Sep 28, 2022

San Jose Chamber Orchestra Raises Funds for Upcoming Season

Last Sunday at the posh Silicon Valley Capital Club, the San Jose Chamber Orchestra threw a fundraising party for its upcoming season, which includes Paul Davies’ opera, OURLAND: A Dystopian State. Erupting October 22 and 23 at the intimate 3Below Theaters, OURLAND will include a 10-piece orchestra, with sets, costumes...
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Book Inc
Aug 31, 2022

Books Inc, the Real Bookstore of Santana Row

An old bookstore receipt from San Jose’s Town & Country Village inspired me to raise the ghosts of Ray...
Sonic Fantasy
Aug 24, 2022

Relive the Voice Behind ‘Thriller’ in ‘Sonic Fantasy’ at Cinequest

Vincent Price had never used headphones before he recorded his spoken-word segment for the Thriller LP in 1982. Thanks to...
San Jose Jazz Summerfest
Aug 17, 2022

San Jose Jazz Summerfest Returns as a Total Success

The 2022 San Jose Jazz Summerfest erupted last weekend, turning the neighborhood into an urban party with theaters, bars,...
Industrial Triangle
Aug 10, 2022

The Waste Land of Industry

Forget the Golden Triangle. The gritty underbelly bordered by Brokaw, 880 and 101 should be called the Industrial Triangle. The...
Liquor Locker
Aug 3, 2022

The Hidden Street Level History of Lincoln Avenue

On Lincoln Avenue, I went looking for neon history and instead found the ghosts of Slavs and Italians. Predictably, as...
Of Color
Jul 27, 2022

Montalvo Arts Center Moves Past James D. Phelan’s Legacy

Montalvo is not Phelan it anymore. For the first time since the onslaught of Covid-19, Montalvo Arts Center opened its...

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