Far East

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2009

    Reggae Rising Early Bird Tix Still Available

    EKAphotographyBlazin' Hot: Capleton Since the last time ASD checked in on Reggae Rising, some new acts have been added to the Humboldt County music festival, including fiery rootsman Capleton. Here's what the lineup looks like so far: Luciano, Capleton, Gentleman And The Far East Band, Marcia Gri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Pssst, Buddy: You Wanna Buy a Giant Crane? Massive 'Left-Coast Lifter' Could Be On the Market By 2010.

    Courtesy American Bridge-Fluor EnterprisesThe 'Left-Coast Lifter,' seen here in a 'proof load' in China, has lifted up to 2,000-ton objects. Do you have room for it in your backyard?On what section of Craigslist would you hawk "MASSIVE CRANE! Lifts 1,700 tons -- Like New!"? How about "Tools"? "Colle ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 25, 2008

    Let the Games Beijing

    Spend a day of Olympic proportions beyond the Dragon's Gate.

  • Culture

    August 1, 2007

    Tailored for San Francisco

    Will Franken pokes fun at Bay Area values, but in a city of misfits, he fits right in

  • Music

    July 18, 2007
  • News

    August 30, 2006


    How an eccentric architect with a penchant for pre-Columbian relics rocked the antiquities world and became the de Young Museum's most mysterious donor

  • Calendar

    July 27, 2005

    Cloud Burst

    This anti-nuke art exhibit seeks to illuminate -- especially the night sky

  • Culture

    March 30, 2005

    Alternative Memoir

    An author with no story to tell redefines the autobiography

  • Listen Up

    March 17, 2004
  • Music

    October 1, 2003
  • News

    June 18, 2003

    The World According to Bechtel

    There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.

  • Film

    June 11, 2003

    Eye Caramba!

    The Pang brothers want to feed your horror hunger, but some of their smorgasbord's stale

  • Music

    June 26, 2002

    Nagisa Ni Te

    Feel (Jagjaguwar)

  • Music

    April 3, 2002

    Fila Brazillia

    Jump Leads (23 Records)

  • News

    November 7, 2001


    At the same time hundreds of dead gray whales were washing up on beaches, their birthrate was plunging. Theories abound, but little hard data has been gathered to solve this environmental puzzle.

  • News

    October 17, 2001


    When the captain brought the journalist along on the whale hunt, the elders predicted trouble. The elders were right. The whale tried to kill them all.

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 23, 2001

    Best Tea Shop

    Far Leaves Tea

  • News

    April 25, 2001

    Russian Roulette

    The Western Pacific gray whale, once thought extinct, clings to life in a remote Siberian sea. Biologists fear their research is serving as cover for massive oil drilling that could wipe out this lost tribe once and for all.

  • News

    September 6, 2000

    Dog Bites

    A Little Crazy

  • Film

    May 24, 2000

    Enter the Drag

    Shanghai Noon

  • News

    April 26, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Published April 26, 2000

  • Culture

    December 15, 1999

    Stage Capsules

    A Black Nativity, Noh Christmas Carol '99, The Turn of the Screw

  • Calendar

    May 12, 1999
  • Music

    February 3, 1999
  • News

    July 16, 1997

    The Invisible Veterans

    Thousands of Filipinos fought and spied and suffered and died under American command to help us win World War II. The U.S. government says the soldiers who survived -- now elderly, often living in poverty -- aren't worthy of military benefits. Four storie

  • Music

    April 16, 1997
  • Calendar

    January 15, 1997
  • Dining

    September 18, 1996
  • News

    March 13, 1996

    Chinese Peaches

    The Chinese New Year brings firecrackers, the parade down Kearny, and the Miss Chinatown USA Pageant

  • News

    January 3, 1996
  • Film

    May 3, 1995

    Desperately Seeking Salvation

    Hal Hartley's Amateur finds redemption in amnesia and the barrel of a gun

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