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Culture, The Exhibitionist "Current Photography From Colombia" Shares the Colombian Experience with S.F.

"Current Photography From Colombia" Shares the Colombian Experience with S.F.

Colombia is a country overflowing with love, pain, faith, and through it all, a sense of survival. It is a nation that has suffered, working hard to not be shrouded in the stereotypical veil of drugs, violence, and scandal.…
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Music, Hear This Quantic: Show Preview

Quantic: Show Preview

The English producer, DJ, composer, and musician Will Holland spent the past seven years writing, performing, and recording music largely in Cali, Colombia, surrounded by local and regional artists, designed mostly for home listening. But Holland, aka Quantic, was itching…
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Calendar, Night&Day Jump!

Jump!

Few sports lend themselves to the cinema as well as the ones featured in the Nor Cal Free Flight Film Festival. Now in its fifth year, the festival is an annual screening of all things "free flight." That's skydiving,…
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Dining, Eat Pop-Up Arepas: Maite Catering Expands Its Reach

Pop-Up Arepas: Maite Catering Expands Its Reach

Constanza Ortiz of Maite Catering pretended to glare at me when I liken arepas to pupusas. She is quick to distinguish between the arepas of her home country, Colombia, and the similar Salvadorean snack, which she assures me are heavier…
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Dining, SFoodie Maite Catering Bringing Colombian Arepas and More to the Bay

Maite Catering Bringing Colombian Arepas and More to the Bay

Constanza Ortiz of Maite Catering pretended to glare at me when I liken arepas to pupusas. She is quick to distinguish between the arepas of her home country, Colombia, and the similar Salvadorean snack which she assures me are heavier…
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Calendar, Night&Day Step Dance

Step Dance

Long before electro-cumbia became the latest club style to break out in the States, Richard Blair was exploring electronic-Latin fusions en route to his new home in Colombia. Along with fellow Brit Will “Quantic” Holland, he pioneered club-friendly concoctions that…
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Calendar, Night&Day Teatro de Vecinos

Teatro de Vecinos

Mexican theater company Tutiatro is a wide-ranging but small troupe. It must be streamlined from traveling so much, having jetted to Venezuela, Colombia, France, and plenty of other far-off lands. At “Encuentro de Teatro,” the group performs a slate of…
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Calendar, Night&Day Auto Immune

Auto Immune

We city folks like to think we’re fitter than our dilatory suburban counterparts, but we rarely get the chance to take a bit of cardio without having to wait for a traffic light. In places like Hong Kong and Colombia,…
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News, The Snitch Van + Ski Masks + Murder = San Francisco Or Colombia?

Van + Ski Masks + Murder = San Francisco Or Colombia?

In terrifying local news: A man riding in a van in Potrero Hill was shot dead by two men wearing ski masks yesterday afternoon at about 1:30, after which the van crashed into a cul-de-sac railing. At least the murderers…
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Calendar, Night&Day By The Light of the Moon

By The Light of the Moon

Lunafest, a traveling women's film festival, features nine films made by women from seriously international backgrounds. The auteurs span Korea, Iceland, Colombia, and many other countries. Breaking Boundaries: The Sondra Van Ert Story, a documentary by Jennifer Grace, is bound…
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Calendar, Night&Day Cartoon Art

Cartoon Art

Painter Jorge Jurado's work at "A Multitude of Memories" reminds us of Jeopardy, if Alex Trebek's show were designed by a stylish guy from Colombia. Using layers of images, his canvases come off like a clever quiz -- viewers at…
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Best of San Francisco, Food & Drink

Best Coffee Beans

We know of an expatriate San Franciscan now living in New York who appreciates the Big Apple's accelerated pacing and seasonal vicissitudes but cannot survive without her regular shipment of Graffeo dark roast. A grind, a brew, and a sip…
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Calendar, Halloween

REAL ASTROLOGY For an Unreal World

Aries (March 21-April 19): Catholic philosopher John O'Donohue champions the concept of anam cara, Gaelic for "soul friendship." This is more than an alliance based on common interests or mutual exploitation. It's not the kind of connection that arises out…
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