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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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The Self Portraits of Cindy Sherman

The Self Portraits of Cindy Sherman

Photographer Cindy Sherman has been producing self-portraits since the mid 1970s that deconstruct and play with the idea of identity and photography as a medium of visual representation.

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Narrowing the Gap Between Science and the Humanities

Narrowing the Gap Between Science and the Humanities

Art and science get cozy at Southern Exposure in new exhibition Intimate Science, which focuses on the work of a number of artist-researchers who draw inspiration from multiple disciplines.

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Jonathan Moscone in Conversation

Jonathan Moscone in Conversation

As part of the monthly Arts in Dialogue series at the The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District, playwright and director Jonathan Moscone will be speaking live about local art and culture with SF Appeal Editor, Eve Batey.

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Preview: 55th SF International Film Festival

Preview: 55th SF International Film Festival

The San Francisco International Film Festival, the longest running American film festival, is back for it’s 55th year. With nearly 175 film screenings, the film festival celebrates innovative and original films April 19 through May 3.

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