Archive for October 22, 2010

Megan Keely @ Viracocha Saturday Night

October 22, 2010

I know you’ve been dying to check out the new Viracocha space. Well here’s your chance: Megan Keely and her band are having a CD release show  there this weekend, Saturday Oct 23.

Every time I hear Megan Keely, I remember that she has one of the most beautiful folk songwriter voices in San Francisco. She also plays a mean ukulele and kazoo. I first saw her at an Amnesia open mic and quickly saw that she totally out-classed the other performers. Of course, the other “performers” were weird spoken word artists, guys who just figured out how to play “Under the Bridge” on guitar, and shockingly bad insult comics. But still.

Meg got her start at the ever-popular open mic at Hotel Utah. She quickly caught a lot of folks attention and starting doing her own regular gig at Amnesia. Her delightful dad and bro are also in her band. I have no idea how they make that work. I couldn’t even play Legos with my brother for 20 minutes without kicking him in the nose.

Here’s the latest from her record, a tune called “Anymore”:

The album is called “Acorn Collection” and Megan made acorn necklaces for the first 60 lucky buyers. I guarantee it’s the best acorn related purchase you’ll make this year.

The show is at Viracocha on Valencia and 21st. It starts at 8pm and there’s a $10 suggested donation. Mission Mission favorites, and also recent CD releasers, Gaucho will also be playing!

If you miss the show, you can also grab it in CD or digital at her bandcamp page.

I Hope This Level of Cuteness Doesn’t Crash the Entire Internet (Go Giants!)

October 22, 2010

This is not a joke. From our friends at the SF SPCA:

To celebrate the Giants’ post-season success, we are offering orange, black and tortoiseshell cats for only $9.  Take a new friend home to watch the next game (he’s already wearing team colors!)

Check out the full roster here!

I Miss 12 Galaxies

October 22, 2010

I was on that weird balcony at Hotel Utah looking down at this okay band Petracovitch the other night, and couldn’t help but fantasize I was on the awesome balcony at 12 Galaxies looking down at some amazing band.

Reread the tirade I wrote when I first learned 12 Galaxies was going under, if you want.

Shitty Kitty and the Phillie Phanatic

October 22, 2010

So, apparently Shitty Kitty is a self-hating, closeted fuzzy? Prone to violence and date rape? This is troubling.

And it is part of a new Shitty Kitty series called Vamos Gigantes!

“The Tenderloin is a Little Bit Bossy”

October 22, 2010

Check out I Know Alyssa Jones, a lot of really cool street level pictures of the city, each one telling a story.

Including some in Santa Cruz. (represent!)

I only wish I could click the pics to see the full sizes.

Guerilla Solar Panel Installation

October 22, 2010

This looks unsanctioned, right? But I bet they’re up to something fun.

Late-Night Romance Outside Taqueria Cancun

October 22, 2010

“Hey, sexy,” he says, “How ’bout me and you go to town on a WET BURRITO together?”

No, I made that up. I love Taqueria Cancun. Look here.