For the Week of
February 9-15, 2005
Cover: 20 Years of Love & Sex:
20-Year Timeline: From the beginning of AIDS awareness to outed cartoon sponges.
Love Is a Drug: Once the realm of poets, artists and philosophers, love has been exposed as biochemistry.
When Porn Wore Sideburns: In San Jose's golden age of smut, real fans converged in the dark at theaters like the Burbank, the New Paris and the Pussycat.
Gay Nineties: Twenty years of queers in the South Bay.
The Joy of Mix: Want a real window into the soul? Don't look into the eyeslook at the CD collection.
Victims Gone Wild: How feminism has messed up relationships.
Borderless Dating: In the valley, young couples aren't afraid of diversity.
Twenty Years of Tom Cruise: What were we thinking?
News: Between Democracy And the Mullahs
If Iran is to be liberated in the name of freedom, where do Iranian-Americans stand?
The Fly: This week's political bites.
Biter: Love on the Cheap.
Techsploits: Henry Darger's Internet.
Rev: Big Monster: It's not really a surprise, just a reminder that of course the largest oil company in the world would post huge profits in 2004.
Going East And West:
Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley and Chinese Performing Artists of American meet in 'Middle KingdomAncient China.'
Free Birds: One man's love affair with San Francisco's wild parrots is a bittersweet love song to a city.
Drunk Love: In the brilliant German comedy 'Head-On,' love hits a frail pair with full force.
Austen Powered: Gurinder Chadha follows 'Bend It Like Beckham' with a clever cross-cultural 'Bride & Prejudice.'
Gurinder Chadha: The director of 'Bride & Prejudice' and the upcoming 'I Dream of Jeannie' remake talks about updating both Jane Austen and 'Jeannie.'
Bangkok Brawl: 'Ong-Bak' is on a mission from Buddha.
Negatives, Positives: The children of Calcutta's prostitutes speak for themselves in 'Born Into Brothels.'
Cinequest Cascade: This year's Cinequest film festival in San Jose boasts more than 175 features and shorts.
Heavy Mettle: Is Heavyheavylowlow the best hardcore band in the South Bay? Ask the fans skipping around the pit in their underwear.
Out of Step: After 25 years of making music, Fugazi's Ian MacKaye continues to confound expectations.
Dynasty Rules: Hong Kong-style Chinese food comes to Vallco.
Sweet Talk: Local chefs describe their ideal Valentine's Day off.
Live Feed: Shark Fin Soup: A Bowl of Disaster.
5 Places With Alfresco Dining: For those who like to dine outside.
Show Bizet: Opera San José showcased its sopranos in 'Carmen.'
One Enchanted Evening: San Jose Rep spends a sun-dappled 'April' in Italy.
Lennon Marks: Tabard's 'The Taffetas' charts the fortunes of a '50s act in the Lennon sisters mold.
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