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Calendar, Night&Day Films From The Diaspota

Films From The Diaspota

The San Francisco International Film Festival may get most of the ink, but it isn’t the only world-spanning film festival happening this weekend, as the Roxie hosts the second biennial San Francisco Global Vietnamese Film Festival on Saturday and Sunday.…
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Calendar, Night&Day Tweddle Thee Thumbs

Tweddle Thee Thumbs

In case you want to see the weirdest list of famous people ever, check Charlie Tweddle's website. The Santa Cruz-area guitar player also makes hats, and that's an understatement. His feather-medallioned, leant-back cowboy hats with fancy sweatstains show up on…
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Film, "Burlesque": Cher and Xtina rehash yesterday's musicals

"Burlesque": Cher and Xtina rehash yesterday's musicals

"She doesn't sing that way because she's had it easy." This is how Tess (Cher), the long-suffering owner of the nightclub at the center of Burlesque, defends her new star, Ali (Christina Aguilera), to the club's jealous, deposed marquee attraction,…
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Calendar, Night&Day Maria Full of Grace Notes

Maria Full of Grace Notes

Divas of the world, unite! At long last, you can see -- though not kiss -- the hem of Maria Callas’ gown. The great soprano, whose voice, acting ability, and outsize personality set the standard for Elvis, Barbra (Streisand, don’t…
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Calendar, Night&Day Fasten Your Seatbelts

Fasten Your Seatbelts

We all have our favorite screen actresses, but none are more steadfast in their affections than gay men. Ask Doris Day, Elizabeth Taylor, or Cher, whose gay fans never wavered (unlike those fickle heteros) after the stars stepped away from…
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Calendar, Night&Day Getting All Dusty

Getting All Dusty

A certain kind of woman makes you wonder: Does her power emanate from her hair, or does her might affect her coiffure? Aretha Franklin, Dolly Parton, Diana Ross, and Cher come to mind immediately, but Dusty Springfield really takes the…
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Calendar, Night&Day Plead Not Guilty

Plead Not Guilty

Listening to a cover of Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'," however skilled, can really give you the karaoke willies. Just as most sing-along nights have a "no Grease" rule, we feel it won't be long before Journey gets 86'ed from the…
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