For the Week of|
December 17-23, 1998
Cover: Funky Monks
Tibetan sand artists return to the Sonoma Museum of Visual Art.
News: Cash Cow
Arizona dairymen make a moo-ve on California milk market.
The Scoop: British nobles get the royal shaft.
Cyber Furby: Nuke a furball in virtual space.
Up to the Task?: See how your kids' school did in the state Standardized Testing and Reporting program.
Climbing Up on Capitol Hill: Check up on the your Congressional Representatives and U.S. Senators--where they stand, how they voted.
Gift Options: Our tips for pleasing those hard-to-please loved ones.
Holiday Hell: Surviving the last-minute shopping frenzy.
Echo & the Music Machine: The Horrible Smiths treated their son like one of their wrecking yard projects--until a bit of silvery magic came into Echo's life. An original Christmas story by David Templeton.
Southern Man: Alt-rocker Vic Chesnutt's latest CD lets light shine on dark lyrics.
Rolling on the River: New Smithsonian/Folkways CD anthology is a River of Song.
They've Got Issues: The Offspring veer to the puritanical and cautionary on new album, Americana.
Audiofile: Reviews of the latest CDs by True to Form, Chris Cain and Tiger Okoshi.
Talking Pictures: Cyber-sexpert Deb Levine chats up You've Got Mail.
'Evil' Ways: Orson Welles' 1958 film classic Touch of Evil gets redeemed.
Best Brews: Taste testers sample seasonal suds.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.
Tap Tap Tap Dogs: It's not easy being a novelist, says Frederick Busch in A Dangerous Profession, his new look at writers' lives and hard times.
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