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Calendar, Night&Day Peachy

Peachy

Wikipedia doesn't always get it right, but in the case of Tom Robbins, "often wildly poetic stories with a strong social and philosophical undercurrent, an irreverent bent, and scenes extrapolated from carefully researched bizarre facts" is pretty accurate. Author…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Video of the Day: Keanu Reeves Does William Gibson

Video of the Day: Keanu Reeves Does William Gibson

William Gibson is not the first science fiction author to be given the hyperbolic label of prophet -- writing in the mid-1800s, Jules Verne foretold the coming of electric submarines, news broadcasts, solar sails, lunar modules, and video conferencing,…
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Music, All Shook Down

Top Six Movie Parodies in Music Videos (Thanks, Foo Fighters)

Remember the quietly xenophobic, right-wing propaganda movie that was Falling Down? The one where Michael Douglas has a meltdown in Los Angeles and goes on a minirampage against mostly immigrants in his white shirt and horn-rimmed specs? The movie…
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Calendar, Night&Day Don't Panic

Don't Panic

Richard Esguerra and Rainey Reitman are real-life versions of the resistance fighters in The Matrix. We can't vouch for their ability to wear really tight leather or dodge bullets with their minds, but they are very, very literally fighting to…
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Calendar, Night&Day A Good Ride

A Good Ride

Some stereotypes about surfers are true: They forget to attend college, don’t talk when they eat nachos, quit Pizza Hut when a swell hits, and practice a bullshit spirituality, one tenet of which is punching strangers in the ocean. Of…
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Film,

The Day the Plot Stood Still

Flying saucers just aren't that scary anymore. Especially after Ed Wood and Mars Attacks, it's hard to take a threat from a giant Frisbee all that seriously. So what's an update of the iconic 1951 sci-fi flick, The Day the…
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Culture, Encore

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Cabaret. Based on John Van Druten's play I Am a Camera (which in turn was adapted from novelist Christopher Isherwood's Berlin Stories) Joe Masteroff, Fred Ebb, and John Kander's 1966 musical tells the story of a couple of young expats…
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Music, BeatBox It’s Not Goa * It’s “Whoa”

It’s Not Goa * It’s “Whoa”

Once just another early-'90s Goa trance act, Juno Reactor grew like an exquisite corpse: programmer Ben Watkins kept adding new limbs — a tribal drumming troupe here, a flamenco finger-picker there — until his band became the broadly gesticulating techno…
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Cabaret. Based on John Van Druten's play I Am a Camera (which in turn was adapted from novelist Christopher Isherwood's Berlin Stories) Joe Masteroff, Fred Ebb, and John Kander's 1966 musical tells the story of a couple of young expats…
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Point Break Live! Keanu Reeves' legacy looms large over this most excellent theatrical spoof of Kathryn Bigelow's 1991 film about a Los Angeles cop who goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of adrenaline-junkie surfing bank robbers. Never mind that the…
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A Bowl of Rose Leaves. Imaginative Productions makes great use of its Studio 300 Theatre home, creating a interesting world where painter Alex must contend with the annoyances of fame, such as a visit from a wealthy couple from Peoria…
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American Joe Despite being given life by the same DNA donors and being raised in the same household, siblings often grow into people who bear little resemblance to each other. Liza Raynal explores this tension using the War on Terror…
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American Joe Despite being given life by the same DNA donors and being raised in the same household, siblings often grow into people who bear little resemblance to each other. Liza Raynal explores this tension using the War on Terror…
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American Joe Despite being given life by the same DNA donors and being raised in the same household, siblings often grow into people who bear little resemblance to each other. Liza Raynal explores this tension using the War on Terror…
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Oh My Godmother! This is a fun-loving and high-spirited take on the well-worn Cinderella story. There are still the fairy godmother and the evil stepmother and stepsisters, and Prince, who's convinced he'll never find someone to make him happy, until…
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Culture, Stage Audience member does Keanu Reeves role in <i>Point Break</i> play

Audience member does Keanu Reeves role in Point Break play

Strange things are afoot at the Xenodrome. I'm not talking about George Carlin stepping out of a tricked-up phone booth to help Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter pass their history finals, though the link between the goofball 1989 movie Bill…
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News, The Snitch Newsom Declares April 11 Point Break Day

Newsom Declares April 11 Point Break Day

This is almost too great for words: to kick off the stage production's two-month San Francisco run, Mayor Gavin Newsom has proclaimed today, April 11, 2008, Point Break LIVE! Day. A stage adaptation of the almost unbearably cool 1991…
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Calendar, Night&Day Get On Board

Get On Board

It's hard to conceive of an action flick more inane or entertaining than Kathryn Bigelow's 1991 cult sensation, Point Break. It ranks high on the beefcake meter, and with its homoerotic subtext and efficiently paced action, you can view it…
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Film, Cop Out

Cop Out

For a movie built around questions of failed ethics and duplicitous behavior, Street Kings is just as dishonest as its characters. Though conceived as yet another sobering frontline report on law enforcement's ever-expanding gray area, director David Ayer's grim police…
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Film, Truly, Madly, <i>Darkly</i>

Truly, Madly, Darkly

Slipped into the summer movie season like acid in your happy meal, Richard Linklater's A Scanner Darkly is a blockbuster of counterprogramming. No matter that the dude from The Matrix is its star — or would be, if he weren't…
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