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10/8: Free Rock, Cheap Art and a Smarty Pants Crawl

Rocabilly Round Up, Literary Crawl, Passport 2010



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    Reading never looked so cool.

    Short on cash but you want to rock out? You're in luck. The fifth annual Rocabilly Round Up comes back to Calistoga's Pioneer Park this Sunday Throw on your boots and head down to 1308 Cedar St. in Calistoga from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. to hear the likes of the Buckshot Boys, the Los High Tops, the Revtones and more.

      Deep in the Mission, the streets will be filled with smart looking literary types. Instead of getting annoyed that they keep looking down at paper to figure out where they are, join the blind and let them lead you down the road because they are not lost at all. This Saturday a group of smarty pants -- or book worms if you prefer -- will troll Valencia Street listening to about 380 authors read at 66 venues, including bookstores, bars and the occasional laundromat. You know, wherever the lighting is good.
    Can't afford to look fancy with fancy art all over your home? You're in luck again. Passport 2010 comes to the City presented by the San Francisco Arts Commission. This Sunday, you'll get a chance to roam around neighborhoods and collect stamps designed by some of the Bay Area's "finest" artists for a low price. The fun starts at noon.