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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts features the Global Lives Project

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts features the Global Lives Project

March 31, 2010


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Meghan Helms Asst. A&E Editor Twenty-four hours of the lives of 10 ordinary people from across the globe, chosen to roughly represent the entire human population by age, sex, income and dwelling are on exhibit at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in the premier showing of the Global Lives Pr...

Concert companies merge, offer fans more music for less

March 31, 2010


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Sara Kloepfer A & E Editor What happens when the two biggest competitors in the concert industry suddenly join teams? Concertgoers are about to find out. Concert promoter Live Nation and ticketing giant Ticketmaster have finally merged after a year of negotiating. Approved by the U.S. De...

Cartier jewels come to Legion of Honor

Cartier jewels come to Legion of Honor

February 12, 2010


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Meghan Helms Assistant A&E Editor One hundred years of American culture is explored through Cartier jewelry at the “Cartier and America” exhibit now showing at the Legion of Honor. The exhibit shows over 300 bejeweled objects ranging from the diamond and platinum jewelry of the Louis XV...

Exaggeration ruins ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

February 11, 2010


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Tarist Russia may seem to be the farthest thing from modern San Francisco, but a touring production of Fiddler on the Roof is bringing it close to home. Fiddler on the Roof, which first opened on Broadway in 1964 and set a new record for longest run, centers around the village Anatevka in tsarist Russia. The m...

BBC show depicts real adolescent experiences

February 11, 2010


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Sara Kloepfer A & E Editor The British have done it again. BBC America, the channel that introduced us to the comedic genius of capturing everyday life in. The Office, has made over the teenage drama, focusing more on the teenage and less on the drama. Skins follows a group of middle-class te...

School to consider changes in daily uniform

December 16, 2009


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Sara Kloepfer A&E Editor In the last three weeks leading up to Christmas vacation, CSH students have been unrecognizable. Gone are the typical gray skirts, replaced with the jeans and baggy sweatpants of free dress. On a chilly dress uniform day in November, Head of School Andrea Shurley announced...

Nutcracker ballet retains popularity in SF

Nutcracker ballet retains popularity in SF

December 16, 2009


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Meghan Helms Asst. A & E Editor It does not snow when winter comes to San Francisco — except on December evenings at The War Memorial Opera House where snowflakes dance in Helgi Tomasson’s Nutcracker. Seat cushions offering slight seat elevation for children line...

Disney’s new movie “The Princess and the Frog” doesn’t disappoint life long fans

December 16, 2009


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Sara Kloepfer A&E Editor I learned the true meaning of jealousy one day in freshman year English when I learned my friend Tiana had the same name as the next Disney princess. Ever since I was a little girl collecting the white plastic video cases emblazoned with that iconic castle, I have i...

SFMOMA celebrates 75th anniversary

SFMOMA celebrates 75th anniversary

December 16, 2009


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Sara Kloepfer A&E Editor The San Francisco Museum of Modern art (SFMOMA) celebrates its 75th Anniversary Jan. 18 with a season of commemorative exhibitions and programs under the title 75 Years of Looking Forward. “We are celebrating the pioneering spirit of the museum,” said Sandr...

Comtemporaty Jewish Museum exhibit explores Sendak’s ‘Wild Things’

Comtemporaty Jewish Museum exhibit explores Sendak’s ‘Wild Things’

October 30, 2009


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Meghan Helms Assistant A&E Editor Maurice Sendak’s Wild Things and other creatures are having a “wild rumpus” in San Francisco with an exhibit and a movie premiere.The exhibit, “There’s a Mystery There: Sendak on Sendak,” showing at the Contemporary Jewish Museum until Jan. 9, features wate...

Graffiti’s popularity grows as art form

Graffiti’s popularity grows as art form

October 30, 2009


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Isabelle Pinard Reporter Empty metal cans lie on the damp gravel sidewalk with the lingering smell of spray paint in the air, and a trail of large blocked lettering and mural illustrations dance along the sides of grimy buildings. Many areas in San Francisco, like the Mission, are getting makeovers by commi...

Glass artist brightens San Francisco windows

Glass artist brightens San Francisco windows

October 30, 2009


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by Meghan Helms Assistant A&E Editor The shop fronts of 24th in Noe Valley display colorful good from clothing to greeting cards but none rival in the color and splendor of the stained glass in the windows of Cradle of the Sun. Dan Gamaldi, owner and artist at Cradle of the Sun opened the l...

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