Volume 47, Issue 12


Volume 47, Issue 12

News & Culture

Pondering the alarmist, the mystical, the way-out-there ... and the surprisingly hopeful sides of Dec. 21, 2012

Steven T. Jones
Cover Story

Volume 47, Issue 12

News & Culture

Two recent meetings illustrate the difference between legislating based on people's needs and agency politics

Guest Opinion

In the wake of Sandy Hook, we must change our definition of "weapon of mass destruction"

Tim Redmond

Volume 47, Issue 12

Food & Drink

"Meteorillogically, I had never seen anything like it."

L.E. Leone

Appetite: Miso sesame rice crispies, chocolate-dipped peanut butter cupcakes, eggnog latte frozen custard, and more new sweets on the scene

Virginia Miller

Volume 47, Issue 12

Arts & Culture

Public street art as private purchase? Banksy's Haight Street rat turns up in Miami

Caitlin Donohue

Upstage/Downstage Awards: theater's best and worst of 2012

Nicole Gluckstern, Robert Avila

Risk-taking choreographers reached new heights in 2012

Rita Felciano

'Django Unchained,' 'Les Misérables,' and 10 more new flicks

Cheryl Eddy

Gamer looks back at 2012's best experiences behind the controls

Peter Galvin

Tick, tock, it's panic o'clock, Christmas shoppers

Marke B.
Arts & Culture

The Berkeley Balkan Bacchanal's last showcase of 2012, A Very Castle Face Christmas, CHURCHES' new release, and more

Emily Savage

As art fairs boom and galleries struggle, is there hope for artists (and the art geeks who love them)?

Matt Fisher