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Episodes

‘The Dark Dark: Stories,’ by Samantha Hunt
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 319
‘The Dark Dark: Stories,’ by Samantha Hunt

U.S. premiere of “Picasso Ricercar” will be at Berkeley Piano Club
359
2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 359
U.S. premiere of “Picasso Ricercar” will be at Berkeley Piano Club

Sometimes you just have to eat
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 275
Sometimes you just have to eat

Unmuting history: in art, the long-hushed saga of the British India partition
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 357
Unmuting history: in art, the long-hushed saga of the British India partition

New books by Annalee Newitz, M.T. Anderson, Maggie Shen King
435
2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 435
New books by Annalee Newitz, M.T. Anderson, Maggie Shen King

Shakeup ahead for Bay Area radio stations as Entercom and CBS merge
363
2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 363
Shakeup ahead for Bay Area radio stations as Entercom and CBS merge

How to handle lousy commutes
271
2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 271
How to handle lousy commutes

Country Joe and the Fish (er-Paulson)
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 289
Country Joe and the Fish (er-Paulson)

Soloway rouses the rabble, on TV and in person
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 414
Soloway rouses the rabble, on TV and in person

David Wiegand on TV, Oct. 30: ‘Kevin’s’ wait for a new time slot ends today
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 104
David Wiegand on TV, Oct. 30: ‘Kevin’s’ wait for a new time slot ends today

Larry Kramer raging as loudly as ever as ‘Normal Heart’ returns to stage
302
2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 302
Larry Kramer raging as loudly as ever as ‘Normal Heart’ returns to stage

It’s not always easy being a man
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 249
It’s not always easy being a man

HBO’s ‘Rolling Stone’ doc tracks 50 years through rose-colored glasses
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 413
HBO’s ‘Rolling Stone’ doc tracks 50 years through rose-colored glasses

Rock harmonies of Midnight North come to SF for final tour date
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 275
Rock harmonies of Midnight North come to SF for final tour date

I’m the marvelous mom of the West, Alice Kahn, 1990
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 240
I’m the marvelous mom of the West, Alice Kahn, 1990

Halloween-related events
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 353
Halloween-related events

A trove of songs from the Gold Rush in 2 performances
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 337
A trove of songs from the Gold Rush in 2 performances

Something scarier than Halloween, but with a sweet ending
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 256
Something scarier than Halloween, but with a sweet ending

Lit Camp looking for new home after wildfires destroy Mayacamas Ranch
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 267
Lit Camp looking for new home after wildfires destroy Mayacamas Ranch

‘Sleeping Beauties,’ by Stephen King and Owen King
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 278
‘Sleeping Beauties,’ by Stephen King and Owen King

At 30, Axis Dance keeps stretching past boundaries
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 333
At 30, Axis Dance keeps stretching past boundaries

Jessie Mueller to reprise signature roles at Herbst Theatre
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2017-11-20 06:03:16 UTC 242
Jessie Mueller to reprise signature roles at Herbst Theatre

Husband’s ‘business’ with partner should have wife concerned
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2017-12-14 18:37:14 UTC 203
Husband’s ‘business’ with partner should have wife concerned

Parents’ good timing is best birthday gift
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2017-12-14 18:37:14 UTC 326
Parents’ good timing is best birthday gift

Years of bailouts fail to help sister who’s drowning in debt
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2017-12-14 18:37:14 UTC 222
Years of bailouts fail to help sister who’s drowning in debt

‘Nutcracker’ opens Paciotti’s 50th season at San Francisco Ballet
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2017-12-14 18:37:14 UTC 376
‘Nutcracker’ opens Paciotti’s 50th season at San Francisco Ballet

The paradoxes of cognitive dissonance
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2017-12-14 18:37:14 UTC 327
The paradoxes of cognitive dissonance

Drag ball for kids creates space for self-exploration
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2017-12-14 18:37:14 UTC 414
Drag ball for kids creates space for self-exploration

Boyfriend never gets positive encouragement from parents
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2017-12-14 18:37:14 UTC 225
Boyfriend never gets positive encouragement from parents

Four and twenty blackbirds, Stanton Delaplane, 1968
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2017-12-14 18:37:14 UTC 301
Four and twenty blackbirds, Stanton Delaplane, 1968

Do little mistakes ever break the mood?
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2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 318
Do little mistakes ever break the mood?

‘New Worlds’ align with Bill Murray and Jan Vogler
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2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 257
‘New Worlds’ align with Bill Murray and Jan Vogler

State Lines: August Kleinzahler’s ‘Peaches in November’
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2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 168
State Lines: August Kleinzahler’s ‘Peaches in November’

Unique home in Yountville treats young vets with combat stress
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2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 667
Unique home in Yountville treats young vets with combat stress

Laurie Lewis takes fans on a 30-year journey through her bluegrass career
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2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 339
Laurie Lewis takes fans on a 30-year journey through her bluegrass career

Wayback Machine, 1992: New Giants owner fires manager Roger Craig
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2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 362
Wayback Machine, 1992: New Giants owner fires manager Roger Craig

Charlie Yin sticks his neck out to go in a new direction as Giraffage
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2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 295
Charlie Yin sticks his neck out to go in a new direction as Giraffage

Some books aren’t meant to be sold
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2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 286
Some books aren’t meant to be sold

Et al. etc. joins two other art galleries at 24th and Mission; ‘walk-ins welcome’
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2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 242
Et al. etc. joins two other art galleries at 24th and Mission; ‘walk-ins welcome’

Vinyl resurgence helps Amoeba mark 20th anniversary
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2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 423
Vinyl resurgence helps Amoeba mark 20th anniversary

‘The Dark Dark: Stories,’ by Samantha Hunt
319
2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 319
‘The Dark Dark: Stories,’ by Samantha Hunt

U.S. premiere of “Picasso Ricercar” will be at Berkeley Piano Club
359
2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 359
U.S. premiere of “Picasso Ricercar” will be at Berkeley Piano Club

Sometimes you just have to eat
275
2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 275
Sometimes you just have to eat

Unmuting history: in art, the long-hushed saga of the British India partition
357
2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 357
Unmuting history: in art, the long-hushed saga of the British India partition

New books by Annalee Newitz, M.T. Anderson, Maggie Shen King
435
2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 435
New books by Annalee Newitz, M.T. Anderson, Maggie Shen King

Shakeup ahead for Bay Area radio stations as Entercom and CBS merge
363
2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 363
Shakeup ahead for Bay Area radio stations as Entercom and CBS merge

How to handle lousy commutes
271
2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 271
How to handle lousy commutes

Country Joe and the Fish (er-Paulson)
289
2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 289
Country Joe and the Fish (er-Paulson)

Soloway rouses the rabble, on TV and in person
414
2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 414
Soloway rouses the rabble, on TV and in person

David Wiegand on TV, Oct. 30: ‘Kevin’s’ wait for a new time slot ends today
104
2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 104
David Wiegand on TV, Oct. 30: ‘Kevin’s’ wait for a new time slot ends today

Larry Kramer raging as loudly as ever as ‘Normal Heart’ returns to stage
302
2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 302
Larry Kramer raging as loudly as ever as ‘Normal Heart’ returns to stage

It’s not always easy being a man
249
2017-12-14 18:37:15 UTC 249
It’s not always easy being a man