Let's just get right down to it and face facts: this coming weekend doesn't offer too many reasons to hit the pavement and start partying--there's no Cinco De Mayo, outdoor street festival, or other miscellaneous excuse. Instead, this time around you're just going to have to rely on the music and go ... More >>
In the first step towards a now inevitable pull out, Google side-stepped the Chinese government's search strictures this morning, as the formerly censored Google China (Google.com.cn) now redirects to the uncensored Google Hong Kong (Google.com.hk).
Amy Tan's opera puts Chinese culture into perspective.
It's worth the gas to get gassed Coastside.
The Giants' theme songs get us thinking outside the batter's box.
A survival guide for outdoor musical events in the city.
Asia Argento predictably hijacks Boarding Gate, a flight that's otherwise a bumpy ride.
Exploring the Richmond's riches during a tempting film series
Our critics weigh in on local theatre
Executives involved in outsourcing U.S. jobs should also become involved in sponsoring CA schools
Some costly meals during an East Coast trip remind us that good things often come in inexpensive packages
Mike Cresci just wanted to sell his raviolis. But the old neighborhood never accepted him.
Asian entries at the S.F. International Film Festival range from the serious and subtle to the sorry and silly
Interesting questions lack resolution in this otherwise nimbly written play
In Time and Tide, Tsui Hark delivers a plotless wonder
Hong Kong's art house and Hollywood's studio system don't mesh too well -- yet
Free Taiwan; A Critical Examination of Cracker Morons and the Fall of the Roman Empire; Critical Mess; Death to the Deserving; Playing the Victim; Arrogant My Ass; Car Talk; A Parallel Universe; Released; Big Shoes; Both Sides Now
Scrounging for cash in the strangest places, the creators of the karate-themed Adventures With Kanga Roddy children's TV series infuriate investors
To save a floundering local avant-jazz scene, the Alliance of Emerging Creative Artists is bringing back the old-fashioned school of mentoring
Letters from April 12, 2000
How a Berkeley-based religious sect sold feng shui to the country
Peter Greenaway on The Pillow Book, the death of narrative, and the end of cinema as we know it
Hot dog store thrives in vegetarian vortex
Director Tsui Hark brings martial arts into the kitchen in The Chinese Feast