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Metro Silicon Valley
August 1-7, 2007

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News

McChaat
The Valley's immigrant cultures are changing how we look at fast food.

News

Live flea or die hard
With the future in doubt for the San Jose Flea Market, one more door closes for Silicon Valley's working class.

The Fly: 08.01.07
How to waste time In Santa Clara.

Columns

Silicon Alleys
Jennifer Field of (every San Jose dude's) dreams.

Technology news
Science tackles the big question: Why do we love scary movies?

Sports news
San Jose Grand Prix post-mortem.

Movies

The idiots
Two new comedies—'Hot Rod' and 'The Ten'—go lowbrow with high style.

Spy hard
'The Bourne Ultimatum' takes our man of mystery on a whirlwind world tour.

The player
'Molière' tries to milk laughs from the life of a put-upon playwright.

Cult Leader: 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers'
I, Pod: Where you gonna hide from the invasion that never ends?

This week's revivals
'Serenity,' 'Stagecoach' and 'Going My Way.'

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

What is hip?
Pondering the mysterious nature of jazz with San Jose Jazz's Geoff Roach.

Musical wave
The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music announces big set of premieres for summer concerts.

Menlo marvel
The Escher String Quartet sets the tone with a magnificent Mendelssohn for Music@Menlo's opener.

Music Picks
Rush, Hall & Oates, Sounds of the Underground, Lee 'Scratch' Perry & Charlie Hunter Trio.

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

Restaurants

Uplift the taste
Morgan Hill's Ragoots elevates familiar favorites with upscale comfort food.

Silicon Veggie
The Santana Row Vegan Challenge.

5 Things to Love
Great places to get it to go.

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Saving songs
The indelible songs redeem the fitful plot in 'Carousel' at Foothill Music Theatre.

Locked down
'Juvie' tracks the crimes and passions of troubled teenage prisoners.

Book review: 'Leonard Michaels: The Collected Stories'
Book authored by Leonard Michaels.

Book review: 'Field Guide to Butterflies of the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento Valley Regions'
Book authored by Arthur M. Shapiro.

Kids events
'Leader of the Pack.'

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
August 1-7, 2007.




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