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Volume 41 Number 18

January 31 – February 6, 2007

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More than the affair

Editorial: Newsom's a mess - but the sex scandal isn't the real problem

Doin’ the ‘Dance

Taking stock of Sundance

Jesse Hawthorne Ficks’s Sundance picks (so far)

Manufactured Landscapes (Jennifer Baichwal, Canada). Easily the best film at Sundance, this moving portrait of Edward Burtynsky's photographs shakes your views on the progress...


Feb. 5 FILM Ghosts of Abu Ghraib After photos of American soldiers humiliating and torturing Iraqis at Abu Ghraib went public in April 2004,...


Feb. 4 DANCE Trinity Irish Dance Company Remember when Irish dancing had its pop culture zeitgeist, circa Riverdance? The costumes and hair may be...


Feb. 3 MUSIC Tin Hat At first I was going to use the most sprawling hyphenate ever coined in music journalism history to describe...


Feb. 2 VISUAL ART “Arts of Pacific Asia Show” The “Arts of Pacific Asia Show” sells art and accessories from 85 of the top...


Feb. 1 VISUAL ART “Is Heaven Any Sweeter” Thanks to Paul Mullins's skill with ink and acrylics, images of sad dogs become something more...


Jan. 31 MUSIC/BENEFIT Save Darfur Tour Songs have been influenced by it, MTV campaigned for it, and Angelina Jolie has done everything short of...

Pillow talk

Storytelling makes for gripping theater in Martin McDonagh's The Pillowman

Tiki wiki

Inverse exotica, bluegrass oasis

Behold, a pale port

While sipping my way through a barrel tasting last week, I came across something of a novelty: a California chardonnay port. White port isn't...

On the Download — Ridin’ the wi-fi

Lil Wayne and Chamillionaire give the gift of mix

Drama mama

Des Ark's Aimee Argote has it bad — that's why her band sounds so good

Of Montreal exposed

The band's latest takes it darker

Abandoned planet

Werner Herzog's The Wild Blue Yonder trips out

Grizzly spawn

A chat with Werner Herzog

Les goofballs

Taking it all in at Bohemian Carnival

En plein air

Cole Valley's Zazie

Missed connections

Yearning for Manzanita

Newer skin

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Readers: Who would have thought that the column with the letter from the guy who was contemputf8g gluing his dick shut to spare...

Bias on eBay

Falsely infutf8g reputations -- and the Indian divide

Where’s the beef on LGBT issues?

After same-sex marriage, Gavin's buns are empty

Between the sheets

Are the Bay Area's two big newspaper barons planning to carve up the region and end competition? We're about to find out.