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The Adjustment Bureau In this drama adapted from a Philip K. Dick story, a congressman (Matt Damon) and a dancer (Emily Blunt) fall in love, much to the annoyance of the mysterious suits (portrayed by Mad Men's John Slattery, among others) tasked with controlling the politician's destiny. (1:39) Marina, Piedmont, Shattuck.Read more »

Stage Listings

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Beauty and the Beast Young Performers Theatre, Fort Mason Theatre, Bldg C; 346-5550, www.ypt.org. $7-10. opens Sat/5, 1pm. Runs Sat, 1pm; Sun 1 and 3:30pm. Young Performers Theatre presents the classic fairy tale.Read more »

Rep Clock

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ARTISTS' TELEVISION ACCESS 992 Valencia, SF; www.atasite.org. $4-10. "The Touching of Hands," solo and collaborative projects by Scott Treleaven, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, and Terence Hannum. "Radical Light: Small Gauge Diaries and Portraits," Thurs, 7:30. Presented by SF Cinematheque in conjunction with Pacific Film Archive. "Mission Eye and Ear: New Live Cinema Series," Fri, 8. "Other Cinema:" "Goldwave + Wrongdisco + Katelus," Sat, 8:30. Read more »

5 Things: March 1, 2011

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Each day, our editors pick five (or so) things that might interest you

>>1. FEEL THE HEAT Here is a map of downtown San Francisco's extensive underground steam delivery system.

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5 Things: February 28, 2011

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Each day, our editors pick five (or so) things that might interest you

>>OSCAR AND ANN L.A. performance artist-sitcom regular Ann Magnuson is one of our favorite people ever (ask her about crashing in our tent at Burning Man). Sure she's pretty famous, she ruled '80s downtown New York, and she is, in fact, the Power of Pussy. But she's funniest when she's just straight-up laying down some home truths. Here's her viral Oscar rant and here's the film she should have won an Oscar for: Read more »

5 Things: February 25, 2011

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Each day, SFBG staff pick five (or so) things that might interest you

>>1. OHLONE, NOT BANKSY Jet Martinez and other Bay street artists are raising funds to resurrect SF's oldest mural, an Ohlone wall painting tucked away behind a wall in Mission Dolores that artists rediscovered in 2004. The Ohlones did the art, apparently, under “supervision” of the Spanish missionaries at the time.

 

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5 Things: February 24, 2011

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Each day, SFBG staff pick five (or so) things that might interest you

>>1. BEARING JOY A little while ago, a Potrero Hill resident took the concept of neighborhood watch to new (artistic) heights when he came across some brazen red graffiti scrawled across the side of the Cor-o-van building on 17th street near Texas. “I just got sick of looking at it,” the impromptu artist said.

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Renew yourself

RENEW ISSUE: 16 healthy, fit, and fun Bay Area things to help you kickstart your spring

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culture@sfbg.com

So 2011 is a couple months in, and already your new year's resolution list reads like so many dreams deferred? Chuck it in the flames — not all rebirths neatly coincide with the Gregorian calendar. This spring, rejuvenate your inner and outer workings with some of these excellent opportunities to renew everything from your chi, to your core strength, to the sweetness of your swagger.

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Drive Angry 3D Nicolas Cage throws his hat in the Oscar ring extra-early this year. (1:44)

Hall Pass Anyone who is married to Jenna Fischer or Christina Applegate and feels the need to step out is obviously insane. (1:38)

How I Ended This Summer SFFS Screen presents this Russian psychological thriller about a pair of scientists working on an island inside the Arctic Circle. (2:04) Sundance Kabuki.Read more »