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Volume 43 Number 24-

March 11 – March 17, 2009

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Opening up

President Obama supports more sunshine, but advocates await the important details

Pineapple express?

SFIAFF: Diamond Head offers a perfect read of old Hollywood's racial mixed messages

Change on the range

U2 toes No Line, while Neko Case searches the dust for enlightenment. Plus: Lake, Telekinesis, and more

Recreational transmissions

Ariel Pink traces pop's damaged past into the terror of firsts

Legs that just won’t quit

Athens, Georgia's Long Legged Woman hits its stride

Only the hits

Underground sensation Kurt Vile makes classic rock, his way

His royal highness

Excess and seduction rule the vainglorious art of Yinka Shonibare

Home suite home

SFIAAFF: Tokyo Sonata and the stark, striking cinema of Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Keeping their cool

SFIAAFF: Asian hipsters past and present in You Don't Know Jack and Dirty Hands

Indie notes

SFIAAFF: Colma: The Musical's Richard Wong returns with Fruit Fly

Alone and ahead

SFIAAFF: Marginalized Indian women and a woman warrior championed


A bistro that transcends the taqueria, expanding the Bay's definition of Mexican cuisine

What I’m not

Sabuy Sabuy in Oakland

Volume 43 Number 24 Flip-through Edition

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Shokushu Goukan!

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Readers: It's a dull, drippy week in California and when the weather gets like this a writer's fancy turns to tentacles. Manifestly untrue, I...

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Two new gallery shows ask you to adjust your toner

Naked kiss

Curt McDowell paints the town with utter, exhilarating shamelessness

Guardian lawyers win major award

California's chief justice presented the Guardian's lawyers with a major statewide award March 2, recognizing our predatory-pricing case against SF Weekly as one of...

Spin vs. substance

Sunshine complaints and sparse official calendars belie Mayor Newsom's claims of transparency


The vice mayors, good riddance Chronicle, paging Matt Gonzalez

Think globally, shop locally

Green City: Bay Area eco-boutiques bridge the distance

Freeing the press

Longtime media crusaders and students battling censorship honored by the Society of Professional Journalists with James Madison Awards in 2009

Newsom’s state secrets

It's difficult, and at times insanely difficult, to get even basic public information out of Newsom's office

Editor’s Notes

A free press is crucial to democracy