Addy Bhasin’s Picks of the Week

“Paul Klee’s Circus” at SFMOMA A selection of prints and drawings by Expressionist artist Paul Klee will spend its last two days at SFMOMA this weekend. If you’re into abstract sketches of clowns and acrobats (or if you don’t know it yet), bid adieu to the series of circus-inspired drawings
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ArCATypes: And Best Speaker goes to …

Every year, dozens of these ceremonies pop out metal mini statues like popcorn — which would seem to devalue the act of being honored. But these ceremonies all culminate in the Oscars, which provides the ultimate form of career justification in the most widely consumed storytelling medium today.
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Lu Han’s Picks of the Week

If you have to miss out on Noise Pop or just can’t get enough of riding the chillwave, Washed Out, Toro Y Moi and Young Magic are headlining a free party this Friday.
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ArCATypes: Beying a diva

I guess you could say that I know a few things about divas. I got into Berkeley with an essay I wrote about dressing as a caricature of Gloria Gaynor while rocking my rendition of “I Will Survive.”
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ArCATypes: A letter to my lovers

I’ve seen the rankings of good-looking gents. I am a frequenter of the Smouldering Men Appreciation Society on Tumblr. And my Internet history is filled with various “shirtless” Google image search results. Seriously, Google “shirtless Mark Wahlberg.” You’re welcome. So basically, I have a lot of credibility when it comes
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Braulio Ramirez’s Picks of the Week

1. Contemporary Writers Series: Joyce Carol Oates “Who the hell is Joyce Carol Oates?” you ask. Only one of the world’s greatest contemporary writers who’s been nominated for the Nobel Prize three times and who also happens to teach at UC Berkeley. For her reading, head on over to Oakland’s
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ArCATypes: Falling out boys

Following the aftermath of Queen Bey(once)’s legendary Superbowl performance comes even more riveting music news: Fall Out Boy has ended the incredibly oppressive hiatus that has deprived so many lives for the past four years. Okay, I’ll admit that I have yet to cross paths with a human being outside
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Jessica Pena’s Picks of the Week

1. “Zoolander” at United Artists Have you ever wondered what it would be like to see a really, really ridiculously good-looking man?  Do you wear a piano-key necktie to your friends’ joint funerals after they perished during the ignorant bliss of a post-orange mocha frappuccino gasoline fight? If you said
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ArCATypes: Laying down J. Law

My recent addiction to Tumblr has not only led me to observe confessions involving food and porn, but also the ubiquitous presence of actress Jennifer Lawrence in the gifs (and hearts) of so many creepers, including me. Her lustrous blonde hair and striking blue eyes mesmerize as she mouths seemingly
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Art Siriwatt’s Picks of the Week

  1. ‘Bullet to the Head’ opens in theaters Considering that the title of this movie is “Bullet to the Head,” I doubt there will be any confusion on what this movie is about. Starring Sylvester Stallone and directed by Walter Hill, whose last decent action movie was “The Warriors,”
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