Wednesday is Weeklies day, so lots to roundup in this area! Also in the mix for March 25: opting out of shampoo, short films featuring cats, and today is Greek Independence Day, so we’ll have ours with extra olives.


“Scientific” proof that people pick pets that look like them. Chron


Nick Cave’s “soundsuits” at YBCA. SFBG

Art galleries being robbed, economy blamed (again). SFBG


Symmetry at CounterPULSE. SFBG


Saturday’s “Spring Fling at the Filoli” event in Woodside. Ex

Marke b on the GayVNs. SFBG


Ben Rivers’ short films are about kitty cats. SFBG

Kimberly Chun interviews the same guy Alex did. SFBG

Ballet is hard, if you believe Ballerina. SFBG


Bauer on why we’re not a steakhouse town. Chron

Food events this week: sake and whiskey. SFBG

Happy Greek Independence Day! SFoodie

Appetite on The Corner, a new hookah bar. SFBG

Cheap Eats at the Burrito Shop in Oakland. SFBG

Polk Street’s Bar Johnny. SFBG


Kind of awkward timing on the GTA IV review: rough week to joke about “mowing down cops in the dozens.” SFBG


Bugman on silk, orange oil. Bugman rules. Chron

Q&A with local landscaper Ahmed Hassan,of the DIY network’s (do we even get that one here?) “Yard Crashers.” Ex


Bands to see this week: Trans Am, Barn Owl, more! SFBG

Switchboard music fest this Sunday. SFBG

Talking with local band Bronze SFBG


People who don’t use shampoo are oddly self-righteous. Chron

The Guardian’s fave local fashion designers. SFBG


Crime and Punishment, Thom Pain. SFBG

Two from Pinter. SFBG


Tm Goodman damns “In the Motherhood” with faint praise. Chron

What did we miss? Let us know.

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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