For the Week of|
September 1-8, 1999
Cover: The Naked Truth
Hangin' out (literally) at NudeFest '99.
News: Apple Fritter
Apple growers struggle in wake of Vacu-dry plant closure.
Mitford Memorial: Is America ready for ecological burials?
Bartenders!: A guide to our critics' favorite mixologists, therapists and best friends.
Hands On: Winemaker John Hawley goes back to basics.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.
Cultural Chameleon: In praise of Mexican starlet Eva Norvind.
Driven to 'Distraction': SFI film offering 'The Distraction' is a tepid tale of sexual misbehavior.
Love and Hate: 'Unknown Curator' Writer John Ridley hates Hollywood but loves the new film 'Bowfinger.'
Femmes Fatale: '80s rock icons the Violent Femmes return.
Spins: Reviews of new CDs by Iggy Pop, Bill Monroe, and others.
Stuff and Nonsense: Bob Pollard of Guided By Voices wins one for bespectacled fat guys singing about science and trees.
Audiofile: Reviews of the latest CDs by True to Form, Billie and Comedian Harmonists.
SF Club Guide: Disco divas, hip-hop connoisseurs and salsa suaves to flannel-clad pinball players, jazz luminaries and more from the City by the Bay.
Love & War: Author Elena Lappin's 'Foreign Brides' are looking for love.
Please don't forget to write! The Sonoma County Independent welcomes letters commenting on our coverage or other topics of local interest. Please keep all letters at 300 words or less (we reserve the right to edit them for length and style) and sign them (unsigned letters will not be published). A local phone number must be included for verification. Postal: Sonoma County Independent Letters, 540 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401. Fax: 707/527-1288. 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.