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Metro Silicon Valley
12.03.08

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Madison Nguyen's Last Stand
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Events
Photographer Joe Claus has been celebrating the people who run small businesses in our area with a photographic series called 'My Neighbors.' Claus will exhibit samples of his black-and-white portraits of local business owners at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, on the second floor, staring Sunday (Dec. 7, 1–4pm) with a reception and running through the end of January. Pictured is Alfredo of Liquid Agency, Brand Marketing, a business on South Market Street in San Jose.

Kids: 'The Elves and the Shoemaker'
California Theatre Center presents the cheery family fun play 'The Elves and the Shoemaker,' Dec. 6 at the Sunnyvale Community Center Theatre; call 408.245.2978 for tickets.

Movies


Movie Review: 'Milk' rises to the top
Sean Penn and Gus van Sant relive the days of triumph and tragedy

Film Review: 'Punisher: War Zone'
Ray Stevenson lays waste to his enemies

Movie Review: 'Cadillac Records' spins quite a tale
The story of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf and Chess Records recalls a vital musical era

Movie Review: 'Dear Zachary'
The director visits San Jose for special showings of his harrowing documentary

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Music & Clubs

Vocoded
Kanye West 2.0 arrives with mixed results

Music Picks
Oasis, California Dreamin' and Candye Kane

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Restaurants

Happy Days Here Again
Billy Berk's brings a good-times vibe to the South First scene

Silicon Veggie
Vegan Improv

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The Arts

Special Film Event: 'Metropolis'
Stanford Lively Arts screens silent classic with modern orchestral score

Stage Review: 'Around the World in 80 Days'
San Jose Rep brings Jules Verne's globetrotting adventure to town in a new stage adaptation

Book Review: 'Everyday Drinking'
A new collection by Kingsley Amis salutes the cocktail

Book Review: 'The Hell-Fire Clubs'
A history of 18th-century English clubs debunks some sensational myths

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
December 3 - 9, 2008