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  • 'Looking Glass Wars' takes Alice to a very different Wonderland

     
    The rabbit hole is getting crowded again. It’s been 144 years since Lewis Carroll introduced the world to an inquisitive girl named Alice, but her surreal adventures still resonate – Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” arrives in theaters in...
  • Harlow Gold burlesque at Bordello

     
    The resurgence of burlesque happened so long ago that we're due for a resurgence of a resurgence. Choreographer and "Dancing With the Stars" alum Tracy Phillips -- along with other ladies of Forty Deuce fame -- has whipped up the weekly Harlow Gold show...
  • Will 2010 bring a new studio album from Tom Waits? Quite possibly.

     
    Tom Waits hasn't got a clue what shape his next album will take, but he reveals he's begun writing for his first new studio collection since 2006's acclaimed “Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards,” a three-disc set that also included some......
  • The Builders and the Butchers bring the darkness to Spaceland tonight

     
    American Gothic rules! If you're looking for some new inspiration to feed your Goth alter-ego, forget the cobwebbed castles and Hot Topic accessories—Mexi-Western gospel music is where it's at. Don't believe us? Take The Builders and the Butchers, a...
  • The filmmakers behind 'From Hell' take a Biblical road with 'Book of Eli'

     
    The Hughes Brothers start a new chapter with "Book of Eli" and Denzel Washington...
  • Amoeba co-founder uses teen literature to wax on the past, look to the digital future

     
    A few days before Christmas, Harper Teen released the young-adult novel "The Vinyl Princess." While Pop & Hiss doesn't cover the intersection of literature and music nearly as much as we should, "The Vinyl Princess" instantly caught our attention --......
  • Oscar's 2010 costume design nods include 'Coco,' 'Nine'

     
    This morning, the Academy Award nominations were announced, and the following five films and their costume designers were nominated in the costume design category: "Bright Star" (Janet Patterson), "Coco Before Chanel" (Catherine Leterrier), "The...
  • Album review: Preservation Hall Jazz Band's 'Preservation'

     
    The unique place the Crescent City holds in American music is evident in the breadth of guests and the utter commitment in their performances with the Preservation Hall band on this project, designed to raise money to support training and......
  • Rickie Lee Jones at the Vista Theatre

     
    Both Tom Waits and commercial success have proved to be fickle lovers for Rickie Lee Jones, but that hasn't kept the 55-year-old singer-songwriter down for long. With material that’s been cultivated over the last 20-plus years, Jones has recently...
  • Mark Growden gets all dark and dramatic tonight at the Redwood Bar & Grill

     
    Singer, songwriter, accordionist, banjoist and more. Mark Growden makes darkly dramatic music in the style of Tom Waits, as well as cagey covers of Leonard Cohen, Bruce Springsteen and gospel tunes. All are rendered with a faint sense of the macabre, or...
  • Jay Blakesberg exhibit at Mr. Musichead Gallery

     
    Among photographers, he's a rock star. Among rock stars, he's a photographer. Over the course of his decades-long career, San Francisco-based lensman Jay Blakesberg has shot portraits of Jerry Garcia, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Tom Waits (above), Nirvana,...