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Group Works to Open Shuttered Divisadero Theater

Group Works to Open Shuttered Divisadero Theater

An open community forum is planned for Monday, May 7, to garner support for the Harding Theater Revitalization Project—a community group dedicated to transforming the old and sadly abandoned Harding Theater on Divisadero Street into a nonprofit center for the arts.

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Movie Review: The Avengers

Movie Review: The Avengers

When news broke that geek god Joss Whedon was handed the keys to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, some comic-book fans reacted with surprise, others with consternation, some with doubt, others with incredulity, and some, those with more foresight than the others, with cautious optimism…

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The Sketches of Joel Phillips

The Sketches of Joel Phillips

Recent Westmont College grad Joel Phillips presents a series of his latest sketches at the newest gallery to move into the Central Market neighborhood, Satellite 66.

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Jane Lynch in Conversation

Jane Lynch in Conversation

Gleeks rejoice! Jane Lynch–the caustic track-suit-wearing high school coach of FOX’s Glee–comes to San Francisco for a chat Sunday, May, 6 at the iconic Grace Cathedral Church.

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Getting Personal With the Occupy Oakland Movement

Getting Personal With the Occupy Oakland Movement

International Worker’s Day or May Day only comes once a year but the individuals involved in the Occupy Oakland movement are constantly battling for the rights of workers and seeking to attract more national attention to the issue of inequality.

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Movie Review: The Hunter

Movie Review: The Hunter

At it’s core, The Hunter is a meditation on man vs. nature and man vs. animal. Much of the film rests on the shoulders of Willem Dafoe and he carries it with aplomb. It doesn’t demand attention, instead slowly building upon itself scene after scene…

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Movie Review: The Raven

Movie Review: The Raven

While The Raven is seemingly only titled so because it’s Edgar Allen Poe’s most famous poem, the idea behind the film isn’t a terrible one. Unfortunately, due mostly to a lacking script, the film just isn’t that interesting.

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Art That Glows at SOMArts

Art That Glows at SOMArts

Luminous artwork comes to SOMArts Friday April 27, 2012 as part of the Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party.

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Global Meets Local in the Work of Tomokazu Matsuyama

Global Meets Local in the Work of Tomokazu Matsuyama

Artist Tomokazu Matsuyama presents a new solo exhibition at the Frey Norris gallery starting May 3, 2012.

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The Victorian Avant-Garde at the Legion of Honor

The Victorian Avant-Garde at the Legion of Honor

Because of the rapid growth of modernism as an artistic movement in the early 1900s, the works of cutting-edge Victorian artists that predated and influenced the subsequent generation were often overshadowed.

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Movie Review: The Lucky One

Movie Review: The Lucky One

It’s difficult, if not impossible, to accept that Scott Hicks, the same Scott Hicks who directed the Oscar-winning Shine sixteen years ago, also directed The Lucky One, the latest romantic drama adapted from a Nicholas Sparks novel.

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Opening Night Review: SF International Film Festival

Opening Night Review: SF International Film Festival

The city warmed up just in time for the opening night of the SF International Film Festival at Castro Theatre, ushering in another great season of film, events and an all around good time. The festival’s 55th year, dedicated to the late Executive Director Graham…

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