For the Week of |
Summer Guide: Wild and Wonderful
Free Wheelin': A tale of two landscapes, both perfect for mountain biking.
Hoop Schemes: How a geeky-looking outsider found basketball comfort and joy on the pickup courts of Cherry Park.
Down in the Pits: The semi-secret society of horseshoe pitchers becomes a growing concern.
Street Smarts: Museums without walls and historical walkabouts share the sun with workers and visitors looking for a lunchtime cultural getaway.
Summer Events List: All the fun stuff around the bay, from May through August.
Summer Music: Shoreline Amphitheater's open-air concert series features the famous and familiar.
Summer Theater: The best of the season's theater and performing-arts specials.
News: Welcome to Paradise
Queen of the Jungle: Meet a 67-year-old Roller Derby queen who can't get her skates off.
Public Eye: Foot-in-Mouth Award.
Polis Report: No noise is good noise.
Conscious Party: Spearhead's Michael Franti talks about the music industry, computer literacy and his spoken word tour.
Beyond La Bamba: From sizzling salsa to sneering punk rock, Latin rockers are reclaiming their heritage.
Audiofile: Reviews of the latest CDs by The Vegas Beat, Rasco and Sandra St. Victor.
Beat Street: More local music to shake your Benadryl at.
Slow Train Coming: The latest film adaption of Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina proves that every unhappy movie is bad in its own way.
Scraping the Macula: Illness brings new depth to Spalding Gray's monologues in Gray's Anatomy.
Blowing Off Steam: L.A. gets burned in Volcano.
Bargain Bites: Breakfast deals and other daily specials take a starring role at the Intermission Cafe.
A Few More Howls: Eric Johnson writes about what Allen Ginsberg meant to the nation over the past five decades. Also reprint of past articles and current appreciations by the Metro's editor, a writer and the publisher, plus web links from Metro and others on Ginsberg and the Beats.