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    Let It Shine

    Mike Shine has a way of turning the strange into the familiar. He mixes carnivals, Nordic mythology, and surf-and-skate culture — and by the time he’s done with them, they seem like a natural fit. His subtly disturbing otherworldly characters…
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    Fun: The Concept

    "Hi, I'm Zippy the Pinhead," says Bryce Beyerly, who does an eerily good impersonation of Bill Griffith's legendary cartoon character, "and I'm totally committed to the festive mode." Beyerly wears a polka-dotted dressing gown and a little bow at the…
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    Scrolling through the pages of the Web magazine Salon is like living a surreal dream. Whimsical, yet haunting drawings illustrate bawdy, yet thoughtful stories. At's newly acquired division,, cafe-intellectual intimates communicate anonymously. In the upper right-hand corner of…
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    Burb Is the Word

    With Wonderland, filmmaker John O'Hagan finally confirms what many of us have long suspected: 1) Cities can't compete with the kind of weirdness that goes on behind closed suburban doors; and 2) Eddie Money is a big dork. The documentary…
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    wednesday october 15 Yes, But Is It Art? Nearly two weeks ago, 60 Minutes made the startling discovery that there's some bad modern art out there; between assertions that modern art isn't like classical art and that modern art makes…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    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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