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Volume 44 Number 12

Volume 44 Number 12 Flip-through Edition

December 23, 2009
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Swans, symmetry, and sensations

Looking back at 2009's top dance performances and events

Eleventh-hour shopping

The Guardian's last-minute gift guide

Curtain calls

The year that almost ate China, or after the deluge

Le Colonial

Mise en (Cosmo) place: The atmospheric former home of Trader Vic's serves French-influenced Vietnamese cuisine

Art, work, and artwork

Artist-run groups move beyond doodling for dollars in a screwed-up economy

PG&E attack mailer puts City Hall on defensive

Green City: SF officials are investigating whether PG&E broke the law with these misleading mailers

Choosing fear over kids

Only the U.S. and Somalia have refused to ratify the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child

Getting Xmas Twisted

Twisted Sister tackles the holidays


Special shoutouts for new releases

8, 9 … 2010

Eight 2009 musical phenoms to celebrate on the cusp of a new decade

Watching the detective

Guy Ritchie and Robert Downey Jr. deliver an entertaining Sherlock Holmes

Bridges abides

Will Crazy Heart earn the Hollywood vet a long-deserved Oscar?