Fire dancing has become a consuming passion.
News: Sweet Charity
Local causes go begging after cash goes to New York.
Give It Up for the Holidays: A gift guide with something for everyone.
Critic's Picks: A guide to the week's best arts, theater and music events.
Hate Week: 'Focus' is an instant antique about intolerance.
Goin' South: Samba superstar Bebel Gilberto steams into the river city.
SiFT: Disco divas, hip-hop connoisseurs and salsa suaves to flannel-clad pinball players, jazz luminaries and more from the City by the Bay.
Final Fling: An exotic dancer takes a farewell tour in 'Strip City.'
Kids & Chaos: Three writers compare notes on hippie childhoods.
Turning the Tables: Author John Robbins advocates a 'Food Revolution.'
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