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Volume 43, Index 45

August 5 – August 11, 2009

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On location

The Photo Issue: Humans become afterthoughts in three photo-oriented exhibitions


Take Me to the Water searches the strange depths of full immersion baptism in song and image

Hex appeal

Find those hoary old cult movie chestnuts online -- with the Cosmic Hex Internet archive

Rocked and rolled

Ambitious Rent Boy Ave. goes in and out of tune

YACHT rocks

The unpredictable duo floats on in a sea of interactive Power Points. Plsu: Tecumseh, Gris Gris, La Plebe and Hightower

Lords of drift and discovery

Five artists who have charted new electronic realms

Variety lights

PFA mines treasure from UCLA's Festival of Preservation

Summer of ’69

Easy Rider marks 40 years of road trippin'.


THE PHOTO ISSUE: None can deny the avalanche of flashes that has overtaken nightlife

Nothing ventured

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See here now

The Photo Issue: Changing faces, surprising places, and wild paces -- our third annual salute to Bay Area photography

A story goes with it

Looming question marks -- and Looney's Southern BBQ

The algae solution

GREEN CITY: The San Francisco Bay may soon host a dramatic new environmental project

The blackout factor

PG&E's poor reliability record costs businesses millions

The Moss Room

Hidden beneath the new Academy of Sciences building, this California culinary oasis offers simplicity and sophistication

Whoop Click!

How a poisonous spider bite leads to a two-week holiday at a fat camp in Florida

Sunn O)))

Over the course of seven ambitious albums Greg Anderson and Stephen O'Malley have created entire universes of sunless sound

Bootie Six-Year Anniversary Weekender

Sometimes the whole is greater than the sum of its parts

Editor’s Notes

My kids go to a wonderful public school (McKinley Elementary) where everyone isn't just like them

Fixing PG&E’s blackout problem

State law requires PG&E to pay claims for economic damage caused by system failures

Unfriends with benefits

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