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Arts & Entertainment - January 18, 2013

A lost city remembered

Artist finds poetry in the fragments of San Jose's old Chinatown

by Rebecca Wallace

What's left of a community when its buildings burn to the ground? Crumbled brick and soil. Iridescent polygons of glass. Perhaps a sturdy, stubborn earthenware bowl that never got to come off the shelf for special occasions. Now it's a survivor.

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