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Metro Silicon Valley
07.30.08

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News

The Man Who Saved The Mountain Winery
The bizarre history of Saratoga's chateau and how Bill Hirschman rescued its live music series

Loca Girl Makes Good
Margaret Cho invades the Mountain Winery summer series

News

Truth or Scare?
UFO researchers confront rash of new evidence regarding 'observed technology' 

The Fly
Goodbye to Red Racks? | Banner Week | By Any Name

Columns

Silicon Alleys
Stumping Seuss

Sporting Events
2008 NCAA Masters Track Championships

Events
As part of its celebration of cutting-edge sounds, the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music also presents a food and wine festival with culinary specials, world music and dance and craftspeople. The event takes place Saturday–Sunday (11am–8pm) on Church Street by the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium downtown.

Kids
Palo Alto Children's Theatre presents a Wingspread Summer Stock presentation of Cole Porter's musical 'Anything Goes,' Aug. 1–8 at 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Pictured are Keith Burgelin and Katie Leyva.

Movies



Movie Review: 'My Winnipeg'
Guy Maddin explores the quirky side of Canada

Online Exclusive
Richard von Busack talks to director Guy Maddin

Movie Review: 'Baghead'
Mumblecore comes of age

Movie Review: 'Ripple Effect'
A fashion designer and really bad driver finds redemption in forgiveness

Movie Review: 'Swing Vote'
Kevin Costner plays election-day snafu for laughs

DVD Review
'The Bank Job'

DVD Review
'Wide Sargasso Sea'

DVD Review
'Permanent Midnight'

DVD Review
'Doomsday'

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

88 Sins
Dueling pianos take audiences to the wild side

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

Restaurants

Consuelo Revisited
Four years later, another look at one of Silicon Valley's more daring Mexican menus

Live Feed
Dessert Desert

5 Things to Love
Iconic Silicon Valley Restaurants

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Classical Preview: World Beaters
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music unveils five world premieres

Stage Review
'The Pajama Game' at Foothill Music Theatre

Stage Review
Carrie Fisher tells all in 'Wishful Drinking' at SJ Rep

Book Review
'Black and White and Dead All Over," by John Darnton, reviewed by Michael S. Gant

Book Review
'Zombie Haiku' by Ryan Mecum, reviewed by Matthew Craggs

Classical Preview
Music@Menlo looks at birth of 20th-century classical

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
July 30 - August 5, 2008