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Smack in the middle of the 1980s, just after Reagan had been elected to a second term and Quincy Jones had assembled “We Are the World,” a band from Los Angeles founded an entirely new world with themselves as the only residents. Ska, punk, funk, metaland rap all found a home on the first eponymous EP by the flamboyant band Fishbone
, and as the 1980s receded away, the decade changed completely from Fishbone’s attack both in musical style (Mr. Bungle, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Primus) and fashion sense (that’s a Fishbone shirt John Cusack is wearing in the iconic boombox scene in Say Anything
). Catch the new documentary Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
on Friday, Oct. 15 at 142 Throckmorton Theatre (142 Throckmorton, Mill Valley; 7pm; $12.50; 415.383.5256), and then afterward see Fishbone perform live, that same night, at The Woods (19 Corte Madera Ave., Mill Valley; 9pm; $18; 415.389.6637).