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March 29-April 4, 2006

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News

It Came From Under the Sea
Can Northern California handle the giant squid invasion?

News

Animal Rights Protester
The strange but true story of conspiracy with city officials and a secret plan against circus protesters at HP Pavilion in San Jose.

The Fly
The Fly looks at the tiff over the Measure A sales-tax initiative in Santa Clara County; plus William Den Singleton and the San Jose Mercury News; garbage contracts and mayors's races in San Francisco and San Jose; and update on California textbooks and teaching Hindu history.

Columns

Silicon Alleys: Soccer Show
San Jose State University and King Library in San Jose host 'Planet Football,' an exhibit of photos about soccer.

Technology News: MoodGrapher Online
Annalee Newitz asks if measuring computer users' mood merely reveals how much buzz has been generated by advertising campaigns.

Car Culture: Oil and Security
Novella Carpenter reports on David Goldwyn and his ideas for new energy policies.

Movies

Movie Review: 'Duck Season'
Mexican feature tells the incredible story of a Sunday when nothing happened.

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Music Review: I Am Ghost
Punk group from Santa Cruz delivers more than mascara.

Music News: More From SXSW
Music editor Todd Inoue reveals even more about 2006 SXSW indie music conference.

MORE NIGHTLIFE    NIGHTLIFE LISTINGS    NIGHTLIFE CALENDAR PICKS

Restaurants

Restaurant Review: La Pizzeria in Campbell
The real pizza can be found at La Pizzeria, thin crusts and all.

Food News: Live Feed
Coffee Bug in San Jose serves java and matchmaking; plus Citrus Restaurant at Santana Row; and Campbell's Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery.

Food News: 5 Things to Love
5 Things surveys Spring Crops.

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Museum Review: Edvard Munch
A show of Edvard Munch prints at Cantor Arts Center at Stanford opens a window into the Norwegian artist's troubled soul.

Museum Review: '¡Arte Caliente!'
Vivid colors and forceful figures dominate show of Chicano Art at San Jose Museum of Art.

Live Theater: 'The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow'
A recluse genius designs a robot to show the world in San Jose Rep's productions.

Live Theater: 'The Nerd'
A review of 'The Nerd' at City Lights Theater Company in San Jose.

Book Reviews: 03.29.06
The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism, by Ross King; Little Money Street: In Search of Gypsies and Their Music in the South of France by Fernanda Eberstadt; Written Lives: Essays by Javier Marias.




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