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2012 Stories by Alexis Coe

Archives: 2013 | 2012
  • Sly as a Fox

    published December 26, 2012

    You know what ensures that children’s books stay in good condition? Keeping them away from children. That’s why Mr. George M.... More >>

  • Get Movin'

    published December 19, 2012

    History isn’t boring, but far too often, the person telling it is. Forget dense books about politicians that all but ensure a midday nap.... More >>

  • The Good Fight

    published December 19, 2012

    In a short three year span, the first AIDS epidemic crashed into the Castro and completely disrupted the culture. Gay San Franciscans, and... More >>

  • Animal Dreams

    published December 12, 2012

    Holiday shopping got you down? Take a break from the madness and head to the Asian Art Museum today for art, eats, and storytelling. Start... More >>

  • Oy Yay

    published December 12, 2012

    What’s a Jew to do on December 25th? Plenty. If the Mayans are wrong, 2012 marks the 20th anniversary of Kung Pao Kosher Comedy, when... More >>

  • Be There and Be Square

    published December 5, 2012

    What do paper planes, sewers, and blood have in common? Not a lot, under normal circumstances. However, all three topics are covered for 18-21... More >>

  • Travel with Care

    published November 28, 2012

    Sex slaves. Obliteration of natural resources. Malnutrition. San Franciscans craving an authentic, inexpensive vacation often turn to developing... More >>

  • Major Minors

    published November 28, 2012

    Philadelphia playwright Greg Giovanni offers a touch of Japanese artistry in A Minor Cycle: Five Little Plays in One Starry Night.... More >>

  • Go Nuts

    published November 21, 2012

    Christmas is nigh! Before the whirlwind begins, take a moment to enjoy a staple of the holiday season: a special performance of The... More >>

  • Art and Madness

    published November 14, 2012

    An ear here, a life there: Vincent van Gogh, Virginia Woolf, and Sylvia Plath each had their own way of dealing with mood disorders. In her new... More >>

  • True Louvre

    published November 14, 2012

    Radical social and political upheaval in 18th century France came at a cost, and you know who suffered the most? Decorative arts enthusiasts.... More >>

  • Back to the Land

    published October 31, 2012

    Would you call modern day California rural? Lisa M. Hamilton does, and she’s spent years visiting “places where the culture and the... More >>

  • Spoonfed Design

    published October 24, 2012

    Anyone who has ever begrudgingly wedged themselves into the crowd at a communal table has no doubt cursed manage-ment and architect alike, but is... More >>

  • Artful Intersections

    published October 17, 2012

    Art galleries in San Francisco have been unsuccessfully courting techies’ money, er, attention, for decades, but it seems the middleman has... More >>

  • Veteran Writers

    published October 10, 2012

    Sean Mclain Brown enlisted in the Marine Corps at just 17 years old, and soon found himself engaged in combat during the Gulf War. Injured... More >>

  • Justice Is Ours

    published October 10, 2012

    If you think civics is what social studies was once called, you’re just one of the millions of Americans making Justice Sandra Day... More >>

  • Put a Ring on It

    published October 10, 2012

    While some people collect Hermès purses, a fifth-generation descendent of the French luxury empire turned to North Africa in search of... More >>

  • The Future Is an Ancient Heart

    published October 3, 2012

    Three provocative exhibitions within walking distance of each other are opening this week. "The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League,... More >>

  • The Future Has an Ancient Heart

    published October 3, 2012

    Three provocative exhibitions within walking distance of each other are opening this week. "The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League,... More >>

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