Rites of Spring Fashion 2006
When you finally shed your North Face parka, what will you find underneath? Get ready for brightly colored tops, sassy necklaces and wickedly posh jeans in our three-page Spring Fashion Extravaganza: 1 | 2 | 3
News Interview: Joe Wilson
The former diplomat and husband of outed CIA agent Valerie Plame talks about Iraq, the politics of personal destruction and his upcoming appearance in Santa Cruz.
Nūz: Santa Cruz News and Politics
The 20th anniversary of the Watsonville Cannery Strike, Guerilla Drive-In moves downtown to protest a proposed ordinance restricting parking lot access.
Car Culture: Driving in the Rain
Rainy Days and Mudslides Always Get Me Down: Tips for surviving the deluge on the roads.
Movie Preview: Reel Work Film Festival
Santa Cruz's May Day Labor Film Festival returns to examine and celebrate a movement's triumphs and trajectory.
Movie Review: 'Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing and Charm School'
Director Randall Miller regurgitates 'Moonstruck,' 'The Accidental Tourist' and the collected works of John Irving, complete with dead wives, wooden limbs, bloody car crashes and life-affirming rhumbas.
Music Interview/Preview: Pharaoh Sanders
John Coltrane's musical and spiritual collaborator talks about a few of his favorite things.
Mūz: Santa Cruz Media, Music and Arts
Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. 'The Sound of Young America' leaves KZSC; Johnny Winter resurrects himself at Moe's Alley.
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
A guide to the week's best music and events: Greasy Beats, Yonder Mountain String Band, Ambrosia, Luka Bloom, Ras Midas, Väsen, Paint It Black, Cynical Girls, Omar Sosa Quartet and Trespassers William.
Dining: Café Limelight
This downtown Santa Cruz spot's classy, cozy interior and simple, elegant fare create warm and welcoming atmosphere.
Arts Preview: Wildlife photographers Kennan and Karen Ward
Acclaimed Santa Cruz nature photographers show there's more than one way to shoot a wolf.