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Metro Silicon Valley
08.06.08

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News

Independence 2.0
A Silicon Valley visionary explains what's wrong with America—and how wikis can save it

News

History Lesson
Grand jury schools the city on its mishandling of money for History San Jose, but that may not be its only nonprofit problem

The Fly
Cortese vs. VTA | Not Not Over | The Latest Dirt

Columns

Silicon Alleys
The Last Orchard

Style
Faking Fashion

Sporting Events
Swear Jarred

Events
This Thursday (Aug. 7) at 7pm, authors Linda and David Mullally talk about their new outdoors guide, 'Best Hikes With Dogs: Central California' (Mountaineers Books). The event takes place at REI Saratoga.

Kids
The latest edition of Redwood City's activity-rich Target Family Days is all about Hawaii, and features musicians Ledward Kaapana and Mike Kaawa, along with lots of projects for kids. It takes place Sunday (Aug. 10), noon–4pm, in downtown Redwood City.

Movies



Movie Review: 'American Teen'
It's not easy surviving to graduation in new documentary

Movie Review: 'Pineapple Express'
Stoner humor keeps Apatow-Rogen fans high

Movie Review: 'Man on Wire'
The true story behind the greatest real-life stunt of them all

Movie Review: 'The Naked Spur'
The Stanford Theatre revives one of Jimmy Stewart's most troubling Westerns

DVD Review
Catherine Deneuve: 5-Film Collection

DVD Review
Barrio

DVD Review
Spaced: The Complete Series

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Soul Man
British crooner James Hunter performs at this year's San Jose Jazz Festival

Music Picks
106 KMEL Block Party, The Phenomenauts and Wayne 'The Train' Hancock

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

Restaurants

Everybody Yum Cha
Silicon Valley boasts one of the best dim sum scenes this side of Beijing

Silicon Veggie
The Lazy Vegan

5 Things to Love
Reasons to Eat Meat

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Opera Preview: "Divide Light'
Montalvo Arts Center commissions a new musical drama about Emily Dickinson

Stage Review: 'Altar Boyz'
A hip-hop posses goes Christian at San Jose Stage

Classical Review
John Corigliano dominates the first weekend of Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

Book Review
'My Name Is Will,' by Jess Winfield, reviewed by Karen Laws

Book Review
'The Ridiculous Race,' by Steve Hely and Vali Chandrasekaran, reviewed by Richard von Busack

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
August 6 - 12, 2008