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Arts Preview: Chloe Dao
The 'Project Runway' winner will appear at a Vietnamese fashion exhibit.
Arts Preview: 'Moon Reflections on Crystal Spring'
Yong Yao choreographs a dance about a great Chinese folk musician.
Arts Preview: Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley
The 2006-07 season opens with 'Giselle.'
Arts Preview: Cal Performances
UC-Berkeley announces the 2006-07 performing arts schedule.
Book Review: 'After the Ruins: 1906 and 2006'
Mark Klett rephotographs the San Francisco earthquake and fire.
Book Review: 'Earthquake Days'
The 1906 earthquake and fire in 3-D.
Arts Preview: Wildlife photographers Kennan and Karen Ward
Acclaimed Santa Cruz nature photographers show there's more than one way to shoot a wolf.
Cartoonist Dan Piraro's 'Bizarro' world
Crusading vegan, political satirist, fringe festival scion--Piraro is more than just 'Bizarro.'
Books: Allen Ginsberg's 'Howl' turns 50
How one poem changed a young man's life.
Stage: Sonoma writer Shann Nix tackles 'Alice in Wonderland'
What's it like to be famous not for what you've done but who you are? A new musical examines 'Alice.'
Silicon Valley Visual Arts
Metro Silicon Valley reviews art exhibitions, galleries and open studios in San Jose, Palo Alto, Los Gatos, Mountain View, and other Santa Clara Valley cities.
Santa Cruz County Visual Arts
Metro Santa Cruz reviews museums and exhibits in Santa Cruz, Capitola, Aptos, Boulder Creek and other cities.
Sonoma County, Napa County and Marin County Visual Arts
The North Bay Bohemian reviews museums, galleries and visual art events in the cities of Santa Rosa, Healdsburg, Petaluma, Napa, San Rafael, Sebastopol, Sonoma, Sausalito and other North Bay cities.
Silicon Valley Stage
Metro Silicon Valley reviews stage events and performances in San Jose, Sunnyvale, Campbell, Santa Clara, Saratoga, Mountain View.
Santa Cruz County Stage
Metro Santa Cruz theatre and performance reviews for the cities of Santa Cruz, Aptos and Capitola.
Sonoma County, Napa County and Marin County Stage
The North Bay Bohemian reviews plays and theater in Santa Rosa, Napa, San Rafael, Rohnert Park, Petaluma, Mill Valley and more.
Book Reviews: 04.05.06
The Disposable American: Layoffs and Their Consequences, by Louis Uchitelle; The Art of the Italian Movie Poster by Mel Bagshaw.
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.
Book Reviews: 03.22.06
The First Lady of Hollywood: A Biography of Samantha Barbas, by Richard Morgan; Death in the Haymarket: A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement and the Bombing That Divided Gilded Age America by James Green.
'Romeo and Juliet'
Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley plumbs the depths of young love.
'Romeo and Juliet'
Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley pumps up the drama in new production.
The Martha Graham Dance Company keeps the fierce spirit of its founder alive.