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Calendar, Night&Day <i>Earth Days</i>

Earth Days

Veteran doc maker Robert Stone (Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst, Oswald’s Ghost) assembles nine talking, graying heads to reminisce about the origins of the environmental movement in the U.S., which kicked off in earnest in 1962 with the publication…
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Culture, Encore

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7 Sins. Halfway through James Judd's entertaining 75-minute solo show, it dawns on you: Who the hell is this guy and why am I laughing so hard? While autobiographical one-person shows are nothing new, it's one thing to keep an…
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Culture, Stagecap

7 Sins

Halfway through James Judd's entertaining 75-minute solo show at Theatre Rhinoceros' studio, it dawns on you: Who the hell is this guy and why am I laughing so hard? While autobiographical one-person shows are nothing new, it's one thing to…
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Film, What About Patty?

What About Patty?

Well, it was a good idea. Of the sensational scandals that have captured America's attention over the last half-century, the kidnapping of Patricia Hearst is surely among the most cinematic: A photogenic heiress is wrenched from the arms of her…
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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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News, Feature The Dilemma of Sara Jane Olson

The Dilemma of Sara Jane Olson

On June 29, several dozen people gathered in a windowless room in San Francisco's Mission District to hear ex-federal fugitive Sara Jane Olson talk about why she is on trial for the attempted murder of two Los Angeles police officers…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night & Day

Wednesday July 21 New Face of the Blues When she belts out "I Always Get My Man," Shemekia Copeland sounds remarkably confident, especially for someone who's barely old enough to date. The 19-year-old blues prodigy may have gotten a head…
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Calendar, Halloween

Slap Shots

Jazz, Blues and Patty Hearst It's a cold late Monday afternoon at the new Boom Boom Room on Fillmore at Geary, the revamped Jacks Bar now owned by Bay Area blues legend John Lee Hooker. Outside, the rain is pouring…
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Music,

The House of Tudor

Sometimes, when you're wishing for a week of Sundays, you wind up with seven Wednesdays. This year the cornucopia of pre-Thanksgiving events should be perverse enough to insulate you from even the most dysfunctional of New Jersey family reunions held…
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News, Feature

Talking Therapy

"Suicide is silly and it is a waste of your own potential, your whole potential. Think what you could do if you would not internalize that violence by self-destruction." -- Jim Jones in a speech one month before the 1978…
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