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Calendar, Night&Day Beautiful Dreams

Beautiful Dreams

Enter a dreamlike world of Brobdingnagians when the Carpetbag Brigade brings modern dance on stilts to Dance Mission Theater. Artistic director Jay Ruby's Callings, a piece on superstition and the search for meaning, is lyrical, acrobatic, and extreme, using…
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News, Feature Bordering on Revolution: America's War on Mexicans Has Gone Too Far

Bordering on Revolution: America's War on Mexicans Has Gone Too Far

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia wasn't merely skeptical; he appeared contemptuous of the Justice Department's argument trying to stop Arizona's cops from deporting undocumented Mexicans. "But if, in fact, somebody who does not belong in this country is in Arizona,…
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News, The Snitch Cindy Chang, Sunday School Teacher, Released After Three-Week Detention at Arizona Immigration Checkpoint

Cindy Chang, Sunday School Teacher, Released After Three-Week Detention at Arizona Immigration Checkpoint

Cindy Chang was driving from San Jose to Phoenix for a friend's wedding early this month when she was stopped at an immigration checkpoint in Eloy, Ariz. These structures are common this close to the border. Chang, a 26-year old Sunday…
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News, Letters

SF Weekly Letters

Postal Delivers Giving thought to the disgruntled postal workers: I've never really thought much about how the word "going postal" came about . I didn't know it stemmed from disgruntled postal workers. There really is…
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News, The Snitch Giants Spring Training: A San Franciscan's Guide via Google Maps

Giants Spring Training: A San Franciscan's Guide via Google Maps

The fact that Buster Posey is off the disabled list gives Giants fans even more reason to flock to Arizona for spring training this weekend. Simply put: Everyone is eager to see their favorite Giants catcher back in action after…
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News, Letters

SF Weekly Letters

Obama Says No to Toke Federal focus should be stronger on alcohol: As far as I am concerned, the Feds should do the same thing regarding alcohol . Alcohol has killed more people…
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News, Feature Obama's War on Weed: President Attacks Medical Marijuana

Obama's War on Weed: President Attacks Medical Marijuana

Download the No We Can't poster. The new federal crackdown on medical marijuana announced on Oct. 7 by the four California U.S. Attorneys sent chills throughout the industry. It was a stunning reversal by the Obama administration. Only two…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist W. Kamau Bell Goes South of the "Border" with Laughter Against the Machine

W. Kamau Bell Goes South of the "Border" with Laughter Against the Machine

I'm on tour with Laughter…
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News, The Snitch Medical Marijuana Bills Killed by Odd Bedfellows -- Labor and Business Groups

Medical Marijuana Bills Killed by Odd Bedfellows -- Labor and Business Groups

Public safety and jobs. To a California politician, they are the bread and butter -- if bread and butter means getting elected, that is. There are fewer worse labels for a politician than "job-killer" or the pejorative "soft on crime."You'd…
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Culture, Artcap

Sandow Birk: "American Qur'an," and Al Farrow: "Reliquaries"

Since 2004, Sandow Birk has painstakingly drawn an English-language version of the Quran, with an emphasis on "drawn." Birk's holy book is meant to be appreciated as gallery fare — to be gazed at for the modern paintings of U.S.…
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News, The Snitch Facebook Page Dedicated to Sending George Gascón Back to Arizona

Facebook Page Dedicated to Sending George Gascón Back to Arizona

San Francisco liberals aren't going to let an easy target like George Gascón get away.A legion of anti-Gascón San Franciscans have launched their own Facebook page, "Send George Gascón Back to Arizona," dedicated to rounding up progressive voters to oppose…
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News, The Snitch Alex Clemens Helps Establish Scholarship Fund For Arizona Shooting Victim Gabe Zimmerman

Alex Clemens Helps Establish Scholarship Fund For Arizona Shooting Victim Gabe Zimmerman

It was only yesterday that Alex Clemens and Jonathan Klein went live with their scholarship fund in memory of Arizona shooting victim, Gabe Zimmerman, and already they have raised more than $4,000. The two San Francisco residents don't have any…
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News, The Snitch The Real Message of Jared Loughner

The Real Message of Jared Loughner

There's been a lot of ink devoted to analyzing Jared Loughner's motivations in the shooting rampage that left U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) seriously wounded and six others, including a 9-year-old girl, dead. Much of the press attention has focused…
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News, Sidebar

Fantasy Voter Fraud

Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was dissed by Russell Pearce over Prop 200's dismissal. In late October, days before the election, state Senator Russell Pearce directed his e-mail wrath at retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, whom he…
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News, Feature Held Captive

Held Captive

Maria was drifting off to sleep on the bedroom floor. She could hear women getting raped in the next room. But she didn't hear screams — she heard the laughter of male guards. The women had been drugged, as had…
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News, Letters

SF Weekly Letters

Squawking About Live Chicken Sales So beaking wrong: I'm the person organizing protests of the live poultry vendors at the U.N. Plaza farmers' market ("Fowl Play," Chris Roberts, Sucka Free City, 8/4). The fact that I'm vegan was featured in…
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News, Arizona and America Join Joe Arpaio in Rushing to Inquire: Are Your Papers in Order?

Arizona and America Join Joe Arpaio in Rushing to Inquire: Are Your Papers in Order?

Editor's note: Following publication of this article, U.S. District Judge Susan R. Bolton enjoined the state of Arizona from enacting key provisions of state Senate Bill 1070. Though the law’s most dangerous sections were put on pause, pending the outcome…
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Culture, Art Mika Rottenberg's <i>Squeeze</i> uses real people to imagine unreal worlds

Mika Rottenberg's Squeeze uses real people to imagine unreal worlds

Feminist art" is what SFMOMA calls Mika Rottenberg's work. Here's another label: "Chick flicks for thinking men and women." She uses people she finds in public or via the Internet to act out scenes of odd behavior. How odd? How…
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News, Welcome to Mi Pueblito, Washington

Welcome to Mi Pueblito, Washington

At age 17, Sergio Marquez left his hometown in the Mexican state of Michoacán and traveled to the small U.S. town of Wapato, located amid the fertile farmlands of Washington's Yakima Valley. Even in Mexico, he had heard about the…
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Calendar, Night&Day Alto Means "Cut It Out?"

Alto Means "Cut It Out?"

This past May, a caravan of working people from San Francisco headed to Phoenix, Ariz., not to swing woods and irons, but to join a protest against the state’s recent anti-immigrant law, SB 1070. Our fine town sent folks from…
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