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Metro Silicon Valley
February 21-27, 2007

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News

Excerpt: 'The Golden Road: Notes on My Gentrification' by Caille Millner
San Jose's hottest native writer calls out the South Bay's social issues in a bold new memoir.

News

eBay scams
Identity theft and fraud are out of control on eBay. The company knows it, police know it—but who's going to stop it?

The Fly: 02.21.07
We knew things were getting messy in San Jose's District 6 race, but the hit piece that recently ran in the Merc was just ridiculous.

Columns

Silicon Alleys: San Jose haters
One blogger calls SJ 'a disorientating nightmare.'

Technology news: That crazy astronaut
Annalee Newitz is glad that female astronauts are just as dangerous as male space jockeys.

Sports news: Amgen Tour of California
Stage 2 of the Tour of California will be passing through San Jose on Wednesday, Feb. 21.

Style
A whole new style for men is under construction.

Movies

Cinequest 2007 shorts
The future of shorts is now.

Movie review: 'The Number 23'
You wanted Aronofsky, you'd settle for Fincher, you get Joel Schumacher.

Movie review: 'Amazing Grace'
Michael Apted's newest traces the history of the hymn with the history of Britain's end to slavery.

Movie review: 'The Astronaut Farmer'
Polish twins add human touches to otherwise typical American dream.

Cult Leader: Suicidal tendencies in David Fincher movies
What is Fincher's deal?

This week's revivals
Silents are golden: Silent cartoons at Fremont's Edison Theater.

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Santa Cruz Dayz
Bunny Wailer and Steel Pulse headline the reggae festival.

Musicbox
Our critics pick this week's highlights: Rob Kapilow, Palo Alto Philharmonic, the Shitkickers and Vivid.

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

Restaurants

Restaurant review: Crazy Frank's Desi Pizza
Frank Huguenard invents games and makes Indian pizza. Does that make him crazy? Probably.

Live Feed
Eat your way to better sex.

5 Things to Love: Farmers markets
Get the best of what the season has to offer.

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Visual arts: Manuel Valencia
History San Jose rediscovers an early California artist with deep roots.

Visual arts: Richard Avedon
His 'In the West' portraits examine the hard life at Cantor Arts Center.

Stage: 'Pippin'
The king's son hopes to find himself in an all-singing, all-dancing eighth century.

Stage: 'Prelude to a Kiss'
A young couple get more than they bargained for when an old man kisses the bride at Northside Theatre.

Dance: 'A Valentine Potpourri'
Ballet San Jose revives Dennis Nahat's strenuous 'Ontogeny.'

Book review: 'The Artist's Body
Book authored by Amelia Jones.

Book review: 'Anna Halprin: Experience as Dance'
Book authored by Janice Ross.

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
February 21-27, 2007.




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