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Calendar, Night&Day this art is garbage, literally

this art is garbage, literally

They say that one man's trash is another man's treasure. But sometimes, everyone's trash can be the artist's muse, and that's the case with Recology's Art at the Dump Artist in Residence Exhibitions. This time around, the show features…
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Dining, SFoodie Eating Haitian for Haitians

Eating Haitian for Haitians

Dinner to Benefit Grassroots Haiti Groups Where: Station 40, 330B 16th St. (at Mission) When: Sun., Feb. 20, 8 p.m. Cost: $50, cash or check at the door The rundown: Underground chef Leif Hedendal is fixing what he calls a…
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News, Feature Peanut Butter Miracles

Peanut Butter Miracles

IN CAP-HAÏTIEN, Haiti, everyone rises with the roosters, and by 8 a.m. the unpaved streets outside Hospital Justinien are jammed. Taxicabs and pickup trucks, some painted with religious slogans and turned into makeshift buses called taptaps, jostle for space on…
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News, The Snitch S.F. Bondage-Porn Actress to Join Relief Effort in Haiti

S.F. Bondage-Porn Actress to Join Relief Effort in Haiti

An interesting e-mail arrived in our inbox over the weekend from Stefanos and Chey, the self-described "Purveyors of Perversion" who are mainstays of San Francisco's BDSM and fetish-sex scene. Apparently one of their comrades in arms, Kink.com model Maggie Mayhem,…
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News, The Snitch Twelve-Year-Old Shames Whatever You Did For Haiti

Twelve-Year-Old Shames Whatever You Did For Haiti

Yep, that's a homemade scarf. Beat that, philanthropists!   Maybe you plunked down $20 dollars at some Haiti benefit concert. More likely you said you would and never did. Well, slackers, Sophie Drukman-Feldstein hit the sidewalk in front of her Cole…
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Music, All Shook Down What's Your Gowalla Check In Worth? Today, $50 for Haiti

What's Your Gowalla Check In Worth? Today, $50 for Haiti

Haven't donated yet to Haitian relief efforts? Your chance to redeem yourself is just a click (or "touch" if you're on an iPhone) away. If you use Gowalla to check in to a select Peet's Coffee today and/or the free…
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Music, All Shook Down This Weekend: All the S.F. Haiti Benefits We Could Find, Part Deux

This Weekend: All the S.F. Haiti Benefits We Could Find, Part Deux

Dear Bay Area, you are BRINGING IT. Supervisors, hip-hoppers, burners, jazz birds, indie rockers, plain-old rockers, eaters, drinkers, and art doodz: Look how many benefits! Feel proud! Love, ASD. American Red Cross Haitian Relief Effort Benefit Show: Tomihira, Tracing…
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News, The Snitch Party, Get Loaded, With the Supervisors -- For Haiti, For Haiti!

Party, Get Loaded, With the Supervisors -- For Haiti, For Haiti!

Come on, you know you want to get drunk with Eric Mar and tell him he looks like a Modigliani painting of a San Francisco supervisor. You want to get so fit-shaced that you can work up the gumption to…
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News, The Snitch Lactating Women -- Haiti Needs Your Breast Milk

Lactating Women -- Haiti Needs Your Breast Milk

Helping Haiti doesn't have to only pump your pocketbook. Use your breasts. A slew of human breast milk associations (yes, there are many) are imploring women with a generous heart and lactating bosoms to donate their milk to the closest…
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Music, All Shook Down This Weekend: All the S.F. Haiti Benefits We Could Find

This Weekend: All the S.F. Haiti Benefits We Could Find

Bakesale for Haiti: Many cupcakes and other sweets are on sale at the gourmet market, as well as at Pizzaiolo in Oakland and Gioia Pizzeria in North Berkeley. All proceeds benefit Partners in Health. Sat., Jan. 23, 10 a.m., free.…
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News, The Snitch

Does California ALSO Have a Pact With The Devil? We Ask Pat Robertson's Spokesman.

How 'bout that ole Pat Robertson. It takes temerity to kick an entire nation when it's down, but that's just what the infamous televangelist did during a Christian Broadcasting Network appearance this week, when he suggested that the earthquake…
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Dining, SFoodie Local Food Purveyors Donating to Haiti Relief

Local Food Purveyors Donating to Haiti Relief

Hopefully you have or are considering some type of contribution to help with disaster relief in Haiti in the wake of the tragic earthquake. If you plan on eating out in the next several days, consider consulting Eater's useful and…
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News, The Snitch What Would Happen if Haiti Quake Happened Here? Actually, 2009 Report Analyzed Just That.

What Would Happen if Haiti Quake Happened Here? Actually, 2009 Report Analyzed Just That.

Compassion evoked by the scenes of utter devastation in Haiti -- and, really, all Haiti needed was more chaos -- can quickly turn to self-interested fear for those who live and work in quake-plagued regions like our own. There are…
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Music, New Alan Lomax box set captures old Haiti with fresh ears

New Alan Lomax box set captures old Haiti with fresh ears

Easily one of the most important figures in 20th-century music, the folklorist Alan Lomax was also among the earliest proponents of multiculturalism, or, as he called it, cultural equity. His "one world" ideology referred not only to ethnicity, but also…
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Calendar, Night&Day Surreal Screen

Surreal Screen

As a onetime Trotskyist and confederate of Marcel Duchamp, John Cage, Anaïs Nin, and André Breton, filmmaker Maya Deren loathed Tinseltown. Until her sudden death at 44 (due to extreme malnutrition and amphetamine use), she railed against social, political, and…
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Film, Last Resort

Last Resort

Granted, this may seem like a jarringly odd comparison, but like the recent dud Phat Girlz, Heading South deals with the hot-button issue of middle-aged women discovering their sexuality anew thanks to the efforts of muscular black men with exotic…
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Film, Radio Free Haiti

Radio Free Haiti

Every once in a while, you encounter a person who seems to have been born under an urgent, righteous star -- a person who is both a fiery activist lit with the passion of his convictions and a dramatic storyteller…
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Madonna Ray of Light (Maverick) "I traded fame for love," are the first words out of Madonna's mouth on Ray of Light. Like hell she did. If she's indeed found true love, as the album keeps reminding you she has,…
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