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Jinx Jones knows his guitar licks

Four or five nights a week, the great guitar player with the immaculate pompadour can be found at various Bay Area venues, working the stage, doing his thing. [...] there was the time Jones was called in to provide the [Read entire story]

What’s new in arts and entertainment, Aug. 31

Folk Art From the Mexican Museum, Gleeson Library, University of San Francisco (through Dec. 12). Shiny Toy Guns, NO, the Frail, Great American Music Hall, S.F. (Thurs.). Senses Fail, No Bragging Rights, Knuckle Puck, [Read entire story]

Punchless summer box office rooted in several factors

New York -- The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office. Or it could have been Michael Bay's sequel-reboot hybrid "Transformers: Age [Read entire story]

30 years later, ‘Ghostbusters’ scares up laughs with rerelease

The quirky horror comedy starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Rick Moranis about a group of university parapsychologists who open a ghost removal service was one of the [Read entire story]

‘Jackie and Ryan’: Singing of hard times in a tale of the present

The film from writer-director Ami Canaan Mann is a homespun romance starring Katherine Heigl and Ben Barnes as two uprooted musicians blown together by circumstance. In Mann's film, drifter Ryan lives to make music, [Read entire story]

‘The Chair’ review: Filming won’t keep you on edge of your seat

The Chair: 10-episode unscripted series. 11 p.m. Saturday on Starz. I love my job. I could talk about it all day, but if I did, I'd probably have even fewer friends than I do now. It isn't a glamorous job, but there are [Read entire story]

Kevin Kline charms ladies old and young

In short order, Kevin Kline has gone from playing an unsettled retiree in “Last Vegas,” a down-on-his luck American in Paris in “My Old Lady” and Errol Flynn in “The Last of Robin Hood.” Such diversity [Read entire story]

‘Haze’ looks at the limbo of waiting for rape kit to be tested

During the forensic exam, doctors assembled a sexual assault evidence collection kit. Yet after more than two years - including dozens of phone calls to the San Francisco Police Department and Marlowe's own amateur [Read entire story]

The rear end in the mirror

-- Having read that the American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended later school start times for teenagers, Kathleen Pappas wants to know, "Does that mean 4:20 is now 5:20?" -- Mona Irwin was riding outbound on the M [Read entire story]

HOROSCOPE for Tuesday, 9/2/14 by Christopher Renstrom

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): You'll have zero tolerance for people's excuses today, but things really are as wild and crazy as they say. They couldn't make this stuff up if they tried. [Read entire story]

Survivor Lead Singer Jimi Jamison Dies From a Heart Attack

MEMPHIS, TN (CBS SF) – Lead singer of the band Survivor Jimi Jamison died after suffering a heart attack at his home in Memphis, Tennessee. According to TMZ, the singer died Sunday, one day after performing at a [Read entire story]

Survivor Lead Singer Jimi Jamison Dies From a Heart Attack

MEMPHIS, TN (CBS SF) – Lead singer of the band Survivor Jimi Jamison died after suffering a heart attack at his home in Memphis, Tennessee. According to TMZ, the singer died Sunday, one day after performing at a [Read entire story]

‘Tears for Fears’ Announce First U.S. Tour in Three Years

OAKLAND (RADIO.COM) – Tears for Fears are one of those rare ’80s bands that sees their popularity return periodically, whether it is from use in the film Donnie Darko (albeit in cover version form) or their many [Read entire story]

‘Tears for Fears’ Announce First U.S. Tour in Three Years

OAKLAND (RADIO.COM) – Tears for Fears are one of those rare ’80s bands that sees their popularity return periodically, whether it is from use in the film Donnie Darko (albeit in cover version form) or their many [Read entire story]

‘The Genius of Marian’ review: Alzheimer’s struggle

[...] each time someone makes a film about a person with Alzheimer's disease, it is likely to break your heart all over again. There is a built-in and invariable "plot," if you will, for any film about a person with [Read entire story]

Greg Roden’s ‘Food Forward TV’ advances sustainability cause

Greg Roden's 'Food Forward TV' advances sustainability cause A generation of DIY food rebels has come of age in the near decade since Michael Pollan et al. sounded an alarm against the health and environmental pitfalls [Read entire story]

Photographer Richard Nagler captures links between art, viewer

In a gallery at the Chicago Art Institute, a young woman with pale bare shoulders, pearl-drop earrings and coppery-brown hair pulled into a knot pauses to look at Titian's painting of a reclining nude woman with [Read entire story]

No IPO for the lemonade stand

-- On the other hand, Louie's Hairdresser for Men, a barbershop in the Handlery hotel, has for years been getting free copies of Playboy, providing intellectual fodder for his customers, who - as the old saw goes - read [Read entire story]

Win A Night At The San Francisco Opera with Jan Wahl from KCBS!

Enter to win a night at the San Francisco Opera with Entertainment Reporter Jan Wahl from KCBS! [Read entire story]

Win A Night At The San Francisco Opera with Jan Wahl from KCBS!

Enter to win a night at the San Francisco Opera with Entertainment Reporter Jan Wahl from KCBS! [Read entire story]