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Tag: Philosophy

Last call at beloved live music mainstay Amnesia

People were hastily rushing into 853 Valencia early Saturday evening, Leap Day, seeking refuge from the hostile winds blowing down the corridor. Change was pushing at everything in its...

New music: Jeff Parker’s ‘Suite for Max Brown’ is jazz for a digital world

The concepts which evolved into Suite For Max Brown, prolific guitarist Jeff Parker's tribute to his mother, were engineered during his fall 2018 residency at the Headlands Center for...

Ficks’ Picks: The best flicks of 2019

48 Hills festival movie critic Jesse Hawthorne Ficks travels the continent for us checking out the biggest film events. He also hosts the invaluable MiDNiTES FOR MANiACS series. Here...

Forget SB 50 — San Francisco needs a bold plan for social housing

State Senator Scott Wiener has reintroduced his housing bill, SB 50, which seeks to alleviate the housing crisis by forcing more density around transit corridors. But it doesn’t include any new...

Screen Grabs: Bombshells, Cats, and Star Wars—must be holiday time

As we are now single-digit shopping days from Xmas, the really big multiplex presents are arriving, whether they were on your wish list or not. Star Wars: The Rise...

Olympia Dukakis has a few words

When Olympia Dukakis won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Moonstruck, in 1988, she became the first Greek American to win the much-coveted trophy. Those...

Ficks’ Picks: The best of the Toronto International Film Fest!

Our festival critic Jesse Hawthorne Ficks had a golden ticket to all the latest films debuting at the Toronto International Film Festival 2019. Check out his TIFF picks below,...

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

FALL ARTS PREVIEW Let's keep this short because there's a lot to do and see, obviously! Proclamations of the SF arts scene's demise—despite the continued hounding of artists and...

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

48 hills’ “Facebook money and California housing” series delves into the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s multi-million-dollar funding of the pro-growth shadow government that’s reshaping California housing policy. The first installment...

Big Telecom tries another deregulation scam in Sacramento

They’re at it again.  After losing in their attempt to torpedo net neutrality protections in California, Assembly members are back with a new and better way to make life easier for...