For the Week of
August 11-17, 2004
Cover Story: Cargo Cult:
Is train hopping the last subversive way to travel?
News: The Great White Hope
Steve Poizner leads a motley group of Republicans into the November elections against a well-oiled Democratic machine.
The Fly: This week's political bites.
Frum Frenzy: Using Yiddish slang, Orthodox Jews troll for partners on the Internet.
Cast your ballot in the 2004 Metro Silicon Valley Readers Poll.
Biter: Don't look now, but downtown San Jose kind of ... rocks.
Techsploits: Maybe we should rename the FCC. We could just call it the FCFCC, or the Federal Communications for Cash Commission.
Rev: Summer Car Reading: Standing next to the fuel island on a cloudless August evening.
The Painted Smile:
Western stereotypes meet Japanese realities in new show about geisha at San Francisco's Asian Art Museum.
Escape From Naboo: Natalie Portman shines in Zach Braff's shoegazer epic 'Garden State.'
Mama Drama: 'My Mother Likes Women' is a sparse farce.
Deep Thoughts: 'What the #$*! Do We Know!?' tries to explain the mysteries of modern physics.
Buying Blare: A study in the mechanics of shopping music.
Aural Fixation: Papa Roach gave an explosive performance in Santa Cruz charged by new material.
Menlo Rising: Only in its second year, the Music@Menlo chamber festival is already a heavyweight.
Nadja Au Natural: She may have fretted about a lack of nylons, but Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg's raw wit and virtuosity shone through at Cabrillo Music Festival's first weekend.
Club Life: The Vault Ultra Lounge in downtown San Jose.
Viva to Life: East Los Gatos gets hip to a casual jazzy eatery.
Live Feed: A new column by 'Metro''s food editor, Stett Holbrook.
Beware Of Greeks Bearing Grief: City Lights dips into the ancient world for a tale of epic woe in 'Iphigeneia at Aulis.'
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