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Summer Music Guide 2004

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InterPersonals: Silicon Valley's matchmaker

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Bars and Clubs 2005

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For the Week of
August 17-23, 2005

Cover Story: Bliss This:
Our one-of-a-kind guide to the best—and weirdest—in local spa treatments.

News: C-Gate:
Is there anywhere to run in the burgeoning Measure C scandal?

Training Daze: Ever wonder what Americans 'training Iraqi forces' are actually doing? Or if it's going to work?

The Fly: You down with PHP?

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Silicon Alleys: Suicide Club.

Techsploits: Fantasy surpasses sci-fi as the genre that best captures the vicissitudes of our high-tech, security-obsessed age.

Rev: Ed Ruscha's car-based art, which never features people, offers a lonely, melancholy view of our American society.

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Splashes of Time: Wong Kar-wai's glossy, elastic masterpiece '2046' grasps for an elusive human connection.

Laid Aid: Steve Carell learns to love in irreverent, funny but uneven guy movie.

Strangers on a Plane: Wes Craven's expert high-altitude thriller slowly turns into passable shocker.

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Change of Plans: Goapele passes time waiting for her record to come out.

Cal Jam: Fans get behind the White Stripes at the Greek.

From Tango to Klezmer: The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music ranged from Buenos Aires to Odessa in final weekend.

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Premature Illumination: Robert Anton Wilson, the iconoclastic genius behind the famed 'Illuminatus! Trilogy,' has a few thousand things he'd like to teach you.

Book Box: 'The 8:55 to Baghdad' by Andres Eames; 'Railroad: Identity, Design and Culture' by Keith Lovegrove; 'Desertion' by Abdulrazak Gurnah.

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True Story: Lovers of Italian food need daring places like Vero.

Live Feed: Street of Eats: Menlo Park's Little Michoacan.

5 Things to Love: Things to Do With Zucchini.

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Altared States: Shakespeare Santa Cruz serves up a perfect Victorian confection with William S. Gilbert's 'Engaged.'


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