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Volume 46 Number 08

Volume 46 Number 8 Flip-through Edition

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Ezio come, Ezio go

Assassinate your way through this technically brilliant tale of 16th century Istanbul 

Homeland insecurity

arts@sfbg.comTHEATER The immigrant experience has some familiar familial dynamics across the board. Parents, for instance, can easily discover their Americanized children becoming embarrassed by...

Garage troubadour

The collected works of San Francisco's own Ty Segall

Basic bitch

k.flay skips the kitsch, gets straight to the rapping

Gifts with grace

HOLIDAY GUIDE 2011: Sure they're perfect for your pals -- but these presents also give back to the community

Holiday gift guide

HOLIDAY GUIDE 2011: 27 local presents for $10 and under to kickstart your holiday shopping spree

Dickens and drag queens and dreidels (oh my!)

HOLIDAY GUIDE 2011: Guide your sleigh's runners towards these concerts, parties, bazaars, and bizarre

Dear Obama

Mr. President, we need to talk about Sativex

Rare and juicy

"Loads of Curt McDowell" pays tribute to an underground legend

No bombshell

Williams works hard, but My Week With Marilyn is a hollow tribute

Small-screen hero

Honoring the versatile John Korty's 50-year career

Gobble and blow

Cherie Lily, Al Lover, Ritual Dubstep, Indie Cent -- who will receive your thanks this holiday weekend?

Standing room only

Local companies score with non-traditional staging

The faces and voices of Occupy

A mechanic, a nurse, a leukemia patient, a cat owner, and a pair of queer activists: Don't believe the hype, they are occupiers too

A pitch and a swing

Cinema-related panic is nothing a bowl of spicy ramen can't fix

Scrumptious mornings

Spice-dusted doughnuts, scramble platters, and Irish bacon break your fast in style


A Jewish record store is coming to the Mission — briefly

Lessons of the Avalos campaign

The mayoral candidate demonstrated what can be accomplished with a new kind of progressive leadership

The one percent on the waterfront

The 8 Washington plan would build apartments for the $450,000 salary set