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World Trade Center

  • News

    September 25, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Steve Reich and Kronos Quartet on Their "Shocking, Terrifying" New Piece, WTC 9/11

    ​ Steve Reich's memorial composition WTC 9/11 -- out tomorrow, Sept. 20, on Nonesuch -- starts with the ferocious beeping of a phone left off the hook, doubled by David Harrington, violinist of the Kronos Quartet. Layers of strings pile on, and then: "They came from Boston - Goin' to L.A. - an ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 14, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    9/11 Conspiracy Movie Festival Brings "Truthers" to Herbst Theatre

    Or was it?​The details may vary, but the premise behind almost all the 9/11-conspiracy films this weekend is roughly the same: Government investigations such as the 9-11 Commission report are inadequate and may be covering up other details. Beyond that, theories vary, and the Northern California ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Steve Reich Pulls Controversial WTC 9/11 Cover Art; Kronos Quartet Supported Twin Towers Image

    ​Composer Steve Reich has retracted the artwork for his new album WTC 9/11, which is scheduled for release this September. The original cover art featured Masatomo Kuriya's infamous photograph of the second plane flying into the World Trade Center on 11 September, 2001. The photo was darkened ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Versus: Who's Crazier -- Birthers or Truthers?

    Natural born American​This summer, anti-Obama protesters have showed up at the president's town-hall addresses on health-care reform with signs pushing the "birther" conspiracy theory, which asserts that Obama's presidency is illegitimate since he was born abroad. Last weekend, White House "gree ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    9/11 Truther Film Festival Brought To You By ... The San Francisco Bay Guardian?

    ​An e-mail promoting a festival of 9/11 Truther conspiracy theory films was sent today to perhaps hundreds of members of the Bay Area media by one of the city's most respected cinematic promoters, Karen Larsen of Larsen Associates. On the e-missive, a surprising number of respected B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    The Jig Is Up, Rudy: 9/11 Conspiracy Theorists Plan 'Citizen's Arrest' of Giuliani in S.J.

    In plotting to arrest Rudy Giuliani, 9/11 truthers may finally have found a way to make Bay Area folk sympathetic to the manA none-too-imaginatively named group calling itself the "March 24th Committee to Arrest Giuliani" sent out press releases confirming its plan to ... arrest Rudy Giuliani! Guess ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 10, 2008
  • Film

    August 6, 2008

    Towering Cinema

    Philippe Petit's World Trade Center tightrope walk was made for the movies.

  • Film

    January 30, 2008

    Heroes and Zeroes at Sundance '08

    Morgan Spurlock makes us look bad, plus (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine.

  • Film

    July 4, 2007

    Auto-Chaotic

    As giant robots transform all around us (!), it's good to know Michael Bay won't ever change

  • Home Entertainment

    January 31, 2007
  • News

    August 16, 2006
  • Film

    August 9, 2006

    One Day in September

    A toned-down Oliver Stone finds uplift in the rubble of the Twin Towers

  • Summer Guide

    June 28, 2006

    Get Inside!

    Your forecast of the summer's top movies

  • Film

    April 26, 2006

    Fear of Flying

    You may not want to see United 93, but you should

  • Home Entertainment

    December 28, 2005
  • Film

    July 27, 2005

    Bombs & Bikinis

    Stealth aims low but hits its mark

  • Film

    September 29, 2004

    Like Moths to Flame

    Americans will likely swarm to Ladder 49, an unabashed homage to firefighters

  • News

    September 15, 2004

    Making Kerry Kerry On

    What will it take to make John Kerry mad enough to speak the plain truths that will win the election?

  • Film

    June 16, 2004
  • Calendar

    December 31, 2003

    New Sneers' Eve

    Comics skewer our weird year

  • Calendar

    December 3, 2003

    Switched On

    Boats brighten the bay

  • Calendar

    October 8, 2003

    O, Happy Dagger

    Shonen Knife returns

  • Calendar

    September 10, 2003

    Drawing a Crowd

    One way into Mike Judge's shorts

  • News

    September 25, 2002

    The Fire Next Time

    Tony Fitzpatrick, an S.F.-based engineer and world-renowned authority on tall buildings, says the most reasonable response to the World Trade Center disaster is also one of the simplest: improved fire codes for skyscrapers

  • Music

    September 11, 2002

    House of Tudor

    Powerful patriots, newer wave glories, Gypsy wedding partyers, and train-hopping hobos

  • News

    September 11, 2002

    The New Defenders

    An explosion of federal funding has Bay Area researchers at the forefront of America's counter-terrorism program. Will the money make us safer - or just make science a military secret?

  • Culture

    September 4, 2002

    Fringing, One Year Later

    S.F.'s Fringe Festival lives through 9/11 again

  • News

    March 6, 2002

    Truth Over Death

    A Berkeley forensic mathematician, the herculean effort to identify World Trade Center victims with DNA, and the value of closure

  • Calendar

    February 6, 2002

    Hope Springs Eternal

    A touching exhibit of missing-persons posters that sprang up after 9/11

  • Culture

    February 6, 2002

    Into Thin Air

    Exploring gravity, before and after the fall

  • Culture

    January 2, 2002

    Rescue 9/11

    This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter

  • Culture

    November 21, 2001

    War on War Books

    Donald Miller has (re)written one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?

  • Culture

    November 7, 2001

    A New Tune

    After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same

  • Culture

    October 31, 2001

    Hell of a Long Day

    24 has been the most talked-about show of the season and for all the wrong reasons

  • Dining

    October 3, 2001

    Side Dish

    Live Free and Dine

  • Culture

    October 3, 2001

    The Brave and the Bold

    On Sept. 11, the world needed superheroes. They found them not in comic books, but in real life.

  • News

    October 3, 2001

    Dog Bites

    Finally Returning to Normal? Not So Fast; Democracy in Action; In This Time of Terrible Tragedy, a Nation Mourns for Your Paint Job

  • Culture

    September 26, 2001

    Law & Disorder

    As one of TV's best and best-loved series launches a new spin-off, its creator grapples with the aftershocks of terror

  • Dining

    September 19, 2001

    Foie Gras for the Soul

    Restaurants react to last week's attacks

  • Film

    September 19, 2001

    Amused to Death

    How will Hollywood react now that real life is more terrifying than fiction?

  • Music

    September 19, 2001

    Pop Philosophy

    A milder Coup; an Xstatic Web site

  • News

    September 19, 2001

    Too Close for Comfort

    The weird coincidences between last week's terrorist attacks and David Hagberg's novels have been keeping the author up at night

  • News

    September 19, 2001

    The Tangled Path to a Response

    As we prepare to retaliate for last week's atrocities, let's take time to be sure of our targets

  • News

    September 12, 2001

    Amused to Death

    How will Hollywood react now that real life is more terrifying than fiction?

  • News

    September 12, 2001

    All God's Children

    When terrorists breed hatred among us, they've already won the war

  • Music

    June 27, 2001

    I Am the World Trade Center

    Out of the Loop (Kindercore)

  • Calendar

    May 3, 1995
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