saturday rocking with Temple's official Strength in Flavor afterparty. Date: Sat 11/14, Time: 3-8pm, Place: DNA Lounge, Cover: $15 presale, link More Info (EB)

4th Annual SF Animation Festival
For those whose only encounter with animation has been the Saturday morning cartoons, it may be difficult to imagine the breadth of artistry present in a festival of this stuff. Showcasing the best, most creative, most inventive animation from around the world, including Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox, the celebrated experimental films of Nate Boyce, a mix of recent animated music videos, a special presentation of Walt Disney's Alice Comedies, and more, the SFIAF is a cornucopia of delights from an impressive and diverse art form. It's well worth your pennies to check out the kind of talent that exists within the medium. Occupying a unique space between artistic, experimental, commercial, and industrial media, you'll be blown away by the imagination and skill so finely executed in an oft-misunderstood craft. Date: Wed 11/11--Sun 11/15, Time: varies, Place: Embarcadero Center Cinema (1 Embarcadero Center), Cover: $10--12.50, linkMore Info (JE)


Flyer Of The Week
Our flyer of the week is for Superstitious Whompalicious this Fri @ Keillys Mission Rock


Link Of The Week
Rap for the President - Lin-Manuel Miranda performs "The Hamilton Mixtape" at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word link here

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Event: Imogen Heap
Venue: The Fillmore
DJs: Imogen Heap, Ted Exile, Back Ted N-Ted
Music: electronica, indie, alternative
Cover: $tba
Grammy nominated multi-instrumentalist and in-demand remixer Imogen Heap is notable for her use of manipulated electronic sounds and her destinct mix of electronica, experimental, and electro-pop. Her haunting voice and use of strange sounds from sources ranging from cardboard tubes to cheap sampler flavors her songs--from synth-infused pop hits to piano ballad covers of Thriller. She is well known for her unique live shows, which are a fascinating display of technology conducted by a one-woman machine. Tonight's show supports her new album, "Ellipse." (JE)

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Event: Look Up! Look Down! Look Out!
Venue: Triple Crown
DJs: Mossmoss, M3, Adnan Sharif, Safety Scissors
Music: house, tech-house
Cover: no cover
A new Wednesday weekly at Triple Crown is determined to liven up the week with rotating resident DJs M3 from Green Gorilla, Adnan Sharif, Sammy D, and Safety Scissors. This week they welcome special guest Mossmoss to be your week night DJ delight. If you don't have to be up early on Thursday, then this no cover party with excellent local DJs is a no brainer. (EB)

Event: Qool v. Pink Mammoth
Venue: 111 Minna
DJs: Powerlounger, Marky B, Derek Hena, Jonathan W, Jondi
Music: house
Cover: no cover b4 6pm, $5 after
Before you head over to Anu for the Satellite closing party, start off the evening at the other best place to be on a Wednesday: Qool. Pink Mammoth DJs Marky B, Derek Hena, Gravity, and Jonathan W battle it out with Powerlounger and Qool resident
Jondi to bring you one giant dancefloor o' fun. Qool is the peanut butter to Satellite's jelly in the great sandwich of dance, so grab a glass of milk and get on the party train! (JE)

Event: Satellite Closing Party
Venue: Anu
DJs: Scott Carrelli, Kevin Knapp, Nikita, EO, David Gropper, John Schiffer
Music: house
Cover: no cover b4 10pm, $5 after
Satellite, the SF institution that has been making your Wednesday nights epic and your Thursday mornings miserable for the last 10 years will finally be closing its doors after tonight. Come out for one last hurrah and celebrate the end of an era with former residents David Gropper and John Schiffer, current residents Nikita, EO, Kevin Knapp, and the man behind it all--Scott Carrelli--playing their best and favorite tracks of the last ten years. Last one. Make it count. (JE)

