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Volume 45 Number 20

The children

Robert Moses returns to classic storytelling with Fable and Faith

Mad science

Mophono and Salva are searching for the future beat

Appetite: Lovely visit, with vino

Exploring the farm and winery at Long Meadow Ranch, St. Helena

Volume 45 Number 20 Flip-through Edition

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Noise Pop 2011 short takes

More of our musical and visual picks for the sprawling fest

Noise Pop 2011 highlights

The annual indie-palooza takes over the city -- and Dâm-Funk, Peanut Butter Wolf, Dominant Legs, Admiral Radley, Geographer, and Psychic Friend are among the acts we're rarin' to see

Crazy like a Mission homeboy

Barrio Bushido author Benjamin Bac Sierra reveals his code

Not forgotten

The SF Arts Commission Gallery's "Afghanistan in 4 Frames" brings together images from a quartet of photographers. SFMOMA's mammoth exhibition "Exposed" errs on the side of excess.

Love comes in spurts

Talking with Gregg Araki about his eye-popping new film Kaboom

Life after death

Steven Soderbergh charts the melancholy of Spalding Gray

Empress yourself

Saybeline and Monistat compete for San Francisco's ultimate drag crown. Plus: Slumpfest and HOTTUB rep the hip-hop spectrum


Valencia Street may be jumping the restaurant shark, but this upscale greasy spoon rides the wave deliciously

Gum-choux seduction

Memories of chicken tikka masala at Hamro Aangan -- and witnessing the birth of jazz

alt.sex.column: Fine bi me

"Is it OK to tell people, or should I just shut up?"

A jaundiced proposal

Environmentalism in mind, Chiu proposes a ban on unsolicited Yellow Pages

Dense in the west

Parkmerced redesign wins narrow Planning Commission approval

No sweetheart deal for Twitter

Over time, the tax break could cost San Francisco millions of dollars as the city struggles to close a $350 million deficit

A better option for trash

San Francisco is the only major city in the United States that contracts out solid waste collection to a private company

Editor’s Notes

San Francisco has cut hundreds of millions in city spending -- but we haven't asked the rich to give up anything

Playing chicken

Activists use protests and a lawsuit to push for better regulation of live poultry sales

The shakes

Sharp and entertaining, Collapse pulls back from the brink of subversion

Send in the clowns

arts@sfbg.comSTAGE/PUPPETRY It's been more than 10 years since Brooklyn-based Kevin Augustine brought his life-sized puppets and existential worldview to the Bay Area, and during...

Gleaming the Cubist

Marcel L'Herbier's 1924 film L'Inhumaine is a remarkable time capsule of avant-garde trends