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Up against the wall

Amid controversy, HOMEY brings together a Mission neighborhood with its latest mural

Gimme lip

Cracking up with the Black Lips. Plus: Ruins, Brutal Sound FX No. 43, Cryptacize, and Matt Pond PA

Black and white and color

Shots seen round the Bay Area and beyond by 10 sharp-eyed photographers

Pro-Palestine protesters poke Pelosi

June 6, 2007
By Ross Moody Protesters converged outside the Burton Federal Building in downtown San Francisco yesterday to mark the 40th anniversary of the Arab-Israeli 6-Day War,...

Week Two: San Francisco International Film Festival

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 The Last Days of Yasser Arafat (Sherine Salama, Australia/Palestine, 2006) When Australian filmmaker Salama finally does get to sit down with Yasser...

From Iraq and back

Omar Fekeiki's work with the Washington Post in his native country brought him death threats and a rare ticket to UC Berkeley. So why does he want to return?

Quite an interview: a talk with Judy Stone

The respected journalist dishes her views on film, books, and imbeciles

The harsh truth – and lies – of the camera eye: A talk with Turner Prize nominee Phil Collins

November 22, 2006
Today in London, Turner Prize nominee Phil Collins held a press conference in which people who’ve appeared on TV discussed their experiences -- specifically,...


Sept. 18 Event "True Lust Confidential" Let’s be honest, spoken word and open mic nights are not typically linked to eroticism and sexual candor. This is not...

Project Censored on the Will and Willie show at 8:05 a.m. Wednesday on 960 the Quake radio

September 12, 2006
Why didn’t the Conglomerati Media cover this major local news story? Peter Phillips, director of Project Censored, will make a rare mainstream media appearance...


The 10 big stories the nation's major news media refused to cover last year

Yay Area five-oh

Fifty ways to rep film in your fall calendar

All Lebanon is collateral damage

OPINION Once again, Lebanese civilians are getting blasted, killed, and bombed by high-tech American weapons because Israel is angry and lashing out. I remember...

NOISE: Hairy fairies

July 10, 2006
The vast reservoirs of affection we have for Devendra Banhart never quite run dry - and that goes triple for visual artist Chris Cobb. Cobb,...

New Wests

› jksfbg@aol.com California is a tragic country — like Palestine, like every Promised Land. — Christopher Isherwood FREQUENCIES Last...

City on a hill

› paulr@sfbg.com It is noteworthy, though seldom noted, that Rome's claim to be the capital of Christianity is, you know, a little ......

Week one

Critics' short takes on the first week of SFIFF films

A selective guide to political events

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29 Pro-choice films Join the Bay Area Coalition for Our Reproductive Rights and New College as they screen two...