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Volume 21 Number 41

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Critic’s Choice

CRITIC'S CHOICE/Music Suzanne Vega Mix Leonard Cohen's lonely passion together with Laurie Anderson's hypnotic flow, add part shy Joan Armatrading with word-conscious, whispy, youthful Joni Mitchell,...

Bay Guardian wins awards

The Bay Guardian has won two prizes in the National Newspaper Association's 1987 National Better Newspaper Contest. Bay Guardian reporter and columnist Tim Redmond won...

It may not be sexy, but it’s important

The problem with reading comprehensive analyses of the state of anything — the union, the art or the economy — is that you often...

MICROFILMS

Summer School Just because the theme's about underachieving, why did Carl Reiner have to make a movie to match? What could have been an ABC...

So much flesh, so little personality

Madonna. At Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, Monday, July 20th. During the encores of the first of her two spectacular shows at Shoreline Amphitheatre last week,...

Le Domino theory

Are you ready for a fun French restaurant offering surprisingly good sauces and prices — at the corner of 17th Street and Florida? We're...

What are city officials and the Chamber of Commerce planning behind closed doors?

San Francisco public officials and the Chamber of Commerce have launched a new Economic Development Corporation with the stated goal of charting and guiding...

When is enough?

Can you define premature ejaculation? Only in my own sexual encounters. You get to define it in yours. "Premature," like "sexy" or "boring" is a...

Of Lenin and latecomers

Lenin for lawyers The 50-year-old San Francisco chapter of the National Lawyers Guild has long worked with local politicians to formulate legislation on issues...

Curchack returns to the roost

For nine years experimental performance artist Fred Curchack lived in Sebastapol and toiled away just above the obscurity line. As a part-time drama instructor...

Street fairs and fall festivals

IF YOU'VE been wondering where all the headline acts and theater companies go in that long gloomy stretch before the fall season, take a...

SF’s economic future

Sometime early this spring, while most of Washington, D.C. was watching the cherry trees bloom and thinking about the impending Iran-contra hearings, a few...

The I-Hotel interviews

Many lives ago, I remember standing in the back hallway of the International Hotel trying to fathom why it was that this funny, run-down...

Seven months late, mainstream media discovers school asbestos problem

A little known group of teachers, union representatives and parents of school children called the Asbestos Council, has met twice a month since its...