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12/2/2013

"The holidays are pre-moistened now. But they are a moment for people to stop and to assess," says actor Carl Lumbly, who appears in SF Playhouse'... More»

11/4/2013

"I was tentative to write about sex,” says the perpetual bestselling author Amy Tan, who splits her time between Sausalito and... More»

9/13/2013

Nate Jackson's memoir Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival from the Bottom of the Pile is coming out next week. The tight end spent the 2002-3... More»

8/28/2013

After Her, by Joyce Maynard One-sentence blurb: In this novel inspired by a true story, two sisters living at the base... More»

8/6/2013

1. Gardens at 14th and Mission streets once featured a lake, an aquarium, and a track for Roman chariot races. 2. 5,000 Indians killed by Spaniards... More»

5/17/2013

Is a first-time feature that lacks star power and is about one of the saddest, most awful stories in recent Bay Area history worth a two-hour wait in the... More»

4/26/2013

Long limbs  The company opens with the somber “Handel” with six pieces to various baroque concertos, ending with a... More»

2/15/2013

Of all the films at SF Indiefest this weekend, none will leave a mark quite like... More»

1/3/2013

Admittedly, I still haven’t caught up with all 800 or so movies released in 2012, but I’ve seen enough to say it’s been a robust year.... More»

11/7/2012

“Authenticity,” that smug buzzword of the modern food wonk, is an irritating term, and not just because its meaning has been muddied. It’s... More»

10/11/2012

Ten thousand years from now, when urban archaeologists start searching for the origins of gentrified life in the Mission district, they’d be wise to... More»

10/4/2012

Sure, this year’s Mill Valley Film Festival (Oct. 4-14) has its usual share of prerelease peeks at... More»