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08 Nov 2016

We wanna send you to see Frances McDormand!

  Acclaimed actress Frances McDormand has appeared in numerous films including Fargo, Burn After Reading, Mississippi Burning, Moonrise Kingdom, and my favorite movie, Wonder Boys.  While her Oscar-winning performance as a tenacious Minnesota police officer in the Coen brothers’ film Fargo brought her widespread fame, her supporting roles and her uncompromising approach to acting had

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17 Mar 2015

Win Tickets To Tavi Gevinson @ Commonwealth Club SF!

  Tavi Gevinson – In conversation with Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket, Author; Screenwriter; Accordionist It’s quite possible that Tavi Gevinson is the most influential 18-year-old in America. Despite the fact that she just graduated from high school, her résumé includes blogging phenom, magazine editor, writer, movie actress and Broadway star.

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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09 Mar 2015

Win Tickets to Talib Kweli: Race, Justice and Hip Hop @ Castro Theatre

    Talib continues to speak out against the militarization of the police force, the prison industrial complex, and institutionalized racism. Considered one of the most lyrically gifted and socially aware rappers of our time, Talib feels that artists have a responsibility to the communities that support their careers. Hear

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06 Jan 2015

Win Tickets to Dr. Cornel West @ Castro Theatre!

  Join us for what marks Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 86th birthday to celebrate the legacy and life of Dr. King with Dr. Cornel West. Praised by The New York Times for his “ferocious moral vision” and hailed by Newsweek as “an elegant prophet with attitude,” Dr. Cornel West

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27 Mar 2012

Hear Patti Smith Talk About “Just Kids”: FREE at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

Patti Smith is pretty much the quintessential New York icon.  No matter how you slice it, that lady is badass.  For this reason, the whole of New York City– and hip people everywhere– collectively peed their pants over her recent book about her relationship with artist Robert Mapplethorpe, Just Kids.

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13 Dec 2011

See Art Collective “My Barbarian,” FREE at NYU This Thursday

I don’t know about you, but I like my social and political commentary with some rhinestones and jazz hands.  For this reason, Los Angeles-based collective My Barbarian is totally awesome.  Using theatrical performance and video installations to comment on historical dilemmas and current political crises, the trio– Malik Gaines, Jade

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16 May 2011

Let’s Talk Particle Physics!

I exist in the realm of unicorns and rainbows. I like a glass of wine, a spinning record, and a fanciful retelling of an unfortunate seduction. Personally, I can’t imagine anything more boring than something called “particle physics.” But even if you are like me, you might enjoy tonight’s talk,

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02 May 2011

Curbing Consumption: A Money-Saving Lecture for Broke Asses

Despite its annoying, clipboard-carrying solicitors stationed on the sidewalk outside every grocery store in this town, Greenpeace’s heart has always been in the right place. So it’s fitting that former Greenpeace CEO Paul Gilding is the brains behind tonight’s talk, “Curbing Consumption: Forming a New Economic Model,” sponsored by the

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