San Francisco orchestral indie-rock band The Family Crest is recording its second album, but staying far away from the studio.
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To date, the sextet has recorded strings in a living room, hand bells in a church and vocals in cafes and bars for background noise. Vocalist-guitarist and leader Liam McCormick plans to record horns in a wind tunnel. Read More
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Escape From Camp 14
By Blaine Harden ($26.95)
The acclaimed Washington Post correspondent’s book tells the true, grisly story of Shin Dong-hyuk, the only known person born in a North Korean no-exit labor camp to have escaped and survived.
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The combination of warm weather, a holiday weekend and Neko Case playing a free concert brought throngs of people to Stern Grove on Sunday.
The Stern Grove Festival is a free concert series that runs through the summer in San Francisco. Read More
Sunday's 74th Stern Grove Festival kickoff featured a Motown-sound revival. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings headlined with their classic R&B and soul sound.
Click on the photo to see more images of the show. Read More