We are living in the Golden Age of Television

What’s your favorite TV show? This used to be a simple question. “The Twilight Zone,” I’d answer, nervously feigning some sort of classical intellectualism. My family didn’t have cable, and I felt obliged to answer with a series that was representative of what’s traditionally deemed the “Golden Age of Television”
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Jose Gonzalez is a meditating soul on ‘Vestiges and Claws’

For 12 years Jose Gonzalez has been making solo contributions to the indie music scene with his soothing vocals and rhythmic acoustic guitar. Known for soft-spoken, poetic lyrics and alluring guitar phrases, the skilled musician has come a long way since his first album, “Veneer.” Gonzalez’s most recent release, “Vestiges
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Rockers go wild for The Garden in Oakland performance

The Garden brothers, Fletcher and Wyatt Shears, have a lot going for them. From modeling for the likes of Hedi Slimane in the Yves Saint Laurent 2013 Fall Menswear show to being considered the next generation of the United States’ punk scene, they’ve got a strangely diverse repertoire for being
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Lotus Creates a Rhythmic World at Regency Ballroom

It would be hard to find someone who harmonizes as chaotically as Lotus does.  On a pulsating February night at the Regency Ballroom, the electronic jam band created more than an ambience of energy — Lotus conceived a world, although polluted with cigarette smoke and smells of incense, where colorful light
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Daily Cal Arts’ picks for Oscars best-dressed

This year, the Oscars faced controversy, and the telecasted show featured everything from a creepy John Travolta to Lady Gaga slaying her “Sound of Music” homage. Yet the Oscars wouldn’t be the Oscars without everybody’s favorite hot topic: the fashion. So here it is — the best dressed list. We’ve
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You Blew It! makes no mistakes in San Francisco show

After a year of nonstop touring as support for some of the biggest bands in the emo-punk scene, Florida-based You Blew It! has finally embarked on their first nationwide headlining tour. “We weren’t even supposed to come to San Francisco on this tour,” lead singer Tanner Jones admitted during their
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Saint Motel deliver exuberant live performance

The four members of the Los Angeles band Saint Motel got together in 2009 when they met at film school in Southern California. They have since produced one full-length record and two LPs, the latest released last year and titled “My Type.” A/J Jackson leads the band on vocals, Aaron
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