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01.30.08

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Uncommon Ground
Centered up in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Silicon Valley's wine country is anything but typical. Which is why it's no surprise that it has become well known for its distinctive pinot noir, winemaking's best-known maverick grape. Three local vineyards—Mt. Eden, Rhys and Windy Oaks—demonstrate what it takes to make great pinot here.

News

Propositioned
Vote safe and sane on the ballot's confusing propositions with Metro's recommendations

The Fly: 01.30.08
Swimsuit Issues, How to Avoid Our Scandal Issue and Oath of Offices

Columns

Silicon Alleys:
Trippin'

Technology News:
At least Google tells us when they are recording our every word

Style:
Exercising Power

Events:
Frans Lanting shares his experiences in a slide show and lecture

Sporting Events:
San Jose Stealth host the Minnesota Storm Saturday, Feb. 2, at HP Pavilion

Kids Events:
Ashley Wolff, author of 'Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day,' comes to Kepler's in Menlo Park

Movies

Festival Frenzy
Cinequest turns 18 with more than 80 features and three Maverick Spirit winners

Film Review: '4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days'
Romanian drama about abortion is one of the year's best films

Film Review: 'Rambo'
Sylvester Stallone is the Energizer mercenary in yet another sequel

Cult Leader
The Road to 'Cloverfield'

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Polarity Shift
When Against Me! switched up its approach, the band may have lost its way.

MORE MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE    MUSIC AND CLUBS LISTINGS    MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE CALENDAR PICKS

Restaurants

Praise the Red Lantern
Pan-Asian is done right (for once) in Redwood City

5 Things to Love
Great Falafel Shops

Live Feed
It's Tea's Time

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Stage Preview: Cirque du Soleil
Local troupe debuts new play about Che Guevera, 'School of the Americas'

Art Review: 'H.C. Westermann'
The Cantor Arts Center resurrects an eccentric American sculptor

Stage Review:
'Copenhagen' is all talk at Palo Alto Players

Stage Review:
Teatro Visión channels Che in 'School for the Americas'

Stage Review:
A voracious plant chows down in 'Little Shop of Horrors' for American Musical Theatre

Stage Preview:
Hypnosis unlocks political secrets in 'Tranced,' coming to San Jose Rep

Book Review:
'All Shall Be Well' by Tod Wodicka, reviewed by Richard von Busack

Book Review:
'Lucia' by Andrea di Robilant, reviewed by Michael S. Gant

DVD Review:
'Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors'

DVD Review:
'Slings & Arrows'

DVD Review:
'Expo: Magic of the White City'

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
January 30-February 5, 2008




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