Archive for March 21st, 2003

  • Beyond Superheroes: Independent APA cartoonists featured in Small Press Spotlight

    Beyond Superheroes: Independent APA cartoonists featured in Small Press Spotlight

    Independent comics usually occupy the back shelves of the comic book store. Assembled in various shapes and sizes, they contain the kind of idiosyncratic content mainstream publishers and bookstores never know how to categorize. Blending personal experience with original writing and artwork, the stories told […]

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  • A Full-Scale Attack: Triple Threat’s Many Styles tosses you out of your seat

    A Full-Scale Attack: Triple Threat’s Many Styles tosses you out of your seat

    DJs Apollo, Shortkut and Vinroc, the Filipino American engineers who make up Triple Threat, truly are masters of their field. Their new album, Many Styles, is a puritan turntablist’s dream of liquid chirps, chops, orbits, crabs and flares, hydroplaning off the album and tossing you […]

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  • Stuttgart Ballet Features Korean Principal Sue Jin Kang as Juliet in S.F. tonight

    Stuttgart Ballet Features Korean Principal Sue Jin Kang as Juliet in S.F. tonight

    Ballet began in Europe, but it’s now a global art. Germany’s famed Stuttgart Ballet boasts dancers from no less than 20 countries — among them Principal Dancer Sue Jin Kang, who was born in Korea and trained at the Académie de Danse Classique in Monte […]

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  • New and Notable Books

    New and Notable Books

    Empire of Care: Nursing and Migration in Filipino American History By Catherine Ceniza Choy (Duke University Press)

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  • Mass-appealing ‘Bend it Like Beckham’ Opens in San Francisco

    Mass-appealing ‘Bend it Like Beckham’ Opens in San Francisco

    When writer-director Gurinder Chadha conceived Bend It Like Beckham, she had a clear idea of what she wanted to accomplish. Frustrated by the limited financial achievements of her first two independent features, Bhaji on the Beach and the follow-up What’s Cooking?, this time around Chadha […]

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  • The Facade of Prison Education

    The Facade of Prison Education

    I am a life term prisoner and have been in prison since age 16. For the past 10 years, I have been seeking parole from the Board of Prison terms. In 1998, the parole board granted my release but Governor Davis rejected their decision under […]

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  • UpFront News Briefs

    UpFront News Briefs

    OVERHEARD “You cannot be very talkative about being anti-war because people identify you as the enemy.”

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  • Shock and Disgust: Achieving Rapid Restruction

    Shock and Disgust: Achieving Rapid Restruction

    President Bush’s war on Iraq, which disregarded the strong moral opposition of many Americans, most nations and most of the world’s religious and political leaders, began with a “shock and awe” campaign of bombing Baghdad.

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  • Embedded in My Mind: A Vietnam War survivor reflects on Iraq

    Embedded in My Mind: A Vietnam War survivor reflects on Iraq

    As the United States prepares to “shock and awe” the world with its firepower in order to drive a dictator and his sons from a nation of 20 million people, the image of bombs raining from the belly of the B-52 bombers, long embedded in […]

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  • A Time of Tribulation: An American Muslim takes stock

    A Time of Tribulation: An American Muslim takes stock

    During times of tribulation people often want to hide and stay out of the public eye. But, anyone who understands history even at a basic level knows the proper response to trials.

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