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Marable Writes A Gritty Account of Malcom X’s Life

May 19, 2011

When you think of African American rights and activism, many people first think of Martin Luther King Jr., but others might recall another hero of African American rights, Malcolm X. Much is known...

Local Producer Sells Beats Online To Help Rising Musicians

May 19, 2011

Producer and rapper Traxamillion, from San Jose, Calif. has music in his blood. He feels his musical abilities are inherited as his father was a musician and his maternal grandfather was involved in...

Von Luck’s Memoir is a Tale of “Duty” and “Fatherland”

May 12, 2011

History is an unremitting waltz that moves to the three beats of war, peace and revolution. Hans von Luck’s war memoir “Panzer Commander” showcases the life of one man caught up in an era...

Hugh Jackman Captivates San Francisco Audiences

The star of X-Men is putting on a charming, broadway-esque show in San Francisco until May 15.
May 12, 2011

Wolverine can sing! Performing at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco until May 15, Hugh Jackman gives audiences a nearly two-hour show, full of his favorite Broadway and pop songs, backed by a...

Seven Deadly Sins, Taboos And Other Bodily Delights

Both “Seven Deadly Sins” and “Sins, Taboos & Other Bodily Delights” premiered last weekend.
May 12, 2011

CSUEB Theatre and Dance decides to tackle the concept of sin, the human condition, virtue and vice. In a theatrical performance that meshes both theatre and dance so cleverly together, Cal State...

Kevin Always Gets To The “Hart” Of What’s Funny

May 5, 2011

Star of ABC-TV’s “Big House” and possibly one of the funniest comedians in the industry today, Kevin Hart had Oakland’s Paramount Theater erupting with laughter for the duration of his show. Originally...

Out of Prison and Onto the Stage

April 28, 2011

Rapper Lil Wayne performs at Oracle Arena to promote new album Released from prison only a few months ago, the man who many have dubbed “the greatest rapper alive,” Lil Wayne took the stage...

Burning Man Headquarters Relocates

April 28, 2011

In a city that is rich in self-expression, the organizers of the annual event Burning Man are relocating its headquarters within the city of San Francisco. Currently located in the San Francisco...

Jesse Ventura Tackles Conspiracy Theories and the Government

April 21, 2011

In New York Times bestselling author Jesse Ventura’s newest book “63 Documents The Government Doesn’t Want You to Read,” the former Governor of Minnesota brings up many government conspiracy...

Rapper “Royal-T” On The Rise

April 21, 2011

Eighteen-year-old rapper Tim Montgomery (otherwise known as Royal-T) of Newark is an artist who does everything on his own, from creating music to mixing it. At a time when credibility and artistry...

Ex-Mobster Frank Calabrese Jr. Pens Autobiography

April 14, 2011

When you think of Italian crime families with hands drenched in blood, you automatically think of some famous crime dramas like “The Godfather” or “The Sopranos.” The last thing you would...

Evangelion’s Rebuild Refines Original’s Vision

April 8, 2011

ANIME REVIEWS The silver screen adds luster to the latest iteration of Hideaki Anno’s landmark anime series,  “Neon Genesis Evangelion.” The second film in the re-booted film tetralogy, “Evangelion:...

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