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    Calendar, Night&Day <i>Earth Days</i>

    Earth Days

    Veteran doc maker Robert Stone (Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst, Oswald’s Ghost) assembles nine talking, graying heads to reminisce about the origins of the environmental movement in the U.S., which kicked off in earnest in 1962 with the publication…
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    Culture, Encore

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    7 Sins. Halfway through James Judd's entertaining 75-minute solo show, it dawns on you: Who the hell is this guy and why am I laughing so hard? While autobiographical one-person shows are nothing new, it's one thing to keep an…
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    Culture, Stagecap

    7 Sins

    Halfway through James Judd's entertaining 75-minute solo show at Theatre Rhinoceros' studio, it dawns on you: Who the hell is this guy and why am I laughing so hard? While autobiographical one-person shows are nothing new, it's one thing to…
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    Film, What About Patty?

    What About Patty?

    Well, it was a good idea. Of the sensational scandals that have captured America's attention over the last half-century, the kidnapping of Patricia Hearst is surely among the most cinematic: A photogenic heiress is wrenched from the arms of her…
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    Film, Reps Etc.

    Reps Etc.

    Commentary by Gregg Rickman (greggr1@mindspring.com). Times compiled from information available Tuesday; it's always advisable to call for confirmation. Price given is standard adult admission; discounts often apply for students, seniors, and members. We're interested in your film or video event.…
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    News, Feature The Dilemma of Sara Jane Olson

    The Dilemma of Sara Jane Olson

    On June 29, several dozen people gathered in a windowless room in San Francisco's Mission District to hear ex-federal fugitive Sara Jane Olson talk about why she is on trial for the attempted murder of two Los Angeles police officers…
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    Calendar, Night&Day

    Night & Day

    Wednesday July 21 New Face of the Blues When she belts out "I Always Get My Man," Shemekia Copeland sounds remarkably confident, especially for someone who's barely old enough to date. The 19-year-old blues prodigy may have gotten a head…
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    Calendar, Halloween

    Slap Shots

    Jazz, Blues and Patty Hearst It's a cold late Monday afternoon at the new Boom Boom Room on Fillmore at Geary, the revamped Jacks Bar now owned by Bay Area blues legend John Lee Hooker. Outside, the rain is pouring…
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    Music,

    The House of Tudor

    Sometimes, when you're wishing for a week of Sundays, you wind up with seven Wednesdays. This year the cornucopia of pre-Thanksgiving events should be perverse enough to insulate you from even the most dysfunctional of New Jersey family reunions held…
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    News, Feature

    Talking Therapy

    "Suicide is silly and it is a waste of your own potential, your whole potential. Think what you could do if you would not internalize that violence by self-destruction." -- Jim Jones in a speech one month before the 1978…
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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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