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Metro Issue: Jul 27–Aug 2, 2018

Metro Cover Story Photo: Shear Passion

Shear Passion

Inspired by the ’80s, San Jose alt-rockers the Trims deliver a startling debut album

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Hellenic High

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Los Gatos’ Dio Deka is part of a new resurgence of high-end Greek restaurants in Silicon Valley

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Silicon Alleys: Half-Pipe Dreams

A reunion at the Blank Club salutes the heady days of Winchester Skate Park some 30 years ago

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Solidarity

The supergroup Tillery brings together three female jazz vocal stars for debut show, Aug. 3, at Stanford Jazz Festival By Andrew Gilbert

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Thinking Outside the Box

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No sponsorship? No money? DIY Think and Die Thinking Festival is here to prove it doesn’t matter

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Good Karma Anniversary Show

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The downtown San Jose vegan cafe celebrates its birthday with a night of live local music on July 28

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On Target

One of San Jose’s largest summer events, the Target Summer Pops Free Music Festival, which runs July 30–Aug. 7, provides audiences an opportunity to experience the excitement of orchestral, world and pop music from the comfort of their blanket

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Timeless Love

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'Aida,' opening this weekend at Children’s Musical Theater San Jose, is reinvented as a modern story with new twists, catchy tunes and the timeless bond shared between a Nubian princess and Egyptian commander.

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Taken

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Dictates of class and wealth undercut the usual procedural morality of a kidnapping tale in ‘Rapt’

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The Yiddish Twain

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The documentary ‘Sholom Alice: Laughing in the Darkness’ is the standout feature at the South Bay wing of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

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Live Feed: Cigarettes and Meat

Industrial meat production in America is a disaster—a disaster for the environment, for the people who work in the feedlots and chicken warehouses and for the animals unlucky enough to live their short, miserable lives in cruel confinement.

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