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This Week
May 30-June 5, 1996

Cover
White Lies: What happens
when an African American
woman finds out she
isn't who she thought she was?

News
Nobody's Homeless: How the politically unconnected and non-yuppified neighborhoods are fast becoming a dumping ground for the homeless shelters no one else wants.

Shame game: The popular Highway 17 Page of Shame Web site careens out of sight.

Public Eye: Zoe goes low-tech, the Mc Movie of Braveheart's dreams and yet another hetereo hullabaloo in Gilroy.

Polis Report: Shortening the American workweek.

Arts & Entertainment
Movies
Dollhouse of Horrors: Director Todd Solondz know that the weak will always be prey for the strong in Welcome to the Dollhouse.

Stark Raving Adders: 'Cold Comfort Farm' takes aim at ripe literary pretensions past -and all too present.

Immigrants' Rites 'Someone Else's America' takes a comic look at the serious subject of cultural assimilation.

Music
Somber Sounds: Replacement Paul Westerberg resurfaces.

Nun But a Rocker: Alejandro Escovedo's family affair.

Beat Street: Cibo Matto and Cornershop work magic.

Audiofile: The latest CDs by The 6ths, Crysis, and Paper or Plastic? Plus the Sunset Park Soundtrack.

Books
Brown and Green: Ruth Brown takes on the music industry.

Stage
Pain of Love: SJ Rep reworks Strindberg's 'Miss Julie'.

West Bay Wanderer: Bernstein's 'Candide' tracks man's mistakes in tuneful satire.

Menu
Sailing the Elbe: Christina Waters explores the many Bavarian classics--Jägerschnitzel, sauerbraten, goulash and bratwurst.


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