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'It's better to be alive than to be cool," says Bay Area guitarist Jimmy Dillon. "That's what I came to realize in my own...

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 Alpha (PG-13) Northgate: Fri-Tue 12:10, 2:40, 5:15, 7:55, 10:20An American in Paris: The Musical (NR) Lark: Thu 6:30BlacKkKlansman (R) Regency: Fri-Sat 12:40, 3:50, 7,...

Movie Reviews

 Alpha (1:37) A young Ice Age–era hunter befriends and tames a lone wolf, kicking off several millennia of boy-and-his-dog stories.An American in Paris: The...

Film: Better Watch ‘Saul’

Born Jimmy McGill, Saul was a short-con artist and petty criminal who got a quick degree at a South Pacific law school. As “Saul...

Music: Travelin’ Band

It does not take long for San Francisco Gypsy-rock band Diego’s Umbrella to hook an audience. In fact, it took all of two notes...

Film: Men Will Be Boys

Those enamored with Woody Allen’s work—with his middle-aged heels seeking young girls, the stale approach to how artsy, hip New Yorkers once talked, disguised...

Stage: Full House

September marks the opening of the new artistic season for many North Bay theater companies. Here’s some of what they have in store for...

Music: No Quarter

  Santa Rosa songwriter John Courage still remembers the Led Zeppelin cassette tapes his uncle gave him in 1992 that launched his love of guitar.“It...

Stockholm Syndrome

The fantasy sold in The Wife, based on Meg Wolitzer’s novel of the same name, is of winning the Nobel Prize for literature, and...

Cover Story: Rock With It

 Sunday mornings around my sun-dappled rental cottage are always given over to soul music and the music of New Orleans—with a heavy emphasis on...