Steampunk retrofits the technology of the present with the aesthetics of the past. The first-ever convention brings it.
Students march on County Building to protest Prop. 6
Disrupt the Vote
Nancy Pelosi talks tech in Mountain View
Silicon Valley News Notes
The Valley's First Startup
Downtown Style On the Rise
Kirsten Menger-Anderson's new novel, 'Dr. Olaf van Schuler's Brain' (Algonquin Books), charts the strange course of a 17th-century physician who migrates to New Amsterdam and spawns generations of eccentric healers, well schooled in the arts of phrenology, psychosurgery and genetics. Menger-Anderson makes a booksigning appearance on Thursday (Oct. 30) at 7:30pm at Kepler's Books in Menlo Park.
The Nickelodeon favorites the Backyardigans move from the tube to the stage for a live show called 'Tale of the Mighty Knights,' starring Uniqua and Tyrone in a quest to save King Pablo's egg. The performances are Nov. 5 at 7pm and Nov. 6 at 10:30am and 7pm at the Flint Center in Cupertino. Call 408.998.8497 for ticket details.
Movie Review: 'Happy-Go-Lucky'
Mike Leigh looks on the bright side of life
Movie Review: 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno'
Kevin Smith gives a Lubitsch twist to a dirty comedy
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Three Stooges, Vol. 4
Trial & Retribution, Set 1
Creature of The Night
San Jose's Kung Fu Vampire steps into the light with 'Dead Sexy'
Performs on Saturday Oct. 27 at 9pm at Vivid in San Jose.
Legends of The Falafel
A balls-out tour of Silicon Valley
Make Some Bread
Flo Oy Wong gives voices to the past in her installations at the Community School of Music and Art
Stage Review: 'Nickel and Dimed'
Working for the man at Pear Avenue
'Yesterday's Weather: Stories' by Anne Enright, reviewed by Karen Laws
'The Forever War,' by Dexter Filkins, reviewed by Richard von Busack
Letters to the Editor
October 29 - November 4, 2008