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Horoscope for Thursday, 10/19/17 by Christopher Renstrom

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): You need to make some changes if you want a relationship to work. You know you're openhearted, but are you open-minded? [Read entire story]

Oct. 19: Wine Country fire benefits and cancellations

The Chronicle will continue to keep readers up to date on events that have either been canceled or postponed because of the North Bay fires, as well as any benefits for fire victims. We will strive to update the story [Read entire story]

Candlelight Memorial Held For Chester Bennington In San Jose

In what would have been Linkin Park's scheduled performance at SAP Center, mourners hold a memorial at the venue instead, reports Live 105... [Read entire story]

Wine Country fires: Local music community comes together for benefit concert

KC Turner was feeling distraught over the news of the wildfires ravaging Northern California, so he called up a few friends and quickly organized one of his signature house concerts with plans to donate 100 percent of [Read entire story]

Devorah major on silver linings and constantly ‘becoming’

Former San Francisco Poet Laureate devorah major calls herself an inherent optimist. And it shows. Her positivity runs through, if only as an undercurrent, a conversation that can shift between [Read entire story]

Space Visitors Film Fest spotlights UFO films, guests

The Balboa Theatre in San Francisco blends classic sci-fi movies, documentaries and UFO-centric guest speakers Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Space Visitors Film Fest. Well-known films including “Close Encounters of the [Read entire story]

New Mission screens John Carpenter’s sci-fi classic ‘The Thing’ in 70mm

It’s not a stretch to suggest that the Christian Nyby/Howard Hawks chiller “The Thing From Another World” is among the 10 most important science fiction films of all time, helping essentially create science fiction [Read entire story]

Casinos offer shelter for those displaced by fires

For the third time in just over two years, Middletown’s Twin Pine Casino is operating an evacuation center for those forced out of their homes by raging fires. Meanwhile, Rohnert Park’s Graton Casino opened its hotel [Read entire story]

UNAFF film festival focuses on democracy, human rights with ‘Finding Snowden’

It didn’t escape filmmaker Flore Vasseur’s notice that to make her documentary about saving democracy, she had to go to Moscow. “Yes, the irony is to have a discussion on democracy in Russia,” [Read entire story]

Jesus and Mary Chain back together to make holy noise

Since forming the Jesus and Mary Chain in the early 1980s, brothers Jim and William Reid have regularly attempted to inflict major bodily harm on each other. This year they managed to rein in their animosity long enough [Read entire story]

Wolves to bring black metal to Cornerstone

Formed by brothers Aaron and Nathan Weaver in 2003, Wolves in the Throne Room has paved its own way in the black metal scene, melding roaring guitar and ambient synth sounds. In the band’s latest album, “Thrice [Read entire story]

Glow-in-the-dark theater rockets to the moon

With Lightwire Theater, it can be hard to believe that what you’re seeing isn’t a sparely animated film. The New Orleans company, whose “Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey” plays for just one day at Palo Alto’s Oshman [Read entire story]

Arcade Fire on the road with Infinite Content Tour

Arcade Fire may have confounded fans with its latest album, “Everything Now,” a wide-reaching and often uncharacteristic attempt at commenting on the public’s current state of cultural overconsumption. That [Read entire story]

Weekend booking: Beat Museum Poetry Festival

North Beach’s Beat Museum is the resting place of letters, memorabilia, manuscripts and first editions that commemorate the thinkers and writers of the Beat Generation, whose paths converged upon San Francisco in the [Read entire story]

Watch The Trailer For ‘Michael Jackson’s Halloween’

VIDEO: Check out a preview here… [Read entire story]

Ed Sheeran Cancels 7 Tour Dates After Fracturing Wrist and Elbow

By Jon Wiederhorn (RADIO.COM) – On Monday, Ed Sheeran posted a photo of his right arm in a cast along with the note, “I’ve had a bit of a bicycle accident. I’m currently waiting on some medical advice, which may [Read entire story]

Dear Abby: Girlfriend fears Vegas bachelor party means topless pool parties

Dear Abby: My boyfriend of two years will be attending a bachelor party in Las Vegas. We’ve never had any issues of infidelity, yet I can’t help but feel anxious about his trip. I’m worried about him and his [Read entire story]

Horoscope for Wednesday, 10/18/17 by Christopher Renstrom

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): You think you're getting the short end of the stick but actually this new twist gives you the upper hand. Press your advantage while you can. [Read entire story]

Reminder: Arcade Fire postpones Oakland show to make way for Warriors opener

Don’t panic. Arcade Fire really did reschedule its Infinite Content tour stop, which was supposed to hit Oakland’s Oracle Arena on Tuesday, Oct. 17, to make way for the Golden State Warriors’ 2017-2018 season [Read entire story]

Lit Camp looking for new home after wildfires destroy Mayacamas Ranch

Every spring for the past five years, writers gathered in the hills above Calistoga for four days. A typical day at the Lit Camp writers’ conference might include sharing meals with Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, [Read entire story]