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Culture, The Exhibitionist Video of the Day: Greatest Tap Dance on Film

Video of the Day: Greatest Tap Dance on Film

In honor of the Bay Area Rhythm Exchange tap festival that happened this past weekend, we bring you what Fred Astaire called "the greatest tap number on film."…
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Calendar, Night&Day "Apocalypse Night"

"Apocalypse Night"

We know you're waiting for The Road to come out. It has a soundtrack by Nick Cave and stars the divine Viggo Mortensen; we don't blame you. In the meantime, though, a local group of science fiction lovers called SF…
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Film, Reps Etc.

Repertory Film Listings

Commentary by Gregg Rickman (greggr2006@yahoo.com). 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. For additional Reps Etc. listings, go to sfweekly.com.…
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Music, Reviewed Luke Doucet

Luke Doucet

There's enough liquor in Luke Doucet's new album to derail the best-laid plans of a dozen AA chapters. The Canadian singer-songwriter (and one-time Sarah McLachlan guitarist) dances across his rivers of whiskey like a Fred Astaire of the barfly set,…
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Film, Reps Etc.

Reps Etc.

Commentary by Gregg Rickman (greggr1@mindspring.com). 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.…
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Film, Reps Etc.

Reps Etc.

Commentary by Gregg Rickman (greggr1@mindspring.com). 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.…
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Music, Hear This Hear This

Hear This

Philadelphia's Cash Money hails from an earlier age of turntablists, when spontaneity, versatility, and showmanship were as crucial as raw dexterity. Incorporating his microphone and body into his routine as much as his cross-fader, Money has been known to cup…
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Film,

Second Time Around

This Charming Man Beloved most of all for his charming dancing partnership with Ginger Rogers at RKO in the 1930s, Fred Astaire actually did some of his best work in his '50s musicals. In fact, some of us love The…
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Film,

Second Time Around

All Singing! All Dancing! All Kelly! The fixed toothy grin of Gene Kelly dominates the horizon of both An American in Paris and Singin' in the Rain like the baby sun's face in the Teletubbies sky. Like other stars of…
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News, Feature

Last of the Independents

Stanford Possibly the most perfectly realized filmgoing experience in the Bay Area is Palo Alto's Stanford Theater. It's been restored to something close to an exact reproduction of its 1920s origins. The seats are roomy and comfy. The atmosphere is…
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