Arts & Entertainment

The Sunn O))) Also Ascends

Posted May 2, 2005 by Alee Karim

Let us start with the name.Who is this band that calls themselves Sunn O)))? When asked to describe Sunn O)))’s music I’m always at a loss. For while their cauldron brews diverse strains of modern music including Black Metal, 20th
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Yo Miles!: Up River

Posted April 15, 2005 by E. "Doc" Smith

It has been a while since I last saw the Miles Davis inspired group, Yo Miles! at the Fillmore. The brainchild of Bay Area guitarist Henry Kaiser and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith seemingly play live once a year, and have
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Sweet Honey In The Rock Comes To Zellerbach Hall

Posted April 8, 2005 by E. "Doc" Smith

Long before the rise of Marie Daulne’s Zap Mama in the 1980’s, Bernice Johnson Reagon’s, “Sweet Honey In The Rock”, had been breaking new ground in the 1970’s. From their beginnings with actor Kevin Hook’s D.C. Black Repertory Theater Company,
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The Balboa Theater

Posted March 29, 2005 by E. "Doc" Smith

Gary Meyer has taken ownership of the Balboa and has done a terrific job building awareness around this gem of the outer Avenues. Visit the theater’s Web site to learn more. Gary puts out an email newsletter and has kindly
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‘Motorcycle Diaries’ Director to Speak in Berkeley Friday

Posted March 1, 2005 by E. "Doc" Smith

Walter Salles, the Brazilian director of the Academy Award-winning “The Motorcycle Diaries”, will be at the Center for Latin American Studies on Friday, March 4.Mr. Salles broke onto the international scene with the award-winning 1995 feature Foreign Land. Since then
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Lennon The Musical

Posted February 25, 2005 by "Buzzin" Lee Hartgrave

EXCLUSIVE ONLINE LENNON INTERVIEW OPEN TO PUBLICFans of John Lennon and new musical enthusiasts have a great way the learn more about Lennon and Lennon The Musical as the new show develops with this exclusive Q&A with the Director Don
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Posted February 11, 2005 by Steve Shih

This Saturday, San Francisco’s avant garde dance community will be performing together at the Yerba Buena Center for CounterPULSE’s Dance Floor Benefit, an effort to raise funds for its new home on 1310 Mission Street.According to CounterPULSE executive director Jessica
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Hot Buttered Rum String Band/Margaret Jenkins

Posted February 3, 2005 by E. "Doc" Smith

The Hot Buttered Rum String Band, one of the Bay Area’s hottest up and coming acts brings their undeniably hip bluegrass sound back to San Francisco, headlining The Great American Music Hall this Saturday, February 5th, part of the San
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