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Volume 43 Number 23

Talk about the passion

Slumberland Records turns 20

Grimm tales

Larkin Grimm, plus Tindersticks, Estelle and Solange, and Efterklang

The big throwdown

John Zorn finds a home for his wide musical range at Yoshi's SF

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Everyday wisdom

Examined Life brings theory to the streets

The illuminated room

Silent songs in the devotional cinema of Nathaniel Dorsky


Christopher's Burger

An interesting turn

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Stimuutf8g transit

Green City: Overcoming obstacles to establish effective alternatives

Blaming the system

A call to rewrite the state's constitution is met with support — and questions


No fee for the Arboretum, JROTC as recruiting tool, and who needs the mayor?

The Chronicle death watch

Hearst's threat to shutter the San Francisco Chronicle sends shockwaves through an industry in crisis

Score one for fun

Bay to Breakers crackdown averted, but logistical problems with the event remain

Climate change

How does a small, intrepid theater company survive — and thrive — in turbulent economic times? Look to SoMa's Climate Theater

Lupino Noir

Taut little black-and-white "B's" with a penchant for taking on sensational themes in a no-nonsense manner

Vanishing points

Real change, or changing the subject — the search for truth within Roberto Bolaño's epic 2666

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

On their 50th anniversary, as unique as they were on Jan. 31, 1960

Radio Africa and Kitchen

Radio nights

Anthony B

A reggae artist that has no problem setting an example


A timeless fairy-tale land of fleeting fright and fancy flight

“Yan Pei-Ming: YES!”

The struggle between material creation and the subject

It’s a depression. Let’s get cracking

Its not about the budget, folks, it's about the economy

Fisher’s Folly threatens the Presidio

Commercialization stands as the legacy of the speaker of the house