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Metro Santa Cruz
August 16-23, 2006

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News

Home & Garden Issue: Build a Town in Your Own Backyard
An Aptos hobbyist creates his own reality with garden-scale trains, trucks, people, buildings and the obligatory smoking volcano.

Home & Garden Issue: Straw Into Gold
How a straw-bale granny unit suggests a way out of Santa Cruz's housing crisis.

Home & Garden Issue: Ecological Landscaping
Aesthetic and environmental concerns come together at Terra Nova.

News

News & Views: Ayuredic Fertility
Dr. Sarita Shrestha, Nepal's "Mother of Ayurveda," will lead a fertility seminar at Mt. Madonna.

Nūz: Santa Cruz News and Politics
NAFTA Performance Art: Nancy Nisbet is bringing her traveling Radio Frequency Enhanced Identification-enhanced barter truck to Santa Cruz.

Movies

Movie Review: 'The Proposition'
Australian rocker Nick Cave spews out the screenplay for this overindulgent Aussie western.

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    SANTA CRUZ COUNTY MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Music Feature: Shakira and Wyclef Jean
The "Hips Don't Lie" team takes aim at America's ampitheaters.

Mūz: Santa Cruz Media, Music and Arts
Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. Aptos label S.A.R. aquires the Slits, plus Robert Weisberg's "Waging a Living" documentary.

Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Our critics pick this week's most interesting gigs: Dagger Van Gogh, Jack Shit, Anton Schwartz Quintet, The Rebirth, the Chop Tops, Stymie & The Pimp Jones Luv Orchestra, Sonny Landreth, Lee Ritenour with David Grusin, and Thor.

MORE MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE    MUSIC AND CLUBS LISTINGS

Restaurants

Dining: Mollie's Country Cafe
Breakfasts are way big at this Scotts Valley neighborhood diner.

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The Arts

Stage Review: 'King Lear'
The tormented monarch shines in Shakespeare Santa Cruz's newest production.

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
August 16-23, 2006.




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