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Movie Review: The Hunger Games

Movie Review: The Hunger Games

After the success of the Harry Potter and Twilight franchises, Hollywood studio executives have left no literary stone unturned, hoping to find the next great film franchise. Lionsgate hoped as much when it acquired the film rights to Suzanne Collins’ young adult novel, The Hunger…

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Facundo Argañaraz Divines the Unstable Future of Aesthetics

Facundo Argañaraz Divines the Unstable Future of Aesthetics

Argentinian born artist Facundo Argañaraz will display Rapture Ready: Space Planning and Aesthetics at The Popular Workshop starting Friday March 23 and continuing through April 27.

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Literary Events: Why America Failed, The Reeducation of Cherry Truong & More

Literary Events: Why America Failed, The Reeducation of Cherry Truong & More

This week’s best literary arts events include author appearances by Morris Berman, Dave Eggers and Aimee Phan.

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Gallery Openings: Get Hungry!, David Buckingham & More

Gallery Openings: Get Hungry!, David Buckingham & More

This week’s best gallery openings include SF Station and Lomography’s Get Hungry!, a new show by David Buckingham and a big, juried photography exhibit at RayKo.

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The Creators Project Marries Art With Digital Technology

The Creators Project Marries Art With Digital Technology

Design geeks, software engineers and digital artist-coders came together at Fort Mason Center for The Creators Project, a two-day showcase that honors cross-disciplinary pioneers who engage with digital technology in novel ways.

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Theater Premiers: Eiko and Koma, Japan’s Real Escape Game & More

Theater Premiers: Eiko and Koma, Japan’s Real Escape Game & More

This week’s best theater premiers include Eiko and Koma’s Regeneration at YBCA, The Rita Hayworth of This Generation, and Japan’s latest entertainment craze: Real Escape Game. 

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Movie Review: Casa de mi Padre

Movie Review: Casa de mi Padre

Will Ferrell’s humor is intact but his English isn’t. His latest film finds him in similar comedy territory but this time speaking entirely in Spanish. It may not be his best or funniest film but it’s sure a lot of fun.

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Movie Review: 21 Jump Street

Movie Review: 21 Jump Street

The origins of 21 Jump Street may be lost on the younger generations Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum attract, yet they manage to pull it off anyway. The filmmakers create an understanding with the audience that they’re in on the joke but that they’re still…

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Kool Kid Kreyola Says Enter ‘The Belly of the Beast’

Kool Kid Kreyola Says Enter ‘The Belly of the Beast’

Gadding about town, it’s hard not to stumble upon the sticker bearing the insignia of artist Kool Kid Kreyola aka Erlin Geffrard—it definitely catches the eye.

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D.A. Powell Book Release Celebration At City Lights Bookstore

D.A. Powell Book Release Celebration At City Lights Bookstore

D.A. Powell reads poetry from his new book Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys at City Lights Bookstore, Thursday, March 15, at 7pm.

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‘The Brinksman’ by Cleon Peterson at Guerrero Gallery

‘The Brinksman’ by Cleon Peterson at Guerrero Gallery

A new exhibition by Cleon Peterson titled “The Brinksman” presents a series of paintings that imagine a dystopian world where violence and self-interest predominate and the bonds of community have been broken.

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Literary Events: Dream Memoirs of a Fabulist, I Am Crime & Too Much Magic

Literary Events: Dream Memoirs of a Fabulist, I Am Crime & Too Much Magic

This week’s top literary arts events include reading by Jason Benlevi, Doug Rice, and a crime-ridden Feast of Words.

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