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Waiting for the end of the world (1)

December 19, 2012
TULUM, MEXICO -- The Yucatan is filled with Americans and Europeans who have come for the Dec. 21 end of the Mayan Long Count...

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...

Our Weekly Picks: December 19-25

WEDNESDAY 19"Voluspa: A Ghost Celebration for 2012" Established belief systems may have lost their credence, but somehow we still feel the desire for connection...

Music Listings

December 18, 2012
Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead or check the venue's website to confirm bookings and hours. Prices are...

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

2012: Beginning of the End or a New Beginning

November 29, 2012
In recent months, I've been exploring the rabbit hole of 2012 prophecy and possibility, a beguiling mixture of myth, spirituality, and hope that humans...

Tonight is your last chance to see Deep Dark Canyon! Win Tickets!

November 8, 2012
Deep Dark Canyon, a NorCal-set thriller by former locals Silver Tree and Abe Levy, opens on a hunting accident that kills the patriarch of...

Rep Clock

November 6, 2012
Schedules are for Wed/7-Tue/13 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Squeakers

Nightlife: Day Zero fest dances into apocalypse. Plus: Kool Keith, Kid Koala, Deathface, Session Victim, more

Win tickets: Killing My Lobster does not fear the end

October 26, 2012
KML turns to a subject that's in the back of everyone's mind: the end of the world. The irrepressible comedic stars of KML do...

Photographic perspective: Salvaged shots from Japanese tsunami come to Intersection of the Arts

September 12, 2012
Let the photos above serve as a reminder that your humpday muck-ups really aren't the cataclysms they seem to be.The shots are from an...

Symptom of the universe

Damon Packard on 'Foxfur' and the end of the world

Shoot to thrill

FALL ARTS PREVIEW: Gamer stops, drops, and rolls into fall's fiery pit of video-game releases

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, and Lynn Rapoport. For rep house showtimes, see Rep...

Pixar! Vampires! And more new movies to tide you over ’till the return of a certain web-slinger…

This week: Frameline continues. Where have you been?Hollywood's great hopes this week involve, as Game of Thrones would say, "the pointy end": the arrow-slingin'...

Film Listings

Frameline36, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, runs through Sun/24 at Castro Theatre, 429 Castro, SF; Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., SF; Victoria...

Apocalypse meh

arts@sfbg.comFILM Being a movie star is a precarious business. It seemed very good news when The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005) made Steve Carell...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

For your consideration: Short takes from SFIFF, week one

The gargantuan San Francisco Film Festival opens this week after a particularly fraught year in which the San Francisco Film Society tragically lost two...

Our Weekly Picks: April 18-24

April 17, 2012
WEDNESDAY 18Wild Flag Though it could be called an all-star band based on previous groups and collaborations, which include Sleater-Kinney, Helium, Quasi, and the...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

Mini nuclear bombs — such progress!

April 11, 2012
The little bit of propeller head in me thinks this is totally cool:A team of physicists and engineers at the $3.5 billion National Ignition...

Life after the fall: John Felix Arnold’s post-apocalyptic musical comic book art

February 9, 2012
Artist, illustrator, and graphic designer John Felix Arnold III lived his childhood in movement. His parents were both professional dancers and they kept the family mobile,...

Twisted misters

From Australian serial killers to flighty Spanish ghosts, IndieFest 2012 explores the darker side of life (and the lighter side of the afterlife)