For the Week of
January 26-February 1, 2005
Cover Story: Hellcats in Sumatra:
Dispatches from a rogue on the relief effort's front lines.
News: Death by Internet
Charles Booher fought the spam, and the spam won.
The Fly: This week's political bites.
Biter: Dive Bar Tourism: Hijacking Caltrain's highball express.
Rev: Partial Zero Emissions Vehiclewhat does that involve? What's a 'partial zero'?
Around the Rim:
New shows at SJICA and MACLA.
More Kudzu Than Kudos: The New Orleans weather is wiser than the emotions in 'A Love Song for Bobby Long.'
Potter's Field: Stanford film series screens Mizoguchi masterpiece 'Ugetsu.'
Wax Poetic: From jazz to jam bands, DJ Logic is an equal opportunity needle thrasher.
Cave Dwellers: A new all-ages venue serves the youth.
Old-School San Jose: The city that once was still lives in a new photo book about San Jose's historic downtown.
Supper Lasts: 71 Saint Peter revisited.
Live Feed: Ethnic Food Decoded.
5 Great Movies About Food: A lot of movies treat food as a prop, so we've found five where food plays a more central, if not starring, role.
Club Life: 180 Restaurant and Lounge in San Jose.
School of Bard Knocks: TheatreWorks spins a '30s fantasy in 'Shakespeare in Hollywood.'
On the Wilder Side: Pear Avenue juggles heart and mind in its production of Thornton Wilder's 'The Skin of Our Teeth.'
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