Arts & Culture

12:03pm

Thu June 26, 2014
Arts & Culture

Philosophy Talk examines the Anatomy of a Terrorist

Since George W. Bush first declared a "war on terror," the US has been engaged in a global campaign to rid the world of terrorists. But what exactly is a “terrorist,” and how do we distinguish illicit terrorist organizations from legitimate freedom fighters? Do terrorists exhibit particular psychological patterns of behavior, or are there some tactics that only terrorists use? And what is the most effective way to combat terrorism – by waging war, engaging in "de-radicalization" processes, or some other means?

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12:03pm

Wed June 25, 2014
Open Air ~ 6/26/14 at 1pm

Aurora Finale ~ Frameline38 ~ SFSymphony & Britten ~ SF Mime Troupe ~ CalShakes@Orinda

Teach (c, James Carpenter) tests Bobby's (r, Rafael Jordan) knowledge as Donny (l, Paul Vincent O'Connor) looks on in Aurora Theatre's production of American Buffalo

This week, actors Rafael Jordan, James Carpenter, and Paul Vincent O'Connor talk about the Aurora Theatre's season closer, David Mamet’s “American Buffalo;” Peter Stein, Senior Programmer for Frameline38 is joined by Jonathan Taieb, director of the film “Stand” which explores Russia’s virulent anti-gay society; Michael Gene Sullivan shares details about this year's San Francisco Mime Troupe's offering; and visual artist Tal Rosner talks about his collaboration with the

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6:45am

Wed June 25, 2014
Dispatches from Kolkata 6/25/2014

One last ride, Ambassador

The classic Ambassador

 

Once if you owned a car in India, chances are it was an Ambassador car.  Rotund and roomy, it’s been described as a bowler hat on wheels – it could easily fit four adults, five kids, a dog, and some picnic hampers. It was the 'everyman car' and it's making into its last slow cruise around the block.

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8:23pm

Sun June 22, 2014

4:03pm

Fri June 20, 2014
A Patchwork Quilt Saturday 6/21/2014 at 5pm

Conspiracy of Venus sing

Conspiracy of Venus is an all women’s a cappella vocal ensemble based in San Francisco, California. Under the artistic direction of Joyce Todd McBride, the women of CoV interpret her daring and inventive arrangements of contemporary music, ranging from the classic (Joni Mitchell’s "Big Yellow Taxi"), to the cutting edge (Bjork’s "Possibly Maybe"), with dazzling technical verve and tons of personality. The group’s repertoire also includes works by David Bowie, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, The Pixies, Bill Withers, Rufus Wainwright, and Roger Miller. 

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