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Volume 45 Number 48

Grinning and bearing it

Exit, Pursued by a Bear goes all Wild Kingdom on domestic matters

Refusing to be hotboxed

HERBWISE: The huge International Cannabis and Hemp Expo descends upon Oakland

Reprogramming the hardware

The Glowing Stars want you to make chiptune music, too.


How does Chilean rapper Ana Tijoux hip-hop over language?

Muslim and proud (and hilarious)

Zahra Noorbakhsh takes on the NY International Fringe Festival, parental disapproval, and religious tradition

Eric Quezada. Presente.

Beloved Mission Activist dies at 45

A wave

Kaskade returns to San Francisco for the massive Identity Festival. Plus: Bad Shoes, Zuzuka Poderosa, Optimo, Adrian Sherwood, and more parties to crash this week

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To the extreme

The Roxie offers a megadose of J-horror master Sion Sono

The mess at Lake Merced

The ongoing litany of mismanagement and fiscal imprudence is unacceptable

Desolation angels

The Pacific Film Archive surveys the melancholy masterpieces of '70s American cinema

Chicago hope

An innovative anti-violence program takes flight in The Interrupters

Editor’s Notes

The years when Willie Brown ran this town were really, really bad


Basque in the warm glow of this North Beach spot, serving northern Spanish-region favorites

Move youth housing forward

Much of the low-income, transitional and supportive housing in this city has been concentrated in a few neighborhoods

Double stuff

Pinching oneself, and dreaming of Korean at Muguboka

The real Leland Yee

The one-time conservative supervisor is gaining broad progressive support. But who is Leland Yee, really?