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Event: B33 Invades TORQ
Venue: Ruby Skye
DJs: Disco Vader, John Beaver, Ryan Russell
Music: house, progressive, trance, electro
Cover: $15-20
While there aren't many 18+ events in San Francisco, TORQ's monthly party has been going strong at Ruby Skye by bringing in world famous DJs like Cosmic Gate, DJ Dan, Marcus Schulz, Dave Dresden, and Menno de Jong to name a few. This month B33 invades TORQ with rising stars of the Bay Area: Disco Vader (a.k.a. B33SON & Justin Illusion), John Beaver, and Ryan Russell. (EB)

Event: Don't Be a Victim
Venue: Anu
DJs: Jerome Hill, Forest Green, LuSINda, Sibyl Vane
Music: techno, nu rave, wonky, hip-hop
Cover: no cover b4 10pm, $5 after
One of London's hip-hop and rave originators, Jerome Hill has played on every major UK soundsystem and held residencies at legendary clubs, gaining fame with his phenomenal scratch style. Playing from techno classics on his own Don't Recordings, this SF debut pairs him with LuSINda, label boss at Victim Recordings and fellow fixture on London's underground dance scene, best known for her urban-culture party series, "Swerved." SF's beloved Forest Green rounds it out with bombs from her own Cute Fang Recordings. (JE)

Event: Machinedrum: Soundpieces + Connoisseur
Venue: Mighty
DJs: Machinedrum, Mozaic, Sleepyhead, NastyNasty, Audiovoid, Bogl v. Dials, SHR3D, Rastatronics, Mihkal, Cumulus, Antibiotik
Music: hip-hop, IDM, breaks, dub, dubstep, grime
Cover: $7-10
Get ready for a night of sexadlic beats from NYC's Machinedrum. Throwing down hip-hop accentuated by mutant drum patterns, dense IDM style melodies, and MCs freed in the digital world to slip-up and double-back on their rhymes, Machinedrum's first release "Now You Know" put him in instant competition with Prefuse 73 as the new era of electronic hip-hop. Prepare to bow your heads to the roughest styles of electronic music! (JE)

Event: Pray for Snow
Venue: 111 Minna
DJs: 40 Love, Similak Child, Ant-1, A-List
Music: hip-hop
Cover: $5
Snow season is just ahead! It's time to start gearing up for the winter slopes, so 111 Minna is hosting SFO Snow's 11th annual Pray for Snow party to help you get prepared. The $5 all night cover will get you access to some sick hip-hop beats, $1 PBRs until the supply runs dry, and a raffle for tons of free snowboard gear. Come early to catch Burton's video pemiere at 9:30. (EB)

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Event: DJ T
Date: Fri, Nov 13th
DJ T, Fluid, Sammy D, Rooz
Music: house, electro

Om Records and Mighty have come together to bring us a very special night featuring the SF premier of the legendary DJ T. The German-born DJ/producer has been in the business since 1989 when he worked as a publisher for Groove Magazine. He later co-founded the Get Physical label, whihc boasts fantastic releases from M.A.N.D.Y., Heidi, Booka Shade, Audiofly and more. Tonight, he's celebrating the release of his second full-length album "The Inner Jukebox" which focuses on bold, energetic house that re-visits classics and tells a story about electronic dance music and its growth as an artform. (EB)

Event: Claude VonStroke Bird Brain Release Party
Date: Fri, Nov 13th
Claude Von Stroke, Solar
Music: house, techno

Tonight, Claude VonStroke will be playing a special extended set at his SF hometown release party for his second album, "Bird Brain." His love for his home city and its people has seeped onto the tracks--from the sites and sounds of bustling Haight St. to the never-ending enthusiasm of those dirty, smelly SF folk who just love getting down to the booty-shaking, rump-rustling bass in Golden Gate Park. As CVS himself puts it, "if the last album was 'Who's Afraid of Detroit,' then this one is clearly "I Love San Francisco." Aw, we heart you too. (JE)

