Metro Silicon Valley
11.14.07

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News

Votes from the Underground
We love San Jose Rocks, our local version of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But let's keep it as weird as the scene has always been. Here are our decidedly offbeat suggestions for future honorees.

News

Twilight Zoning
Toughening rules to produce more affordable housing would either bring the housing apocalypse or a homebuyer's paradise—depending on who you ask, and where they got their study.

The Fly: 11.14.07
Gilroy Uprising, Grand Premio & Council's New Naysayer

Columns

Silicon Alleys:
More Treasures For the Hunting

Technology News:
The candidate of the future should be tech-savvy

Sports
Cung LÍ

Kids Event:
Children's Musical Theater San Jose keeps the spirit of Charles Schulz alive with its production of 'You're a Good Man Charlie Brown,' playing Nov. 15–18 at the Montgomery Theater in San Jose. Pictured (top, from left) are Samantha Gorjanc (Sally), My'hala Herrold (Lucy) Middle: Garret Meyer (Linus), Eric Colvin (Charlie Brown), Julian Tuyor (Schroeder) and Marion Wellington (Snoopy).

Author Event:
On Sunday (Nov. 18) at 2pm, Kepler's Books in Menlo Park pays tribute to the late author David Halberstam, who died this year in a car accident on the Peninsula. The event includes a showing of a film about Halberstam's final book, 'The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War.'

Movies

Review: 'No Country for Old Men'
Javier Bardem stalks Josh Brolin across Texas

Preview: Latino Film Festival, Week II
This week's screenings in San Mateo and at MACLA in San Jose

Review: 'Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten'
The Clash leader profiled in Julien Temple's documentary

Review: 'Love in the Time of Cholera'
A great book collapses in screen adaptation

Review: 'Redacted'
Brian De Palma focuses on an Iraq atrocity in split-perspective narrative

Review: 'Southland Tales'
Richard Kelly's political mashup should go straight to video

Review:
This week's movie revivals

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Flowers Of Evil
The Tell-Tale Heartbreakers' intoxicating sound

This Week's Music Picks
Evanescence, Cold War Kids & Guitars not Guns

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

Restaurants

A Gingerly Approach
Don't be too tough on Mountain View's exciting new Yellow Ginger Cuisine as they work out the kinks

Live Feed
The Food Ghetto

5 Things to Love
Sugar Alternatives

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

DVD Review: 'Twin Peaks'
A new DVD set restores David Lynch's 'Twin Peaks' to complete glory

Classical Preview
New Century Chamber Orchestra Nov. 16; Opera San Josť presents 'Werther,' Nov. 17–Dec. 2; The Palo Alto Philharmonic, Nov. 17; Redwood Symphony Nov. 18; El Camino Youth Symphony Nov. 17; Steinway Society, Nov. 18

Stage Review: 'Wiley and the Hairy Man'
Renegade Theatre Experiment scares kids and adults alike with swamp legend

Stage Review: 'The Smell of the Kill'
Three women gets this digs in at Dragon Theatre

Books: 'Sundays With Vlad' by Paul Bibeau
Reviewed by Richard von Busack

Books: 'The Conscience of a Liberal' by Paul Krugman
Reviewed by Michael S. Gant

Books: Norman Mailer
Gary Singh on the great American novelist and ranter

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
November 14-20, 2007.