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Party Radar: The way, way, Wayback Machine

Rifling through the kooky Super Ego archives. Plus: Escort, Ssion, Stacey Pullen, Harder SF, Greg Wilson, Jus-Ed, Sunset Season Opener, more

Screen Grabs: Ramen Heads, Tiny Dance, Que Viva Mexico!

Trippy films by Sally Cruikshank, a double bill of wildly different 1970s classics, a screwball black comedy, and more in cinemas this week.

American myth-busting in Roxie’s ‘Dark Side of the Dream’

Ranging from 1930s Warner Brothers crime dramas to '60s exploitation flicks, the weekend series seethes and scathes with politics, passion.

‘How To Be a White Man’ explores power and identity with a comic touch

Luna Malbroux's new play with SF Bay Area Theatre Company takes on showbiz entitlement in a changing political landscape.

Party Radar: Wednesday is the new Saturday

Housepitality, Mutante, Kosmetik, Bondage A Go-Go make our Hump Day happy. Plus: Josh Wink, Matmos, Rødhäd, Bondax, Courtesy, Creature, more.

Blackface betrayal and ‘Black Lies’ in Edgar Arceneaux’s new YBCA installation

The LA artist takes on Ben Vereens' infamously truncated performance at Ronald Reagan's 1981 inaugural gala, and more.

Arts Forecast: Walking the Irish border, making epic poetry

CounterPulse Fest's 'aon mhac tíre.' Plus: Granny Cart Gangstas, Sister Spit, Caminos Flamencos, 'American Optimism,' 'Latin Standards,' more

Screen Grabs: Foxtrot, Mind Game, Drag Me to Hell ….

24 Frames, a trio of great whistleblower flicks, and more come to big screens this week.

Flipping the script on a tragic war’s fallout in ‘Vietgone’

Qui Nguyen's exuberant comedy at A.C.T. presents the Vietnam War from the point of view of the refugees who fled to America.

Mama (with Vicki Lawrence) comes a-callin’ at the Castro

The great Carol Burnett Show alum brings her alter ego to the stage in 'Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show,' Sat/17

Puff: Cannabis sample boxes are perfect for newbies and connoisseurs alike

Sample sets like The Weekend Box and the Kannibox monthly subscription service are great introductions to new products.

Ananda Esteva’s border-crossing, jazz-driven Califaztlan tale

New novel 'The Wanderings of Chela Coatlícue: Touring Califaztlan' from the Chilean author is a feminist, 'choose your own adventure'-type quest.

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