Arauco in Concert

Posted April 20, 2004 by E. "Doc" Smith

Many years ago I became a big fan of the Peruvian group, Los Colchakis, and later, the guitar duo Strunz and Farah. I may have found yet another group to move me in much the same way. Arauco is a
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Ammunition Against The Alamo: A Film Review

Posted April 19, 2004 by Richard Marquez

“But keeping politics out of movie reviews, I’d argue, is precisely what makesit easy to cheer and celebrate such CNN ‘movies’ – or ‘turkey shoots’ – as OPERATION DESERT STORM and WAR IN THE GULF.”— Jonathan Rosenbaum, Movies as Politics
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Rudy’s Errant Mission

Rudy’s Errant Mission

Posted April 19, 2004 by Randy Shaw

Rudy Nothenberg testifies before the Building Commission today, one month after Mayor Newsom appointed him “special monitor: to investigate the Department of Building Inspection. While Newsom’s action was praised by the San Francisco Chronicle, his choice of Nothenberg raises questions.
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It’s Gothic Time In Berkeley

Posted April 18, 2004 by "Buzzin" Lee Hartgrave

Jane Eyre, Rebecca, Gaslight, Dracula, Werewolf, Hound of the Baskervilles and The Mummy. Take bits and pieces of all these gothic myths and you get The Mystery of Irma Vep. It’s a spoof of course. However, the key to it’s
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Kill Bill: Volume II

Posted April 18, 2004 by Sarah Cohen

I do not tolerate violence well and so as you can imagine, I was hesitant to see Kill Bill: Volume I. But after a good and intelligent friend pleaded with me to see it, I built up my intestinal fortitude
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Over 1500 Rallied for Kids on April 15

Posted April 18, 2004 by Margaret Brodkin

The crowd was stupendous – the biggest to ever attend a San Francisco rally for children. Parents pushing strollers, babies in snugglies, pre-schoolers in matching t-shirts, youth with their adult mentors, representatives of the Youth Commission, Beacon Centers, community centers
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