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Guys and Dolls—and Everybody Else
Ian A. Stewart | September 14, 2016

 

Gender-bending is always part of the deal with Hedwig and the Angry Inch. But for the touring Broadway show’s San Francisco run (Oct. 2–30), the producers are taking things...

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This Golden State Podcast: Is Billionaire Democrat Tom Steyer Outspending the Koch Brothers?
Lamar Anderson | September 13, 2016

 

In 2016 alone, billionaire environmentalist...

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Millennium Tower Goes on Trial
Joe Eskenazi | September 13, 2016

 

Leaning, sinking Millennium Tower, the luxury condo skyrise that couldn't, is already...

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Stop, Drop, and Read: Litquake Returns
Ian A. Stewart | September 13, 2016

 

And ye shall know them by their “Reading Is Sexy” totes: The 17-year-old Litquake festival returns this October, featuring nine days of...

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A Youthquake in Wine Country
Anna Roth | September 12, 2016

 

Blood sausage fried rice. Beef tongue yakitori. A potato croquette nestled in a paper wrapper like a McDonald’s hash brown. They’ve all been on the menu at...

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Six Degrees of Flying Lotus
Ian A. Stewart | September 12, 2016

 

Even if the name Flying Lotus—or FlyLo, or Captain Murphy, as he’s sometimes known—doesn’t mean anything to you, the likelihood is that you’re already a fan of...

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Put a Ring on It
Ian A. Stewart | September 9, 2016

 

The Proposal, a multimedia exhibition on display at the San Francisco Art Institute, details the years-long attempt by artist Jill Magid to...

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These Surreal City Maps Are En Route to SFMOMA
Ian A. Stewart | September 9, 2016

 

Four thousand photos may not strike you as excessive in this iPhone age, but whew—get a load of Japanese artist Sohei Nishino’s...

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Make Art, Not War
Annie Tittiger | September 9, 2016

 

San Francisco won the lottery in 1987. That’s when gallerist and curator Cheryl Haines, the mind...

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One to Watch: Mauro Javier Cardenas
Linda Lenhoff | September 8, 2016

 

Mauro Javier Cardenas bursts onto the literary scene with his debut novel, The Revolutionaries Try...

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Fall Bookshelf: Why So Serious?
Linda Lenhoff | September 8, 2016

 

It’s fall: time to put down your beach-companion paperbacks and delve into something weightier. So curl up by the fire, or—hell, it’s warm—head back to the beach, and dig into one...

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Step Inside a SoMa Design Hive
Lauren Murrow | September 7, 2016

 

Interior designer Nicole Hollis is known for creating spaces that conjure a sense of place: a wine country bathroom swathed in pinot-red lacquer; a Japantown hotel ceiling...

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