Bands benefit LGBT youth at Great American Music Hall

On Saturday night, eccentric and entertaining indie-pop bands Local Hero and Princeton lit up the stage at the world-renowned Great American Music Hall in San Francisco as a part of the official SF Pride event “It Gets Indie.” The show, put on by passionate 14-year-old Noah Hornik, helped raise money
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Custom Screening: The vagina dialogue

It seems that everyone this week had something to say about the word “vagina.” Last Thursday, Republicans in the Michigan House of Representatives objected to State Representative Lisa Brown’s use of the word “vagina” during a debate about birth control, prompting a global debate about the word’s use. A week
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DIIV: Oshin

DIIV is more than just a band: it’s an idea. Despite forming less than a year ago, the shoegaze, dream pop band’s first release, Oshin, sounds nothing like a debut. This observation is astonishing, considering that the majority of the songs on the album were written during May of last
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Eve Ensler’s new play packs ‘Emotional’ punch

Tears were shed Friday night at the world premiere of Eve Ensler’s “Emotional Creature” at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Ensler — Tony Award-winning playwright of the renown “The Vagina Monologues” —  brings forth a new play based on her New York Times best-selling novel of the same name under the
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Large Professor: Professor @ Large

Real heads (hip-hop enthusiasts) know. That’s another way of saying most people reading this have Main Source’s watershed classic Breaking Atoms. A more pithy way of stating would be that those same cats downloaded the long-delayed (over 10 years) The LP from a source the RIAA would probably take issue
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Lack of dimension found in ‘My White Friends’

When you walk into Rayko Photo Center with the intention of viewing their new gallery show, it won’t be immediately obvious where you should look. The elaborate workspace and gallery in downtown San Francisco offers racks of photo prints and high ceilings with vintage cameras mounted onto them. After a
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Lincoln brings fresh blood to cliche vampire films

At first sight, previews for “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” spurred the only thought that could overshadow the blatant absurdity of its title: “Do we really need more vampire movies?” The answer to that question, of course, is no. Interestingly enough this film succeeds in not only separating itself from much of today’s vampire rage.
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