The big Book-Nerd TakeOver

Undoubtedly the biggest annual literary event West of the Mississippi, Litquake's nine-day festival-ending parade through the Mission district includes over 400 authors in only…

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SF Weekly Letters

Flicks Not to be Missed Missing an important film festival from summer coverage: SF Weekly covers summer film festivals in San Francisco and does…

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Out of This World

Ralph Lemon takes unexpected routes to some of the most elemental aspects of being human. Loss. Connection. Solitude. Reflection. For example, Lemon spent eight…

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Family Tree

Now in its ninth year, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival is a beloved San Francisco tradition: a free open-air celebration of American roots music…

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You Shall Be Moved

Mississippi, 1964: A lifetime ago and a world away, hundreds of Northern civil rights volunteers — mostly young, mostly white — joined with blacks…

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On the Road

Sacha Baron Cohen's howlingly funny mockumentary goes looking for America

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