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Atoms For Peace – AMOK

May 02, 2013 No Comments by

Thom Yorke has spent the last 20 years making music that has continually expanded the boundaries of popular music. With his band Radiohead, Yorke has challenged listeners and the industry itself, experimenting with how albums are released in the modern age. With his side-project, Atoms For Peace, Yorke continues to dispense with the conventions of […]

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Cook slowly and see… My Bloody Valentine returns

Apr 02, 2013 No Comments by

 SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — 2013 started off as the “year of the surprise album.” Fresh off the heels of David Bowie’s announcement in January that he would release his first album n twelve years in March, Kevin Shields, the reclusive songwriter for shoegazer pioneers My Bloody Valentine, announced at a concert in London, that his […]

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Mr. Gore goes to Dominican

Feb 07, 2013 No Comments by

Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore, will be the second in this spring’s Institute for Leadership Studies lecture series, making his second appearance at Dominican University of California, having visited Dominican in the spring of 2007. The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February […]

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Dr. Joseph S. Francisco lecture

Feb 05, 2013 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Former president of the American Chemical Society, Dr. Joseph S. Francisco, will deliver the lecture “From Earth’s Atmosphere to Planetary Engineering of Mars: An Adventure in Chemistry,” on Thursday, February 7 at 7 p.m. in the Guzman Lecture Hall at Dominican University of California. The lecture will focus on the destruction […]

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Winifred Baker Chorale Fall Concert Series

Nov 15, 2012 No Comments

Dominican University’s Winifred Baker Chorale will perform on Friday, Nov. 16, at the Church of St. Raphael’s at 8 p.m., 1104 5th Avenue, San Rafael, and on Saturday, Nov. 17, at St. Paul Catholic Church at 8 p.m., 221 Valley Street, San Francisco. Made up of students and members of the community, the 110 voice […]

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Down to the wire In District 10 — Sonoma County and Marin

Nov 04, 2012 No Comments

Democrats Michael Allen and Marc Levine are locked in an aggressive and contentious race for state Assembly District 10, which covers Marin County and part of Sonoma County. Under California’s relatively new top-two primary system, the top two vote getters in the primary, regardless of party affiliation, advance to the general election—leaving voters in this […]

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Moonrise Kingdom

Nov 02, 2012 No Comments

Director Wes Anderson (“The Royal Tenenbaums,” “Fantastic Mr. Fox”) garnered critical acclaim this spring when his latest film, “Moonrise Kingdom,” opened the Cannes Film Festival. Now available for digital download and out on BluRay and DVD on October 16, “Moonrise Kingdom” continues Anderson’s whimsical penchant for tales that speak to the inner child in each […]

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The Master – Film Review

Oct 23, 2012 No Comments

Every fall a film kicks up Oscar buzz, initiating a blitz of promotion and glad-handing as Hollywood rolls out its “respectable” films. This year one film receiving Hollywoods early accolades is “The Master,” directed by P.T. Anderson. Don’t get me wrong, “The Avengers” was a nice dose of silly fun, but you’re not likely to […]

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