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Volume 47 Number 12

Preaching that the end is near

Rev. Billy Talen started off as a trickster, a performance artist, and a political activist appropriating the role of the evangelical preacher (a la...

Volume 47 Number 12 Flip-through Edition

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I sell a rat

Public street art as private purchase? Banksy's Haight Street rat turns up in Miami

The end of the world as we know it

Pondering the alarmist, the mystical, the way-out-there ... and the surprisingly hopeful sides of Dec. 21, 2012

The Muni vs. housing clash

Two recent meetings illustrate the difference between legislating based on people's needs and agency politics

Editor’s notes

In the wake of Sandy Hook, we must change our definition of "weapon of mass destruction"

Seasonal drift

"Meteorillogically, I had never seen anything like it."

Stage might

Upstage/Downstage Awards: theater's best and worst of 2012

Sweet tooth

Appetite: Miso sesame rice crispies, chocolate-dipped peanut butter cupcakes, eggnog latte frozen custard, and more new sweets on the scene

Discovery channels

Risk-taking choreographers reached new heights in 2012

Holiday movie massacre!

'Django Unchained,' 'Les Misérables,' and 10 more new flicks

Zombies FTW

Gamer looks back at 2012's best experiences behind the controls

Last-minute gifts

Tick, tock, it's panic o'clock, Christmas shoppers

Balkan brass blowup

The Berkeley Balkan Bacchanal's last showcase of 2012, A Very Castle Face Christmas, CHURCHES' new release, and more

State of the art

As art fairs boom and galleries struggle, is there hope for artists (and the art geeks who love them)?