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Student protesters clash with police at City College as administrators make decisions behind closed doors

Rep Clock: March 12 -18, 2014

Schedules are for Wed/12-Tue/18 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Shooting straight

An actor prepares for several comebacks in 'Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me'

Message to techies: Identify with your community, not just your industry

I appreciated the opportunity to address a couple hundred Yelp community managers from around the world today at the company’s San Francisco headquarters, and...

Music Listings: March 5-11, 2014

WEDNESDAY 5ROCKBoom Boom Room: 1601 Fillmore, San Francisco. “The Larkade,” w/ Major Powers & The Lo-Fi Symphony, Rachel Lark, JK47, 9:30pm, free.Bottom of the...

Rep Clock: March 5 -11, 2014

Schedules are for Wed/5-Tue/11 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Rep Clock: February 26 – March 4, 2014

Schedules are for Wed/26-Tue/4 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Rep Clock: February 19 – 25, 2014

Schedules are for Wed/19-Tue/25 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Goldies 2014 Film: Malic Amalya

A filmmaker who strives for both academic and artistic excellence

“Monologos de la Vagina” An artistic and cultural triumph at the Brava theater in the Mission

I had just settled into my seat Friday night at the  Brava Theater in the Mission to see  the opening night  production of “Monologos...

Rep Clock: February 12 – 18, 2014

Schedules are for Wed/12-Tue/18 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Film Listings: February 12 -18, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Farewell to an ally and union brother

Pete Seeger played a critical role for labor and all working people. As a labor troubadour, he traveled the world singing out for labor....

Live Shots: Lucius sells out the Independent on a rainy Friday

by Avi Vinocur1:53am. Just got home.Ok so listen. Tonight I saw this band at the Independent. Two girls. Super cute. All hip in matching...

Rep Clock: February 5 -11, 2014

Schedules are for Wed/5-Tue/11 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Did Feinstein see a drone?

For years now, Bay Area organizers with the antiwar group Code Pink have been staging protests outside the Pacific Heights residence of Sen. Dianne...

An ally and a union brother: Pete Seeger’s legacy in the labor movement

Pete Seeger's sweet voice was, among other things, a clear, articulate, consistently outspoken one for workers' rights. In honor of Seeger's legacy of activism,...

The worst music beats the best bomb: A conversation with legendary composer Van Dyke Parks

“Yours falsely!” Van Dyke Parks chimes, as he picks up the phone at home in Pasadena, where the weather is “room temperature.” He...

Local journalists starting to catch onto Airbnb’s subversion of SF’s rental market

Airbnb and other so-called “shared housing” sites allow hundreds of rent-controlled apartments in San Francisco to be essentially removed from the housing...

Rep Clock: January 22 – 28, 2014

Schedules are for Wed/22-Tue/28 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

A first glance at ‘Looking’

Imagine a place where all the gay men are masculine, well-built, physically unselfconscious, and fashionably tousled; where young male artists and young male people...

Art-ic blast

Dispatches from live performance in frigid New York

New FCC boss coming to Oakland

On Thu/9, Voices for Internet Freedom, Free Press and the Center for Media Justice are hosting Tom Wheeler, the recently installed Federal Communications Commission...

Bits and bots

CAREERS AND ED: Robotics advances — and opportunities — in the Bay Area