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Table of contents for the week of October 3, 2002
NEWS & FEATURES
Bush is coming to our fair state to stump for Republican gubernatorial candidate Mitt Romney. Seth Gitell wonders, will that be good for Romney?
As the war on terror rages on, many of us are drawn compulsively to Itshappening.com to take part. Chris Wright confesses that he is one of "us."
In its latest lunge at teenage sexuality, the Bush administration wants to spend federal funds on single-sex public schools. Goodbye, Title IX and meaningful education reform, says Michael Bronski. Hello, yet another failed effort to control sex.
The resurgent nationalism that marked Serbia's recent presidential election is a sign that Europe and the US must continue to pay close attention to the Balkans. Richard Byrne reports.
Sean Glennon visits with John Reis - the 20-year-veteran Pats loyalist who lost his season tickets when he made one false move.
In our weekly Q&A, Tamara Wieder talks with Boston Lyric Opera general director Janice Mancini Del Sesto
In the Phoenix editorial, we ask Shannon O'Brien to pay more attention to minority voters, and "the consortium" to open up the gubernatorial debates.
In Out There, Steve Almond tries to make sense of his 401(k).
Nina Willdorf checks out Paul Frankís Julius the monkey in Hip Check.
Plus, this just in:
CAMPAIGN 2002 : 2000 redux
RANT : Ifs, butts, and maybes
BENEFIT : Girls rule
NAME GAMES : Zakim Bridge is official
CLASS STRUGGLES : Hip-hop hopes
APPOINTMENTS : Who will replace Sheriff Rouse?
THE IRAQ QUESTION : Hawking an interpretation
DEBATE : Romney stumbles
Letters to the editor
Ted Drozdowski talks to Aimee Mann, who's left those Boston blues behind.
Carly Carioli hears Division of Laura Lee and Sahara Hotnights follow TSOOL and the Hives.
Sean Richardson says Blindside and Project 86 spread the P.O.D. gospel.
Lloyd Schwartz ushers in the BSO's 2002-2003 season.
In Giant Steps, Jon Garelick writes about Dave Holland, who brings his big-band jazz to Berklee.
In Frequencies, Josh Kun writes about the city of Phillipe's and pachuco. In Cellars by Starlight, Brett Milano shows why the Abbey's not too shabby.
Also, live reviews of Laurie Anderson, Mr. Airplane Man, and Neko Case and Her Boyfriends at the Hous of Blues.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
GOING DRIFTLESS: AN ARTISTíS TRIBUTE TO GREG BROWN
V/A: PARTY TIME 2003
Willie Alexander: SOLO LOCO REDUX
Kelly Willis: EASY
Leif Segerstam/Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera, Stockholm: ALBAN BERG: WOZZECK
Sparta: WIRETAP SCARS
John Sinclair and His Blues Scholars: FATTENING FROGS FOR SNAKES: THE DELTA SOUND
Gary Susman says Red Dragon goes easy on the psychology.
In Film Culture, Gerald Peary sees things get ugly at the Toronto Film Festival.
Also, short reviews of:
LOADED GUN: LIFE, AND DEATH,AND DICKINSONó
SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR
THE NEW GULLIVER
JUST A KISS
Iris Fanger says Jerusalem is worth visiting;
Carolyn Clay watches the Trinity Rep ascend to Cloud Nine.
Liza Weisstuch on the Theatre Cooperative's melting Butter.
Marcia B. Siegel on Trisha Brown and her collaborators at the Addison Gallery.
William Corbett on peaking with Kerouac, Ginsberg, et al.
Clea Simon watches as the The Forsyte Saga returns
Hot Dots -- Tuesday, 8:00 (2) Nova: Lost Roman Treasure. Sometimes you don't know what you've got until you're about to lose it.
Dining Out : Pho Pasteur
On the Cheap : Falafel King
Noshing & Sipping : Balance Gold Caramel Nut Blast
Summer Preview 2002
Best Music Poll 2002
Spring 2002 Band Guide
The 4th annual Best issue