May 18-31, 1998|
Features: Bedtime for SoMA?
Residents want to get some sleep. That could spell lights out for the South of Market club scene.
Real Art: Art lives on every utility pole, parking meter, fire hydrant and SF Weekly box.
Wharf Watch: The World War II submarine Pampanito is cheaper than a ride to the Rock.
Millie's Map: Millie's bout with homelessness.
Job Interview: A gallery owner who hates galleries.
Beauty Bargainer: Neighborhood drugstores have a larger selection of inexpensive, interesting beauty products than any department store cosmetic counter.
White Weddings: The design team of Ristarose makes something old into something new.
Miss Pinkie Shears: The debonair miss gives her fashion advice.
Concrete Runway: Stephen Anderson at Haight at Fillmore.
Film Grotesque: Critics stick it to Gummo.
Waking Up Is Hard to Do: A San Francisco-based record label pushes the divergent worlds of electronic music and independent rock closer together--and the only stipulation is that a band must, simply, bliss out.
Sleepy Sounds: Terminally unhip forms of music converge at Terrastock West.
Hipster Porn: There's a ferocious need to entertain at the Werepad.
Down and Dirty: Sax player Robert Stewart's music evokes memories of jam sessions and juke joints.
Old and in the Way: Sonic Youth is stuck in the '80s.
Club Guide: A week's worth of hot night-clubbing.
Meatless Meals: Valentine's Cafe's intense veggie flavors.
How to Make Buckeyes: A vegan dessert from Jill Stauffer, local thinker and publisher of h2so4 .
Dining Out Vegetarian: What's good about San Francisco.
From Sex to Serials: Six sex-industry workers and one witch tell strippers how to break-into a publishing career.
Book Picks: Brief reviews of Aphrodite, Blue Bossa and High Concept: Don Simpson and the Hollywood Culture of Excess.
Please don't forget to write! The Metropolitan welcomes letters. Like any great work of art, they should be originals -- not copies of letters sent elsewhere. Include address and daytime phone (for verification purposes only). Letters may be edited for length and clarity or to correct factual inaccuracies known to us. Postal: Metropolitan Letters, 1776-A 18th St., San Francisco, CA 94107. Fax: 415/487-9094. Email: [email protected]. Emailers, please include name, city of residence and phone number. Letters printed will list email address unless otherwise specified. Letters to the editor are not currently published in the online version of this paper.