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Film, "A Fierce Green Fire": Naturally Sourced Environmentalism

"A Fierce Green Fire": Naturally Sourced Environmentalism

"Narrated by Robert Redford" is always a promising credit to see at the beginning of a documentary, since it implies that whatever else happens, you'll get to listen to the sonorous tones of a handsome man. Ah, but Mark Kitchell's…
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Calendar, Night&Day Brought to You by the Number Six

Brought to You by the Number Six

It takes not only literary prowess but also a fine-tuned ability to count to write a proper six-word memoir. Lacking in the former (“I walked to the store yesterday”) or the latter (“Girlfriend never knew about my”) means you fail.…
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Calendar, Night&Day More Than a Movie Night

More Than a Movie Night

It is no slight to the programmers of the San Francisco Women’s Film Festival to say this is one event where the main action happens offscreen. Networking and support always drive this annual celebration, which seizes every opportunity to connect…
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Culture, Bookcap

Upcoming Book Events

Friday, March 27 Nobody doesn't like Isabel Allende. Nobody literate, anyway. The cherished local novelist and memoirist will be the guest of honor for a "literary luncheon" today at the flagship Book Passage in Corte Madera. Allende will discuss her…
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Culture, Books Cut-Up

Cut-Up

One of the first lessons we learn as kids when borrowing books from the library is don't fuck them up. Don't write in them, don't put stickers on them, and for God's sake, don't cut their pages. Somewhere in there…
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Best of San Francisco, Arts & Entertainment

Best Literary Readings

All of the lit heavy-hitters read here, more than at any bookstore in the city. At one time or another, Po Bronson, Michael Chabon, Dorothy Allison, Isabel Allende, and Dave Eggers graced the podium at this charming bookstore. And unlike…
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Culture, Stage

"In Love and Sex"

Sex is not original: It's been going on for years. And yet folks just can't seem to get enough of it. But while the subject may lack originality, the work of C.A.F.E. (Combined Art Form Entertainment) certainly does not, which…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night+Day

wednesday september 24 The Shaka-Macbeth Connection One man's thirst for power precipitates familial strife, copious bloodshed, unwelcome visits from witches, and all-around tragedy and mayhem in the tales of Shakespeare's Macbeth and the African ruler Shaka Zulu, a connection South…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night+Day

wednesday may 10 Rebel Without a Cause To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Nicholas Ray classic starring James Dean, the Castro Theatre presents a new 35mm print in Cinemascope and Dolby stereo. Feel for Plato (Sal Mineo), whose love…
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