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Parting Words from Graduating Artsweek Staff, Part 2

INCOMING EDITOR ‘HELLO’: AUDREY BACHELDER Dear Gauchos, I am so happy and honored to be your Artsweek Editor for the 2014-2015 year. I pledge to fill up these Thursday pages with clever st...
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Dazed and Confused in the Desert

By the time Crystal Castles' set in the Sahara tent ended early Friday evening, my muscles were sore, my skin was covered in other people's sweat and one of the lenses from my prescription glasse...
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Beware Drugs from Freaky NorCal Fetes

It's Tuesday night and I'm standing in a three-room apartment on Abrego Road with Lynne and she's asking me if I think she should move in here. The door doesn't lock but I'm tired of her not getting i...
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The Man Comes Back Around

At 64 years of age, most of us will be lucky to tie our shoes without experiencing significant pain, much less be up to the task of battling the Red Menace armed solely with a whip and archaeological ...
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Noodling Around

If popularity were based solely on naming conventions, Momofuku would have been insanely popular among the college crowd from the moment it was announced. Named for the inventor of cup noodles, Momofu...
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The Time of Your Life

"There's only two things in life that are constant. That's change and change." Lyfe Jennings says at the beginning of "Never Never Land," the fourth track on his third album, "Lyfe Change." What is un...
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Say It Isn’t So, Serpico

It's official: Al Pacino can no longer be considered a cutting-edge talent. After starring in some truly unfortunate movies ("S1m0ne," "Two for the Money," "Gigli"), Pacino has reached what is hopeful...
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“Bra Boys” Is One Down and Dirty Doc From Down Under

"Bra Boys" centers on the Abberton brothers and their struggles growing up in the beach ghetto of Maroubra - the last three letters of which form the basis for the gang's name. This focus is a logica...
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