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‘Breaking the Code’ depicts the enigma of Alan Turing

Theatre Rhinoceros takes on the tragic, complicated story of the gay mathematician who helped save the world.  By Marke B. ONSTAGE Things get cooking in the second...

Press terror: Mexico reels from journalist murders

The killing of photojournalist Rubén Espinosa and this week's massacre in Veracruz bring attention to Mexico's failure to protect the press. By Caitlin Donohue AUGUST 14,...

PARTY RADAR: Lil Miss Hot Mess, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Big Deck, Timo Maas, Meklit, more

Choice dance floor and nightlife affairs, Thu/13-Sun/16. Plus: recent local releases that got us bouncin'. By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR There is so much new music coming out...

BIG WEEK: What to do July 28-August 3, 2015

Jerry Day, Jimmy Carter, Nihonmachi Street Fair, Ginger Pride Fest, Great Apes, Outsound, more essential events this week. By Marke B. BIG WEEK Alas, another abrupt closure...

Lydia Lunch: “I’m still the enemy within”

No Wave pioneer brings her band RETROVIRUS -- and 38 years of music -- to DNA Lounge, Wed/29.  By Marke B. ALL EARS It's a perverse thrill...

BIG WEEK: Our guide to essential events July 21-27, 2015

Berkeley Kite Fest, Sing-A-Long Hairspray, High and Mighty Brass Band, Pedalfest 2015, Los Amigos Invisibles, Up Your Alley Fair, and more.  By Marke B. BIG WEEK Ostensible...

Art Looks: Science in Surrealism, banned authors, 22 years of Counterpulse, gender nonconforming kiddos, Flor y Canto Literary Festival

By Caitlin Donohue Walk down 24th Street tonight and you won't get far without running into a poet. Local businesses will be full of readings by...

Michelle Tea leaves RADAR Productions, oral historian to succeed her

By Caitlin Donohue Michelle Tea is a lot of things in this town; a chronicler of queer culture (as in 2000’s Valencia), role model...

The Agenda, March 7-12: Newsom’s failures, inside and outside politics, PG&E and Ed Lee’s lobbyist donors

The week ahead also includes an important discussion over whether "live-work" lofts can be converted to normal dwellings without paying affordable housing fees By Tim...

The Agenda: Feb. 9-14

 Clean Power, the CIA, Hedge Funds ... and are we really punishing the rich?   By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 9, 2015 – Question Time, the brilliant creation...