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Which movies to watch this weekend, June 23

Small Enough to Jail: “Hoop Dreams” director Steve James profiles the Sung family, a group of Chinese bankers in New York targeted by the government in the wake of the recent mortgage crash. The trial itself is [Read entire story]

Even with flaws, ‘Broadchurch’ final season is gripping

If the new “Broadchurch” is the weakest of the three seasons, it’s still legions above the quality and attention to detail of most police procedurals. The first season of the series, created by Chris Chibnall [Read entire story]

Bay Area arts and entertainment picks, June 23

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Dear Abby: Girlfriend deserves to know about man’s abusive past

The emotional and physical abuse has left my life broken. While it may be too late for the police to haul your brother off to prison, you should absolutely talk to a rape crisis counselor about what he did to you. To [Read entire story]

Electric Daisy Carnival Promoters Sued Over 2015 Death Of San Francisco Man

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Parents of a California man who died of a drug overdose at the Electric Daisy Carnival two years ago have sued the promoters for negligence and wrongful death. The parents of 24-year-old Nicholas Tom [Read entire story]

Electric Daisy Carnival Promoters Sued Over 2015 Death Of San Francisco Man

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Parents of a California man who died of a drug overdose at the Electric Daisy Carnival two years ago have sued the promoters for negligence and wrongful death. The parents of 24-year-old Nicholas Tom [Read entire story]

Horoscope for Thursday, 6/22/17 by Christopher Renstrom

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): Cover ups are never a good idea because once you start you'll never stop. Come clean with what went down. Chances are others won't see it as being as bad as all that. [Read entire story]

Diageo To Purchase George Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila For $1 Billion

LONDON (CBS SF) – George Clooney could soon be a billionaire. On Wednesday, multinational alcoholic beverage company Diageo plc announced a $1 Billion deal to purchase Clooney’s Casamigos brand of tequila. As [Read entire story]

Kim Shuck named San Francisco’s new poet laureate

Kim Shuck, a native of San Francisco whose work explores her multiethnic roots, has been named the city’s new poet laureate. A descendant of Poles and Cherokees, Shuck is San Francisco’s seventh poet laureate, [Read entire story]

Damon Lindelof In Talks To Bring ‘Watchmen’ Series To HBO

(CBS SF) – Creator of the hit HBO series ‘The Leftovers’, Damon Lindelof is in early negotiations to bring DC Comics best-selling graphic novel “The Watchmen” to HBO. According to Deadline, [Read entire story]

SF exhibition honors push for rights for people with disabilities

People With Disabilities Securing Civil Rights, prominently features the stories of 40 of the people who occupied the building at 50 United Nations Plaza four decades ago. Curators captured these people on film and [Read entire story]

Cat Power still evolving in trip to Fillmore

Indie singer-songwriter Cat Power has released nine albums since emerging in the mid-’90s. While she hasn’t released any new material in five years, fans of the 45-year-old rocker should enjoy what she brings to her [Read entire story]

Singer Kellye Gray returns to her roots

Kellye Gray went back to her recording roots to make her latest album, “Rendering,” assembling a large group of friends and musicians to replicate the creation of her sublime debut album, “Standards in Gray,” [Read entire story]

Roxie celebrates Sofia Coppola with double feature

Last month, Sofia Coppola became the second woman to win best director at the Cannes Film Festival, arguably the second most prestigious director’s award behind the Academy Awards, following the Soviet Union’s Yuliya [Read entire story]

Life as a 450-pound man in Mexican indie ‘Walking Distance’

While Alejandro Guzman Alvarez’s Mexican indie “Walking Distance” moves as slowly as its corpulent hero, it’s mostly gentle and sweet, if you can forgive its somewhat unsatisfactory third act. [...] he takes a [Read entire story]

SF Pride to bear protest in celebration

While recent editions might have basked more in celebratory openness, the 47th annual San Francisco Pride Weekend should carry more gravity, balancing political anxiety with its usual blend of remembrance and [Read entire story]

SFDanceworks’ 2nd season includes 2 premieres

U.S. and world premieres, as well as a seminal work by José Limón, are part of the second season of SFDanceworks, founded by San Francisco Ballet soloist James Sofranko and co-presented by ODC Theater. There will be [Read entire story]

Singer-songwriter Richard Marx arrives at Uptown in Napa

In a four-album period from 1987 to 1994, Marx cranked out radio-ready singles at a breakneck pace, including “Hold on to the Nights,” “Right Here Waiting,” “Satisfied” and “Keep Coming Back.” Since his [Read entire story]

‘Volodos Plays Brahms’

Volodos Plays Brahms Brahms Classical If you were going to piano concerts a couple of decades back, you couldn’t possibly forget him, with his seemingly superhuman keyboard technique and penchant for mystical [Read entire story]

Young men of ‘Bertie’ balance helplessness and hope

Margaret Byrne’s documentary follows the trio for six of the most formative years of their lives, as they face educational challenges, fatherless homes and a hard uphill struggle with uncertain rewards. Byrne was a [Read entire story]