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Culture, The Exhibitionist Reimagined and In Color: "I Love Lucy" Leaves the TV for the Stage

Reimagined and In Color: "I Love Lucy" Leaves the TV for the Stage

Any actress who takes on the iconic role of Lucille Ball must be massively talented, or completely crazy — possibly both. Luckily for San Franciscans, the slapstick-adept Thea Brooks brings an authentic Lucy to SHN’s run of I Love…
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Calendar, Night&Day A Little Is a Lot

A Little Is a Lot

“Gay men made me the woman I am today,” Selene Luna has said. This line gets uproarious laughter onstage, but she's serious. The performer, who stands less than four feet tall, says she has found solidarity with fellow outsiders in…
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Film, Rep Showtimes

Art House

Artists' Television Access. "L.A. Plays Itself": Two porn films made by Fred Halsted in 1972: the titular feature and Sex Garage. Wed., July 16, 8 p.m., $6. "Open Screening": Community film and video night. Thu., July 17, 8 p.m. $5.…
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Film, All Yours

All Yours

Most movies intend to entertain or inform us, or maybe take our minds momentarily off personal problems -- that bullet-riddled body in the trunk, say, or Aunt Edna's arrest for shoplifting doughnuts. Presumably, no picture really means to make an…
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Calendar, See/Be Seen Keep Pushing It

Keep Pushing It

THURS 4/7 Remember Madonna wannabes, those throngs of teenage girls in fishnet stockings and neon-pink tops, with huge bows in their blond hair and three inches of dark roots? Honestly, we're surprised we haven't seen more revivals of this 1980s…
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Music, House of Tudor House of Tudor

House of Tudor

Depending on your age, you might remember Ann Miller as the comely brunette who danced atop a soup can in an early '70s Heinz commercial, or you could recall her as the luscious "showgirl with the heart of gold" who…
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Dining, Social Grace

Deadly Sin of the Week: Greed

Dear Social Grace, I enjoy your column and am concerned about today's general atmosphere of selfishness and lack of manners. After reading your response to the question from a soon-to-be-married couple who weren't registered but hoped for cash gifts [Nov.…
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Calendar, Halloween

REAL ASTROLOGY For an Unreal World

Aries (March 21-April 19): Are you familiar with gargoyles? On Gothic buildings, they were the grotesque stone creatures designed to scare away evil spirits. I suggest you acquire a scary guardian like a gargoyle to assist you this week. You…
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