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Volume 44 Number 09

Holiday blues

Newsom defies board's vote to restore public-health worker salaries

Our Weekly Picks

What to do December 2-8, 2009

Solar flair

The sun rises on songsmith Sonny Smith and Sonny and the Sunsets

No escape from Azeroth

Five years in, World of Warcraft is still bigger than Chad

Big bang

Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's hot sex farce comes with cold fish, and an apocalypse

Answer me!

Devendra Banhart, Animal Collective, and Jimmy Reed answer the eternal questions

Psychic Dream Astrology

December 2-8, 2009

Spacemen two

Killing time -- and orbiting Suicide -- with Moon Duo's lunar tunes

Love sex fear death

Cold Cave generates a new wave of gothic eroticism

Divided world

Tamim Ansary's Destiny Disrupted exposes western blind sides in relation to Islam

They were expendable

Revisiting Miklós Jancsó's Cinemascope war ballads

Triumph of the underdog

In praise of local indie flick Everything Strange and New

Out of reach

How the sustainable local food movement neglects poor workers and eaters

Of the earth

Toddler sushi at Kobe-Ya

Attack of the 50-foot MILF

andrea@mail.altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I initially missed the hot-for-friend's-mother definition of MILF, and was introduced to the phrase, sweetly, by a former lover. He wasn't trying to...

Attention cultural mutants

Past, present, and future through the transcendent audio and video dregs of Jacob Ciocci

Tony’s Pizza Napoletana

Stellar pies in a variety of styles, all baked in a troika of visible ovens

Editor’s Notes

Oregon's winning tax startegy: Why can't we do that here?

US out of Afghanistan

After the biggest disappointment yet of his young presidency, it's more important than ever for the movement that swept Obama into office to get back into the streets


alerts@sfbg.com Wednesday, Dec. 2 Battle for Whiteclay Attend a screening and discussion of this documentary, which follows Native American activists to...

Stage Listings

Stage listings are compiled by Molly Freedenberg. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and...

Music Listings

Music listings are compiled by Paula Connelly and Cheryl Eddy. Since club life is unpredictable, it’s a good idea to call ahead to...

Volume 44 Number 9 Flip-through Edition

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Events Listings

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