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10/21/2011

It may be a stretch to think of Toni Morrison as picking up where Shakespeare left off, but that’s more or less what she has done in Desdemona, her... More»

10/21/2011

Outside Lands Getting in With public transportation jammed, some guy in an unmarked white van was shuttling people... More»

10/21/2011

Seventeen years ago, local author Michelle Tea’s award-winning novel Valencia did for young lesbians what On the Road did for the Beat generation.... More»

10/19/2011

CD DUM DUM GIRLS: ONLY IN DREAMS (Sub Pop) If the Dum Dum Girls’ first release, I Will Be, fit nicely... More»

10/19/2011

This fall’s Good Vibrations–sponsored Short Erotic Film Competition, at the Castro Theatre, signaled a new era for this feisty... More»

10/19/2011

Back in the ’60s, Bay Area artists like Richard Diebenkorn and Wayne Thiebaud reacted to the abstract expressionism that was sweeping New York (think... More»

8/25/2011

In 2003, not long after Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game was published, studios opened their doors to pitches for screenplays based on... More»

7/1/2011

After releasing four nonfiction stories in four months, the Atavist, a San Francisco­–conceived mobile publisher, is earning its stripes as a... More»

10/26/2010

Growing up in San Jose in the 1980s, I lived in the shadow of Long Duk Dong, the iconic Chinese exchange student from John Hughes’ teen flick ... More»

4/23/2010

After reading Patricia Marx’s article in the New Yorker about shopping in Brooklyn (“Borough Haul,” March 8), you might think that... More»

10/10/2008

Cleve Jones isn’t used to Hollywood backbiting. The pio­neer­ing gay-rights activist and organizer, best known as a cofounder of the... More»

8/26/2008

Many years ago, someone industrious realized that the fastest way to a city dweller’s heart is a lively party with a free-flowing bar. The last place... More»