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Reading Roundup: This Week's Top Literary Events

Each week, we offer a roundup of the best literary events in the city. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Photos: SFLINKS@SFJAZZ: The Keys to Wellness Benefit Concert

The San Francisco Chapter of the Links—one of the city's oldest and pre-eminient organizations with over six decades of service to the community—held a wonderful benefit concert at the luminous SFJAZZ Center, where the artistry of jazz blended with healing rhythms to create an intergenerational experience that touched the heart, soul, and spirit.

This Week's Hottest Events: Jay-Z, CounterPULSE, and More Holiday Shopping

Creativity Explored Holiday Art Sale
Take advantage of the 2013 Annual Holiday Art Sale at Creativity Explored this month.

A Cool Tool For Contesting Parking Tickets

Hello Parking Guru,

I just got a copy of your book, and was ecstatic to have found that such a thing exists; however, my reason for finding it is less than desirable. I recently got tagged for not curbing my wheels on a grade, on a street where I have never been cited for this, Brannan at Delancey.

Three Art Galleries to Visit This Week

Artists, collectors, curators and gallery owners are flocking to Art Basel in Miami this week. But, for those of you sticking around town, check out the inaugural show at CULT, a contemporary gallery founded by curator and performance artist Aimee Friberg, and two other intriguing exhibits. 

Get Ready for the Most Heinous Season of 'The Real World' in SF

There are a couple of things that we need to know about the forthcoming 29th (and rumored final season) of MTV's The Real World. For one, it's takes place in our fine city of San Francisco. Secondly, it will possibly be the most delightfully scandalous season yet. 

A Preview of Friday's ARTCRANK Bike Art

On Friday night, SOMArts’ lofty space will be buzzing with Bay Area bicyclists and art lovers.

Cheap(er) Thrills: Seven Films to Watch This Week

Making movie recommendations can be a dicey proposition. Luckily, picks for flicks to see at Another Hole in the Head, which kicked off on Black Friday and runs almost up until Christmas, hardly need to come with a warning--a certain potential for awful-ness is all part of the fun.

Two Sense: Guess Who I Found on a Cheaters Website?

A friend told me she signed up at Ashley Madison, the site for cheaters, and that she was meeting all kinds of interesting (married) men on it, so I went and checked it out, more out of curiosity than any real desire to sign up.

Bay Area Native Kara Walker Challenges Assumptions on Race and History

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For her provocative subject matter and young age, Kara Walker is an unusual artist.

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