Documentary gives guided tour of David Bowie exhibit

David Bowie, cultural icon. David Bowie, sex symbol. David Bowie, software developer. Yes, you read that last one correctly. The glam rocker now dabbles in a different creative process: making lyric-producing software that spits out a cornucopia of song-worthy phrases. He calls it the “Verbicizer.” This surprising revelation is just
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Love defies physics in ‘The Theory of Everything’

“The Theory of Everything,” directed by James Marsh and written by Anthony McCarten, is based on Jane Hawking’s autobiography “Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen.” Against the backdrop of her husband, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking’s (Eddie Redmayne) academic endeavors, the film traces Jane (Felicity Jones) and Stephen’s relationship from
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Documentary explores local Occupy the Farm movement

On Friday, “Occupy the Farm” had its world premiere at the United Artists cinema on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley. Crowds packed the theater, eager to hear the story of the 2012 land-use scuffle between the UC Berkeley administration and a group of community farmers seeking to use acres of university-owned
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Turner biopic illuminates, impresses

Can you separate the art from the artist? This evocative question usually presents itself when the artist or their work is controversial in nature. Upon its posing, emotional temperament and personal history become an asterisk hanging above a seminal work, dragging eyes away and adding to them a contextual lens
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