Table of contents for week of March 20, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
Richard Byrne points out some fault lines to keep an eye on, at home and abroad, as hostilities with Iraq unfold.
Dan Kennedy offers a round-up of media coverage on the eve of a war that's already been badly botched by Bush.
At this weekend's peace march in Washington, DC, the crowd was smaller, more sullen, and seemingly bereft of new ideas. Richard Byrne reports.
Team Bush doesn't appear to have given much thought to rebuilding post-Saddam Iraq, finds Seth Gitell. Here are some of the political players they'll probably have to work with.
Chris Wright sees if he can pull off a Puppetry of the Penis audition.
In our Q&A Tamara Wieder talks with Dorothea Gillim, the woman behind the first animated comedy series to air on BET.
In the Phoenix editorial, we show why Bush's foreign policy may just be disastrous.
In "Out There," Kris Frieswick says thanks for the memories.
Ruth Tobias finds Trompe l’oeil objects that offer more than meets the eye in "Urban Buy."
Plus, this just in:
MEDIA : Community papers whack Romney
PROTEST : What about Colombia?
CONSUMER PROTECTION : Opting out of credit-card spam
HEROES OF THE WEEK: THE DIXIE CHICKS : Don’t mess with dumb-ass
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS : Shock to the system
DEPT. OF FIRE SAFETY : BC’s beloved Middlemarch goes bye-bye — for now
IN MEMORIAM : Howard Fast, 1914–2003
Letters to the editor
In Arts news, Diller + Scofidio at the ICA
In Galleries and Museums, Randi Hopkins sees Art on paper at the MFA, plus mini-prints in Cambridge
David Weininger hears Puccini’s ‘Swallow’ gets a rare flight plus Collage New Music and H&H in Classical.
In Theater, Sally Cragin talks to Súgán artistic director Carmel O’Reilly.
In Performance, Jeffrey Gantz previews Boston Ballet’s ‘All Balanchine’.
Plan your week:
State of the art
In Cellars by Starlight, Robin Vaughan talks with The Explosion, Clint Conley, and Hilken Mancini about what punk means.
Jeff Ousborne on Stephen Malkmus's move past Pavement.
Mike Miliard on the Go-Betweens' Phase Two.
Ted Drozdowski on Michael Gira's Angels of Light and Young God Records.
Franklin Bruno on Clean and the Tall Dwarfs' stick-to-itiveness.
Joseph Patel on Ice Cube's Priority recordings.
Sean Richardson on how Taking Back Sunday put the 'o' on the 'em'.
Josh Kun reports from the Mexican border with Maná and Molotov.
Also, live reviews of Quintaine Americana at the Middle East, Sigur Rós at Berklee, and Mike Smith and the Rock Engine at the Regent Theatre.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Various Artists : RESPOND II
Sonny Vincent : THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY
Bob Log III : LOG BOMB
The Remains : MOVIN’ ON
R. Kelly : CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Drunk Horse : ADULT SITUATIONS
Various Artists : DJ SMASH PRESENTS PHONOGRAPHY: VOLUME II
Peter Keough says Miramax gives the Academy the old song and dance.
Mike Miliard is touched by the 28th NE Film & Video Fest.
Peter Keough on Sarunas Bartas at the HFA.
In Filmculture,Gerald Peary on Wray, the Wall, and Wishman.
Also, short reviews of:
AMANDLA! A REVOLUTION IN FOUR-PART HARMONY
PIGLET’S BIG MOVIE
Carolyn Clay sees Gip Hoppe wage A New War.
Carolyn Clay says Breath, Boom is a tough night out.
Carolyn Clay spends Sunday in the park with Arthur Laurents.
Marcia B. Siegel on Mark Morris and Boris Eifman in Boston.
Christopher Millis on the Blake-Purnell collection at the Museum of Fine Arts.
Amy Finch reviews John McManus's Born on a Train.
Hot Dots -- TUESDAY 25-- REJOICE: PBS fundraising appears to be over. (Until next time.)
Dining Out: Carmen
On the Cheap : di Mio
Noshing & Sipping : Teddie Old Fashioned Peanut Butter
Best Music Poll 2002
Fall 2002 Band Guide
The 6th annual Best issue