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Calendar, Night&Day The Conversation of Poetry

The Conversation of Poetry

Jack Hirschman made an indelible mark on San Francisco's literary landscape long before he served as the city's Poet Laureate from 2006-2009, and he continues to have a profound impact on the local literary landscape. One of his contributions,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Woo Your Lover with Words at The S.F. International Poetry Fest

Woo Your Lover with Words at The S.F. International Poetry Fest

Not terribly long ago, supermodel Bar Rafaeli was on the cover of Esquire, naked, save for words from Stephen King's cover story about the recession. The two, arguably, had nothing to do with one another, which begged the question:…
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Calendar, Night&Day Can't Beat It

Can't Beat It

Not terribly long ago, supermodel Bar Rafaeli was on the cover of Esquire, naked, save for words from Stephen King's cover story about the recession. The two, arguably, had nothing to do with one another, which begged the question: If…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Lawrence Ferlinghetti Still Knows How to Command a Room

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Still Knows How to Command a Room

It's hard to think of any living person more representative of the spirit of San Francisco than Lawrence Ferlinghetti. This is the man who co-founded City Lights as a bookstore as well as a publishing house, who stood trial on…
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Calendar, Night&Day Poetic Co-conspirators

Poetic Co-conspirators

It’s hard to think of any living person more representative of the spirit of San Francisco than Lawrence Ferlinghetti. This is the man who co-founded City Lights as a bookstore as well as a publishing house, who stood trial on…
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Calendar, Night&Day A Poetry Moment

A Poetry Moment

Here we are, the year nearly finished, and we still do not have a new poet laureate -- O my captain! Did our resident poets not see the tiny item about the search in the Mercury News? Did they have…
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News, The Snitch Rough Sex or Rape? Say 'Velvet'

Rough Sex or Rape? Say 'Velvet'

What's up with this week's weird case of 'SF Lit Dude In Court'? So basically lit scenester Justin Desmangles "stands accused of rape, sodomy by force and assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly using an extension cord to choke…
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The Past Catches Up

A week of celebrations starts Thursday in Manilatown for Home: 30th Anniversary of the International Hotel Eviction. Although it's ancient history, the story of a phalanx of cops who climbed over protesters in the San Francisco neighborhood to throw poor…
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Calendar, Night&Day Bombas Exploding

Bombas Exploding

A highly respected and accomplished array of artists illuminate La Bomba: A Midsummer Night's Benefit for Galería de la Raza. Some of the best performance art in the hemisphere is promised, including the work of Mexico City's Violeta Luna. She's…
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