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Metro Silicon Valley
01.30.08

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News

Inherit the Wind
Silicon Valley is scrambling to lead the alternative energy industry, but a little-known hang-up in the federal energy bill is sabotaging our chances

News

Unsettled
With the looming threat of costly lawsuits, the county may consider reaching out to the exonerated

The Fly: 02.06.08
A Little Change Of Heart, Non-Misconduct Unbecoming and Escape From Mountain View

Columns

Silicon Alleys:
Magic Kingdom

Technology News:
The information future is starting to look like a dystopia

Style:
Scents and Sensibility

Events:
The Jewish Community Center hosts an evening of lectures and study sessions about current affairs in Israel and Judaism

Sporting Events:
The 2008 Stars on Ice tour

Kids Events:
Children's Musical Theater San Jose sponsored a free book-signing event and talk by Thomas Schumacher

Movies

Film Review: 'Sputnik Mania'
A local filmmaker brings back memories of the first space race

Film Festival: Cinequest Mavericks
Cinequest announces special events with Danny Glover and Michael Keaton

Film Review: 'Taxi to the Dark Side'
A troubling documentary shows how U.S. policies led to prisoner abuse in war on terror

Film Review: 'Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show'
The 21st-century Rat Pack takes to the road

Cult Leader:
The weird rules of the Asian-horror-remake craze

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Will Power
Bay Area guitarist Will Bernard gets props from high places

This Week's Music Picks
Editors, Jill Scott and Siouxsie

MORE MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE    MUSIC AND CLUBS LISTINGS    MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE CALENDAR PICKS

Restaurants

Starting Merlion
Ambitious Singaporean cuisine takes off in Cupertino

5 Things to Love
Good Drunk Foods

Silicon Veggie
Going Mainstream

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Art Review: Goya and Picasso
San Jose Museum of Art shows etchings by two grand masters

Stage Review: 'Tranced'
San Jose Repertory Theatre looks at therapy and history

Opera Preview:
Opera San Josť presents Verdi's 'Rigoletto'

Literary Event: Neal Cassady
Beat great is celebrated in weekend event

Book Preview: LeAnne Howe
Author of 'Miko Kings: An Indian Baseball Story' appears Feb. 11 at Martin Luther King Jr. Library in San Jose

Book Review: Memoirs about the End
Richard von Busack reviews 'Swimming in a Sea of Death' and 'The Thing About Life Is That One Day You'll Be Dead'

Book News:
National Book Critics Circle announces Best Reads list for winter

DVD Review:
Killer Pad

DVD Review:
Two Days in Paris

DVD Review:
Martin Scorsese Presents Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
February 6-12, 2008




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