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Street Threads: What the heck are you wearing?

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Guardian photog Ariel Soto is back on the streets after her trip to Asia, scoping out people's togs in this bipolar hot/cold season.

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Anya, Mission and 30th

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The Mission vs. American Apparel?

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By Juliette Tang

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The Mission District is gathering its forces in a fight against American Apparel. Yes, native Missionites are rebelling against skinny jeans, hoodies with white zippers, and colorful tights. (Irony! -- Ed.). Read more »

You know you're a Warhol wannabe ...

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By Laura Peach

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Stop dreaming about the day when you’ll wake up as a celebrity artist. Now you can pretend and get paid!

Your chance to step into the shoes of the most infamous prince of pop art is here. That’s right. You can be Andy Warhol. The man who convinced the world there was art in a can of Campbell’s soup, who created the Factory and filled it with sexy Superstars, who spent his evenings partying at Studio 54, and who made himself into an international icon. Read more »

Scott Walker talk

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By Johnny Ray Huston

Scott Walker: 30 Century Man trailer

Stephen Kijak knows San Francisco at least as well as he knows the subject of his new movie Read more »

SFBG TV goes to Speakeasy Brewery

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New year, new beer! Dive into the suds of change. Video slideshow by Ariel Soto.

10 years of yummy walrus -- at 50% off

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By Juliette Tang

Just in time for these hard times ...

Happy 10-Year Anniversary to Upper Playground! Of all the stores with cute little walrus mascots in the Lower Haight that sell printed t-shirts, Upper Playground is my favorite. Read more »

The best dressed girl in SF?

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By Juliette Tang

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Who's the best dressed girl in San Francisco? Read more »

Golden wats and fried moss: photos from Laos

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Guardian photog Ariel Soto travelled to Thailand and Laos over the holidays -- here's her pictorial impressions. Read more »

Local Artist of the Week: 'hallucinatory memory'

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LOCAL ARTIST Neil Ledoux

TITLE Pigna (60" x 48", oil on canvas)

STORY This is part of a series based on a hallucinatory memory LeDoux imagined during his childhood. He recounted seeing a fountain in the thick Louisiana forests. Read more »

The Blender: What we've been eating

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Sunshine and comfort this week on the Guardian menu:

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(1) Latkes for Obama

(2) Dark and stormies, Easy Lounge, Oakl.

(3) Wildwood organic soy yogurt

(4) Oxtail terrine, Acme Chophouse, SF

(5) Abalone nigiri, Eiji, SF