Metropolis Issue 950

June 8, 2012
Upfront

Graphics with character

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Q & A

New Zealand runner

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Gemini

What does a Gemini with the Sun and Venus in their Sign do? Have fun, of course! Not only are you in your Happy Birthday zone, Venus is there to make sure the gifts are exactly what you wanted! Don’t let that Venus eclipse last week put you off. It signaled the beginning of a ...

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Horoscope

Remember power comes in the form of flexibility. This doesn’t mean you have to rearrange to suit others. It does mean being willing to move to the next level. Make sure as many closets as possible are cleared of skeletons. There might not be time to do everything, but staying in alignment with your happiest ...

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You are more loved than you know. Think of those whom you have met, showing you different paths. What did you enjoy most? Leos can write their own ticket this week. Venus and the Sun are in your friendship sector. Group activities are rich. The North Node of the Moon turns you towards romance. Relationships ...

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The Last Word

Are people still willing to help Tohoku?

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Horoscope

This is a great week to tally up your totals. Jupiter, ever expansive, transits to your money house on Monday. You’re likely to have a greater income over the next twelve months, though expenses may grow too. The unconventional is making a beeline towards you. Anything could happen. You set the rules (if you want ...

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Capricorn

Your strength grows and your aura glows. A recent push-pull with friends becomes easier. As you navigate each day, communications at work clear up. Mercury puts the focus on your needs. Relationships are addressed in a loving, family-oriented way. Make sure of some nurturing, and a few hugs! Schedule romance into your calendar. It will ...

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Priorities continue to shift as new information emerges. You are growing by leaps and bounds. As you focus your attention on what makes you stronger, your emotions become channels for change. Neptune is part of this. The other is the spiritual stability that comes from proactivity. Set your template; tell others what’s up. You’re the ...

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The Sign of the Scales is sensitive to environment changes. Libra needs to live somewhere beautiful (you’re ruled by Venus). You need a park, a garden or a happy café to spiritualize your senses. The world’s woes are not to ponder endlessly. Nourish in kind thoughts, music, and gentle friends. Take yourself to where you ...

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Aries

With your ruler Mars cruising your work sector, you may want to shout, “C’mon everyone, hurry up!” Details, details can be a snoozefest for you. You want to go! Aries often has red hair or freckles (or both), but if you don’t, you might need an icepack to keep the steam from coming out of ...

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Cancer

You’re likely to open yourself to a deeper relationship. Expanded values are on the forefront. The new Venus cycle brings respect, compassion and light-hearted connections. Changes free you to remember what’s important. You can put yourself first and ask for what you need. It’s a snap to choose happiness and fulfillment. Your smile attracts your ...

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Horoscope

With the power of recent eclipses, strength pours through your veins. You were born to be a visionary, though your feet are on the ground. Keeping on an even keel, you are encouraging others. You have much to consider with an important relationship. There’s no rush. Being true to yourself brings nourishing love. In the ...

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Aquarius

You’ll notice a shift from light and breezy romance and group activities to enjoyment of clever repartee at work. There’s also a lot going on at home, with comfort in every corner. Vesta, Dark Moon Lilith, Ceres and Jupiter ensure security. Before an important decision, check in with your “inner child.” Then you won’t meet ...

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Mars carries you through the week, though you might feel pushed to the limit. You need time to laugh, eat well, and breathe deeply. Your schedule becomes a priority. After being in the background for so long, you’re carried forward in a flow of energy, recognition and good will. You have a natural modesty so ...

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The Small Print

This week’s required reading

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Features

Previewing the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2012

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Bites

Hot Rocks Roppongi

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Bites

Cocktail spheres of delight

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Tastemaker

Sourcing up farm food

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Bites

Wrap your Jagger lips round these

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Bites

Kichijoji’s crumbling yakitori mansion

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Bites

Cycle and coffee at the Sky Tree

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Bar Reviews

Absinthe makes the dark go longer

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Bites

1kg of noodleage for ¥1,200

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Art

Art and nature battle it out in Saitama

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Music

So, who’s the hottest chip?

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Clubbing

London Calling turns five

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Agenda

Brooklyn’s fresh, electrified ’00s look

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Agenda

“Boss Ozawa” and his dance troupe

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Agenda

The stage is set for a battle of UK bass-music generations

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Agenda

Recent acquisitions include Kapoor and Nara

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Agenda

Italian meets N. European renaissance

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Agenda

Reticent mastermind Brian Wilson and surviving co-members

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Eiga

Nice idea, but...

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Movie News

Fireworks are lifting heads in Tohoku

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Cinematic Underground

Faust in Ruský

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Eiga

Jumpei Matsumoto is attempting to fill the void

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Movie Reviews

It’ll make you smile

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Movie Reviews

Medieval fanboys take note

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Movie Reviews

Locked in a basement with an overacting Rosanna Arquette

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Movie Reviews

Reason is unimportant in torture porn

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Movie Reviews

It’s hard to criticize a movie about a one-armed surfer, but...

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