For the Week of
July 13-19, 2005
Cover Story: U.S. Out of My Dance:
One of the most radical new identity-politics movements is emerging right here in San Jose. Is the world ready for the Modern Aztecs?
News: London Texting:
Technology sent an activist message around the world. Unfortunately, so did the bombs.
The Fly: The Amazing Race: Cindy Chavez throws her hat into the ring.
Silicon Alleys: Situationist Comedy.
Techsploits: Top Genome.
Rev: Man Replacement: My other pal, M, loved Kevin's no-nonsense nature and his 1978 GMC Sierra, named Kevin Junior, that he used for his hauling business.
Viet Vision: A half-American immigrant, scorned in his native Vietnam, dreams of selling shoes in 'The Beautiful Country.'
Policy Wonka: Tim Burton and Johnny Depp put a new spin on Roald Dahl's spun-candy favorite, 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.'
Shady Politics: Chilean coming-of-age film shuffles from innocence to wisdom.
Space Man: 'A Sidewalk Astronomer' chronicles the pleasures of a life spent looking up and out.
Flame It: Four-get it. Miscasting and miswriting foul 'Fantastic Four,' the biggest disappointment of the summer.
Without Me: It feels so empty without all the Eminem clones.
Shining Stars: A roots-rock band you shouldn't miss.
Classical Heat Waves: The summer's classical-music festivals shine from Carmel and Santa Cruz to Saratoga and Menlo Park.
Poor House Riches: For a New Orleans fix, drive yourself into the Poor House Bistro.
Live Feed: Mexico Without Mexican Food.
5 Places to Love: Ice Cream Shops.
Vis-à-Vis Elvis: The king of rock rolls into San Jose in Stage Company's 'Idols of the King.'
Flight Risks: A fragile couple confront past pains in Pear Avenue's 'What the Birds Carry.'
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