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Metro Silicon Valley
February 1-7, 2006

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News

No Direction Om
South Bay Hindus clash over textbook portrayals of Indian history.

News

Desolation Row, Part 2
In Part 1, a former Metro staffer found chaos and desperation in his New Orleans homecoming. Now, the conclusion.

Silicon Valley News Notes
Prosecutors make a living off pointing fingers, so it's no wonder that they've resorted to that schoolyard tactic in the race for county D.A.

Columns

Silicon Alleys
Haunted locations in the South Bay.

Technology News
Microsoft, Google and your privacy.

Car Culture
Automotive companies enter the blogosphere.

Movies

Corpse Ride
Tommy Lee Jones' 'The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada' is more than just a Tex-Mex version of 'Weekend at Bernie's.'

Reels of Fortune
Cinequest floods local screens with indie features, maverick marvels and hot-button docs this March.

Blue Light Special
Is Steven Soderbergh's 'Bubble' the future of filmmaking or just another speculative bubble?

Mild Wilde
In 'A Good Woman,' Scarlett Johansson plays Meg Windermere and loses; Helen Hunt and Tom Wilkinson redeem matters.

Twit City
Piper Perabo and Lena Headey star in 93 minutes of cute.

Bad Girl
In 1933, Barbara Stanwyck starred in 'Baby Face,' what was to be the last seriously adult Hollywood movie for 35 years.

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Old-Time on the Edge
The Crooked Jades refuse to toe the bluegrass party line.

Goal Oriented
Music's love affair with soccer is well documented.

Metro's Club of the Week
Agenda Lounge in San Jose.

MORE NIGHTLIFE    NIGHTLIFE CALENDAR

Restaurants

Village People
Woodside's Village Pub has survived the dotcom bust with its flavors intact.

Silicon Veggie
Why Veganism?

5 Things to Love
Aphrodisiacs for a Steamy Valentine's Day.

BOOK A RESERVATION    FIND A REVIEW

The Arts

Kyoto Dreams
The Asian Art Museum displays the works that made Kyoto a center of artistic ambition.

Threads of Memory
Human hair connects the generations at SJICA and MACLA.

Book Box
The Cosmic Landscape: String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design, by Leonard Susskind; Utterly Monkey by Nick Laird.




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