For the Week of
May 18-24, 2005
Cover: Summer 2005 Guide:
The season's hottest movies, concerts, plays, festivals and fairs.
Light-Saber Cats, Remakes and Cheap Thrills: From the nerdgasm of the 'Sith' to a big-screen 'Bewitched,' the summer movie season proves once again that Hollywood doesn't know the meaning of the term 'lowest common denominator.'
Gonna Hang Out with My TANQ Out: The summer concert season offers multiple opportunities to rock out, chill out and zone out.
Burning Up the Boards: The not so lazy hazy days of summer theater.
Festival List: From festivals to fairs to race cars in downtown San Jose, there is something better than TV to do every weekend from Memorial Day to Labor Day and beyond.
News: On Your Record:
Art Main thought his criminal record was ancient historyuntil it blocked him from getting a job.
The Fly: No Stapler for You!
Silicon Alleys: A New Spin on Neighborhood Art.
Techsploits: Burn Your License.
Rev: All Things Motorcycle: Part 2: 'If everyone would remain calm, offer a little more courtesy and kindness, and smile more, then everyone would have a better life'
Blowed Up Real Good: The combustive impact of 'Hitchhiker's Guide.'
Oh, Israelites: San Jose's Israeli Film Festival includes the coming-of-age drama 'Turn Left at the End of the World.'
Knightmare: 'Kingdom of Heaven' is not-so-great Scott.
Holiday in Cambodia: Dengue Fever forges on in face of language barriers and terrorist sweeps.
Natural High: Two bongs up for Bay Area stoner metal heroes High on Fire.
Chuck Amuck: Chuck Palahniuk probes for a visceral response in his harrowing new novel, 'Haunted.'
Visit Vietnam: The Grand Century Mall is Silicon Valley's most surprising link to Vietnamese cuisine.
Live Feed: T.G.I. Wednesday: The Bruni Digest.
5 Places to Love: Time-Proven Silicon Valley Restaurants.
Trouble In El Paso: Teatro Visión winds up its 20th season with Octavio Solís' furious family drama 'Santos & Santos.'
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