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Metro Santa Cruz
May 7-14, 2008

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News

The Life Cinematic
The seventh annual Santa Cruz Film Festival offers a special look at the art of the documentary, a glimpse of Jack Kerouac's Big Sur breakdown and dozens of quality independent feature films in a week of cinematic indulgence.

News

And Some Water, Please
After lawsuits and layoffs, it was good manners and a spirit of cooperation at last week's Pajaro Valley water agency meeting.

Nūz: Santa Cruz County News Briefs
Volunteers ride to the rescue of the Beach Flats Community Garden, local environmentalists just say no to new landfill technology for Buena Vista and one of the world's leading climate change scientists visits UCSC for the fourth annual Fred Keeley Lecture on Environmental Policy.

Movies

The Right Stuff
Robert Downey Jr. takes off in 'Iron Man'

Baby Fever
Helen Hunt in 'Then She Found Me' has too much dignity, not enough impudence

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    SANTA CRUZ COUNTY MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Eastside Export
With a new album and a packed touring schedule, Santa Cruz's Expendables are riding high.

Classical Pass
A series of free concerts by the Santa Cruz Chamber Players spreads the love of music around.

Mūz
The kids of Guitarmy are all right.

Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Our critics pick this week's most interesting gigs.

MORE MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE    MUSIC AND CLUBS LISTINGS

Restaurants

On The Waterfront
A warm welcome, spacious interior and atmospheric vistas make Johnny's a can't-lose harborside destination.

Dish
Alton Brown at the Aquarium, biodynamics at Bonny Doon and wine-tasting with Tabitha Stroup and Melissa Schilling of Praise Cheeses Pass the Wine.

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Off The Wall
Graffiti meets designer toys in a new exhibit at Cardboard Spaceship in downtown Santa Cruz.

True To Form
A uniquely California art form takes its place on the literary map with 'Bear Flag Republic,' a new anthology of prose poems.

The Arts

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May 7-14, 2008




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