For the Week of
August 3-9, 2005
Cover Story: Man Jose:
Is San Jose really one big sausage party, or is the 'bachelor capital of the world' tag that's been slapped on this area just a cruel myth?
News: No Captain's Mess:
The situation in Alviso has turned ugly between one larger-than-life property owner andwell, everybody else.
The Fly: Grand Heft Auto: The Grand Prix was the most exciting auto-related thing to hit San Jose since Clint Eastwood filmed that car chase on what's now known as Highway 85 (that's how old that movie was).
Silicon Alleys: Waiting for Miss San Jose Grand Prix.
Prix Qualified: More post-Prix coverage.
Rev: This Is Not a Car Review: Why would I cruelly choose to review a car not available to you? Because, dear reader, I want you to go to your Honda dealership and demanddemand!the Tourer.
Three by Three:
A trio of Bay Area art veterans outshine their choices for the next generation at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art.
Three artists at MACLA explore a wide range of techniques and materials in 'Connecting Forms' show.
Sex in the Souk: A blonde nymphet wreaks havoc in the Arab quarter in 'Lila Says.'
Truly, 'Malady,' Deeply: 'Tropical Malady,' a gay romance from Thailand, ventures into unexplored territory.
Does Anybody Remember Zoso?: A new book overanalyzes 'Led Zeppelin IV.'
Kiss Off: Sure sign of aging musicians: outdoor winery concerts.
Talent Pool: Music@Menlo's opening concert showed off the chamber-music festival's deep bench.
Bookbox: 'The Historian' by Elizabeth Kostova and 'The Last Expedition: Stanley's Mad Journey Through the Congo' by Daniel Liebowitz and Charles Pearson.
Seoul Searching: San Jose's Red Charcoal could help Korean cuisine find its way into the American mainstream.
Silicon Veggie: Eat Like Animals?
5 Places to Love: Great Burger Joints.
Time Bandits: City Lights explores the tricks of time in Craig Wright's 'The Pavilion.'
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