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Metro Silicon Valley
09.24.08

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News

The Green Gold Rush
Silicon Valley marshals powerful innovation and big money to fuel an exploding clean-tech revolution

Tech to the Rescue
Clean-tech innovators break out a new batch of world-saving, fortune-making ventures

News

Political Power Grid
Silicon Valley–based Clean Tech for Obama spreads its message—and money

The Fly
The Italian Job and Evite Wars

Columns

Silicon Alleys
Key Witness

Sporting Events
The 10th Annual Tim Brauch memorial skate contest.

Events
Local fashion designer Azadeh presents some examples of her runway clothing at 'Unforgettable,' a fundraiser for Ballet San Jose. The high-concept event also includes members of the dance troupe modeling the clothes and a display of some high-end collectible sports cars. It all happens at Club Auto Sport in San Jose. Call 415.392.0106 for ticket details.

Kids Events
The Sippy Cups supply plenty of high-energy kid-friendly music whenever they go on tour. Their latest stop brings them to the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday (Sept. 28) at for shows at 1 and 4pm.

Movies


Movie review: 'A Girl Gut in Two'
Claude Chabrol tightens the screws on an older man having an affair with a much younger woman

Movie Review: 'Towel Head'
A young teen suffers discrimination and abuse

Movie Review: 'Battle in Seattle'
Even left-wing kitsch is still kitsch in fictionalized account of WTO protests

Movie Review: 'The Lucky Ones'
Tim Robbins helps some Iraqi soldiers on leave get to Vegas

Movie Review: 'Nights in Rodanthe'
Richard Gere romances Diane Lane in an update of a '40s weeper

Cult Leader
The legacy of Stanley Wiater's list lives on

DVD Review
'Road House'

DVD Review
'First Among Equals'

DVD Review
'Belphégor: Phantom of the Louvre'

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Sublimation
San Jose Mariachi Festival singer Lila Downs transcends her political demons on her newest album, 'Shake Away'

Experimental Jet Set
Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon teams up with Phantom Orchard for 'The Song Project'

Music Picks
San Francisco Blues Festival, Chanticleer and Neil Diamond

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

Restaurants

Art and Parcel
Santa Clara's Parcel 104 maintains its commitment to culinary excellence

Live Feed
Send It Back

5 Things to Love
Locally Harvestable Sea Vegetables

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Museum Review: 'Leonardo'
The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose explores the genius of da Vinci

Stage Review
'The Full Monty' strips for action at American Musical Theatre (already posted)

Book Review: 'South Santa Clara County'
Historical photos illuminate the history of Morgan Hill, Gilroy and points south

Book Review: 'Obscene in the Extreme'
A new book by Rick Wartzman recalls the battle to ban 'The Grapes of Wrath'

Book Review: 'The Predator State'
James K. Galbraith exposes the neocon fantasy of free markets

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
September 24 - 30, 2008