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Film, "Night Catches Us": Tanya Hamilton's debut is a brutally honest look at Black Power

"Night Catches Us": Tanya Hamilton's debut is a brutally honest look at Black Power

Writer-director Tanya Hamilton's striking debut is the rare recent American independent film that goes beyond the private dramas of its protagonists, imagining them as players in broader historical moments. Set in the Germantown section of Philadelphia in the summer of…
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Calendar, Night&Day Trendsetter

Trendsetter

Solar panels on the White House ― it’s a very “now” topic. The Obama administration has taken several different positions, and it seems to be in favor at the moment. But Jimmy Carter already did it, way back in 1979.…
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Calendar, Night&Day House Music

House Music

Jimmy Carter would love forró. According to Forró in the Dark's Mauro Refosco, the Brazilian musical style was created when townsfolk would gather to tamp down the floors of their neighbors' new huts — and then stay all night, stomping…
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News, The Snitch 'Daily Kos' Profile -- From Michael Moore to El Salvador, Berkeley Blog Creates Digital Community

'Daily Kos' Profile -- From Michael Moore to El Salvador, Berkeley Blog Creates Digital Community

Every Tuesday morning, the SF Weekly news blog The Snitch profiles one of the bay's many cool blogs in a segment we call -- BetterKnowanSFBlog. This week, no silly gadgets allowed. By Tyler Callister Markos Moulitsas Zúniga was born…
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Film, <i>Jimmy Carter Man from Plains</i> Just Plain Boring

Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Just Plain Boring

Jonathan Demme, who directed Tom Hanks to an Oscar as the AIDS-afflicted lawyer in Philadelphia, may be the most well-meaning filmmaker in Hollywood; Jimmy Carter, winner of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize "for his decades of untiring effort to find…
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News, The Snitch Top Republican Strategist: Great Move, Gav!

Top Republican Strategist: Great Move, Gav!

No, we don't have Dick Nixon to kick around anymore. But we do have Gavin Newsom to steal his playbook. By Joe Eskenazi As city officials’ letters of resignation pile up on Gavin Newsom’s desk like missives to Santa roundabout…
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Culture, Stage

Jimmy Carter Was a Democrat

It's not every day that a workers' union endorses a Republican candidate, but Rinne Groff's quirky play, Jimmy Carter Was a Democrat, shows us the circumstances under which such a scenario came to pass. Set in 1986, the play follows…
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Night+Day

wednesday december 18 It's a Wonderful Price If the holidays don't bring in truckloads of snow, they can at least promise an avalanche of sap. If you're planning to surrender to it, then you'll be watching It's a Wonderful Life,…
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