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    Calendar, Night&Day Blizzard of Oz

    Blizzard of Oz

    Author Lyman Frank Baum claimed The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was simply “a modernized fairy tale” for children but, even in 1900, the story resonated deeply with American adults. In Oz, the heroes’ traits were self-reliance, ingenuity, optimism, and gumption;…
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    Calendar, Night&Day Pull Back the Curtain

    Pull Back the Curtain

    The lunatic is on the grass. Or in this case, asphalt and concrete. The identity of the acid-test pioneer who first paired Dark Side of the Moon with The Wizard of Oz is lost in the mists of ’90s history.…
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    Film, Cat People

    Cat People

    The loudest noise on the soundtrack of Duma is the gentle purr of a cheetah -- specifically, that of Duma, the pet of a 12-year-old South African boy. Cheetahs, when content, do purr, a pleasant truth seized upon by Bay…
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    The President of Oz

    This year's elections are an occasion for very mild celebration on at least one level. We've been mercifully spared much of the race-baiting and fearmongering and innuendoes about patriotism or integrity that have soiled the last few national contests. On…
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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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