Can Rock & Soul Save Downtown's Soul?
A peek behind the curtain at the renovated San Jose Civic
Riding Out the Crisis
VTA is forced to cut back service, even as demand (finally) surges
Local Thoughts: Exploring the Underbelly
Silicon Alleys wonders why San Jose doesn't have a literary underbelly tour like L.A.'s
Style News: Staycation Tips
How to stick close to home, have a good time and look good doing it
I Saw You: Overcautious Driver
Metroactive wants to know what gets your goat
Film Review: The Zooey 500
Zooey Deschanel is the queen of alterna-date movies in '(500) Days of Summer'
Film Review: 'Tetro'
Francis Ford Coppola gets personal in Buenos Aires
Film Review: 'Irene in Time'
Irene (Tanna Frederick) has enough problems to keep most dates to one and done
Film Preview: Harold Lloyd Rocks the California Theatre
A special screening of silent comedy 'The Kid Brother' features live organ accompaniment and free popcorn
Music News: Driving in Style
The South Bay's Limousines speed up their career
Music Preview: No Doubt
Gwen Stefani returns to the band for a Saturday show at Shoreline
Club Scene: Koji Sake Lounge
Our roving scenester samples the wares at San Jose's high-end sake bar
Restaurant Review: Ku Day Ta Specializes in Tea
A new Milpitas lounge offers high-end chai and ice tea
Food News: Ice Cream With a Buzz
Sheri Tate of San Jose infuses high-end ice cream with tasty infusion of alcohol; plus Silicon Valley Restaurant Week news
Wine News: Wine Events
Stett Holbrook rounds up the latest events for wine lovers, from a special dinner at La Hacienda in Los Gator to a new release from Silver Oak Cellars
Art Review: Chicana/o Visions
A new show at MACLA features a wide range of visions and materials
Stage Review: 'Tinyard Hill'
TheatreWorks showcases a new country-pop musical set in the '60s
Stage Review: 'Sex and Chaos'
Dragon Productions looks at the pre-'Sex and the City' era with 'A Girl's Guide to Chaos'
Stage Review: 'The Who's Tommy'
City Lights brings back the rock opera in a new staging
Letters to the Editor
July 22 - 28, 2009