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Table of contents for week of January 30, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
Dan Kennedy reports that the UN weapons inspectors' report actually offers an interestingly divided view, but it's not as polarized - or as fixed - as national media coverage of it has been.
If last year's State of the Union address was fantasy, Richard Byrne sees this year's speech by Bush as simply surreal.
Seth Gitell on a Republican governor who looks to be using the powers of his office.
Michael Bronski remembers veteran journalist Sarah Pettit, who was shrewd, combative, and utterly devoted to radical sexual politics - which is why the gay press needed her so badly.
For a region that's become increasingly antiseptic over the past 10 years, the Good Time Emporium in Assembly Square still has genuine character. Camille Dodero asks if it will stick around.
How do you spell relief? Find the answer and more in our Health and Wellness supplement.
Tamara Wieder talks with Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela who, in her work as a clinical psychologist and on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa, has devoted much of her life to examining the concept of forgiveness.
In the Phoenix editorial we're still waiting for proof that war is necessary.
In "Out There," Kris Frieswick courts clothes encounters.
Geneveve Rajewski goes back to the '20s in "Urban Buy".
Plus, this just in:
BOWLED OVER : Hating Al Davis
TALKING POLITICS : Lynch takes the lead on Iraq
MAKING AMENDS : Here, have a chair
CAMBRIDGE : A new run at rent control
AD WATCH : Super Brawl XXXVII
CAMPAIGN 2004 : Gephardt’s New England swing nets money and a manager
Letters to the editor
In Arts news, the ICA and the Gardner Museum, and Harvard museums' Danielle Hanrahan about her "War Games."
In Galleries and Museums, Randi Hopkins promises that the sun will rise at M.I.T.
David Weininger talks to Franz Welser-Möst in Classical.
In Theater, Bill Rodriguez gets Nickel and Dimed.
In Performance, Iris Fanger previews Martha@Sanders.
Plan your week:
Lloyd Schwartz has a full week that includes the Cantata Singers' Rake's Progress and Yo-Yo Ma.
Matt Ashare tries to get behind the many names of Will Oldham and his eclectic neo-Appalachian/country/blues music.
In Cellars by starlight, Brett Milano says the Charms and the Downbeat 5 are leading the current crop of the Boston garage rock revival.
Jon Garelick takes in a week of jazz shows and looks forward to John Tchicai in Giant Steps.
Michael Freedberg watches Chris Ewen keep Man Ray and FBH moving.
Also, live reviews of Johnny Marr + the Healers at the Paradise, The Fred Hersch Trio at the Regattabar , and Morcheeba at the Avalon.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Apples in Stereo : VELOCITY OF SOUND
Longwave : DAY SLEEPER EP
Sonny Landreth : THE ROAD WE’RE ON
Jon Langford and His Sadies : MAYORS OF THE MOON
Amanda Lear : HEART
Chris Fujiwara finds rich work in the MFA's "African Film Festival."
In Filmculture, Gerald Peary checks out some offbeat treats around town.
Also, short reviews of:
POWER AND TERROR: NOAM CHOMSKY IN OUR TIMES
Scott T. Cummings interviews director Anne Bogart about her upcoming production of Marivaux's La dispute.
Carolyn Clay takes an uneven ride with Howie the Rookie. DANCE
Marcia B. Siegel checks out a couple of flamenco legends and PBS's Born to Be Wild.
Christopher Millis finds Julian Opie and other goodies at the Barbara Krakow Gallery.
Michael Bronski says that Richard Barrios's chronicle of gay Hollywood is a landmark. TELEVISION
Hot Dots -- SATURDAY 10:00 (44) The Daniel O'Donnell Show: If he doesn't do the 'Battle Hymn of the Republic,' we're not watching.
On the Cheap : Pho Lemon
Noshing & Sipping : Ca’ del Solo Big House Red
Best Music Poll 2002
Fall 2002 Band Guide
The 6th annual Best issue