Jia Zhangke touches on favorite themes in masterful ‘Ash Is Purest White’

Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke isn’t a household name in the U.S. His films haven’t been nominated for foreign language Oscars…

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Kaki King takes guitar performance to infinite levels

When cutting-edge guitarist Kaki King discusses the creative possibilities of her instrument -- of which she has her own signature…

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‘American Hero’ a tasty, if light, look at franchise workers

Delightfully set in a strip mall submarine sandwich shop, Bess Wohl’s “American Hero” takes an amusing look at the plight…

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Julianne Moore dances in ‘Gloria Bell’

Julianne Moore’s joyfully fresh take on filmmaker Sebastian Lelio’s dance-loving heroine allows “Gloria Bell,” Lelio’s remake of his 2013 Chilean…

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SF Girls’ High School Coach of the Year: Lowell’s Amber Wilson

By Ryan Maquiñana Special to S.F. Examiner The San Francisco Glens Soccer Club of USL League Two are proud to…

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San Francisco State resurrects long-dormant men’s track program

As she sat in her office on the St. Mary's campus in Moraga in March of 2004, then-Associate Athletic Director Stephanie…

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SF Preps Baseball: Stuart Hall Knights blast Head-Royce, 12-2

After a sixth-inning score by the Red Devils last Thursday halted a three-game Stuart Hall winning streak, the Knights got…

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SF Preps Baseball: Lincoln edges Mission 2-1

After nearly a two week wait for both teams thanks to inclement weather, Lincoln and Mission didn't waste much time…

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