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Author explores effects of prison system on LGBTQ community

Eric Stanley, co-editor of the recently released book “Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment…

Eric Stanley (Courtesy photo)Eric Stanley (Courtesy photo)

Green, community-aware art at Fair-Trade Bazaar in San Francisco

A San Francisco company called Oryjin, which is participating in this weekend’s…

High speed rail will be pricey, but alternatives will cost more, authority says

The cost of high-speed rail will be pricey, but California will have…

Hundreds of varied views of Bay Area at Pier 24

It’s “HERE” — an exhibition of more than 700 photographs either of…

Author Dennis Lehane goes to dark side with 'Moonlight Mile'

Dennis Lehane is no stranger to success. His books “Shutter Island,” “Mystic…

Baritone Thomas Hampson portrays 9/11 hero

In yet another of many acclaimed homecomings, world-renowned baritone Thomas Hampson has…

The craft of making new art from old wood

Wood sculptor Andy Vogt does not waste trees for his art. His…

Library hosts literary speed dating for baby boomers

The San Francisco Public Library invites anyone who loves books and is…

San Francisco Opera's ‘Barber of Seville’ boasts up-and-coming talent

The small town of Bayreuth in Germany has been the mecca for…

Fan Ho's Hong Kong snapshots bear playful theatricality

Fan Ho’s “A Hong Kong Memoir,” on display thorough Sept. 3 at…

Irving Penn exhibit showcases natural beauty free of context

If today’s fashion world pushes a narrow concept of beauty — tall,…

Author talks about grueling Race Across America experience

Amy Snyder, the author of “Hell on Two Wheels,” a documentation of…

Dual show at SF Camerawork offers view of worlds lost and found

A dual show now at SF Camerawork offers two distinct visions of…

Virginia: Tea Party Senate candidate calls for abolition of airports authority

On the same day a federal judge was dismissing a lawsuit against…

Choreographer Malinda LaVelle busts out with premiere work

With a new work titled “Project Bust,” it’s clear that young choreographer…

House rejects resolution authorizing Libya mission

The House on Friday rejected a resolution authorizing President Obama to continue…

Paul: That Libya 'defunding' resolution would have actually authorized the war

Moments ago, Rep. Ron Paul released his floor statement on the Libya…

A vivid life haunted by depression and Nazis

In the early years of World War II, when life in Nazi…

Alex MacLean’s aerial images concrete and abstract

In 15 stunning aerial photographs, Alex MacLean’s “The American Landscape at the…

Picasso at the de Young: Out of one, many

Pablo Picasso, the most recognized name in modern art, is the subject…