This Week in Sound: Occupy sound

Today, Occupy Cal brings in some music to propel the movement. Cal alumnus Jeff Chang will be one of the open university teachers for the day.  Chang, whose record label helped launch the careers of DJ Shadow, Blackalicious and Lyrics Born, is the winner of numerous literary awards and is
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Saturday in the City

For those not trecking to Stanford for the Big Game, indulge your artsy side in San Francisco. Epicenter of culture and creativity, the city offers gallery openings, special exhibitions, and exciting arts events each weekend. Here are my top must-sees to check out this Saturday: 

Say goodbye to these! Or, an interview with Judy Greer

In the wake of Alexander Payne’s new film “The Descendants,” I had the opportunity to speak with actress Judy Greer, who plays a small but meaningful role alongside George Clooney in this movie. To discuss her role in “The Descendants” in full would require a lot of spoilers, so I
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Occupy Cal: Art and activism

As the crowds converged at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the steps of Sproul Plaza, there were no signs of anxiety or inklings of unfettered anger. Instead, there was music, art and a relaxed environment of visionary enterprise. As the University Gospel Chorus, led by director D. Mark Wilson,
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This Week in Sound: The joys of being 21+

While many shows are usually accessible for most people, there are many shows that are only for those of a certain age. Those of us who can’t legally enjoy alcohol are out of luck for this week’s local shows, but the ones older than the magic number have two chances
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Animation for the adventurous

The phrase “animated film festival” will make most people assume that they should bring along their little niece for the show. But what those people have yet to realize is that animated movies ain’t just for the kiddies. Fortunately, the San Francisco Film Society‘s annual San Francisco International Animation Festival
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