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2/14/2012

In programmer-novelist Ellen Ullman’s dense, digressive novel of 1970s San Francisco, a lonely, neurotic, unnamed professor, on leave while under... More»

2/14/2012

Tasha DeSerio has some serious salad bona fides. The Berkeley cooking instructor, caterer, and writer not only cooked at Chez Panisse, she contributed to... More»

2/14/2012

One charming feature of Marie Losier’s latest documentary, in local theaters this month, is its total failure of exposition. If The Ballad of... More»

2/14/2012

Over the past 25 years, “noise pop” has evolved beyond the original idea of guitar-heavy, melody-based music. Even so, it’s nice to see... More»

2/8/2012

Last year, when the FBI finally released its trove of documents and recordings concerning Jim Jones and the People’s Temple, Berkeley author Julia... More»

2/6/2012

 Strange but true: At the same time that many smaller, cash-strapped museums have been forced to close, major arts institutions seem to be in the... More»

2/6/2012

Of course, he wants to celebrate with family and friends, but perhaps he’s also trying to get some hometown luck on his side—in more ... More»

2/3/2012

It's been a busy week—Facebook went public, Schwarzenegger... More»

2/2/2012

Two years ago, when Alice radio DJ Hooman Khalili typed “feature film shot on cell phone” into Google, nothing came up—so he got... More»

2/1/2012

The locally produced film Olive is garnering a lot of attention, and not only because it was... More»

1/31/2012

A year ago, San Francisco published a story on celebrity game designer Jane McGonigal and her website... More»

1/23/2012

 Jon Glaser, the star of Adult Swim’s Delocated Witness Protection Program, hosted the evening in a pair of short sparkly shorts, his typical ski... More»