Event: Audio Havoc
Venue: Cellspace
DJs: Worthy, Denise, Bo, Rooz, Disco Vader (B33son v. Justin Illusion), Loaded Beatz (Adam Ant v. Sychosis), Chris Hope, Kirin Rider
Music: techno, house, tech-house
Cover: $15
Audio Havoc is back with nothing but the best and newest underground electronic music brought to you warehouse rave style complete with trippy decor. SF favorites Worthy, Denise, Bo, and Rooz lead the pack throwing down huge basslines in forward thinking, creative tracks you've never heard before. At this party, it's all about the music, specializing in the latest trends--so get ready to dance, and don't ask for requests! (JE)

Event: Beats in Spaces 10th Anniversary
Venue: The Triple Crown
DJs: Brennan Green, Tim Sweeney, Ryan Poulsen, Limowolf
Music: space disco, space funk, house, electro
Cover: $10
Tonight get ready to celebrate all that is funky with Beats in Space radio's 10th anniversary. Get ready to boogie down with some the most innovative producers and DJs in the space funk scene. Beats in Space regular radio broadcasts show cases DJs from around the world that have a sound that projects visions of the future through the sounds and memories of retro, black dance music. Tim Sweeney will be celebrating his 10th anniversary of the show, as well as the launching of his new record label and local residency. Get ready to slip into your silver suits and travel through time on this eclectic sound journey. (WF)

Event: Fall Sessions
Venue: Temple
DJs: Halo, David Harness, Jojo Flores, Bassyx Vs. Strategik (Ace & Gunz w/ AMMO v. Influence & Pirata), Tone, Von
Music: soulful house
Cover: $5 w/ rsvp
Happy Birthday, David Harness! Celebrating one of the best house DJs in the city, Temple is throwing a very special birthday bash for the soulful house master himself, Mr. Harness. As an ever-lasting pillar of quality house music, David has been an important and influential DJ in the SF scene for many years. So raise your glass and move those feet, because here's a toast to one of the best! (EB)

Event: Future 003
Venue: 103 Harriet
DJs: Daedelus, James Pants, Free the Robots
Music: dubstep, hip-hop, 80's, funk, jazz, electro, pop
Cover: $12
Taking you back to the future is the high-energy and eclectic one-man live beat programing show that is Daedelus, joined by James Pants, the purveyor par-excellence of that "Fresh Beat": 80's soul, electro boogie, early rap, new wave & post-punk disco with his legendary party rocking sets. Rounding out the evening is Free The Robots--a genre-defying artist who pulls together heavy doses of traditional jazz, psych, electronic, and hip-hop. Synch yourself up for the next timewarp on the dancefloor! (JE)

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Event: Salted
Date: Sat, Nov 14th
Miguel Migs, Julius Papp, New Mondo, Nathan G
Music: house
$10 b4 11:30pm

Feeling Salty? Well, if not you're about to, if you're attending Salted at Mighty this evening. Tonight, house legends Miguel Migs and Julius Papp will be bringing their jazzy styles together for all that is good. These two always bring the fire when it comes to dance floor gold. Get ready tonight to hear sets which are nothing short of fantabulous. (WF)

Event: Back2Back
Venue: Project One
DJs: Garth, Thomas, Jeno
Music: disco, funk, house, underground loft classics, dance floor oddities
Cover: $10 b4 midnight, $15 after
Tonight is a special night! For the first time in 5 years, 3/4s of the original Wicked Crew are uniting for this unique event at Project One. Special guest tonight, DJ Thomas, will be breaking out a mix of dubby, retro-house love for the masses. Alongside with Garth and Jeno this will be a balls to the wall event of obscure house classics and esoteric underground loft oddities that will add up to nothing short of dance floor gold. Get ready to hear the sounds of the old skool presented by some of the talent that frankly helped create it. (WF)

Event: Dirty South
Venue: Ruby Skye
DJs: Dirty South, Frenchy Le Freak
Music: house
Cover: $15 presale
For the past three years, Dirty South (a.k.a. Dragan Roganović) has been on a wild ride the past 4 years earning him a Grammy nomination and tour schedules around the world. He moved to Australia when he was 13 and began his musical journey by experimenting with tape decks. From making bootlegs and mashups to producing professional tracks and remixes, Dirty South has come of age like a fine wine of electronic beats. Listen to his latest track "We Are" for a taste of his house flavor. (EB)

