Subject:

Salton Sea

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Extreme Chef: So Extreme We Had to Write an Epic Poem About It

    Each week, we take a quick, caution look at food TV. This week, Extreme Chef, a one-hour show about watching the world burn, Thursdays at 10 p.m. on the Food Network. On the premiere Extreme Chef, seven chefs were dropped by helicopter to the "modern day hellhole" of the Salton Sea and asked to "en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Filmmaker Chris Metzler Brings Fishbone Back to S.F. With Everyday Sunshine

    Chris Metzler fits in perfectly in the eclectic documentary circles of his adopted S.F. home, even if he hasn't shed his L.A. roots. Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, the high-energy follow-up to Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea (co-directed with Jeff Springer), tracks the stormy histor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Frantic Tweets About 7.0 Earthquake -- Tomorrow

    ​A much-retweeted "warning" of a 7.0 earthquake that will ostensibly hit Southern California tomorrow has earned a stern tweet of its own from the United States Geological Survey. You can't predict earthquakes, notes the USGS. And there's no Easter Bunny, either. Dire warnings of a massive quake a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Q & A w/ Rogue Wave

    ​From their recent album release Permalight and a supporting tour to shooting music videos in the Salton Sea, the dudes of the Bay Area's very own Rogue Wave are pretty busy to say the least. As a solid staple on the indie music agenda, their fifth album doesn't cease to disappoint with familiar ... More >>

  • Film

    April 1, 2009
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    July 25, 2007
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    April 11, 2007

    Repertory Film Listings

    Repertory Film Listings

  • Film

    April 11, 2007

    Peeping Bomb

    With Hitchcock in its rear window, bland voyeur thriller does its best not to perturb(ia)

  • Film

    April 4, 2007
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    August 2, 2006
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    July 26, 2006
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    March 1, 2006
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    February 22, 2006
  • Film

    February 22, 2006

    Salt of the Earth

    Funky, stinky, and some kind of beautiful, California's Salton Sea fights extinction

  • Music

    July 13, 2005

    Hear This

    Throw Rag paddles its "sailor rock" in from the Salton Sea; Ryksopp plays sorta house-y, sorta trance-y, sorta downtempo-y melodica

  • Film

    October 13, 2004
  • News

    July 14, 2004

    Sea of Salvation

    A man, a mountain, and a message for the world

  • Film

    June 23, 2004
  • Calendar

    May 12, 2004

    Just the Facts

    Many of the films at DocFest focus on the freakish -- and we like it that way

  • Film

    May 12, 2004
  • Film

    December 24, 2003

    City Hall

    We hope Gavin Newsom follows through on promises to shake up the Film Commission

  • Music

    June 25, 2003

    House of Tudor

    Party like it's 1984, and the swamp rock-turned-street punk of Throw Rag

  • Culture

    June 18, 2003

    Paradise Lost

    The last leg of a traveling exhibition on California's vanishing resources

  • News

    April 9, 2003

    Reigning Cats and Dogs

    At Petchitecture, a charity event where architects and design firms build and auction animal habitats, the animals, of course, dress up.

  • News

    April 9, 2003

    Ecstasy Is an Art Car

    Philo Northrup and his wacky automotive tribe take a road trip to places in California you can't even imagine

  • Culture

    August 23, 2000

    The Bit Player

    Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?

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