Aural Fixation: Day on the Green returns; Family Values follows; and lots of CD releases.
Multitrack Minds: With their scores for the new movies 'Stigmata' and 'Laid Back Plans,' Billy Corgan and Craig Armstrong reinvent the soundtrack album.
Anointed by Fed Ex: Pulp novelist and screenwriter John Ridley hates Hollywood but likes Steve Martin's satirical 'Bowfinger.'
Taxi Driver: Angry fundamentalists perplex a worldly cabbie in 'My Son the Fanatic.'
Divided City: 'West Beirut' highlights annual Arab Film Festival.
Belgrade Blast: 'Cabaret Balkan' looks at Belgrade life after the war and before the bombing.
Religious Motives: Jane Rogers takes faith seriously in her new novel, 'Mr. Wroe's Virgins.'
A Home For Heritage: San Jose celebrates the opening of the Mexican Heritage Plaza this weekend.
Micro-Climate: At Gordon Biersch, the food gets equal billing with great beer.
A La Carte: Palo Alto's popular Beppo opens up a new Sicilian party palace in Campbell.
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