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newspaper cover For the Week of
June 4-10, 1998

Cover: KOME-ing Down
San Jose's most innovative rock station goes off the air in less than two weeks, with its most popular features and DJs moving north. Blame it on the corporatization of radio.


News: Bitter Pill
The French abortion pill, RU486, is being clandestinely distributed in the Bay Area--so clandestinely that most people don't even know about it.

Public Eye: Post-election lowdowns and highlights.

Unwelcome Tramp: The town of Niles celebrates Charlie Chaplin this Saturday, but in 1914 they were glad to see him go.


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The Fine Art of Turning Inside Out
'Tis the season for Metro's guide to summer indulgences, with outdoor concerts, theater and our best picks for relaxing daytrips. There's also day-by-day calendar of summer events that you'll want to bookmark for the long and luxurious days ahead.

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Bach to the Future: Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach goes solo.

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Whit and Wisdom in 'Days': Whit Stillman focuses on foibles of young elites in Last Days of Disco.

When the Moon Is Full: Lycanthropy is a metaphor for assimilation in Shopping for Fangs.

Prison Tube: Jim Carrey tries to escape the box in The Truman Show.

Touch Tones: Grief leads to wild sex in Carine Adler's Under the Skin.

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Suggestive Whispers: MACLA's Transit of Time show delves into realms of poetic paradox.

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Lulu's Back in Town: Former San Jose diva Eilana Lappalainen plays operatic femme fatale.

Playing Around: Six women go in Circles at City Lights.

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Wilde Kingdom: In a trio of new plays and films, Oscar Wilde exerts his influence on modern culture.

Beta Males: A new generation of comic-book artists salutes slackerdom.

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Port Authority: Ocean Harbor offers South Bay shelter to lovers of authentic, top-end Chinese food.


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