Stolen Roses: Everyone from the Persuasions to Bob Weir himself is busy keeping the musical spirit of the Grateful Dead alive on a series of new albums.
Badly Drawn Boy: The British Beck mixes lo-fi aesthetic with electronic effects.
Sights & Sounds: Forget the election wrangling and sample a wide range of acts this week.
Fresh Ideas: Art and cuisine add up to a perfect union at Oswald.
A La Carte: The new Takara creates a stylish outlet for sushi.
Talking Pictures: David Templeton takes the man who made 'Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer' to see Jim Carrey in 'The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.'
Weekly World Web: Irritating, acerbic, unrepentant and beguiling: It must be RALPH.
Heel Thyself: Paul Whitworth's 'Cinderella' works changes on a famous fairy tale at Shakespeare Santa Cruz.
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