Picks of the week: Cultural excursions

There is something magical about being able to simulate travelling the world without boarding an international flight. Thanks to the Bay Area’s vast diversity, it’s easy to explore another culture without the jet lag. For those who would otherwise be stuck in Berkeley with no fun summer vacation to speak
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From screen to canvas: Spoke Art celebrates Stanley Kubrick

What do Steven Spielberg, “The Simpsons” and San Francisco’s Spoke Art Gallery have in common? All three have paid homage to Stanley Kubrick, the filmmaker whose contributions to 20th century cinema are nearly overwhelming in scope and scale. “KUBRICK: An art show tribute” is the latest in a series of
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Read Some (Spooky) Books

This week’s Read Some Books features some reads to haunt you to get you in the mood for Halloween, also paired with movies and TV shows that will spook you equally well.“Hannibal” Many people know the preceding novel, “Silence of the Lambs” by Thomas Harris (as well as the movie),
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