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Metro Silicon Valley
January 25-31, 2006

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News

Can a Video Game Break Your Heart?
New evidence says yes—and points to why gaming feels so real.

Pop Got Game
Mainstream culture goes geek-friendly.

News

Desolation Row
A former Metro staffer returns home to New Orleans and finds chaos in the city's housing projects.

Silicon Valley News Notes
San Jose still hasn't stepped forward on medical marijuana, but developments at the county level look promising.

Columns

Silicon Alleys
Markets and Massages.

Technology News
Mars Investigations.

Car Culture
Did insurance companies run the statistics and find that new-old drivers are more likely to get in an accident?

Movies

Hidden Camera
Michael Haneke's 'Caché' is not a guilty pleasure but a darkly pleasurable guilt trip.

Ploughman's Bunch
'The Real Dirt on Farmer John' follows the row hoed by eccentric cultivator John Peterson.

The Big Skeeve
From 007 to assassin, Pierce Brosnan remakes his man-of-mystery persona in 'The Matador.'

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Decade of Decadence
On its 10th year, Curtis Meacham of Monkey reveals the secrets of longevity.

Not Sold in Stores
The sorry ballad of Time-Life's '70s Music Explosion.'

Land of 1,000 Dances
The inside story of wedding DJs.

Roman à Cleve
Symphony Silicon Valley welcomed back conductor George Cleve with open arms at weekend concerts.

MORE NIGHTLIFE    NIGHTLIFE CALENDAR

Restaurants

Sent Packing
Chef Josiah Slone has finally exorcised the memory of David Kinch at Sent Sovi.

Live Feed
The Great Restaurant Shuffle of '06.

5 Things to Love
Your Expense Account.

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Clown Town
Cirque du Soleil marries technical pizzazz to visual jazz in 'Corteo.'

Spic and Span
TheatreWorks' 'The Clean House' and City Lights' 'Visiting Mr. Green' find emotional undercurrents to tidying up.

'Lion' Pride
Traveling version of Disney's 'Lion King' dazzles with costumes and handmade magic.




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