August 9- August 15, 2006
LA Noir impresses with expressions
"Another Best Friend Somehow"
As American icon or American spirit, Bob Dylan is constantly revived by the cultural defibrillator in large and very...
Join the resistance
Come to the new member orientation at Critical Resistance, which supports prisoner rights and works to remove prison as a solution...
David Grisman Bluegrass Experience
David "Dawg" Grisman's long and storied career as a proponent of nonelectric music and grand master of the mandolin has...
San Francisco Home Movie Day
This is the fifth annual national celebration of Home Movie Day, and Stephen Parr of the San Francisco Media...
The fog shrouding San Francisco for much of the year is clearly conducive to pop music, as Oranger have had what the Fine...
Earlier this year Ryoji Ikeda released Dataplex (Raster-Norton), a CD composed of computer malfunction sounds that includes a final track designed to...
Bring ’em home
Head to the state capitol for a protest organized by Code Pink and call upon state legislators to pass a resolution...
Instructor Christabel Zamor takes hoop dancing to the next level
Careers and Education: Berkeley's EcoHouse demonstrates the fragrant power of sustainable living
Our fearless correspondent brushes up on going down
Several local courses take wreck pedalers through the nuts and bolts of do-it-yourself bike repair
Permaculture courses teach ancient wisdom and environmental action
SUPER EGO To paraphrase an even bigger Gaye than me: what the fuck's going on? Bloodshed and glitter, testosterone and falsies, international hatred...
Playing with his balls
MLB 06: The Show
(Sony; Sony PSP)
GAMER This was supposed to be a review of the FIFA World Cup game, but I...
Kraft and Purver's Remote controls mediated distance and military dominance
The Coup's Boots Riley continues to challenge with the unapologetic Pick a Bigger Weapon
In its almost 27 minutes, Samantha Reynolds's Back to Life doesn't break down the history of taxidermy, but it does prod, stumble, and finesse...
Quinceañera celebrates details that summer blockbusters miss
John Byrum revisits The Razor's Edge and Bill Murray's dramatic debut
One question that has swirled around Oliver Stone's World Trade Center is whether it is too soon to make a film about the WTC...
Should a movie called World Trade Center have a happy ending?
SONIC REDUCER Wanna know the surest way to mortify me or send me skulking into the shadows? Bludgeon me with praise. Single me...
By L.E. Leone
CHEAP EATS Hey now, don't forget about the Cotati Accordion Festival this summer. Every summer I tell you about it, and...