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Metro Issue: May 11–May 17, 2018

Metro Cover Story Photo: Maker Faire

Maker Faire

From solar cars to animated sharks and underwater robots, the local tinkerers at the Maker Faire are part of a scientific/artistic DIY culture that is building the future from the ground up.

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Future Games

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Art, theory and commerce collide in the new gaming industry.

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The Fly: DUI PR Pays Off

Before word leaked out through the usual channels that councilman Ash Kalra had been arrested and charged with a DUI early Saturday morning, Kalra and his chief of staff, Joseph Okpaku, were already in damage-control mode.

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Silicon Alleys: Phoenix Plaza

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A new plan to focus on children's arts activities is designed to revitalize San Jose's Mexican Heritage Plaza.

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System of a Down

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The experimental rockers have reunited after a four-year hiatus and are performing at Shoreline on May 15.

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Croon This

San Jose's Pimpsticks bring some rock energy to the classic American songbook, with an emphasis on Ol' Blue Eyes.

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Westward Slow

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'Meek's Cutoff,' directed by Kelly Reichardt, looks at a small party of besieged Western pioneers.

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War Detectives

Canadian drama 'Incendies' tries to dissect the horrors of war in Lebanon.

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Aisle Seat

Kristen Wiig turns in a fine comic performance as a disgruntled wedding helper in 'Bridesmaids.'

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Italian Heritage

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Paradiso Delicatessen in San Jose has been in business since 1947.

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Live Feed: On the Road

Food Editor Stett Holbrook takes off with his family in an Airstream trailer to explore America's culinary byways.

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