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Culture, The Exhibitionist Talking with '80s Sweetheart and New Author Molly Ringwald About Her Debut Novel

Talking with '80s Sweetheart and New Author Molly Ringwald About Her Debut Novel

This summer, a friend and I were watching Sixteen Candles in Dolores Park where a group of girls on the blanket next to us would not shut their faces. People were shooting them contemptuous looks the same way Molly Ringwald's…
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Music, All Shook Down

Buckethead, YouTube Live! and Eddie Money: Your Weekend Hitlist

By Melissa Baron The sun finally came back out and with Thanksgiving on the way it's best to enjoy this weekend before inevitable family drama ensues. Here's what's going on: Friday night Sunlandic dance explosion Of Montreal play the…
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Culture, Encore

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The Bluest Eye. Published in 1970, Toni Morrison's debut novel tells the story of an impoverished 11-year-old black girl's journey from self-loathing to madness via rape, pregnancy, and infant mortality. This is serious stuff. But director Walter Dallas' wildly physical,…
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Culture, Encore

Also Playing

The Bluest Eye. Published in 1970, Toni Morrison's debut novel tells the story of an impoverished 11-year-old black girl's journey from self-loathing to madness via rape, pregnancy, and infant mortality. This is serious stuff. But director Walter Dallas' wildly physical,…
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Culture, Stage Cross-Eyed

Cross-Eyed

I never thought of Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye as being funny. Fierce, yes. Emotional, certainly. But it's hardly the stuff of broad comedy. After all, the novel tells the story of an impoverished 11-year-old black girl's journey from self-loathing…
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Film,

By the Book

Beloved Based on the novel by Toni Morrison. Directed by Jonathan Demme. Starring Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, and Kimberly Elise. Opens Friday, Oct. 16, at the Galaxy. An honorable failure, Jonathan Demme's film of Toni Morrison's Beloved falls…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night + Day

Wednesday July 22 Wild Reid Local filmmaker Frances Reid, whose Academy Award-nominated documentary Straight From the Heart responded to national anti-gay campaigns, is first up in the six-week televised film series "Women of Vision." TV personality Jan Yanehiro hosts the…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night+Day

wednesday april 12 Back in Blakk After a long and successful late-night run, drag queen par excellence Joan Jett Blakk (aka Terence Smith, of the Pomo Afro Homos) sweeps into prime time with co-host White Trash Chef Babette and pianist…
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