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Calendar, Night&Day Mix Master

Mix Master

We glimpse strange man-made structures through the trees. Their forms seem out of date, pointing to a future that never was. The soundtrack shifts from the ambient noise of chirping birds into something more sinister, while flickering psyche-delic images take…
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News, The Snitch "Dr. Syed," Fake Dermatologist, Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

"Dr. Syed," Fake Dermatologist, Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

The San Francisco doctor best known to his patients as "Dr. Syed" was sentenced this week to six years behind bars for posing as a dermatologist and treating patients in the basement of his home. For years, Timothy Syed Andersson,…
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Film, Rep Showtimes

Arthouse Movie Listings June 1-7

Artists' Television Access. "Japanese Tsunami Relief": Other Cinema: Experimental short films. Sat., June 4, 8:30 p.m. $7-$10. www.othercinema.com. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.), 824-3890, www.atasite.org. Castro Theatre. "Remembering Dame Elizabeth Taylor": The movies that matter plus a gala opening night…
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Calendar, Night&Day Don’t Worry, We’ll Never Forget Her

Don’t Worry, We’ll Never Forget Her

You already know so much about Elizabeth Taylor: husbands, jewels, AIDS activism. That’s fine; you should know those things. But at “Remembering Dame Elizabeth Taylor,” you can learn even more about her. Seems like no one ever talks about what…
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Film, Rep Showtimes

Arthouse Movie Listings for May 25-31, 2011

Artists' Television Access. Community College Student Films: New work. Fri., May 27, 7 p.m. $3-$5. "Avant to Live": Other Cinema: New experimental film and video. Sat., May 28, 8:30 p.m. $6. www.othercinema.com. Saicomania: Rockumentary about now-legendary Pervuian garage-rock band Los…
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Calendar, Night&Day A Piece of the Rock

A Piece of the Rock

Rock Hudson’s 1985 death did a lot toward transforming public awareness of AIDS from a mysterious “gay cancer” to an indiscriminate and complex virus that could kill – and out – anyone, including our nation’s biggest Hollywood icons. Elizabeth Taylor,…
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Culture, Stage "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof": Taking Tennessee Williams in two very different directions

"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof": Taking Tennessee Williams in two very different directions

Tennessee Williams' big break was The Glass Menagerie (1944), followed by A Streetcar Named Desire (1947). His career went steadily downhill from there — a fitting state of affairs for a man whose writing betrayed an ongoing obsession with desperation…
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Culture, Artcap

Art Review: Greg Gossel: "Sleepwalking" at White Walls

Standing before a large collage titled Cowboys (Black), which connects a distressed-looking Iron Man with snippets of John Wayne, Princess Diana, and "Pow!" comic-strip blurbs, Greg Gossel proclaims, "I'm playing off ideas of exaggerated masculinity and helpless women." Each of…
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Calendar, Night&Day Fasten Your Seatbelts

Fasten Your Seatbelts

We all have our favorite screen actresses, but none are more steadfast in their affections than gay men. Ask Doris Day, Elizabeth Taylor, or Cher, whose gay fans never wavered (unlike those fickle heteros) after the stars stepped away from…
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Calendar, Night&Day Do the Hamilton

Do the Hamilton

He's not just the world's most famous tan. He's not even just a former contestant on Dancing with the Stars 2. No, George Hamilton is also a famous actor as well as the possessor of major, major dish. At "Tales…
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Film, Rep Showtimes

Arthouse

Artists' Television Access. "Ghost in the Reel Change": Live music with vintage shorts and contemporary films by David Michalak. Sun., April 27, 8 p.m. $6. Butterfield 8: Elizabeth Taylor at her best/worst. Mon., April 28, 8 p.m. $5-$20. 992 Valencia…
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Film, Film Feature

Arthouse Picks for the Week of April 9-15

Artists' Television Access. "Palestine: Interior/Exterior": Contemporary work by James T. Hong and Kamal Aljafari, who appear in person. Wed., April 9, 8 p.m. $8. Cinematograph Seven — Live Cinema: A Contemporary Reader: A book release party including screenings. Thu., April…
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Film, Reps Etc.

Reps Etc.

Times compiled from information available Tuesday; it's always advisable to call for confirmation. Price given is standard adult admission; discounts often apply for students, seniors, and members. We're interested in your film or video event. Please send materials at least…
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Film, Reps Etc.

Reps Etc.

Times compiled from information available Tuesday; it's always advisable to call for confirmation. Price given is standard adult admission; discounts often apply for students, seniors, and members. We're interested in your film or video event. Please send materials at least…
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Calendar, Night&Day Shrewed Dealings

Shrewed Dealings

After a three-year absence, the world's foremost Shakespearean troupe returns to San Francisco this week with The Taming of the Shrew. The Royal Shakespeare Company, founded in the Bard's hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon, opened the show in England last October before…
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