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Year: 199618 199549

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wednesday april 10 Double Farley Feature Why are the closeted gay actors of yesteryear -- Sal Mineo, Anthony Perkins, and Montgomery Clift, for example -- more interesting than today's (supposedly) gay male film stars? Soft and pretty, Farley Granger is…
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wednesday april 3 Blood Ties William Klein's beautiful and disturbing '50s N.Y. street photos often show boys shooting toy guns and imagining other acts of violence. In the documentary Muhammad Ali, the Greatest, Klein's examination of masculinity shifts to manhood…
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wednesday march 20 Motion and Emotion New York choreographer Donald Byrd combines classical ballet, modern dance, and the vernacular of African-American dance. In Bristle, Byrd examines gender's effect on male-female relationships; costumed in black, his company -- The Group --…
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Love Sick

Today, straight-white-male punk "counterculture" is sold over the counter; phony rebel angst dominates glossy magazines and MTV. But packaging pseudo-feminist and apolitical-homo rock is a troublesome new development. When female writers rush to whiny Alanis Morissette's defense and refuse to…
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Double Fantasy

There aren't many 62-year-old female voices in rock; for that reason alone, Yoko Ono is unique. Male rockers rarely age gracefully, perhaps because many of them refuse to mature. The Rolling Stones strut like studs, even as their skin sags…
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wednesday march 13 Evil Eye Though not as famous as Citizen Kane, the vision of American corruption in Orson Welles' Touch of Evil is just as timely -- and more entertaining. The film's lengthy single-shot opening bomb sequence is just…
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Toxic Gump

North Londoner Graham Young was a chemistry wiz. Unfortunately, he took his experiments out of the lab and into the kitchen. As a teen, he used his stepmom as a guinea pig, feeding her toxic substances and monitoring their effects.…
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wednesday march 6 My Red Self An eight-week documentary series, "Discontent and Its Document" addresses social and political issues, showcasing local and international artists including fab photographer William Klein and rad homo filmmaker Rosa von Praunheim. The program opens with…
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wednesday february 28 Eyes, Knees, Groin, Throat The 1993 rape and murder of Gits singer Mia Zapata sparked the formation of Home Alive, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that offers free workshops, lectures, and self-defense classes for women. A new major-label…
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wednesday february 21 Hindsight and Blind Sight The formal end of apartheid in South Africa frees not only people, but also images the country's racist regime censored and obliterated. A three-night program, "Unshackling the Vision" presents some examples: Nice to…
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wednesday february 14 Blondes Have More Fun? When Marilyn Monroe starred in Some Like It Hot, she was still playing breathy blondes. But Sugar Kane -- her character in the film -- has a sadness and vulnerability absent from gold…
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    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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