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Couldn’t afford Coachella tickets? Go celebrate the blossoming of cherries instead! The 48th annual Cherry Blossom Festival will occur over the next two weekends in San Francisco’s Japantown. Check out all the performances and exhibits that make this festival so well known — the best part is that most events
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tUnE-yArDs, the brainchild of musician Merrill Garbus, sounds about as self-aware as Ted Cruz. The music project’s beats ostensibly cater to those of the perpetually strung-out variety — but also to the twee and the defensively bohemian and the young and merry who siphon energy off the very notion of
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In philosophy news, Immanuel Kant’s home was marked with graffiti that reads: “Kanit is a moron.” Jokes abound, news reports stated, “With Arthur Schopenhauer dead for 155 years, however, authorities start off with few strong leads.” Read more here. –Curan Mehra Matter Mag published this haunting account of individual realities
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Four years after their first full-length album release, Awolnation will release their second album, Run, this Tuesday, March 17, through Red Bull Records. Three singles from the album have already dropped causing high anticipation for the remaining 11 tracks. The band can only hope that this album will be as
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The Hechinger Report provides offbeat and necessary insight into the United States educational system. Pieces run the gamut from data-driven analyses and commentaries to op-eds and other contributory articles — all of which focus on education policy and its effects. Though the articles are inherently interesting, they are made even
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The “36 Questions” installation on top of Bernal Hill in San Francisco will only remain up through Saturday. The time is now to take your loved one and ask them the engraved questions on the antique wooden chest while enjoying the scenic view of the city. The project has heightened
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The great Eddie Murphy returned to “Saturday Night Live” for the first time in 30 years last week, albeit with an underwhelming performance. After an extraordinarily laudatory introduction from Chris Rock, Murphy walked onstage and simply thanked the audience for their appreciation — no jokes, no impressions. For those expecting more,
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The brief online description declares: Feathers will fly! It’s still unclear who, exactly, has the means to destroy a real down-filled pillow. But why not find out? San Francisco’s recurring Valentine’s Day pillow fight is scheduled for Saturday at the Justin Herman Plaza around dusk. No charge — just bring
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The de Young Museum’s exhibition “Keith Haring: The Political Line” is eccentric and arousing and totally psychosexual. Haring specifically questions the plights of a conservative 1980s American society, but he more broadly contends with the extraordinary capacities of humanity. If you’re looking for a brief existential excursion, make the trek
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