Event: Funky Robot Turkey
Venue: Anu
DJs: Kyle Murphy, Ben Broke, JonnyTables, Roger Palmerin
Music: funky house, breaks
Cover: no cover
Refined Recordings is taking over Anu this Saturday to bring us a free holiday party for dance music lovers to show their thanks to the SF nightlife. Tonight's holiday mixer has a great DJ lineup ready to bring the funk to the floor for our dancing enjoyment. Wish Valerie Palmerin a happy birthday as she rips up the dancefloor while her hubby Roger Palmerin tears up the decks. (EB)

Event: Play ft. Andy Caldwell
Venue: Vessel
DJs: Andy Caldwell
Music: house
Cover: $tba
Los Angeles-based Om Records mate Andy Caldwell is bringing his special blend of funky house to Vessel tonight! Caldwell has been around since the mid 90's and as well as being a renowned producer/DJ, in recent years has become in high demand in the remixing market. Whether he's DJing, running his own label, or producing, one thing is for sure, this man is busy. So get ready to pound it out at this classy yet intimate venue. (WF)

Event: Strength in Flavor Afterparty
Venue: Temple
DJs: Paul Hemming, Jaswho?, Kool Herc, Cros1
Music: electro, house, hip-hop, breaks
Cover: $5 w/ rsvp
Following the epic all styles dance competition at DNA Lounge, Temple is hosting an official afterparty for the tournament to help further hone your dancing skills. Joining Paul Hemming and Jaswho? from Temple Music Group is DJ Kool Herc, who will be on hand to drop those sick hip-hop beats that made him an icon across the country. (EB)

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Event: Evolve Culture- Official Greenfest Afterparty
Venue: Temple
DJs: Souleye and DC, R/D, Random Rab, Hideyo, Blackmoon, An-ten-nae, Lafa Taylor, Wisdom, Rigzin, Anahata Sound, Tone of Sound, JHuman, Chrysalis Bomb Goddess, Selassie, DJ Jocelyn & Club Exotica, Phalanx, Malarkey, Garth, Abai, Heyoka, Tawk, Knowa Knowone,
Music: dub, glitch, downtempo, electro
Cover: $12
In alliance with the 8th Annual Green Festival, San Francisco's greenest nightclub will be hosting the official afterparty, providing after-dark entertainment from a collection of top Bay Area DJ talent. Downtempo dub faves Random Rab and An-ten-nae join Garth, Malarkey, and a host of other DJs and visual artists to keep the green vibe going. Come out and dance and support a noble cause. (JE)

Event: Sunday Mass ft. Mr. V
Venue: The Endup
DJs: Mr. V, C.J. Larsen, Evan Rhodes, Mario Dubbz, Dino Velvet, Greg Yuen, Paul Thomas
Music: house
Cover: $tba
The Sunday Mass family has stopped trying to outdo themselves, but they're still sticking to giving us top quality house for all you Bay Area music lovers. This week welcomes Mr. V, who makes his first Endup return in 2 years. Tonight will be about the deep, soulful side of house that you can always expect on a Sunday night at The Endup. (EB)

Event: Thunderheist
Venue: 330 Ritch
DJs: Thunderheist, Winter Gloves
Music: electro, booty bass, southern bounce
Cover: $tba
Thunderheist return to SF fresh off the heels of their new album release, unleashing serious electro-pop with heavy boom bap party funk. Ribcage-rattling bass breaks laced with proper rhyming are flipped with digital booty bass, 80's style electro-pop, and slowed down Southern bounce, all fresh dipped in serious swagger. Dancefloors get loose when Thunderheist reigns, turning it all into one smiling, sweaty mass! You don't want to miss this! (JE)

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