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Table of contents for week of April 25, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
As war gives way to occupation, Dan Kennedy consults with eight experts about what the future may hold for American policy in Iraq.
If you value the freedoms US troops are trying to win for Iraqis, says David Valdes-Greenwood, get ready to do everything in your power to prevent the passage of John Ashcroft's Patriot Act II.
The anti-war movement may have lost the battle over Iraq, but it could still win the war over Bush's national-security policy of pre-emption. Richard Byrne shows how.
What do you call a 27-year-old with an undergraduate degree from Harvard, a law degree from Yale, and a critically acclaimed first novel? Not "overachiever," according to Cambridge author Matthew Pearl. Tamara Wieder talks with him in our weekly Q&A.
In the Phoenix editorial, we offer our take on fighting aggression abroad and repression at home, common sense on Beacon Hill, and Golfgate follies.
In "Out There," Steve Almond writes about sex, baby.
Genevieve Rajewski sees spots in "Urban Buy."
Plus, this just in:
RACKED WITH INSECURITY : Where’s the bacon?
POP LIFE : Madonna re-expresses herself
FRAMED : Good times for bad art
FREE SPEECH : Ashcroft meets the ghost of Thomas Jefferson
STATE-HOUSE LOBBYING BLITZ : Fight back against cutbacks
CLARIFICATION : Is Senator Biden a sneaky bastard?
POLITICAL CROSS HAIRS : GOP targets incumbents
VOICE OF AMERICA : Nina Simone: 1933–2003
Letters to the editor
In Arts news, the Trinity Rep plans for next season, and more
In Galleries and Museums, Randi Hopkins on Gallery Katz, Kelly Heaton, and Cai Guo-Qiang
David Weininger sees Bat boys at BLO, plus Handel’s Xerxes and Theodora in Classical.
In Theater, Rob Becker speaks for the caveman to Liza Weisstuch.
In Performance, Ted Drozdowski talks with Margaret Cho about sex, guns, and SARS.
Plan your week:
State of the art
Brett Milano helps Throwing Muses go out with a bang.
Ted Drozdowski marvels at Yo La Tengo's continued evolution on Summer Sun.
Jon Caramanica is big on Lil' Kim.
In Giant Steps Jon Garelick on David Gross's free improv, and Darrell Katz and the Jazz Composers Alliance.
Lloyd Schwartz on Russian music at the BSO, pianist Robert Levin, BU Opera's Idomeneo
Also, live reviews of Brett Rosenberg Problem at the Abbey Lounge , 999 at the Living Room, and Cheap Trick at the Somerville Theatre.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Lifehouse : STANLEY CLIMBFALL
Ute Lemper : BUT ONE DAY . . .
moe. : WORMWOOD
Ted Leo/Pharmacists : HEARTS OF OAK
MF Doom : SPECIAL HERBS, VOLUMES 1 & 2
Various Artists : ALMOST YOU: THE SONGS OF ELVIS COSTELLO
Wildman : FLAG RETIREMENT
Chris Fujiwara on Elia Suleiman's subversive Intervention, and Nicolas Philibert's unobtrusive magic.
Peter Keough on Aki Kaurismäki's Man Without a Past.
Mike Miliard says the Boston Irish Film Festival outstrips stereotype.
In Filmculture, Gerald Peary crosses borders with Sandra Kogut and Divine Intervention's Elia Suleiman.
Also, short reviews of:
MALIBU’S MOST WANTED
9 DEAD GAY GUYS
Carolyn Clay says dance adds spice to Hartford's Diosa.
Jeffrey Gantz looks back at the dance history of Romeo and Juliet.
Ellen Pfeifer on the Godine Library's search for help.
William Corbett says Don DeLillo stays ahead of the curve with Cosmopolis (Scribner).
Hot Dots -- MONDAY 28 9:00 (7) Third Watch: The Season Finale. As per the promos, the Third Watch crew experience the loss of 'one of their own.' Some actor got a better offer.
Dining Out: Jerusalem Café
On the Cheap : Al’s State Street Café Express
Noshing & Sipping : Flour Bakery + Café cheddar-and-scallion scone
Best Music Poll 2003
Spring 2003 Band Guide
The 6th annual Best issue