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2/17/2012

World-renowned Portuguese vocalist Ana Moura will perform at Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall tomorrow night. Moura’s music, called fado, is deep and... More»

2/17/2012

Vinyl Dreams Party Saturday, February 25 10 p.m.... More»

2/16/2012

How do you commemorate an art movement designed to elude conventional collection and display? “State of Mind,” the current exhibition at the... More»

2/16/2012

If it’s true that teenagers tend to be overemotional, then the proof is in the pages. San Francisco Bay Area native Nina LaCour attempts to... More»

2/15/2012

This winter San Franciscans had to show a little hustle— whether they were navigating rain showers over the Civic Center during the San Francisco... More»

2/15/2012

In her somber first novel, Oakland author and essayist Meredith Maran hits every possible stereotype on the subjects of feminism, liberalism, and lesbianism... More»

2/14/2012

In programmer-novelist Ellen Ullman’s dense, digressive novel of 1970s San Francisco, a lonely, neurotic, unnamed professor, on leave while under... More»

2/14/2012

Tasha DeSerio has some serious salad bona fides. The Berkeley cooking instructor, caterer, and writer not only cooked at Chez Panisse, she contributed to... More»

2/14/2012

One charming feature of Marie Losier’s latest documentary, in local theaters this month, is its total failure of exposition. If The Ballad of... More»

2/14/2012

Over the past 25 years, “noise pop” has evolved beyond the original idea of guitar-heavy, melody-based music. Even so, it’s nice to see... More»

2/8/2012

Last year, when the FBI finally released its trove of documents and recordings concerning Jim Jones and the People’s Temple, Berkeley author Julia... More»