Diva Democracy: Kim Nalley's jazz-adapted song stylings take genre-hopping to a whole new height.
Aural Fixation: A rock institution on South First Street is in danger of closing.
All Shook Down: Elvis Costello's 'When I Was Cruel' rows down the River Bile.
Livin' La Vida Coca: Elijah Wald's new book uncovers the 'narcocorridos'--folksongs celebrating Mexico's fabled drug runners.
Falafel Fever: Los Gatos' Cafe de Flore imports a Mediterranean menu with a Parisian flair.
Cheap Eats: Aqui Grill & Bar serves a Southwestern-style mix of Mexican foods dressed up in California garb.
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