katbaro/FlickrDespite its nutritional payload and role as a staple in diets all over the globe, the bean remains humble. From French Le Puy lentils gussied up with herbs and a mound of charcuterie to molten chickpea curries, regardless of how they're prepared and in what context they're serve ... More >>
This fall, visual artists bite, reflect, and cannibalize.
A sharp, revelatory multimedia show casts a blinding light on the tragic events of today
Zmijewski prods human nature
The pros and cons of glam
Artists propose American monuments
Why poetry still matters
Empowerment a go-go
Forgotten cinema rises anew
Retro duds flee the attic
Korean-Americans find their voice
Feeling noirish? Go see "The Gray Area" at the Wattis.
Jim Parkinson designs the letters that let you read
A wide-ranging film festival
The newest Asian film festival was almost called "Yellow Fever"
In Whale Rider, a Maori lass confronts her heritage and destiny
Capp Street and installation art -- still crazy after all these years
Practical dreaming in CCAC's new show
Loss Prevention; East Bay documentary filmmakers; Balboa Theatre
Pac Bell Park; "Rooms for Listening"; Political song contest deadline
The New Main Library retains something of the old