For the Week of
November 23-29, 2005
Cover Story: Brush Strikes:
A new show on visual politics asks: Can artists change the world with images?
News: Riot Place, Wrong Time:
Ugliness at De Anza protests leads to charges of racial profiling.
The Fly: Local nightclub owners are angry about the police's new club ordinance and how it was railroaded through.
Silicon Alleys: Graveyard Shift.
Techsploits: Good Drugs.
Rev: As such, it is a great idea to carpool those long distances toward home, if you can. And these days this means taking a ride from a stranger found on Craigslist.org.
The Boho Dance: Rosario Dawson in her underclothes vamps the world in Chris Columbus' film adaptation of 'Rent.'
Chill Thrill: 'The Ice Harvest' skates on very thin ice with anti-holiday bad cheer.
Blame Canada: Politics, punk and Visa worries fuel the anger of Winnipeg's most vocal punk group.
Medicine Men: Sideshow soundtrack harks back to the early days of the carny.
Iran, Iran All Night And Day: Get right with Mountain View's restaurant row, and sample the Persian food at Rose International Market.
Live Feed: Organic Is Dead, Long Live Organic.
5 Things to Love: Foods That Make You Smart.
Veni, Vidi, Verdi: Opera San José overcomes some stilted staging with strong singing in production of 'A Masked Ball.'
Austen's In the Air: First a new movie adaptation, then San Jose Rep goes the stage route 'Pride and Prejudice' never goes out of fashion.
A Word To the Wise: Four women struggle with World War II emotions and relations in City Lights' 'Wise Women.'
Swamp Things: Bayou siblings go over the top in Stage Company's outrageous 'Sugar Bean Sisters.'
Mixing It Up: Film, music and dance combined at Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley's latest program.
Please don't forget to write! Metro welcomes
letters. Like any great work of art, they should be originals not copies
of letters sent elsewhere. Include address and daytime phone (for verification
purposes only). Letters may be edited for length and clarity or to correct
factual inaccuracies known to us. Postal: Metro Letters, 550 S. First. St.,
San Jose, CA 95111. Fax: 408/298-0602. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emailers, please include name, city of residence and phone number. Letters
printed will list email address unless otherwise specified. Letters to the
editor are not currently published in the online version of this paper.